Past HCA Events & Exhibits
Summer of Resilience Program 2019 June 17-July 31
Students in Franklin County from ages 11 to 19 participated in a new 7 week summer program with a wide variety of workshops and field trips that provided a foundation of learning that encompassed technology, art, film, music, wellness and more from professional experts and artists to create an exceptional summer program!!
June 17-21 4pm-6pm Culinary Arts Workshop
June 24-27 12pm-3pm Fashion Design & Goal Setting
June 28 & 29 10am-4pm Youth’s Plein Air
July 1 & 2 12pm-2pm Personal Care/SPA
July 3 5pm-8pm Art “4th of July Celebration”
July 5-7 12pm-3pm Folk Art
July 8-10 12pm-3pm Collage & Mixed Media
July 12&13 2pm-5pm Meditation & Decision Making
July 22-24 10am-2pm Photography
July 27 Fine art gallery Field Trip to Cummer Museum in Jacksonville, FL
July 29-31 1pm-3pm Social Dancing Workshop
Clyde Butcher Exhibit "Landscapes of the River" May 18- June 11
Reception Saturday, June 1st 5-7pm with Special Guest Elam Stoltzfus
Forgotten Coast En Plein Air 2019 May 3-12
A 10 Day event featuring artists at work, a Quickdraw competition, exhibits, a Wetroom open to the public, workshops, lectures and opportunities to purchase original works of art.
Apalachicola Film Festival 2019
The Apalachicola Film Festival is an exciting three-day film festival that showcases a blend of entertaining, educational and unique films from all levels of film making in the beautiful upstairs gallery of HCA. The festival is presented by HCA along with partners Forgotten Coast Fly Company and Bring Me A Book Franklin.
April 25-27, 2019.
April 25th: Student Showcase 7pm
April 26th: The Fly Fishing Film Tour 7pm
April 27th: The Accountant; Oscar Fundraiser with Special Guest Actor Eddie King 7pm
Apalachicola Tree City Celebration 2019
April 13th-22nd 2019
A festival of art, poetry, history, science and storytelling in appreciation of Apalachicola's beloved canopy of trees and in recognition of Apalachicola's designation by the national Arbor Foundation as a Tree City USA.
Women’s History Month Celebration Artist Exhibit 2019
featuring local female artists, artwork celebrating women and art featuring local and/or historic women. March 7th-30th
Betty John’s “Libby: Diary of an Alaska Pioneer” A play starring Elizabeth Ware as Libby. Directed and Adapted for the stage by David Edgecombe. Tickets are on sale now at HCA for $20. They can also be purchased at the door on both days of the play.
Saturday March 23rd, 2019 at 6pm; Sunday March 24th, 2019 at 3pm.
"Great Blacks in Wax Traveling Exhibit"
Life-size, life-like wax figures highlighting historical and contemporary personalities of African ancestry. -February 12 & 13, 2019
Wax Exhibit Reception
Join HCA for a special ticketed reception and presentation, “Being Literate, Being Free,” Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 from 6pm-8pm for The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum’s Traveling Exhibit.
The African American Art History and Culture Association In Recognition of Black History Month Art Exhibition February 23rd - 28th 2019
"Fire & Flood & Fury" An Historical and Archaeological account of the demise of the 1837 Apalachicola Waterfront"
February 9, 2019 from 6pm - 8pm, The event will be held upstairs at HCA with a reception to follow.
Youth Arts Showcase 2019
Let’s celebrate the talents, artistry, and creativity of Franklin County Youth!
January 25 - February 9, 2019
Opening Reception January 25, 2019 from 5pm - 7pm
January 10th 2019 5-7pm
November 23rd - December 22nd 2018
Small Works Open House
Saturday, November 24th, 2018 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Riverfront Park downtown Apalachicola.
September 15th - 21st 2018 Grand Opening Night with wine, music is Saturday 5:00 pm. Show displays Award Wining local AAA artists.
America's Great Paint-Out - May 5-13, 2018
"A celebration of the shotgun houses of Apalachicola" - Month of April 2018
Women's History Month Art Exhibit 2018
"A celebration to honor our local women artists" - March 20-31, 2018