This presentation explores questions of race, property, and power represented by community building in Eatonville. Facing problems common to the Black experience while rejecting racism’s negative effects, Eatonville symbolized African American striving for success in the New South. This presentation will examine a variety of primary documents linked to individuals and institutions that highlight an ideology of action that defined Eatonville.
Sustainable History & Landscape Techniques – Professional Continuing Education
Health, Safety, Welfare (HSW) –
8.0 Professional Development Hours (pending approval)
8.0 Learning Units (pending approval)
Preservation: historic, reuse, adaptive
Actual yards and gardens in Eatonville will be used as reference for national case studies that demonstrate successful outcomes and techniques. Participants will meet the resident owners of the yards and gardens to discuss theories and practices in sustainable landscaping and gardening.
Each registrant will receive a copy of the Eatonville Yards & Gardens Primer as reference for the class.
Faculty: Everett L. Fly, FASLA, RA, is nationally recognized for his interdisciplinary policy, planning and design work with historic resources. His clients include the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the National Park Service, state and municipal governments. Mr. Fly has worked directly with the municipal government and residents of Eatonville on cultural policy and historic preservation issues for twenty
Landscape Architects – Professional In-Service Course
Foci: Historic preservation; community planning, landscapes
Tuesday, January 28, 8:00AM-4:00PM
Paid Registration Required: $200 (Includes materials & lunch)
Prosperity Publications LLC, a San Antonio-based company, in collaboration with the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA! Festival), will conduct Creative Writing Workshop for High School Students sessions on “Education Day,” Friday, January 31 (2014) at the 25th Annual ZORA! Festival.
The workshop will introduce high school students to the craft of writing fiction, with the goal being to assist them in advancing their writing skills. Two sessions, 9:30 – 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM – 12 Noon will be offered. The sessions will be conducted in the Council Chambers of the Eatonville Town Hall, 307 East Kennedy Boulevard in Eatonville and the title for both sessions is “How to Get Started: A Lesson for the Young Novelist” and will be presented by Frederick Williams, Executive Editor and President of Prosperity Publications and by D. L. Grant, Assistant Branch Manager, at the Carver Branch of the San Antonio Library.
Interested students must submit a 150 – 250 word writing sample no later than Friday, Novcmber 15 (2013) explaining why they want to register for the Creative Writing Workshop. Students will receive written notice of standing no later than Friday, December 15 (2013). Only students who have received written notice of acceptance will be permitted to attend these sessions.
By November 15, each student must return a completed registration form along with a notarized parental form to ZORA! Festival 2014, Creative Writing Workshop for High School Students, 227 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville, Florida 32751.
Advanced landscape architecture students from North Carolina A & T State University in Greensboro, North Carolina will spend the fall semester developing frameworks for sustainable visions for the physical resources of Eatonville, Florida. The students, Christian Anderson, John Dufort and Keana Graham, will work as a team to prepare a broad set of proposals tailored to authentic attributes and heritage of the town. The project will provide unique field experiences in an underserved community. The students and their professor, Perry Howard, FASLA, visited Eatonville early this semester for an intensive introduction and overview of the historic, cultural, and environmental background of the community. They met with residents, civic leaders, and toured the town on foot and by car. The student visions are scheduled to be presented in early December, 2013 and again in Eatonville on January 31, 2014 during the Zora Neale Hurston Festival for the Arts and the Humanities
African Diaspora Pavilion: a stroll through the Pavilion will provide visitors with the opportunity to observe and interact with “tradition-bearers” preserving the community heritage. Every hour, tradition bearers” from Eatonville, Haiti, Cuba, Trinidad and The Bahamas will exhibit a wide range of activities including storytelling, craft demonstrations and performances. Friday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb. 3 (9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Friday, 9 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. Saturday, and 11:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Sunday). Free for children 17 and younger. Adults will gain entry with a cash donation to the Festival.
Project Row Houses: Artists Activists as Agents of Community Preservation. Rick Lowe, Independent Artist, Houston
Rick Lowe is the founder of Project Row Houses, an arts and cultural community located in a historically significant and culturally charged neighborhood in Houston, Texas.
Rick has participated in exhibitions and programs nationally and internationally. From 1992 to the present, he has exhibited at the Phoenix Art Museum, Contemporary arts Museum, Houston, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, Kwangji Bienale, Kwangji, Korea, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Glassell School, and the Kumamoto State Museum, Kumamoto, Japan.
Rick has worked as guest artist on a number of community projects nationally. From 2001-2002, he worked in collaboration with arts consultant Jessica Cusick on the Arts Plan for Rem Koolhaus designed Seattle Public Library. Rick worked with California based artists Suzanne Lacy and curator Mary Jane Jacobs on the Borough Project for Spoleto Festival 2003, in Charleston, SC and was lead artist on the Delray Beach Cultural Loop, Delray Beach, Florida. In 2005, he worked with the British architect, David Adjaye, on a project for the Seattle Art Museum in their new Olympic Sculpture Park. Since 2006, he has been working with a group of artists and community activists on Transforma Projects in New Orleans.
