Saturday, February 19, 2011

AA History Museum Exhibit Ends Soon!



Floyd Bell with a Tuskegee Airmen fighter plane at museum exhibit

I received the following information and images from noted, master wood carver/doll artist, Floyd Bell regarding the African American History Museum Exhibit at the Pilgrim School in Los Angeles, California.  Dolls carved by Bell and his model plane are featured. 

If you are in the LA, California area, this might interest you.
Hoping to see you at the museum! Extended for 1 more day! Tuesday, February 22nd from 9:00 - 3:00 by appointment only for PRESS and classrooms to visit a 2nd time!

Contact Lisha Rigney, Museum Coordinator to schedule a Tuesday visit: 323-428-1423


Initial Press Release
Pilgrim School

February 16, 2011 [Extended as indicated above until Tuesday, February 22, 2011]
Pilgrim School's 3rd Annual
African American History Museum

Visit with your family!

Friday, February 17th, 2011

Between the hours of

3:30PM - 6:30PM

This exhibit is not to be missed!

What people are saying about Pilgrim's African American History Museum...

"This is giving CAAM (California African American Museum) a run for its money and CAAM is losing!"

"This needs to be up all year long and invite other schools to visit."

"There's so much information that I did not know."

"Wow."

Come see 40+ exhibits sharing the African American experience created by students, teachers and parents. Some of the exhibits include a wall exhibit of The Underground Railroad, the Negro Baseball Leagues, an African American Doll Collection sponsored by Mary Kimbrough of Zambezi Bazaar in Leimert Park, the work of Master Doll Maker, Mr. Floyd Bell, unveiling his recently completed replica of a P51 Mustang model airplane, a Tuskegee Airmen fighter plane with a 5 foot wing span and art projects created by each classroom! This exhibit follows the African American experience from Egyptian Kings and Queens to present day events!


Museum Contact: Lisha Rigney, 323-428-1423, lisha@badamitv.com


I wish I could be there!


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