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3 April 2006
Berman Museum Calendar of Events


Late Spring 2006

Berman Museum of World History

April-May Calendar of Events



April 2006


Adventure Series: Etowah Mounds Trip

Saturday, April 8, 2006, 8am-5pm

Join Adam Cleveland, historian and Chris Hill, archaeologist for a trip back in time. Etowah Mounds in Cartersville, Georgia is a major Mississippian Period Cultural Center, and was home to several thousand Native Americans from 1000 to 1500 AD. The impressive archaeological museum interprets life in what is now known as the Etowah Valley Historic District. Trip fee includes transportation, museum and a demonstration of tools and history in the Amphitheater. Reservations required by April 1, 2006. $35/member; $45/non-member; $20/child.



Berman Museum of World History 10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, April 29, 2006 10am-3pm

Bring your blanket, a picnic lunch, and your whole family and celebrate the Berman Museum's 10th Anniversary with us! Enjoy a spring day with an old fashioned picnic on the ground and live music by the southern traditions band Un-Reconstructed. Their music has graced many re-enactment dances and conferences and has been featured on various commercials, specials and the 140th Shiloh Video production. The band will teach dances such as the Virginia Reel, Patty-Cake Polka and the Carolina Promenade to all ages! A special program will be presented highlighting the spy and combination weapons from the Berman Museum collection. These wonderful pieces of history are some of the most fascinating items in the collection. Gallery guides will be available to share information on the exhibits and the history of the museum. Drinks and sweets will be available for purchase along with historic toys in the souvenir shop. Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and join the celebration! Exhibit halls will be open from 10am-5pm. Free admission.


May 2006


Art for Travelers

May 27, 2006 through December 31, 2006, 10am-5pm

In the 19th century, wealthy Americans took the ?Grand Tour? visiting centers of culture, and archaeological sites across north Africa and the Near East. Many bought antiquities and original pieces of art to decorate their mansions. Others purchased copies of antiquities and student copies of artwork as souvenirs. Art for Traveler?s  showcases examples of these ?souvenirs.? Copies of famous masterpieces, bronze copies of antiquities, as well as artwork done just for the American tourist will be displayed in the Berman Gallery on the 2nd floor of the Berman Museum.

Museum Admission will be charged. For more information please call 256-237-6261



Special Exhibitions


Shared Treasures- Donations from the

Oliver & Pei-Hwa Kung Foo Collection of Asian Arts

June 9, 2005-May 28, 2006

Berman Museum Of World History, Asian Arts Gallery



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