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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.

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 the Thursday, April 19 concert the Dave Capp Project will perform at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum.


Call 352.341.6428 to reserve your seat today. Tickets are $25, and include appetizers and a cash beverage bar.


Coffee and Conversation Speakers Series hosted by the Florida Humanities Council Continues

Come and Join Us -- the "Making of Chief Osceola: The Abolitionists and the Rise of an American Myth, Coffee and Cookies will be served during this program

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.

Thank you to our sponsors/partners, the Florida Humanities Council, the Citrus County Chronicle and the Citrus County Historical Society!

                                        Check out the below links for fun, interesting, and educational events and activities!                                     - And the surrounding communities of Homosassa, Inverness and Floral City - What's happening now in Citrus, Hernando and Pasco counties

Citrus County Historical Society

The Citrus County Historical Society, Inc. (CCHS, INC.) was originally formed in 1963, and incorporated in 1979. Operating as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, it accepts tax-deductible donation in the active pursuit to "preserve and further the knowledge of the history and pre-history of Citrus County and nearby areas."

Since 1985, the Citrus County Historical Society has been located in The Old 1912 County Courthouse, located at 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, Florida. The historic Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.Call (352) 341-6428 to order historic photographs for your home, office or business. Please consider becoming a member and volunteering with one of our many programs, events or councils. 

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