Dugout Canoes Now Open!
Continuing its tradition of bringing exciting, interactive exhibits to the Treasure Coast, the Elliott Museum is proud to present Dugout Canoes: Paddling Through the Americas, a traveling exhibit from the Florida Museum of Natural History. The presentation of the exhibit, which runs April 12th through September 1st, is underwritten by the Florida Humanities Council. The exhibit takes visitors through North, Central and South America to explore how dugout canoes were used and how scientists study and preserve these ancient watercraft.
Click below to be taken on a virtual tour of the exhibit, courtesy of Chickasaw.net.
Volunteers Needed at Museum to Greet Visitors and Give Tours
Special Information Session to be Held April 29th at 11 a.m.
The Elliott Museum is looking for thirty volunteers to greet visitors, explain exhibits and give tours. On Tuesday, April 29th at 11 a.m. the museum will be holding an information session for those interested. To RSVP for the informational session, please call 772-225-1961 ext 104. Volunteers are needed Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and volunteers can choose their preferred shifts. Central to its ability to serve the public is the role that volunteers play, "We need a steady consistent group of volunteers on hand to be able to help the public get the most out of the exhibits and their experience," said Al Simbritz, Volunteer Coordinator for the museum. "We cannot do what we do without their essential contributions." Volunteers are especially needed for the new exhibit opening on Saturday: Dugout Canoes: Paddling Through the Americas, a traveling exhibit from the Florida Museum of Natural History. The presentation of the exhibit, which runs April 12th through September 1st, is underwritten by the Florida Humanities Council.
Elliott Museum Takes Part in the Great Give on May 6th
The GREAT GIVE is a 24-hour online giving event led by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, United Way of Palm Beach County, Martin County Community Foundation and United Way of Martin County designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day. This community-wide event will celebrate the spirit of giving and the collective effort it takes to strengthen our community by raising critical funds for local nonprofits. More information at: THE GREAT GIVE