Exhibitions

Destination Southeast Asia
Main Gallery
Jul 3, 2015 – Oct 24, 2015

Treat yourself to a journey to Southeast Asia.  Engage in the daily cultural traditions and artistry.  Explore the diverse religious and spiritual tapestry of this exotic region. The exhibit showcases artifacts that focus on the wealth of culture and history from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, and Malaysia.  Over 20 local world travellers have shared their collections with us to share with you.  [Picture is a wood carving of a Aristrocrat on a Horse from Thailand]

 

 


Women of the World   
Hall Gallery
Mar 7, 2015  –  Sept 26, 2015

Women of the World, an exhibition of paintings by artist Rebekah Merlino.  This series represents “women and their cultures in modern times from all over the world.”  Rebekah Merlino is a US Army veteran who served in Afghanistan. “The experience opened my eyes to how some women outside the US live,” stated Ms. Merlino. “I began the series with the story of Afghani women and continued with other cultures.”  [Picture is Rebekah in front of her "Belizian Woman"]

 

 

 


Permanent Exhibit
The Mundoville Gallery of International Folk Art in Miniature features the world in miniature. The collection was donated by the late Jeanne Nash, a founding member of the Museum. Nash donated her entire collection to the Museum which comprises over 21 miniature houses, multiple small-scale scene replications and hundreds of international folk dolls representing eras, people, and cultures from around the globe.  In addition there are numerous related life-size items. Many objects in the collection are hand-made from natural materials.  [Picture is a miniature Texaco Station]
 
 

Village Arts Gallery
Permanent Exhibit

Village Arts Gallery is the home to world folk art, fine art, and artifacts all donated by local collectors and founding members.  The collection represents ancient, traditional, and contemporary cultures with emphasis on Africa, Asia, and Oceania.  Scan the QR codes in the exhibit and view the story behind the artifact narrated by John Roberts. 
[Picture is a wood carving from Solomon Islands displaying Mau Tiki-Tiki a fisher bird that pulled the Belona Island up from the ocean with man on it]

 

 

 

 


Upcoming Exhibitions:

 

 
Nativities Around the World
Main Gallery
Friday, November 6, 2015 – Saturday, January 23, 2016