[Uwhistory] Fw: June Events at MOHAI - Updated
Susanne J. Young
sjyoung at u.washington.edu
Thu May 31 08:07:39 PDT 2007
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FIRST SATURDAY FAMILY PROGRAM
Bring the family for a special live performance of “Native Vision” presented by Living Voices. www.livingvoices.org. Learn about various Native American cultures and create a craft related to local tribal custom. Kids free with adult admission.
Saturday, June 2, 2007, 11 a.m. to noon
From Wilderness to Landscape
MOHAI continues its garden series, with two tours led by horticulturalist Kathy Mendelson.
TOUR - Volunteer Park: Beauty by Historic Design
Visit Volunteer Park, the crown jewel of Seattle’s famed Olmsted parks, and uncover many of the park’s historic features, including a collection of heritage trees, the conservatory, remnants of Seattle parks’ first nursery, heirloom plants, and more.
Saturday, June 2, 2007, 10 a.m. to noon
Individual tickets are available from www.brownpapertickets.com or call 1-800-838-3006.
Tours: MOHAI Members $12, General public $15
The Kubota Gardens tour on June 9 is SOLD OUT. We’re sorry for any inconvenience.
Puget Soundscape: A Community Celebration of Puget Sound through Art, Ecology and Culture
MOHAI partners with numerous organizations in this June/ July celebration honoring the ecosystem of Puget Sound. A kick off party takes place June 2 in Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park with dancing to the Latin jazz band, Sonando. See www.pugetsoundscape.com for full details.
Saturday, June 2, 2007, 6 to 9 p.m.
Duwamish Tribe's 1st Annual Gala Dinner and Art Auction
Honoring Seattle's First People
Performances with Gene Tagaban, the Little Big Band, and T’ilishubdub, a silent auction of art, and full Duwamish dinner. Tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006 for reception only or full feast. Proceeds support the Duwamish tribe.
Sunday, June 10, 2007, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
In the Good Old Summertime
Kick off summer with a day full of old fashioned fun! Bring the family to MOHAI where you can hitch a ride on an antique fire truck, enter a sack race, a pie eating contest or a three-legged race and strut your stuff to a Dixieland band. There will be ice cream, bubbles, folk toys and whistles, and a scavenger hunt. And it’s all free – including museum admission!
Saturday, June 30, 2007, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
And remember, first Thursdays are FREE from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Garden Image courtesy of UW Botanic Gardens, Photo by Larry Howard
"Salmon Carrying the Duwamish People" © by Thomas R. Speer, 2007
Ice Cream drawing by Julianne Baron
Photo of Fremont Bridge, 1917, MOHAI PEMCO Webster & Stevens Collection
Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)
McCurdy Park, 2700 24th Ave East, Seattle, WA 98112
COMING IN JULY!
MOHAI’s Popular History Tours
July 7 Capitol Hill’s Millionaires' Row
July 14 Boat tour down the Duwamish River
July 21 Fremont canal and neighborhood
July 28 Golden Gardens
See www.seattlehistory.org for details on the tours and visit www.brownpapertickets.com to purchase a ticket. $20/members, $25/public. Add $5 for boat tour.
MOHAI Teachers' Institute
Three-day intensive study of regional history. Credit and clock hours available. Registration required. Visit at www.brownpapertickets.com
July 23-25, 2007
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Audubon is subject of new American Masters episode on PBS
Get a jump on MOHAI’s fall exhibit of work by John James Audubon with an episode of PBS’s “American Masters” scheduled to air July 25 on KCTS – “John James Audubon, Drawn from Nature.” Check local listings for exact time. Note: Richard Rhodes, author of the biography John James Audubon, The Making of an American, served as consultant on the film. He will deliver a lecture at MOHAI on Oct. 12.
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