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Tallahassee Arts Guide

 

 
Featured Events
 
Special Exhibit:
African American Service Members
 
 
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum
February 2 - 27, 2021
 
This special exhibit honors the country’s African-American servicemen. Family members who know stories of African American service members who trained at Camp Gordon Johnston are invited to share them so their stories can be included.
 
 
Virtual First Friday
 
 
Arts and Cultural Experiences at Railroad Square (Online)
Friday, February 5, 2021
 
In honor of Black History Month, this month’s Virtual First Friday will feature four local Black artists. This online event provides an insight into the minds and work of some of Tallahassee’s local creatives including Leon Hicks, Dana Broer, Brandon Adlam, and Mary Proctor.
 
 
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Domesticated
 
 
Venvi Art Gallery
February 5 - Mach 14, 2021
 
Enjoy and collect new artworks from artist Christina Klein’s show: Domesticated. Klein’s work showcases the themes of home, adornment, and textile landscapes.
 
 
Art Talk Live with Dean Gioia
 
 
Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Friday, February 5, 2021
 
Learn about exhibiting artist Dean Gioia's process and ask your own questions from the comfort of your own home in this facilitated Q&A session.
 
 
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6' Concert: The Disciples of Music and Friends
 
 
Caribbean Center of South Side Tallahassee at The Hole
Saturday, February 6, 2021
 
Enjoy the music of the Disciples of Music and Friends as they play brass band, jazz, soul, funk, Mardi Gras music, and more. There will be food vendors on-site and parking is free.
 
 
First Saturday Night Dance
 
 
USA Dance 6010 at Fred Astaire Dance Studios
Saturday, February 6, 2021
 
Participate in a night of ballroom and Latin dancing in a classy, casual setting. Pre-registration is required.
 
 
MLK Day Parade
 
 
City of Tallahassee at Monroe Street
Saturday, February 6, 2021
 
To honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the City of Tallahassee will host a drive-thru parade in downtown Tallahassee. The parade will take place along Monroe Street, between Tennessee Street and Pensacola Street.
 
 
Eluster Richardson: People and Places
 
 
Jefferson Arts Gallery
February 6 - 27, 2021
 
In this exhibition, People and Places is a reflection of artist Eluster Richardson’s fascination with history, particularly the people and places of North Florida. His art conveys a sense of awe at the diversity of nature while drawing the viewer in with his detailed brush strokes.
 
The opening reception will be held on February 6 and the exhibition will be on display through February 27.
 
 
Personal Expressions in Watercolor
 
 
Tallahassee Senior Center (Online)
Through March 25, 2021
 
View an online exhibit of watercolor artworks by Tallahassee Center for the Arts participants.
 
 
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
 
Dean Gioia
Painter
The pandemic has continued to have a profound effect on definitions of “normalcy.” For painter Dean Gioia, this altered state has meant conjuring up spirits from supernatural realms — both visible and invisible. His “Haunted” exhibition at Gadsden Arts Center’s Munroe Family Community Gallery showcases his mastery of light as he highlights the ethereal within landscapes.
 
“At the beginning, there was a panic that this (virus) could get completely out of hand, and I was a lot more fearful then,” reflects Gioia, 71. “You just get used to living under a certain weight of reality. On the psychological side, it was around July where I went ahead and put a ghost in a painting to see what would happen...”
 
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 1/28/21 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
 
Tuesday, February 9, 2-3 PM via Zoom
 
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DANCE
 
Presented by USA Dance 6010 at Fred Astaire Dance Studios
Feb 06, 2021
 
 
FESTIVALS
 
Presented by City of Tallahassee at Monroe Street between Tennessee Street and Pensacola Street
Feb 06, 2021
 
Presented by Caribbean Center of South Side Tallahassee at The Hole
Feb 06, 2021
 
Presented by MK Beauty Corp at The Plant
Feb 06, 2021 - Feb 07, 2021
 
Presented by Crooked River Lighthouse at Crooked River Lighthouse (Carrabelle Lighthouse Association)
Feb 06, 2021 - Feb 20, 2021
 
 
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
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 05, 2021 - Mar 12, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 05, 2021 - Mar 12, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 05, 2021 - Mar 19, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 05, 2021 - Mar 19, 2021
 
 
HISTORY & HERITAGE
 
Presented by Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum at Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum
Feb 02, 2021 - Feb 27, 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
 
Presented by Leon County 4-H at Online/Virtual Space
Dec 02, 2020 - Aug 18, 2021
 
 
LECTURE
 
Presented by Museum of Fine Arts at FSU at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 04, 2021
 
 
MUSIC
 
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 The Wine House on Market St at The Wine House on Market Street
Feb 04, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Music Guild at Online/Virtual Space
Dec 29, 2020 - Feb 17, 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 Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 02, 2021
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 04, 2021
 
Presented by Panhandle Players, Inc. at Chapman Auditorium
Feb 05, 2021 - Feb 07, 2021
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 07, 2021 - Jun 03, 2021
 
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 Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 02, 2021 - Jul 03, 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 Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Feb 05, 2021
 
Presented by Arts and Cultural Experiences at Railroad Square at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 05, 2021
 
Presented by Sage Restaurant at Sage restaurant.
Dec 14, 2020 - Feb 06, 2021
 
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Feb 06, 2021
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at COCA Online Gallery
Nov 18, 2020 - Feb 09, 2021
 
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Feb 06, 2021 - Feb 27, 2021
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Dec 07, 2020 - Mar 06, 2021
 
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Venvi Art Gallery
Feb 05, 2021 - Mar 14, 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
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 Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
Sep 04, 2020 - Feb 05, 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 LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Feb 02, 2021 - Mar 23, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts
Feb 04, 2021 - Mar 25, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Online/Virtual Space
Jan 26, 2021 - Mar 25, 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
 
Submit to the Tallahassee Arts Guide
 
For consideration in the weekly Tallahassee Arts Guide weekly email, events must be listed on  www.tallahasseearts.org by FRIDAY of the previous week.
 
Questions? Comments? Contact us!
erica@tallahasseearts.org  ~ 850.224.2500
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.