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The Bardlings - A Quarantine Showcase
Presented by Southern Shakespeare Company (Online)
Sunday, May 17, 2020 
 
 
The Bardlings Present: A Quarantine Showcase. Shakespearean monologues studied, rehearsed, and performed all from the safety of Home Sweet Home.
 
Bach Parley Book Party
Presented by the Tallahassee Bach 
Parley (Online)
May 17 - 31, 2020 
 
 
Check out Christoph Wolff's new book, Bach's Musical Universe: The Composer and His Work
Each week, the Bach Parley will focus on a chapter and will provide a listening list for the pieces - including multiple performances to compare. Listen to and read about beloved Bach pieces in this new online book and listening club, led by Charlie Brewer, Valerie Arsenault, and Rebekah Franklin.
 
Beyond the Visible: 
Hilma af Klint
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society (Online)
May 8 - June 30, 2020 
 
 
Director Halina Dyrchka first discovered Hilma af Klint in an exhibition in Berlin. This documentary explores the uniqueness of Klint's art - blending science, spiritualism, and natural elements into her abstract work. The director examines the surreal art and life of Klint, while also exposing the obliteration of her work by the capitalistic and overbearing patriarchal ideals that shape the value of art today. 93 minutes.
 
Thomasville's Historic Walking and Driving Tour
Presented by Thomasville Visitors Center at Thomasville Municipal Auditorium
Ongoing
 
 
Enjoy the scenic outdoors while viewing some of Thomasville's beautiful Victorian and Antebellum homes on the Historic Walking and Driving Tour. The self-guided tour will guide you through historic districts where you will see a variety of architectural styles dating from the 1800s.
 
Make Paper Art by Folding
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum (Online)
April 16 - June 30, 2020
 

Make beautiful art through folding paper with online instructions. You can use any paper supplies you have including sticky notes, construction paper, magazines, or newspapers.
 
a d v e r t i s e m e n t

 
Did you know that Census data is used to help determine federal grants for arts funding? By making sure you get counted, #LeonCounty and @ the city of Tallahassee will be properly represented and our region can receive all the appropriate arts and cultural funding for the next decade. 
 
Get the facts about the #2020Census: 2020census.gov or LeonCountyFL.gov/Census. #MakeitCount #COCAConnects #TallahasseeArts
 
Young Adult at Heart: Virtual Book Club
Presented by Leon County Public Library (Online)
Sunday, May 17, 2020
 

Join a new virtual book club for adults who love Young Adult novels. For the first meeting, bring your favorite Young Adult book to the meeting to discuss and find out what everyone else is reading.
 
COCA Spotlight:
Grant Peeples
 
 
  
 
   
Trivia Night at the Museum: Preservation in Place 
Presented by Florida Historic Capitol Museum (Online)
Thursday, May 14, 2020 
 
 
Virtually rendezvous in the Florida Historic Capitol Museum in recognition of National Historic Preservation Month. If you have been dreaming about visiting Florida's historic sites in this time of distancing, then tune in for the onine edition of Trivia Night.
 
Friday at Noon: Joy Tedford
Presented by Arts for the Community at Thomas University (Online)
Friday, May 15, 2020 
 
 
Tune in to Thomasville Live with host Karl Barton and violinist Joy Tedford. The program features interviews, educational content about the instruments and music, and performances. Joy has been living in Thomasville with her family where she teaches privately and performs with different orchestras, churches, and chamber music groups throughout Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. 
 
Mickee Faust Goes Corona-Viral 
Presented by the Mickee Faust Club for the Really Dramatic Arts (Online)
May 11 - Aug 31, 2020 
 
 
COVID-19 is preventing Mickee Faust from performing at his beloved Clubhouse, but he will not be defeated... no matter how hard we try.  So like so many other traditional media figures, he is going to YouTube.  Mickee has his rat minions hard at work to make the content you expect from a Mickee Faust cabaret: funny, irreverent, queer, and radical.  
 
 
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From YOUR Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra: Help spread Tallahassee LOVE by placing one of these FREE yard signs in your yard or at your business!  The signs come with a sharpie and you fill in the blank however you'd like! Pick up one (or as many as you'd like-share with friends) safely outside the back of our office at 515 E. Park Ave. Alternately, we'll happily deliver if you call us at 224.0461. Be well, stay safe, and SHARE THE LOVE!
 
Virtual Happy Hour in the Garden with Madison Avery
Presented by Jeri's Midtown Cafe (Online)
Friday, May 15, 2020
 

Hear singer Madison Avery perform an acoustic set at Jeri's Midtown Cafe on Facebook Live. Born and raised in Tallahassee, Avery began performing locally in 2017 and in cities from Nashville to London. Her first five singles were released in 2018 and can be found on all streaming platforms.
 
