Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Althemese Barnes, Founding Director of the John Gilmore Riley Center/Museum on being named the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Leadership Award. 

Althemese & Riley House Museum

Leadership Tallahassee will hosts the Distinguished Leadership Awards ceremony, where the best in business and community leadership will be honored, on Thursday, September 17, 2015, 6:00 pm at Florida State’s University Center Club ballroom.

A. Barnes

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    Upcoming Volunteers & Docent Training Saturday, Sept. 19

    We have a VERY special upcoming volunteers & docent training Saturday, Sept. 19 @ 12:00pm. The training will be led by the Riley Museum staff and Smokey Hollow Working group in preparation for the Smokey Hollow Reunion Weekend 2015, as well as our ongoing Signature Events. People from all backgrounds will ...
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    Don’t Miss the Grand Opening of the Smokey Hollow Commemoration in Cascades Park!

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 9:30 – 11:00 A.M. Grand Opening Ceremony 12:00 – 2:00 P.M.  Heritage Pathways Downtown Trolley Tour 5:30 – 7:30 P.M.  Community Celebration @ Commemoration Site HOTEL ROOM INFORMATION: Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown 316 W. Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, United States PHONE: 850-422-4202 $129/per night Room Block Reference: Smokey Hollow Grand Opening Quality Inn & Suites 2020 Apalachee ...
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    Annual Donor & Membership Reception & Smokey Hollow Reunion – September 24, 2015

    On Thursday, September 24, 2015, the John G. Riley Center/Museum will host its Annual Donor & Member Reception as a kick-off to the Smokey Hollow Reunion Weekend 2015.  We want to personally thank our faithful members and Circle of Friends donors for their continued support of our mission to educate, ...
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    Blended Lives: A Passport to History

    The John G. Riley Center/Museum in partnership with the Leon County School Board will host an exciting week of heritage, hope, and “edutainment” as part of the 4-day Blended Lives experience. The cultural immersion experience will begin on Monday, November 9, 2015 and conclude on Friday, November 13, 2015. The ...
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    2015 Rock-a-Thon: Saturday, Dec. 5th

    John G. Riley Museum Will Rock in the Holiday Season with its 16th Annual Rock-A-Thon Celebration & Culture Arts Showcase Saturday, December 5, 2015 9:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. Cascades Park Amphitheater  | 1001 South Gadsden Street  | Tallahassee, FL 32301 Entering its 16th year hosting this family-friendly holiday event that features performances from some of ...