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Pre-School Program • Everyone Deserves Respect

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples

All people and cultures should be respected. Learning about different cultures helps children learn to respect, celebrate, and appreciate diversity. These programs will use age appropriate lessons to foster appreciation for diverse people and cultures.  All programs begin at 10:00 am on the second Wednesday of the month. Please use the RSVP form below to […]

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Exhibit Opening & Reception • Fish, Fruit, and Fine Dining: Marco Island’s Food Culture

Marco Island Historical Museum 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island

Please join us for an opening reception of our new exhibit - Fish, Fruit, and Fine Dining: Marco Island's Food Culture. Take some time to immerse yourself in this fascinating history of the culinary aspects of Marco Island while enjoying light refreshments and socially distanced conversation. This is a drop-in event. About the Exhibit: Today, […]

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Third Thursday Lectures • Dredges, Dynamite, & Determination: The Building of the Tamiami Trail

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City

This presentation explores the rare combination of technology and tenacity that ultimately yielded the miracle of modern engineering known as the Tamiami Trail. An analysis of the machinery and materials employed as well as rarely-seen photos and firsthand accounts of the work will leave no doubt as to why the massive project was—at the time—compared […]

Movies at the Museum • The Gilded Lily

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples

Enjoy the classic film The Gilded Lily outside, under the stars on the museum’s lawn. Released in 1934, this romantic comedy stars Claudette Colbert as Marilyn David, a secretary who falls in love with a British aristocrat-in-disguise Charles Granville (Ray Milland), to the dismay of her best friend Pete (Fred MacMurray) who secretly pines for […]

Race, Class, and Collier County in 2021: How and Why the Past Persists in Southwest Florida • A Discussion with Dr. Ted Thornhill

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples

Dr. Ted Thornhill will argue that over the past several decades color-blind ideology, neoliberalism, and the residue of Jim Crow have functioned as efficient custodians of an inequitable status quo in Collier County and Southwest Florida more broadly. Drawing on a wide range of evidence from empirical research and historical scholarship to government data and […]

Stories of a Sportsmen’s Paradise: A Folk Art Experience

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City

Step back in time at the Museum of the Everglades, where you’ll hear rich stories of how the Ten Thousand Islands became a magnet for avid anglers and enthusiastic adventurers—including why Everglades City just might be the birthplace of the modern fishing lure. But this experience offers much more than fanciful fish tales. Step behind […]

History on the Go

Naples Depot Museum 1051 5th Ave S, Naples

Take the fun of museums home with you at the Naples Depot Museum’s History on the Go! Join us at the Naples Depot for socially distanced activities and special displays, and then grab a themed to-go bag with hands-on activities you can do from the comfort of home! Taking place on the last Saturday of […]

Homeschool Program • Welcoming Diversity

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples

All people and cultures should be respected. Learning about different cultures help children learn to respect, celebrate, and appreciate diversity. These programs will use age-appropriate lessons to foster appreciation for diverse people and cultures. All programs begin at 10:00 am. Please use the form below to RSVP. January 27 – In January we will discuss […]

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Encore Third Thursday Lectures • Dredges, Dynamite, & Determination: the Building of the Tamiami Trail

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City

Due to popular demand and social distancing restrictions, we are added a second presentation of the April "Third Thursday" lecture. This presentation explores the rare combination of technology and tenacity that ultimately yielded the miracle of modern engineering known as the Tamiami Trail. An analysis of the machinery and materials employed as well as rarely-seen […]

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History on the Go at CMGC

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples

Take the fun of museums home with you at History on the Go! Join us at the Collier Museum at Government Center for socially distanced activities and the special exhibit “Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland,” and then grab a themed to-go bag with hands-on activities you can do from the comfort of home! […]