227 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville, Florida
The Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts was named in honor of author, folklorist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston (Their Eyes Were Watching God), who was born in Eatonville, the oldest municipality in the United States incorporated by African Americans.
The Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Arts features rotating exhibits that highlight the works of African-American artists from Florida and around the United States. Admission is free. Museum hours are Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM and Saturday from 11 AM to 1 PM. For more information about the Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts, visit www.zoranealehurston.com.
Don’t miss the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts & Humanities, a lively four-day event that takes place in downtown Eatonville. Highlights include a street festival, cultural arts events, public forums, educational programs and a screenwriting competition.
ZORA NEALE HURSTON TRIVIA: Hurston (1891-1960) immortalized her hometown in the autobiography, Dust Tracks on the Road.
Zora Neale Hurston Video