The Art of the Seminole
Monday, Nov.19 / 10:30 am-1:30 pm

Ethno-historian Patsy West is known for her research on the lives of south Florida's Seminole and Miccosukee native peoples and for her extensive collection of Seminole clothing. The art of the tribes is manifested mainly in their clothing Patsy's illustrated presentation will include examples of native tribal clothing and accessories from the 16th century to modern times.  She will also display actual examples of native clothing from her collection, many items of which have which have been gifted to her by friends and acquaintances.  Patsy's collection has been exhibited at The Society of the Four Arts, the Boca Raton Historical Society, and the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. Most recently she participated in the exhibition of her collection on loan to the Denver Art Museum for the grand opening of its restored Native American Gallery. Immediately after the presentation there will be a docent-led  tour of the Boca Raton Museum's new exhibition, "Imagining Florida. History and Myth in the Sunshine State.”

10:30 Presentation

11:30 Docent tour of Imagining Florida

12:30 Buffet Lunch 

RSVP by Nov. 11
Due to space limitations, reservations priority will be given to Museum Members

Non-Member Price: $45.00

Member Price: $40.00


The Art of the Seminole

Seminole pouch