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Monday, May 30, 2011
Memorial Day (Observed)
Event Title: Florida Flowers
Where: Matheson Museum
Monday, May 30, 2011
The Matheson Museum Presents Artist, Susannah Peddie
Florida Flowers

Please join us for an Open House Reception
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Light Refreshments will be served.

The Photographic Art Exhibition by Susannah Peddie will be displayed from May 25 to July 28, 2011

Local artist Susannah Peddie specializes in nature photography. The Florida Flowers Exhibit captures her unique ability to capture the spirit of native Florida flowers. Peddies work has been on display at the Harn Museum of Art, Embers Restaurant, the, and more! Peddie is an exciting up-and-coming artist and the Matheson is honored to have her work on display.
See her website for more information and to view her artwork. <>

The flower exhibit highlights the Matheson Museum's botanical gardens in Sweetwater Park. The botanical garden has over 1,500 native Florida plants with 110 species - a real must see! Each plant is labeled with its common and scientific name. The park is a joint venture between the city and the Matheson Museum.

For more information or to schedule a tour, contact the Matheson Museum.

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Where: Florida Museum of Natural History
Monday, May 30, 2011
Barrier Islands: Creations of Tide and Time
Paintings by Brenda Hofreiter, Nancy Moskovitz and Mary Jane Volkmann

Florida Museum of Natural History
March 17 - June 26, 2011
Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
Sunday 1 - 5 p.m. in the new West Wing Gallery

Barrier islands span the eastern seaboard from New York to Texas. They stretch long and narrow, hugging our coastline as they drift slowly through geologic time on currents born from the spin of our planet. Fed by nutrients carried by rivers to the sea and supported by sand washing from one island to the next, these diverse and dynamic islands protect our coastlines as they absorb the impact of tides, waves, currents, storms and winFlorida Museum of Natural History

University of Florida Cultural Plaza
SW 34th Street and Hull Road
PO Box 112710
Gainesville, FL 32611-2710
(352) 846-2000

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