MIAMI- Water, water, water everywhere…and hopefully at least a drop to drink for these and future generations! The grand opening of the Smithsonian exhibit of Water/Ways is set for 6 pm Friday, Sept. 21 at the Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum in Miami.
Former Congressman Ed Pastor will be on hand to open this special exhibit which will run through November 4. The grand opening will feature a short program before visitors are invited to enjoy the exhibit, which formally opens Saturday. Wine and cheese and light refreshments will be served. The public is welcome to attend.
Explore the importance in Arizona’s history and cultural background. Water is precious to all cultures, and it has almost religious significance for the Native American tribes in the state.
This exhibit explores the endless motion of the water cycle, how it affects the landscape, migration and grown and its impact on culture and spirituality. The political and economic endeavors to insure water supplies and the ways to protect this natural resource e are explores. The traveling exhibit started in Bisbee and has traveled to Fort Apache before coming to Miami. From here it will go to Florence, Sierra Vista, Dragoon, Winkelman, Page, Camp Verde, Tubac, Black Canyon City and finally to Lake Havasu. Water/Ways is a world class exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution. Each host community has a story and image that best represents their connection to water. The stories illustrate the human experience, the power, the tragedy and the beauty of water in our communities.
Bullion Plaza is open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm, Sundays from noon to 3.
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