Annual Riley Board Meeting and Member Appreciation Event

Annual Meeting and Member Appreciation event photosThe Annual John Gilmore Riley Center/Museum Board Meeting and Member Appreciation Event were huge successes.

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NEW ITEMS ADDED TO THE ONLINE STORE

Uncrowned Queens book coverUncrowned Queens: Our Matriarchs of Courage Riley Museum T-Shirt

Riley Museum T-Shirts

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Althemese Barnes, Founder and Executive Director of the Riley Museum, featured on Tallahassee Inspired

Althemese Barnes featured on Tallahassee Inspired

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Visit from Secretary Laurel Lee, Florida Department of State

Secretary Laurel Lee, Florida Department of State

Secretary Laurel Lee, Florida Department of State, visited the John Gilmore Riley Center/Museum and the adjacent Smokey Hollow Village Park in Tallahassee, Florida on Monday, June 3, 2019. She was given a tour of both properties by Founder, Althemese Barnes.
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IMLS Town and Gown Stabilization Project Documents

OBJECTIVE OF IMLS GRANT:  To create a collaboration of higher education and a community-based museum to explore the possibilities, opportunities and challenges of creating strategic alliances between the academic and community-based museum world as a measure to build capacity, enhance sustainability and address the goal of Creating a Nation of Learners.

Listed below are the supporting documents:

 


*Step On Guided Tours Pricing Change*

For years African American communities have established a distinctive presence in areas throughout Florida. The well known contributions as well as untold stories of struggle and triumph are woven into a rich and colorful historical tapestry. Amidst these stories are the Landmarks and Legacies that define and describe significant aspects of Florida’s cultural heritage, thereby presenting tour participants with a real-life cultural immersion experience

Possible sites included on the step-on guided tour include:

The Riley House Museum
The Union Bank Building
The Old Capitol Building
The Historic Frenchtown Community
Old Lincoln High School
Florida A&M University
Meek-Eaton Black Archives
The Knott House Museum

Tour guides are now available at a rate of $100.00/per hour. Average tours are approximately 2-4 hours in length and can be customized to meet your unique scheduling needs. The fee only covers the cost of the tour guide; groups are responsible for securing their own transportation. Fee does not cover admission fees for individual historic sites.

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