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Tallahassee Arts Guide

 

 
Featured Events
 
Turning the Page: Inclusive Illustrations by Elizabeth Lampman Davis
 
 
COCA at Artport Gallery
January 27 - April 5, 2021
 
In this solo exhibition of her digital illustrations, artist Elizabeth Lampman Davis strives to increase the visibility of children who are underrepresented in children’s literature. Davis is a local illustrator and writer with a special interest in diversity, imagination, and all things nature.
 
 
A Week With The Arts
 
 
Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
January 26 - 30, 2021
 
Celebrate a new year of artistic programming at the Gadsden Arts Center with an online auction, a series of presentations, and a luncheon.
 
 
Jamming with John Dupre and Friends
 
 
The Wine House on Market Street
Thursday, January 28, 2021
 
Enjoy fine wine, delicious food, and great music in a relaxed environment with jazz musician John Dupre.
 
 
Phyllis Straus Presents: Arrhythmia
 
 
Phyllis Straus Gallery (Online)
Friday, January 29, 2021
 
Arrhythmia is an art show centered on the ways art practices have changed along with the world over the past year. A world in flux, months that feel like years; how has art transformed in this new age?
 
 
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Northside Stage: Leon Anderson and Friends
 
 
Northside Stage at Northside Community Center
Friday, January 29, 2021
 
Leon Anderson returns to Northside Stage with talented students: Melvin Jones on trumpet, David Detweiler on sax, Chris Minami on guitar, Louis Heriveaux on keys, and Kevin Smith on bass.
 
 
Founding of Carrabelle: History Program
 
 
Carrabelle History Museum
at C-Quarters Marina
Saturday, January 30, 2021
 
Learn about the Founding Fathers of Carrabelle including Oliver Hudson Kelley. Hear from the man himself about what life was like in Carrabelle around the late 1800s.
 
 
Julian White ll, Trumpeter and
Scotty Barnhart, Trumpeter in Concert
 
 
Javacya Arts Conservatory (Online)
Sunday, January 31, 2021
 
Hear a live benefit concert featuring Scotty Barnhart, Julian White, and guest vocalist Darryl Tookes. Proceeds will go toward the music education fund so orchestra programs can remain free to underserved communities.
 
 
Featured Workshop: Online Drawing
 
 
LeMoyne Arts (Online)
January 11 - March 1, 2021
 
This virtual class will cover techniques and styles of drawing. Using a choice of media from pencil, ink, marker, charcoal, and oil pastel, participants will examine various subjects and develop a whole artistic composition.
 
 
Public Art Walks
 
 
COCA
Ongoing
 
Enjoy outdoor public sculptures, murals, windows, memorials, and monuments in Tallahassee. These self-guided tours promote a healthy lifestyle and offer residents and visitors the opportunity to experience and appreciate public art.
 
More Info - Downtown Public Art Walk
More Info - Gaines Street Public Art Walk
 
COCA Spotlight
 
Elizabeth Lampman Davis
Illustrator
Illustrator Elizabeth Lampman Davis rejoices in the great outdoors. Her imagination runs wild in wide open spaces, on mountainous trails and deep in magical woods. She recalls her childhood backyard and how a boxwood bush was transformed into a perfectly cozy fort for her 5-year-old self. Her grandparents’ plush area rug provided roads for her to drive tiny cars to along its designs.
 
When Lampman Davis sketches out ideas for children’s books, this imagination serves her well. A wheelbarrow no longer only hauls yard trash but can also blast off like a spaceship or dive underwater like a submarine. Inspiration comes from her two children and their energetic spirits as well as memories from her own childhood.
 
“It was back in the days when kids would be pushed out of the front door and parents would say to come back when it starts getting dark for dinner,” says Lampman Davis. “You have this wonderful freedom of exploring in the woods by yourself, or with a sibling or friend. I loved building forts in the woods, skipping rocks and fishing. It makes me happy to think about, which makes me want to create something that reflects that kind of joy...”
 
Read the complete article written by COCA for the Tallahassee Democrat.
 
More COCA Newsletters
 
 
Every Thursday, "COCA Classifieds" provides arts industry Info including calls to artists, professional development, funding resources, and more. View all listings here . View the most recent issue from 1/21/21 here .
 
 
On the first Tuesday of every month, COCA's "Arts in Education" newsletter has resources for teachers, students, caregivers and arts advocates. View the January issue here.
 
