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Hannibal Square Heritage Center
The Hannibal Square Heritage Center, a unique award winning exhibition, pays tribute to past, present and future contributions of Winter Park's African American community.
The permanent collection of historic photographs dating back to the 1880s is accompanied by oral histories told in the words of community residents. The collection is accompanied by a Timeline of local, state and national events from Pre Civil War and Emancipation through the election of our first African American President, Barack Obama.
The Heritage Center Gallery features visual art exhibitions and educational programs including school field trips that explore Southern folklore and cultural preservation. Please visit our website to see a list of visiting exhibitions.
The Hannibal Square Heritage Center, Crealdé School of Art’s community annex, represents a partnership with the City of Winter Park.
- Category: Museums
- Time of Activity: Quarter Day
- Hours of Operation: Tues.-Thurs., 12 p.m.-4 p.m.; Fri., 12 p.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Ticket Prices: Free
- Time of Activity : Quarter Day
- Outdoor Seating
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Location: Hannibal Square Heritage Center
- Address: 642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789
- April 19, 2013 - September 07, 2013
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Nationally recognized African- American folk artist O.L. Samuels will present an exhibition of his elaborately carved wood sculptures this April. "Preaching to the Trees and the Animals: The Folk Art of O.L. Samuels" will be hosted at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center in Winter Park Friday, April 19, through Saturday, Sept. 7. The exhibition will showcase work from Samuels' private collection in Tallahassee, as well as two pieces from the permanent collection of the Mennello Museum of American Art in Winter Park. Samuels' sculptures of animals have been exhibited and collected in more than 30 countries throughout Europe, China, Africa and the Middle East. His work is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian's Folk Art Museum and the White House in Washington, D.C. View Details