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Featured Events
 
Andy's Room
 
 
Leon County Public Library
December 28 - 30, 2021
 
Experience the magic of being inside a life-sized Andy's Room. Play and learn from fun STEAM activities, including making a potato light up, and creating your own Forky.
 
More Info on the Fort Braden Branch Library event on December 28 - 29, 2021.
 
More Info on the Dr. B.L. Perry Branch Library event on December 29 - 30, 2021.
 
Countdown Downtown
 
 
Tallahassee Downtown and City of Tallahassee and Visit Tallahassee at Cascades Park
Friday, December 31, 2021
 
Celebrate the new year with a free concert and fireworks at Cascades Park. Bands include Two Foot Level, Slow Low Crow, and Seep’s Gumbo Madness. Food trucks will be on-site and BYOB.
 
 
New Year's Eve with The Rockitz
 
 
The RockitZ at The American Legion Hall
Friday, December 31, 2021
 
The RockitZ is one of the area's most well-known and sought-after rock and soul bands. The band plays a broad range of classic rock and newer material as well ranging from Chicago and Tom Petty to Bruno Mars, Florence and Machine, and Taylor Swift.
 
 
a d v e r t i s e m e n t
 
New Year's Eve Bash with Packrats's Smokehouse and The Men of the Swamp
 
 
Bradfordville Blues Club
Friday, December 31, 2021
 
Packrat’s Smokehouse emerges from the smoky vapors of north Florida’s black lagoon for a steamy start to 2022. This is Florida’s original hoodoo, voodoo swamp blues band that comes in from the tannin, snake, and mosquito-infested wetlands.
 
 
Hive
 
 
Tallahassee Film Society (Online)
Through January 21, 2022
 
Sundance triple award winner, and Kosovo’s official submission for the Academy Awards, "Hive" is a searing drama based on the true story of Fahrije who has lived with fading hope and burgeoning grief since her husband went missing during the war in Kosovo.
 
 
Women Artists in
the Gadsden Arts Permanent Collection
 
 
Gadsden Art Center & Museum
Ongoing
 
See the creative work of eight women artists through thirteen paintings and sculptures by women from the Southeastern United States. From the expressive paintings of Mary T. Smith to the intricate explosions of color in Beth Appleton's paper assemblages to a carved root sculpture by Bessie Harvey, this exhibition highlights artwork across mediums by women artists in our region.
 
 
Sculpture: Art in Three Dimensions
 
 
Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery
Ongoing
 
"Sculpture: Art in Three Dimensions" is the first presentation in the newly renovated Hurst Learning Center. Tradition methods used to create sculpture, the tools needed, and the technical processes involved are explained in words, pictures, hands-on exhibits, and video.
 
 
COCA Spotlight
 
Michael Crowne
Artist
A splash of color wraps around the corner of S. Macomb and W. Pensacola streets, greeting pedestrians and motorists alike with its vivid, abstract scenes.
 
“Once Upon a Daydream,” is the newest mural to join the City of Tallahassee’s Graffiti Abatement Mural Program, supported by the City’s Sustainability and Community Preservation department and the Council on Culture & Arts. The mural comes from the interminable imagination of artist Michael Crowne... 
 
Read the complete article written by COCA for the Tallahassee Democrat.
 
Arts & Culture Industry & Education Update
 
 
  • Every Thursday, "COCA Classifieds" provides arts industry info including calls to artists, professional development, funding resources, and more. View all listings 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 December issue here.
 
a d v e r t i s e m e n t
 
CAMPS
 
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Dec 27, 2021 - Dec 30, 2021
 
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at LeMoyne Arts Education Center
Dec 20, 2021 - Jan 04, 2022
 
 
FESTIVALS
 
Presented by Tallahassee Downtown at Cascades Park
Dec 31, 2021
 
 
FILM
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 05, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Oct 29, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 05, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 12, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 19, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Dec 17, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 12, 2021 - Jan 28, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Dec 10, 2021 - Feb 11, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Dec 31, 2021 - Feb 25, 2022
 
 
HISTORY & HERITAGE
 
Presented by Carrabelle History Museum at Carrabelle History Museum
Nov 08, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum at Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum
Dec 02, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Mission San Luis at Online/Virtual Space
Feb 08, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Museum of Florida History at Museum of Florida History
Jun 07, 2021 - Jan 23, 2022
 
 
KIDS
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Leon County Public Jane G. Sauls Fort Braden Branch Library
Dec 28, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Leon County Public Library Dr. B.L. Perry Branch Library
Dec 29, 2021 - Dec 30, 2021
 
 
MUSIC
 
Presented by Tallahassee Civic Chorale at Online/Virtual Space
Jul 15, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by The RockitZ at The American Legion Hall, Post 13
Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Bradfordville Blues Club at Bradfordville Blues Club
Dec 31, 2021 - Jan 01, 2022
 
Presented by Brett Wellman & "Dangerous" Dave Messler at Dreamland BBQ
Dec 10, 2020 - Dec 30, 2021
 
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group, Inc. at The Warrior on the River Theater of the Performing Arts
Feb 18, 2021 - Dec 30, 2021
 
 
THEATRE & LITERATURE
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Cascades Park
Sep 27, 2020 - Sep 27, 2022
 
 
VISUAL ART
 
Presented by Anderson Brickler Gallery at Anderson Brickler Gallery
Oct 09, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021
 
Presented by Leon County Public Library at LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
Dec 01, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
 
Presented by Jefferson Arts Gallery at Jefferson Arts Gallery
Nov 09, 2021 - Jan 05, 2022
 
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Venvi Art Gallery
Nov 06, 2021 - Jan 09, 2022
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at Artport Gallery
Nov 10, 2021 - Jan 10, 2022
 
Presented by Cassie Tucker and Hubs & Hops, 209 W. Remington Ave., Thomasville GA at Art Opening at Hubs & Hops
Nov 12, 2021 - Jan 15, 2022
 
Presented by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) at City Hall Galleries
Nov 17, 2021 - Feb 07, 2022
 
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Feb 18, 2021 - Jan 15, 2022
 
Presented by Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery at TCC Fine Art Gallery
May 10, 2021 - Mar 15, 2022
 
Presented by Thomasville Center for the Arts + Local Strolls at Thomasville Center for the Arts
Jul 27, 2021 - Jun 30, 2022
 
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 Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 07, 2021 - May 10, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 07, 2021 - May 10, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 07, 2021 - May 10, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 07, 2021 - May 12, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 09, 2021 - May 12, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 09, 2021 - May 12, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 09, 2021 - May 12, 2022
 
Presented by Young Actors Theatre at Young Actors Theatre
Sep 09, 2021 - May 12, 2022
 
Presented by We Can Speak-Podemos Hablar Toastmasters Club at Online/Virtual Space
Nov 01, 2021 - Jun 27, 2022
 
Presented by Bach Parley String Academy at Bach Parley String Academy at St. John's Episcopal Church
Oct 06, 2021 - May 31, 2023
 
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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.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
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