He has received many honors. In 1997, Rick and Project Row Houses were awarded a silver medal by the Rudy Bruner Awards in Urban Excellence. Rick was on the faculty of Skowhegan School of Art, Skowhegan, Maine in 1998. He was the year 2000 recipient of the American Institute of Architecture Keystone Award. In 2002, he was awarded by Theresa Heinz the Heinz Award in the arts and humanities. Rick was a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University from September 2001-June 2002. He received the 2005 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Governors Award. In 2006, Rick received the Brandywine Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2007, he is an Osher Fellow at the Exploratorium, in San Francisco, served as an Innovator for the Japan Society, New York, and received the Houston Spirit Award given by the Mayor of Houston.
Rick has served in the Houston community as a member of SHAPE Community Center, the Municipal Arts Commission, board member of the Greater Houston Visitors and Conventions, board member of the Menil Foundation. He has also served as a board member of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and a host of other organizations. Rick has served as artist-in-residence at universities throughout the United States, and has lectured internationally.
A well-loved artist by legions of collectors who appreciate his celebration of Black culture via the medium of painting, Charles Bibbs has developed an extensive body of work which reflects a world view respectful of and celebrating Black life. Mr. Bibbs will be our “Guest Artist-in-Residence” at the Fine Art Lane at the Outdoor Festival of the Arts. A special treat for students interested in visual arts will be his “educational acitivity/interaction” with students on Friday morning, “Education Day.” Teachers interested in this opportunity should indicate on the Education Programs registration form.
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Friday, February 1st through Sunday February 3rd. 9:00 AM to 5:00PM on Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00PM on Saturday, 11:00 AM to 5:00PM on Sunday. Admission free for children aged 7 and under. Adults will be able to enter the Outdoor Festival of the Arts with a cash donation to the Festival.
Presented by UCF College of Medicine
1.Excite students about medical science and demonstrate how that knowledge relates to the way the human body functions.
2.Be able to discuss human body systems and present findings in a group setting.
3.Enhance knowledge about medicine as a career choice.
Sunshine State Standards:
Guidance by professional writers to
Students interested in the craft.
A Musical Tribute to Black American Influence on Performance Art
A Stages Theatre Production
in collaboration with Theatre Downtown
Features heartwarming melodies from Porgy and Bess, The Color Purple,
The Wiz and more!
Don’t miss our Spectacular medley from The Lion King sponsored by IBEX
Fun for the whole family!
Saturday, February 2, 2013: 10:00am & 1:00pm
Sunday, February 3, 2013: 3:00pm
Robert Hungerford Preparatory High school Gymnasium
100 E Kennedy Blvd, Eatonville, FL 32751
General Admission (Adults): $5.00
Children (under 17): $3.00
Seniors (55+): $3.00
BOX OFFICE: (407) 647-3307
(click links below for more details)
Pre-K – Primary
“Body-Wise”* presented by UCF College of Medicine
Discovery Health presented by Orlando Science Center
Make-and-Take Tent (Middle School)
**IMPORTANT NOTE FOR TEACHERS**
Scavenger Hunt (Florida Historical Society Booth)
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR TEACHERS
Creative Writing Workshop for High School Students presented by Divine Literary Publishers
Fabulous Foods Demonstrations*
Heather Henson’s Ibex Puppetry
International Forum on “Zora’s Eatonville” featuring Russian State University for the Humanities Anton Panov and Anna Smirnov
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR TEACHERS
Class size varies by program. Please see registration form for details.
9:00 Africa Diaspora Pavilion
9:30 Creative Writing Workshop for
High School Students
1st session( app. 45 min.)
10:00-12 Noon International Forum on
10:00 “Fabulous Foods” Demonstration
1st session( app. 45 min.)
10:30 Discovery Health
1st session (appx. 60 min.)
11:00 Creative Writing Workshop for
High School Students
2nd session( appx. 45 min.)
11:30 “Body-Wise,” 1st session (appx. 60 min.)
12:00 Africa Diaspora Pavilion
12:00 “Fabulous Foods” Demonstration,
2nd session (appx. 45 min.)
12:30 Discovery Health
2nd session (appx. 60 min.)
1:30 “Body-wise,” 2nd session (appx. 60 min.)
Only on Friday “Education Day”
Audiological Services – Hearing Screenings
9:00AM – 2:00PM Offered by UCF College of Health and Public Affairs.
Please follow signs for classroom location at Robert Hungerford Preparatory High School Campus.
Purpose: To provide visitors with the opportunity to observe and interact with persons who are “tradition-bearers,” (i.e. those who are preserving community heritage)
Friday, February 1 – “Education Day”
9:00 – 10:00AM
State of Florida Tent
Traditional Kont (Tales)
Liliane Nerette Louis
Florida Folk Heritage Award Recipient (FFHA)
The Bahamas Tent
Woodcarving Demonstration: Henry Wallace
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Quilter: Shelly D. McKinney
State of Florida Tent
Ezequiel Torres, Florida Folk Heritage Award Recipient (FFHA) & National Heritage Award Recipient (NHA), Bata’ Drum
The Bahamas Tent
Sewing Demonstration Peggy Colebrooke