Adonnica L. Toler
Museum Administrator at the Ritz Theatre and LaVilla Museum
Adonnica is the Museum Administrator at the Ritz Theatre and Museum, a restored historic movie theater in the LaVilla neighborhood in Jacksonville, FL. Revived in 1999, the theatre and museum mission is to preserve and celebrate the rich African American culture and history in Jacksonville. Adonnica has curated over 60 national and local history exhibits in the Ritz Museum gallery, of which two received the Jacksonville Historic Preservation Award. Her work has also received international recognition with an art exhibit on display at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, South Africa. She is a noted tour guide, historian and has a B. A. Degree from Florida State University.