Zora Neale Hurston Museum of Fine Arts

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Zora Neale Hurston Museum of Fine Arts in 2011

The Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts, also known as The Hurston, is an art museum in Eatonville, Florida named for author Zora Neale Hurston, who grew up there. It specializes in art by individuals of African descent, from the United States or the diaspora.


Established in 1990, the museum shows artworks of African-American artists and other artists from the African diaspora.[1] It has developed partnerships with the Museum in Orlando and Cornell University's program at Rollins College.

The museum offers maps for self-guided tours of the area and its history and sets up guided tours.[2] The museum is located at 227 East Kennedy Boulevard.


  1. ^ "Zora Neale Hurtson National Museum of Fine Arts in Eatonville" Archived February 22, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., Visit Florida, July 2008
  2. ^ "Forgotten Florida, Through a Writer’s Eyes", New York Times, 4 April 2010

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Coordinates: 28°37′07″N 81°22′55″W / 28.61851°N 81.38204°W / 28.61851; -81.38204