Saturday, November 02, 2013

African Experience In Florida Next Free Museum Program

LABELLE. FL. -- Dr. Rosalyn Howard, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the North American Indian Studies Program at the University of Central Florida, will kick off the LaBelle Heritage Museum's Special Speakers series at LaBelle City Hall on Friday, November 15, at LaBelle City Hall, 481 W. Hickpochee Avenue, at 7:00 o'clock. 

The topic of her presentation will be the "African Experience in Spanish Florida: Black Seminoles". These special programs, four in the 2013/2014 program year and four in the 2014/2015 museum program years, are made possible by a collaboration between LaBelle Heritage Museum and Clewiston Museum under a Neighborhood Partnership Grant from the Florida Humanities Council (FHC) awarded to the Clewiston Museum. 

The second program in the series on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, will feature Betty Jean Steinshouer presenting "America at War" that relates to "Hemingway: Three Views" which she will present at Clewiston Museum on Thursday, January 9, 2014. The public is welcome at all Special Speaker Programs at both Clewiston and LaBelle Heritage Museums throughout the next two years. Admission is free.

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