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“Chono Thlee: Sparking A New Era in Seminole Art”

Next date: Dec 4, 2022 - click here for time schedule - English

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, History Fort Lauderdale presents "Chono Thlee: Sparking A New Era in Seminole Art." The exhibit, highlighting contemporary works by indigenous artists that analyze elemental relationships for the future based on community foundations of trust, truth, dignity and integrity, opens Nov. 6 with an artists' meet and greet.

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History Fort Lauderdale, celebrating 60 years of stewardship of our community's past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will partner with the Seminole Tribe of Florida's Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum to present "Chono Thlee: Sparking A New Era in Seminole Art" at the New River Inn History Museum from Sunday, November 6, through Tuesday, January 10. The exhibit, launching during Native American Heritage Month, highlights new contemporary works by indigenous artiststhat analyze elemental relationships for the future based on community foundations of trust, truth, dignity and integrity. The exhibit opens to the public on Sunday, November 6, at 1 p.m., with music, storytelling and an artist meet and greet. A VIP art talk will be held on Saturday, December 3, at 9:30 a.m., with complimentary admission being extended to Art Basel First Choice or Preview cardholders.

Curated by Tara Chadwick, "Chono Thlee: Sparking A New Era in Seminole Art" will showcase a variety of contemporary and traditional media including oils, acrylics, fiber, glass, metals, mixed media and digital art from 13 multigenerational Seminole artists: Tia Blais-Billie, Durante Blais-Billie,Nick DiCarlo, Jacob Osceola, Leroy Osceola, Daniel Tommie, Samuel Tommie, Shonayeh Tommie, Gordon Wareham, Krystle Young, Brian Zepeda, Corinne Zepeda and the late Jimmy Osceola.

Entry to the exhibit is free with general admission - $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

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History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Map)

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History Fort Lauderdale

954-463-4431

historyfortlauderdale.org

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