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Lunch with Art: The Lecture Series - Virtual

Blanche Ely House Museum
Nov 11 - Nov 12 | 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Lunch with Art: The Lecture Series - Virtual

Join consultant Derek T. Davis as he guides you into the world of the Ely Family while you are enjoying your lunch! As you eat your lunch, experience a unique cultural experience that teaches Pompano Beach history and focuses on the people who made a difference in the community. Get inspired by this monthly event that will features unique informational lectures that unlock a piece of the past that may change the future. Guests are invited to bring their lunch, and a friend.


Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - October 2021

Join us for a special Lunch with Art Lecture Series with Derek Davis and special guest Michael Johnson. Listen in as they discuss Michael Johnson's mother, Elizabeth Richardson Johnson, the valedictorian of the 1927 eighth-grade class, a new program that was established to take children beyond 6th grade.

Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - June 2021 -- Remembering Hazel Armbrister

Listen in as Curatorial Consultant Derek Davis and Reverend Luster as they take time to honor Hazel Armbrister and her commitment to Pompano Beach.

Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - April 2021

Dr. Katheryn Gillis and Wesley Gillis once again join curatorial consultant Derek Davis for The Lunch with Art Series. Today they continue to explore Blanch Ely's educational influences, this time through her organization of social events and sports activities

Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - March 2021

Derek Davis is once again joined by community leaders Dr. Katheryn Gillis and Wesley Gillis to discuss the history of the Blanche Ely House Museum, including the incredible contributions of Eugene Gillis and the important role of the Foundation.


Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - February 2021

Today, we learn about the important role sports played in the early years of Blanche Ely High School. During this Lunch with Art: The Lecture Series, Derek Davis is joined by Dr. Kathryn Gillis and Wesley Gillis at the Blanche Ely House Museum to share their memories of attending the historic high school.

Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - November 2020

Join us as Derek Davis explores the history of Community Celebrations in Pompano Beach. Derek provides insights into the importance Blanche Ely placed on events like Homecoming, Miss Blanche Ely H.S., May Day and other gatherings, highlighting beautiful historic photos preserved at the Blanche Ely House Museum.


Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - October 2020

During this Lunch with Art Lecture Series consultant Derek T. Davis will explore the fascinating historical photos and artwork inside Blanche Ely’s office. Learn about the advent of the school lunch program, Mrs. Ely’s fundraising efforts, and the stunning sculpture that now graces her desk.

Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - September 2020

Receiving State accreditation for Blanche Ely High School and the creation of the Teacher’s Handbook are two monumental achievements in the school’s history. Learn the stories behind these accomplishments, as consultant Derek Davis leads our Lunch with Art Lecture Series at the Blanche Ely House in the City of Pompano Beach.

Lunch with Art - The Lecture Series - June 2020