Your sponsorship will be a valuable and creative public relations tool that will enhance your visibility with more than 75,000 patrons who visit the Museum each year, and strengthen your corporate image with Florida's top government officials. In addition to these promotional opportunities, sponsors will receive the benefits listed at each level as outlined in the sponsor packets below. Also, because the Florida Historic Capitol Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, your gift will be tax deductible to the extent provided by law.
Over time, if your contributions total $5,000 or more, you will be permanently recognized in the Museum on the Historic Capitol Cornerstone Society donor wall.
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Sponsor an Exhibit, Program or Event
Navigating New Worlds: Identity, Perception & Politics in Florida (PDF) - The Florida Historic Capitol Museum is hosting an exclusive new exhibition in 2013 as part of the statewide Viva Florida 500 commemoration of Ponce de Leon's landing in Florida and the following five hundred years of historical transitions. Navigating New Worlds: Identity, Perception, and Politics in Florida will highlight rare and important maps and prints from the Michael W. and Dr. Linda M. Fisher collection. The following two programs associated with this exhibit also provide interesting sponsorship opportunities.
The French in Florida (1564-66) Movie Premiere, May 31, 2013
The Historic Capitol Museum will host the Tallahassee premiere of a digitally animated short film based on the historic Jacques LeMoyne and Theodore de Bry engravings of early Florida produced by the UF Digital Worlds Institute for the University of Florida Libraries. The film will be narrated by renowned Florida historian Dr. Michael Gannon. James Oliverio, Executive Director of UF's Digital Worlds Institute, and other members of the UF team will describe the development of the project and the digitization process. We will also be joined by Historical Archaeologist and Theodore de Bry descendant John de Bry, who will provide context for these iconic engravings and their influence on Europeans' perceptions of La Florida.
Explorers Day at the Historic Capitol, October 12, 2013
This exciting program will allow our visitors to explore the Florida Historic Capitol Museum with Ponce de Leon from the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park or learn how to use an astrolabe, quadrant, or cross-staff with a Sixteenth-century navigator. Special family-friendly activities to be held throughout the day.
Anne Mergen: Florida Cartoons (PDF) - This temporary traveling exhibit produced by HistoryMiami, features the work of editorial cartoonist Anne Mergen. Since 1754, and the publishing of Benjamin Franklin's "Join or Die" cartoon, editorial cartoons have played an integral role in our understanding of American political landscapes. Editorial cartoons have the unique ability to bring both understanding and context to a political argument and serve as highly effective tools of persuasion. Come explore the impact of Anne Mergen's work on Florida politics.