Navigating New Worlds: Identity, Perception, and Politics in Florida
January 17, 2013 - December 31, 2013
The Florida Historic Capitol Museum is hosting an exclusive new exhibition in 2013 as part of the statewide Viva Florida 500 commemoration of Ponce de Leon's landing in Florida and the following five hundred years of historical transitions. Navigating New Worlds: Identity, Perception, and Politics in Florida will highlight rare and important maps and prints from the Michael W. and Dr. Linda M. Fisher collection.
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Anne Mergen: Florida Cartoons
March 12, 2013 – July 21, 2013 (During the 2013 Florida Legislative Session)
The Florida Historic Capitol Museum is pleased to host Anne Mergen: Florida Cartoons opening on March 12, 2013. This temporary traveling exhibit produced by HistoryMiami, features the work of editorial cartoonist Anne Mergen. Since 1754, and the publishing of Benjamin Franklin's "Join or Die" cartoon, editorial cartoons have played an integral role in our understanding of American political landscapes. Editorial cartoons have the unique ability to bring both understanding and context to a political argument and serve as highly effective tools of persuasion. Come explore the impact of Anne Mergen's work on Florida politics.
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