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  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 am-4:30 pm
  • Saturdays: 10:00 am-4:30 pm
  • Sundays and Holidays: Noon-4:30 pm

The Florida Historic Capitol Museum presents Clothes Lines: Florida Political T-Shirts, an exhibit featuring political clothing that showcases the art of wearing your opinion on your sleeve. Photographs and T-shirts on display explore important political statements made by Floridians over the past several decades.

Events

June 17, 2017
Clothes Lines: Florida Political T-Shirts – Grand Opening and T.O.U.R. Day
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Florida Historic Capitol Museum celebrates Tourism as Our Ultimate Resource (T.O.U.R.) Day with the grand opening of the new temporary exhibit, Clothes Lines: Florida Political T-shirts, featuring political clothing that showcases the art of wearing your opinion on your sleeve. Activities for all ages begin at 10 a.m., with curator’s tours, crafts, games, documentary screenings, and more offered throughout the day. Hotdogs and refreshments provided.

June 29, 2017
Viewing and Vino — Documentary Screening
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 Members $12 non-Members
Hors d’oeuvres and beverages included in ticket price

In conjunction with the 2017 summer exhibition, Clothes Lines: Florida Political T-shirts, join us for the happy hour screening of Please Vote for Me, an award winning documentary by Weijun Chen. The exhibit will be open prior to the feature, offering visitors the opportunity to view this fun exhibit of T-shirts displaying the wide range of political statements made by Floridians over the past several decades. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages included in ticket price. For information and to purchase tickets, visit https://flhistoriccapitolviewingandvino.eventbrite.com/

July 20, 2017
Trivia Night at the Museum — All Ages Edition
5:30 - 8:00 p.m., Complimentary refreshments provided

Featuring more than just trivia questions, this event offers teams of up to 6 members a variety of challenges—everything from a scavenger hunt and puzzles to timed races. Teams will have to work together and test their wits to complete tasks and games both inside and outside the Museum. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third place teams. Teams may register at https://familymusuemtrivia.eventbrite.com/

August 11, 2017
Lunch and Learn Workshop: Crafting your Message
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Free Program, Lunches $5 for Members, $10 for Non-Members

This free collaborative workshop will inform participants about how top PR and campaign officials craft resonating messages. Bring your own lunch or order a box lunch when you register. To register, please visit https://tshirtlunchandlearn.eventbrite.com/

August 25, 2017
Movie Night at the Museum featuring Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (PG-13)
Exhibition open from 6:30 p.m., film will begin at sundown
Popcorn and soda provided
Free and open to the public

Throw on your casual Friday T-shirt and watch the classic film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in the Capitol Complex Courtyard. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets, and picnics are welcome. The movie will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m., but attendees should come early to secure their seat. The temporary exhibit Clothes Lines: Florida Political T-shirts will be open from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

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