Welcome to the Historic Thomas Center

What was once a private residence and hotel is now a cultural events center for the community and surrounding areas of Gainesville, Florida. This Mediterranean Revival-style building is the settling for contemporary art exhibitions multiple restored period rooms and numerous historical exhibits. Its meeting rooms and performance spaces have become sought-after venues for weddings, conferences, and social events. The Thomas Center provides a versatile space which contributes to the cultural, civic and social life of Gainesville.

Gallery Exhibition

Works on Paper
by Eduardo Sarmiento
Jan. 25, 2019 – May 4, 2019

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Artist talk by Eduardo Sarmiento

On March 15 start your evening with a gallery talk with Cuban-born Eduardo Sarmiento

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Bulla Cubana at the Thomas Center

Join us for live Latin music by Elio Piedra Trio and Cuban dancing

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