29 Oct
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Sankofa: Ocoee, Florida

When Mose Norman, a prosperous African American farmer who had been leader of an energetic effort to register Black voters, showed up at the polls to vote that day, he was turned away, but assured by a judge that he was within his rights, he returned, reportedly with a shotgun, only to be driven off […]

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03 Aug
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@THESPADY: FROM THE DIRECTOR

Racial equity protests, global pandemic responses, the passing of iconic civil rights leaders, and a pivotal election. Now more than ever, history and historical context are important, as citizens cope with these forces simultaneously. However, these forces are not new. The world has seen them before, and lessons have been learned. Sharing these lessons is […]

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29 Jul
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@THESPADY: Keeping Culture Alive During COVID with CARES Funding

The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum was one of three nonprofits arts organizations in Palm Beach County and one of 855 organizations nationwide to receive funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Spady Museum will receive $50,000 from the NEA to support staff […]

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24 Feb
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Seeking Cultural Cuisine? So Are We!

Seeking Cultural Cuisine? So Are We! A huge part of our culture is simply delicious, so we are always on the lookout for new places to explore how we re-interpret and re-imagine our amazing cuisines. Lil Greenhouse Grill looks really interesting – a home-y concept located in Overtown. If you’ve been, write us about your […]

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17 Feb
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Sankofa: Collecting the Past for Future Audiences

Sankofa: Collecting the Past for Future Audiences – We Are Digitizing Our Collections Museum work is multi-faceted and makes room for several professional trajectories. Curatorial work is a profession that can be reached from several pathways including education, museum studies, even hobbies. No matter how you get there, you can be sure your visitors want […]

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11 Feb
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Don’t Miss This!

Don’t Miss This! MUCE goes Retro for Black History Month At MUCE (Miami Urban Contemporary Experience) Campus, organizers are planning a new exhibit that celebrates the Roaring 20s’ era. “As a Matter of Black: the Roaring 20s” opens Sunday, February 9 and runs through March 12, 2020. The MUCE CAMPUS is located at 246 NW […]

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02 Feb
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Don’t Miss This! Every month is Black History Month

Every month is Black History Month @TheSpady, February is just another month to celebrate all things African-, Caribbean- and Haitian-American. We are simply inviting more people to the party. For Black History Month, we will see the close of the popular comic book exhibit, Eroica, on Feb. 29, and the second part of the interactive […]

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30 Dec
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@TheSpady: Don’t Miss This

20 Years of Celebrating Dr. King On January 20, 2020, The Spady Museum will hold its annual brunch event, which will move to a new venue in Boynton Beach to better accommodate its growing guest list from Palm Beach and Broward counties. The Spady Museum’s celebration is more than a breakfast buffet and brilliant guest […]

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23 Dec
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@TheSpady: In the Village

Spady Partner Darius Daughtry Receives $10K to Further Cultural Arts and Education For Darius Daughtry, the moment called for contemplation. Sitting in the theatre of the Pérez Art Museum Miami on December 2, the founding director of Art Prevails Project thought about how he would invest the $10,000 his arts organization was about to receive. […]

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16 Dec
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@TheSpady: Don’t Miss This

Close out 2019 by Gathering Around the Kinara After Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas comes Kwanzaa, a cultural gathering and celebration of the fruits of harvest. At the Spady Cottage, friends and families enjoy the lighting of the kinara, while remembering the highlights of 2019 and preparing for 2020. Please join us for this special ceremony […]

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