Tagged: history

Tallahassee’s History and Culture Trail needs art proposals by Dec. 10

In partnership with the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency, the Council on Culture & Arts seeks public art proposals by Dec. 10 that celebrate the rich history and culture of the areas surrounding the Capital Cascades Trail and FAMU Way Extension projects.

The Capital Cascades Trail project is designed to provide a multi-faceted, multi-use stormwater and recreation facility and connected trail network. It is separated into physically distinct segments stretching across 4.25 miles of downtown Tallahassee.

Public art:Pedaling and painting: Melissa Franklin puts cycling at heart of Tallahassee public art

Cascades Trail:Capital Cascades Trail will include history, culture, art displays

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Disneyland Resort opens a new Native American-inspired spa, but there’s a history to the name

A Tenaya Stone, gifted by a Miwok elder descended of Chief Tenaya of the Yosemite Valley, is a focal point and place for guests to set their intentions at Disneyland Resort's Tenaya Stone Spa.

A Tenaya Stone, gifted by a Miwok elder descended of Chief Tenaya of the Yosemite Valley, is a focal point and place for guests to set their intentions at Disneyland Resort’s Tenaya Stone Spa.

Just days after Lake Tahoe’s Squaw Valley ski resort rebranded itself as Palisades Tahoe in recognition of the “derogatory and offensive” connotations of its former name, a new destination with Native American influences debuted Thursday at Disneyland Resort.

Tenaya Stone Spa at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa is “inspired by the spirit of nature, Indigenous cultures of California and design principles of the Arts

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‘Visual Culture: Issues and Institutions’ focuses on Maine’s history with art

The Colby College Museum of Art will host “Visual Culture: Issues and Institutions,” a virtual panel discussion about a broad spectrum of Maine visual culture in the mid-century era, from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12. This virtual event is free and open to the public, however, registration is required.

The program will expose audiences to some of the incredibly rich visual creations produced in, by, and for the state during the mid-century era, and ask them to consider how the state was represented in the images, their larger impacts, and the many ways Maine became the host of so

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Memphis museums highlight Bluff City history, culture and art

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – The Bluff City is home to more than two museums, each with its own draw.

Local history, culture, and art are enshrined in the halls and galleries of Bluff City museums, preserving treasures that give Memphis its identity.

And what better way to explore that uniqueness than to take a seat and let the conductor punch your ticket on a whistle stop tour through Memphis’ Railroad and Trolley Museum.

”Our whole focus is telling the Memphis railroad history story. We’re unique in that we focus locally because there’s so much detail,” said Mike Fleming, president of

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