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Inverness….Florida, a new Art Show Opens on March 5 in the John Murray Davis rotating exhibition gallery area.

In celebration of the creativity creations of art teachers from Citrus County the Museum is proud to present the first ever Citrus County Art Teachers Show, with a special exhibition opening reception to be held at the Museum on Thursday, March 8, 6 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Free food and beverages. The exhibition will be on view at the Museum through April 13, 2018.

“The creativity of Citrus County’s art teachers is clearly evident in the works on view in this exhibition,” notes Kathy Turner Thompson, Citrus County Historical Resources Manager. “From abstraction to realism and three-dimensional assemblages, every possible approach is explored in the vibrant works on view.”

With a vast array of original works of art from 16 art teachers on display, participating teachers in this art exhibition.

These art professionals in Citrus County bring over 375 years of experience to our county.

March 14, 2018
Inverness Walks! - Downtown Inverness Walking Tours Continue

Wednesday, March 14 at 9 a.m. will be the next Guided Walking Tour of Downtown Inverness! These highly entertaining and educational tours are held the third Wednesday morning of each month and since there has been such popularity for them, reservations are required -- and they fill up fast!

Hear stories of early and present-day Inverness as your guide shows you a small town rich with history. Experience the walkable downtown and its historic buildings.

All proceeds benefit the exhibition, programs, and operations of the Inverness Cultural Heritage Council at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum. $5/adult, $2/child. For reservations and more information, call (352) 341-6428.

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Music at the Museum Concert Series

2017-2018 Music at the Museum Concert Series brings incredible performers from across the United States

One of Citrus County’s best-kept secrets is the outstanding music that is offered in the gorgeous setting of the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum.

We are excited that on Thursday, March 14 concert Castlebay will perform at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum.

Castlebay, our featured performers on March 15, hail from the beautiful coast of Maine and bring a blend of Celtic and New England flavor to their music. Julia Lane plays the Celtic harp and is joined by Fred Gosbee on instruments as diverse as penny whistle, guitar, viola (the chin-cello he calls it) and a variety of flutes. Come out with your Irish spirit as Castlebay treats the audience to a musical journey through time and across the Atlantic. Blending the timeless traditions of Maine's nautical legacy and its poignant Celtic heritage Castlebay weaves history, legend and experience into their personable performance style.

Call (352) 341-6428 to reserve your seat today. Tickets are $15, and include after-dinner refreshments.

March 29, 2018
Coffee and Conversation Speakers Series hosted by the Florida Humanities Council Continues

March 29, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum

"Making Chief Osceola: The Abolitionists and the Rise of an American Myth" by Dr. Andrew Frank. Dr. Andrew Frank has written numerous books on the Seminoles and other Indians living in the southeastern United States. In this presentation we will explore the many myths surrounding Chief Osceola, his focuses on the army policies during the Second Seminole Indian War(1838 to 1842) and the state of the nation. Factors that birthed these myths.

Please call to reserve your seat today at (352) 341-6428. Free coffee and cookies will be served.

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