A Word From Membership

Happy spring!

Here in South Florida, the weather is beautiful.

BAMM (Broward Attractions and Museums Month) Do you live or plan to visit Southeast Florida in June? Make sure to take advantage of BAMM. As a member of Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum or any of the other 16 participating organizations you can visit all during the month of June FREE…What a deal!  Check out www.BAMMinfo.org for additional information.

As part of BAMM we are hosting a Storytelling workshop, featuring Moses Jumper Jr., Seminole historian, re-enactor and poet; Tuesday June 26, 2012 at 11am.  This is free to Museum members and BAMM participants and open to the public.

 

Museum Store In addition to our selection of Seminole patchwork, books, CDs and jewelry, we have just received new retail items…. TRACK earrings in sterling silver including snake, otter, panther, bird, toad, deer (bear tracks pictured at right) from Semaki & Bird, just $19.95.

 

 

 

 

Mosaic Art Wall – will feature two Seminole artists this summer. The contemporary work of painter Elgin Jumper will be shown June 8 through July 16, and photographer Marty Bowers of Tampa will show July 20 through September 4.

“Three Seminole Scouts” by Noah Billie
From Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki permanent collection 1991.3.1

     

Richard William Hubbard
From Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki permanent collection 2000.123.1

Reflections Across Time: Seminole PortraitsSeptember 1, 2012 – November 4, 2012

Presented in collaboration with The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University and with pieces from the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of American Art, this exhibit will depict differences between historical interpretations of Seminole warriors by artists of the past with the presentation of these figures by modern Seminole artists.

To enhance your Museum experience we offer free tours on most days, check the calendar on our website for times and days.

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum members are always admitted free.  If you would like Museum membership information, please email marybirch-hanson@semtribe.com or call 954.364.5205.

I look forward to seeing you at the Museum. 

 

 

Mary Birch-Hanson

Membership Coordinator

 

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