Culture & Cocktails: History’s Mysteries

20th Century Secrets & Scandals in Palm Beach County
A Revealing Conversation with:

Sue Gillis is Curator of The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum and the author of eight books on local history and has received the Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History and the Cooper Kirk Award from the Broward County Historical Commission for her publications.

Jeremy W. Johnson, CAE is President & CEO of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County and the award-winning Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, which received the Cultural Council’s prestigious 2020 Muse Award for Cultural Impact.

Charlene Farrington is Executive Director of the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, whose mission is to expand, preserve, and present the culturally diverse history of the Black communities of Palm Beach County. The daughter of Spady co-founder Vera Farrington, she oversees programming that uses local Black history as a teaching tool to promote understanding, equity, and unity.

The conversation will be moderated by Rick Rose, author of Palm Beach: The Essential Guide to America’s Legendary Resort Town and popular Worth Avenue tour guide.


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February 6, 2023
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Online registration is not currently available for this event. Please contact us at (561) 471-2901 for more information.