Florida Association of Museums

Florida Association of Museums Conference in Pensacola

2016-09-21T08:00:04-04:00September 21st, 2016|

Florida’s Emerald Coast, the stretch of land running from Panama City Beach to the end of the state at Pensacola, is the site of one of the earliest attempts at European settlement in our nation’s history. Before that, Native Americans called this area, with its tall pine trees and white sandy beaches, home. Its story is documented in written records and in its soil, where artifacts and building foundations serve as testament to the generations [...]

Statement Against Isolated Finds Legislation

2016-03-08T14:30:00-05:00March 8th, 2016|

On behalf of the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, our Executive Director Kathy A. Fleming stands with our colleagues at the Florida Association of Museums against the Isolated Finds Legislation that is currently under consideration by the Florida Legislature. Here is the official statement from FAM: The Florida Association of Museums (FAM) represents over 400 art, history, science, and children museums in the state from the very smallest to the largest. As repositories of our cultural [...]