From Audubon to Backus: Florida Landscapes
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Michelle Hearn, Senior Curator at the Museum of Florida History, explores how artists helped conceptualize Florida as a state while adapting their art styles and methods to its distinctive landscape.
From early artist-explorers John James Audubon and Harry Fenn to artists such as Martin Johnson Heade and A. E. Backus, she will discuss how these artists have visually interpreted the state.
The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with complimentary refreshments. The presentation begins at 6:30 p.m.
Florida’s History Shop and the Museum galleries are open until 7:30 p.m.
This program is free and open to the public.
Funding for educational programming provided by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
500 S Bronough St, R.A. Gray Building, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Lot E: Parking garage adjacent to the Museum. Metered Spaces: Martin Luther King Blvd. BUS Parking: Bus parking available at the rear of the building. Additional Parking: Kleman Plaza (Bronough / Duval St.) and the Civic Center (Pensacola St.)