Native Floridian Dr. Kitty Oliver to Perform An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memories
Tickets on Sale Now for March 1st EventFebruary 19th, 2019
The Museum of Art – DeLand is presenting An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memories, Performance by Dr. Kitty Oliver from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2019 at 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, Florida. “It is a professional cabaret performance of inspirational jazz vocals and literary stories tracing the common journey of native-born Americans and immigrants as they adapt to life in a diverse society and social change on a global scale,” according to Pam Coffman, curator of education at the Museum of Art – DeLand.
Oliver, a native Floridian, is a former professor and founder of the “Race and Change” historical archive of cross-cultural race and ethnic relations oral histories. It is the only one of its size and scope in the U.S. She is a sought-after performer with insights and research that have been featured in books, public television and webcast radio productions.
“Oliver will share her personal experiences moving from segregation to integration to multicultural diversity in the international arena drawing on poignant, humorous, revealing reflections on race relations in a hopeful, healing way,” said Coffman. This program is family-friendly.
The doors open at 5 p.m. for a reception and to view the art exhibition, African American Art: We Too Dream America prior to the performance that is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to visit with Oliver following her performance. Her CD of original inspirational jazz music and books will be on sale at this event. Tickets are $10 for members, $15 for non-members and children and students are free. For tickets call 386.734.4371. Space is limited.
About the Museum of Art – DeLand
The Museum of Art – DeLand is a vital and interactive visual arts museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, display and educational use of the fine arts in Central Florida. Established in 1951, the Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and is comprised of a 23,000 square foot arts facility housing five galleries on two levels located at 600 N. Woodland Blvd. and the Downtown Galleries located at 100 N. Woodland Blvd. Enriching the community through its permanent collection, art exhibitions and educational programs, the Museum is a source of cultural focus and is recognized statewide by its peers for academic excellence and community outreach. The Museum is supported by its Guild, Krewe Nouveau, grants, admissions, generous patrons and donors, and Museum Store adjacent to its galleries in Downtown DeLand. To learn more about the Museum, its programming exhibits and opportunities to engage with the arts visit www.MoArtDeLand.org or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.