Panama Canal Centennial Weekend Celebration
Events and Exhibitions
FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014
Lecture: Health Issues During Canal Construction
Dr. Richard Cheville
Health Science Center, Communicore, lecture hall C1-7
noon - 12:50 p.m.
Chamber Orchestra, Summerfest 2014
Produced by Symphony of the Americas
Featuring Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese
Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $15. Call the box office at 352-392-2787 or order online at http://performingarts.ufl.edu/events/chamber-orchestra-summerfest-2014/.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 2014
Panama Canal Zone Day
Entertainment, dancing, storytelling, butterflies and more
Exhibits of new fossil discoveries along the Canal and the fauna and flora of Panama, featuring research by the
Panama Canal Project Partnerships for International Research and Education
Florida Museum of Natural History, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Centennial Celebration Banquet
A special evening of Panamanian food with good friends
Cosponsors: Friends of the Panama Canal Museum Collection, Panama Canal Society, Space Coast Panazonians
Paramount Plaza Hotel, 6 p.m.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014
Exhibit Open House with Curators:
Voices from the Panama Canal
Bigger, Better, Best: The Panama Canal Through American Children's Literature
Revealing the Right Route: Cartographic Evidence of Early Canal Plans
Canal Model and select items in Room 100
Exhibit: Patterns Past and Present: Arts of Panama
Lecture: The Mola: Traditional Kuna Textile Art
By author Edith Crouch
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m. (reception and book signing to follow)
View http://cms.uflib.ufl.edu/PanamaCanalCentennial/Schedule for more information.