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Jacksonville’s Inaugural Native American Arts Festival
November 10 @ 10:00 am - November 11 @ 6:00 pm
The first event of its kind in Jacksonville, MOSH’s Native American Arts Festival is a two-day, immersive educational experience of Indigenous arts and culture. Friday, November 10, from 10 am until 5 pm includes Native American art vendors, featuring traditional indigenous designs with a modern interpretation, dance and music performances, drum lessons, dance lessons, a frybread cooking demonstration, and discussion panels. Enjoy a Friday evening VIP event (separate ticket required) on November 10th in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium featuring incredible dance and music performances and meet & greet and Q&A with world-champion Native American dancer and Creative Director of Native Pride Productions, Larry Yazzie, with other performers. Refreshments will be available.
On Saturday, November 11, all may gather outside MOSH for a Veterans’ Day flag raising ceremony, featuring an active duty military Color Guard, a unique performance by Native Pride Productions in recognition of Native American Veterans, and a unifying Eagle Dance by Larry Yazzie. Saturday, November 11 from 10 am until 6 pm, the festival continues with vendors, performances, drum and dance demonstrations and lessons, and a fashion show of unique Native American designs.
Purchase of a general admission ticket is required before adding on tickets to the Friday and Saturday events. This event occurs during Kids Free November. All children under 12 and any MOSH member receives free admission to the museum. Adults (12+) who are not MOSH members must purchase general admission to the museum and then add on $10 to access the Native American Arts Festival programs. Friday evening’s VIP event is 6-8:30 and is separately ticketed at $20 including food and drinks.
Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
November 10 @ 10:00 am -
November 11 @ 6:00 pm