Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines Art Basel VIP Event at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 12/02/2018, 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Free for members; $125 general public
History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present its first Art Basel VIP Event on Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. as part of “Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines.” The contemporary fine art exhibit, honoring the history of Fort Lauderdale and the legacy of Seminole Tribe ancestors, features works from Elgin Jumper, Jimmy Osceola, Jessica Osceola, Gordon Oliver Wareham, Brian Zepeda, Erica Deitz, Samuel Tommie and Stephanie Hall.
The VIP event includes an artist meet and greet at 11 a.m., a gallery tour at noon and a Projection Project performance piece by Elgin Jumper at 1 p.m. followed by a panel discussion at 2 p.m., “State of the Native Art Scene,” moderated by Adrienne Chadwick.
Free to Art Basel Card Holders; $125 to the general public; RSVP at www.eventbrite.com/e/seminole-art-scene-from-the-frontlines-exhibition-opening-art-panel-tickets-49006323232
Presented by History Fort Lauderdale, formerly known as Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, bringing the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. Museum hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.
For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.Thank you for using Soul Of Miami!