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Live Streaming from the Bradfordville Blues Club
Presented by Moose Magnificat Radio (Online)
March 21 - May 30, 2020
 

Live from the BBC is featuring recorded performances from the Bradfordville Blues Club every Saturday night on Moose Magnificat Streaming Radio. Featured musicians include Joey Gilmore, Brett Wellman, Betty Fox Band, Joyann Parker, Albert Castiglia, and Johnnie Marshall.
 
Behind the Scenes with COCA: Artist Studio of Jeff Ripple
 
 
Learn more about Jeff Ripple.
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The complete series is on our website here.
Submit your own Behind the Scenes feature here.
 
Community Resources 
 
 
     
COCA Classifieds: Info for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals, including COVID-19 resources (funding and workshops.) Classifieds are listed on the Tallahassee Arts Guide newsletter and there is a Classifieds newsletter every Thursday. Update your email preferences here.
 
 
 

FILM

And Then We Danced
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - May 17, 2020

Incitement
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - May 17, 2020

Vitalina Varela
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - May 17, 2020

Fantastic Fungi
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 21, 2020 - May 21, 2020

Santiago, Italia
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 30, 2020 - May 22, 2020

A White, White Day
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
May 01, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

The Whistlers
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 29, 2020 - Jun 07, 2020

Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint
Presented by Tallahassee Film Society at Online/Virtual Space
May 08, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

HISTORY & HERITAGE

Virtual Introduction to Ancestry Library Workshop
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 11, 2020

Trivia Night at the Museum: Preservation in Place
Presented by Florida Historic Capitol Museum at Online/Virtual Space
May 14, 2020

Goodwood A to Z: A 26-Day Virtual Tour of the Museum
Presented by Goodwood Museum & Gardens at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 26, 2020 - May 22, 2020

History in Your Hands Historical Map
Presented by Leon County Government at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 16, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

Virtual Tours of The Grove Museum
Presented by The Grove Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 28, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

Thomasville's Historic Walking and Driving Tour
Presented by Thomasville Visitors Center at Thomasville Visitors Center and Municipal Auditorium
May 06, 2020 - May 31, 2021

KIDS

Facebook Live: Storytime at The Grove
Presented by The Grove Museum at Online/Virtual Space
May 13, 2020

Virtual Sing Along Time with the Leon County Public Library
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 05, 2020 - May 26, 2020

Virtual Babytime on Zoom
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 06, 2020 - May 27, 2020

Virtual Familytime through Zoom
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 02, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Daily Challenges and Activities
Presented by Tallahassee Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 08, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

School's Out Story Time - Online
Presented by NRM Performance Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 26, 2021

MUSIC

The Wednesday Night Lab Session 9
Presented by Jim Crozier Music at Online/Virtual Space
May 13, 2020

Friday at Noon: Joy Tedford
Presented by Arts for the Community at Thomas University at Online/Virtual Space
May 15, 2020

Live Streaming from the Bradfordville Blues Club
Presented by Moose Magnificat Radio at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 21, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Facebook Live Virtual Happy Hour in the Garden
Presented by Jeri's Midtown Cafe at Facebook Live
May 01, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020

TSO at Home
Presented by Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 23, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

THEATRE & LITERATURE

Southern Shakespeare Community Read-Along
Presented by Southern Shakespeare Company at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 14, 2020 - May 12, 2020

Virtual Local Author Storytime with Carol Hair Moore
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 14, 2020

POSTPONED - Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Presented by Colquitt County Arts Center at Colquitt County Arts Center
May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020

VISUAL ART


Daryl Freed - "Learning to Fly"
Presented by Live Oak Gallery at Online/Virtual Space
May 01, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Online Members Exhibition
Presented by 621 Gallery at 621 Gallery
May 06, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Video Tour of Rick Seguso's Exhibition
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 30, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Browse Former Exhibition Tours - Gadsden Arts at Home
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 30, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Browse Gadsden Arts Exhibition Video Tours
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

"Purvis of Overtown" - Gadsden Arts @ Home
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Browse our Collection Online
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Hands-On Art History
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Wood, Paper, Scissors - Virtual Exhibit
Presented by Thomasville Center for the Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 02, 2020 - Jun 03, 2020

Virtual Exhibit - The Floating World
Presented by Venvi Art Gallery at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 03, 2020 - Jun 07, 2020

Online Video Gadsden Arts Artists Guild
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 16, 2020 - Jun 08, 2020

