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Museum of Florida History presents the Guy LaBree: Painted Stories of the Seminoles exhibit

Event Dates and Times

9/30/2016 - 1/29/2017
500 S. Bronough St., R.A. Gray Building, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Opening to the Public
September 30, 2016

The Museum of Florida History presents the special exhibit Guy LaBree: Painted Stories of the Seminoles. The exhibit features original and reproduction paintings by Guy LaBree, often considered the foremost artist of Seminole-themed paintings. His artwork portrays Seminole lifestyles, legends, and history, as well as nature scenes.
Also on display are objects from LaBree's studio, such as his easel and the palette he used throughout his entire career. Other artifacts help to demonstrate a connection with the Seminoles that began in childhood when his schoolmates included Seminoles from a nearby reservation. This exhibit celebrates the life and art of Guy LaBree and his unique relationship with the Seminoles of Florida.

The Museum will offer several programs related to the exhibit:
October 8, 11:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
2nd Saturday Family Programs
Patterns of the Seminoles -This activity will examine how patterns represent different ideas in the Seminole tradition.

October 20, 6:30- 8:00 p.m.
Evening Program Featuring Seminole Tribe of Florida Historian Willie Johns

November 17, 6:30- 8:00 p.m.
Elgin Jumper: A Seminole's Story a one-man-show, performed by artist Elgin Jumper.
Elyse Cornelison
850.246.6413
elyse.cornelison@dos.myflorida.com

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