Spady Cultural Heritage Museum - Ride & Remember Trolley Tours

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Located at 170 NW Fifth Avenue in Delray Beach Florida, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum is a black history museum and cultural center dedicated to sharing the cultural contributions of people of African descent. In addition to rotating exhibits, the museum hosts a history preservation bus tour, youth programming, genealogy workshops, lectures and panel discussions and MLK, Juneteenth and Kwanzaa celebrations. Exhibit Hours are 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday. Admission: $10; Members are free.

170 N.W. 5th Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33447
561-279-8883
Hours of Operation
Tuesday-Saturday
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday
By Appointment

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Free
Kwanzaa Celebration
Sat, 12/29/2018

Celebrate the year end at the annual Kwanzaa Celebration.

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Haitian Artist Edouard Duval-Carrié
Sat, 11/10/2018 to Fri, 04/26/2019

Spady Museum Showcases the Talents of Miami-Born Haitian Artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, Nov. 10-April 26

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The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South by John W. Blassingame is just one of the few books on display during our current exhibition Decolonizing Refinement (and also happens to be right from our own collection!). Stop by today to get a first hand look at the exhibition.

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Tonight's the night! Decolonizing Refinement: Kingdom of This World opens tonight at 6pm! Give this post a like if you'll be stopping by.

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Come to the opening reception of Decolonizing Refinement: Kingdom of This World this Friday from 6-8pm.

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This weekend's Make-A-Gift Village was a resounding success!❤ We'd like to send a very special Thank You to all our sponsors: The Delray Beach Children's Garden, IBM Bank, Destiny by Choice, Gift of Life, Sky Luis Realty, and Children's Services Council. We couldn't have done it without you. (📸 Nakia Elmicar, Atlantic High Volunteer) @ Palm Beach, Florida

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Thank you to everyone that showed up for yesterday's Make-A-Gift Village. We can't wait to see more of you today from 2-5! @ Delray Beach, Florida

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Decolonizing Refinement was first on view at FSU's Museum of Fine Art. Come see the show through or Exhibition Coordinator Khaulah Naima Nuruddin's curatorial lens this month! First opening at the Schmidt Center Gallery November 8th and then at the Spady Museum on November 16th.

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We're proud to showcase the historical influence and cultural relevance of African-, Caribbean- and Haitian-Americans upon Florida and the southeast US all year round! Visit www.spadymuseum.com for more info on all the events and programs of the season.

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Who doesn't love historical artifacts? Here's another view of a sugar cane grinder's gear. Get an even closer look at Decolonizing Refinement, opening at the Spady Museum November 16th.

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For “Decolonizing Refinement: Kingdom of this World,” the art of Edouard Duval-Carrié is combined with historical artifacts related to Florida’s agricultural labor history, borrowed from south Florida regional historical collections (such as this sugar cane grinder gear). Different artifacts from “Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié” will be on display at the FAU Schmidt Center Gallery November 9, 2018 - February 2, 2019 and at the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum November 16, 2018 (with a preview November 8) - April 26, 2019 – as a two-part, sister exhibition. A special Ride & Remember Bus Tour will take Spady visitors to the FAU University Galleries sister exhibition on Saturday November 17th. Visit www.spadymuseum.com for all the details.

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Our next exhibition Decolonizing Refinement: Kingdom of This World, features the work of Edouard Duval-Carrié and is opening soon! Keep posted to our social media for all the details. This artwork is titled L'EtalDuCoiffeur.

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