Make Paper Art by Folding
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 16, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Explore Bill Thursby's East Winds
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 16, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Play Gadsden Arts BINGO on Instagram
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 16, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Online French Class : Beginner 1
Presented by Alliance Française de Tallahassee at Alliance Française de Tallahassee
Mar 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Online French Class : Conversation
Presented by Alliance Française de Tallahassee at Alliance Francaise de Tallahassee
Mar 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Online French Class : Beginner 2
Presented by Alliance Française de Tallahassee at Alliance Francaise de Tallahassee
Mar 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Online French Class : Intermediate 2
Presented by Alliance Française de Tallahassee at Alliance Francaise de Tallahassee
Mar 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Online French Class : Advanced 2
Presented by Alliance Française de Tallahassee at Alliance Francaise de Tallahassee
Mar 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Go With The Flow At-Home | 3 Dynamic Fluid Art Classes
Presented by Thomasville Center for the Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Young Adult at Heart: Virtual Book Club
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 17, 2020

Online Ballet 1 Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 19, 2020

Online Ballet 2 Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 08, 2020 - May 21, 2020

Online Intermediate Ballet Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 22, 2020

Online Boys/Men's Ballet Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 22, 2020

Three Week Theatre
Presented by Making Light Productions at Online/Virtual Space
May 04, 2020 - May 22, 2020

Online Creative Movement Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 23, 2020

Studio B Virtual Dance Lessons
Presented by Tallahassee Live Music Community Charity Group, Inc. at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 22, 2020 - May 27, 2020

Inclusive Theatre at Making Light Productions - Online
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 21, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Inclusive Visual Art at Making Light Productions - Online
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 21, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Inclusive Music at Making Light Productions - Online
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 21, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Inclusive Dance at Making Light Productions - Online
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 21, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Inclusive Arts-Centered Homeschool Tutoring - Online
Presented by Making Light Productions at Making Light Productions
Jan 07, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Online Advanced Ballet Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Online Adult Ballet Class
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Virtual Acting Workshop
Presented by Luree Gorden Workshops at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 18, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Virtual Annie Get Your Glue Gun
Presented by Leon County Public Library at Online/Virtual Space
May 09, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Stay at Home Photography Series with Kira Derryberry Photography
Presented by Kira Derryberry Photography at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 22, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Art at Home: Marbleized Paper
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 30, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020

Acrylic and Mixed Media Online with Robin Gray
Presented by Tallahassee Senior Center at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 30, 2020 - Jun 04, 2020

Online Hand-building
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 25, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020

Online Fluid Acrylic Expressions
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Drawing
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Watercolors with Nina Freeman
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Introduction to Oil Painting
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Teen Drawing & Painting
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Acrylic Painting
Presented by LeMoyne Arts at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 27, 2020 - Jun 22, 2020

Online Music Lessons - Piano, Dulcimer, Cello
Presented by Cabin Hill Music at Cabin Hill Music Studio
Mar 23, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Art at Home: Nature Crayon Rubbing
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Art at Home: Bubble Art
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Art at Home: Big Bend Quilt Trail
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Art at Home: Salt Dough
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Art at Home: Paper Folding
Presented by Gadsden Arts Center & Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Crochet Face Mask Ear Protector Tutorial
Presented by Tallahassee Museum at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 15, 2020 - Jul 01, 2020

Rags2Bags/Sustainable Tallahassee Cloth Mask Dropoff & Kit Pick-Up
Presented by Sustainable Tallahassee at Manna Cottage, Faith Presbyterian Church
Apr 16, 2020 - Jul 02, 2020

Make Galaxy Slime with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Paper Chromatography with Liana
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Mar 31, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Clouds with Christina
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 03, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Proper Hand Washing with Christina
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 07, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Bioplastic Bouncy Balls with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 10, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Ice Fishing with Liana
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 14, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Build a Density Tower with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 17, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

IMAX Movie Monday: Wild Oceans
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Engineering is Elementary: "Saving Salila's Turtle"
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

IMAX Movie Monday: The Water Brothers
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Secret Messages in Invisible Ink with Daniel
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 28, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

May the Fourth Be With You! Star Wars Day
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
May 04, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Kitchen Chemistry: Tie Dye with Food
Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
May 07, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020

Online Belly Dance Beginner Class
Presented by Expressions Movement Studio at Online/Virtual Space
Apr 04, 2020 - Aug 01, 2020

Pas de Vie Ballet's 2019-2020 Online Classes
Presented by Pas de Vie Ballet at Pas de Vie Ballet Studio
Sep 03, 2019 - May 22, 2020

Sunday Sewcials
Presented by The Couture Seamstress at The Couture Seamstress Sewing Academy
May 17, 2020 - Dec 20, 2020

 

 

 
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