Arts and Culture Industry Update
 
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FILM
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 15, 2021 - Feb 26, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 08, 2021 - Feb 26, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 29, 2021 - Mar 02, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 22, 2021 - Mar 03, 2021
 
 
HISTORY & HERITAGE
 
Presented by Crooked River Lighthouse at Crooked River Lighthouse
Jan 28, 2021
 
Presented by Carrabelle History Museum at C-Quarters Marina
Jan 30, 2021
 
Presented by Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum at Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum
Jan 14, 2021 - Jan 30, 2021
 
Presented by Thomasville Visitors Center at Thomasville Visitors Center and Municipal Auditorium
May 06, 2020 - May 31, 2021
 
Presented by Spring House Institute at Spring House
Oct 13, 2020 - Oct 12, 2021
 
Presented by The Grove Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 28, 2020 - Dec 31, 2021
 
 
KIDS
 
Presented by Music Lessons Express at Gentle Hands Tallahassee Playspace
Jan 19, 2021 - Feb 23, 2021
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 18, 2020 - Jun 17, 2021
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 19, 2020 - Jun 18, 2021
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jun 23, 2020 - Jun 22, 2021
 
 
MUSIC
 
Presented by Tallahassee Music Guild at Online/Virtual Space
Dec 29, 2020 - Jan 26, 2021
 
Presented by The Wine House on Market St at The Wine House on Market Street
Jan 28, 2021
 
Presented by Railroad Square Craft House at Railroad Square Craft House
Nov 27, 2020 - Jan 29, 2021
 
Presented by The Wine House on Market St at The Wine House on Market Street
Jan 29, 2021
 
Presented by Northside Stage at Northside Community Center
Jan 29, 2021
 
Presented by Spring House Institute at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 30, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall - Florida State University
Jan 23, 2021 - Jan 30, 2021
 
Presented by Javacya Arts Conservatory at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 31, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Youth Orchestras at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 18, 2020 - Feb 01, 2021
 
Presented by Florida State University College of Music at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 01, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group, Inc. at The Warrior on the River Theater of the Performing Arts
Oct 09, 2020 - May 28, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group, Inc. at The Warrior on the River Theater of the Performing Arts
Oct 10, 2020 - May 29, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group, Inc. at Online/Virtual Space
Aug 01, 2020 - Aug 01, 2021
 
Presented by Brett Wellman & "Dangerous" Dave Messler at Dreamland BBQ
Dec 10, 2020 - Dec 30, 2021
 
 
THEATRE & LITERATURE
 
Presented by NRM Performance Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 26, 2021
 
Presented by Author Dr. David Ekrut at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 30, 2020 - May 31, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 18, 2020 - Jul 17, 2022
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Cascades Park
Sep 27, 2020 - Sep 27, 2022
 
 
VISUAL ART
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
Oct 28, 2020 - Jan 25, 2021
 
Presented by Phyllis Straus Gallery at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 29, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 26, 2021 - Jan 30, 2021
 
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Jan 09, 2021 - Jan 30, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jan 22, 2021 - Jan 30, 2021
 
Presented by Sage Restaurant at Sage restaurant.
Dec 14, 2020 - Feb 06, 2021
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at COCA Online Gallery
Nov 18, 2020 - Feb 09, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Dec 07, 2020 - Mar 06, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Jan 15, 2021 - Apr 03, 2021
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
Jan 27, 2021 - Apr 05, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Feb 04, 2020 - Jan 31, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Aug 18, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Aug 18, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Aug 18, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Downtown Public Art Walk Area
Jan 14, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Gaines Street Public Art Walk Area
Jan 14, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022
 
WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
 
Presented by We Can Speak-Podemos Hablar Toastmasters Club at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 25, 2021
 
Presented by African Watoto Dance Theatre at HempLade Vegan Cafe
Jan 23, 2021 - Jan 31, 2021
 
Presented by The Joe Center for the Arts at The Joe Center For The Arts
Jan 15, 2021 - Feb 27, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jan 11, 2021 - Mar 01, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 11, 2021 - Mar 01, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jan 12, 2021 - Mar 02, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jan 13, 2021 - Mar 03, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at COCA Online Gallery
Jan 13, 2021 - Mar 03, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jan 14, 2021 - Mar 04, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 14, 2021 - Mar 04, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Jan 16, 2021 - Mar 06, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 11, 2021 - May 15, 2021
 
Presented by We Can Speak-Podemos Hablar Toastmasters Club at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 14, 2020 - Mar 29, 2021
 
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COCA's programs are sponsored in part by the City of Tallahassee, Leon County, the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.