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Cowboys & Constellations

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee

Before the days of movies and the internet, cowboys spent many nights by the fire looking at the stars above. From the stars these cowboys could navigate, tell time, and entertain themselves with the legends of the constellations. Join us monthly at the Immokalee Pioneer Museum as we explore major constellations and share tips to […]

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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! […]

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 Extra Lectures • Barron Collier’s Luna Park

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples

Museum Manager, Stephanie Long, will be discussing the development of one of Coney Island’s historic landmarks, Luna Park. Barron Collier and his associates purchased the attraction in 1912 and operated it for over 20 years. Opened in 1903, the park was an extravagant wonderland, known for its rides, parades, shows, and elaborate lights. The lecture […]

Community Conversations with Immigrant Communities in Collier County

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples

 Collier County Museums is proud to present Community Conversations. This new series invites various members of our community who are often “othered” to give voice to the injustices and obstacles they’ve experienced living in Collier County and what is needed to right these wrongs. In addition, the discussion will include how those who desire to […]

Third Thursday Lectures • The Everglades Art of Bob Fink

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City

A lifelong professional artist and illustrator, Robert “Bob” Fink’s work was first published at the tender age of 14. Best known for the stark, black and white block prints, he created to illustrate Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ environmental classic, “Everglades – River of Grass,” Fink’s career ran the gamut from architectural renderings for the Coral Gables […]

A Waste Not, Want Not Workshop • This Little Light of Mine: Tin Can Lantern DIY

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee

The Roberts family and the early pioneers of Florida would have loved to use LED flashlights! In the pioneer days of Florida history, light at night depended on candles, wood, kerosene, or other carbide. Join us at Robert’s Ranch for a fun look at low-fi lighting and how to turn that tin can into an […]

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Cowboys & Constellations

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee

Before the days of movies and the internet, cowboys spent many nights by the fire looking at the stars above. From the stars these cowboys could navigate, tell time, and entertain themselves with the legends of the constellations. Join us monthly at the Immokalee Pioneer Museum as we explore major constellations and share tips to […]

Free

Third Thursday Lectures • Bank of the Everglades: An Investment in Local History

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City

This talk explores the storied history of the bank building as well as some of the folklore surrounding it. The neo-classical structure has stood strong near the center of Everglades City for almost 100 years but has recently fallen into disrepair and decay. The question is, can it be saved? If so, what steps can […]

Cowboys & Constellations

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee

Before the days of movies and the internet, cowboys spent many nights by the fire looking at the stars above. From the stars these cowboys could navigate, tell time, and entertain themselves with the legends of the constellations. Join us monthly at the Immokalee Pioneer Museum as we explore major constellations and share tips to […]

Free