On September 28th from 7-9pm, the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO) will perform “Swingin’ with the Smithsonian,”
“Septembers with the Smithsonian was created to share the benefits of our Smithsonian Affiliation with our community. We are looking forward to each of this year’s exciting events at MOAS,” stated MOAS Executive Director, Andrew Sandall. More information about the Smithsonian Affiliations program and Affiliate activity is available at http://www.affiliations.si.edu
This project received financial assistance from VISIT FLORIDA.
Exhibits and dates subject to change.
For more information, images, or an updated schedule please visit www.moas.org
About the Museum of Arts & Sciences – The Museum of Arts & Sciences is the primary art, science and history museum in Central Florida. The area's largest museum, MOAS is nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a Smithsonian Institute Affiliate. Situated in beautiful Tuscawilla Preserve, the Museum features the Klancke Environmental Education Complex; The Root Family Museum with popular Americana including vintage automobiles, railroad cars and the largest collection of Coca-Cola® memorabilia in Florida. MOAS also houses The Cuban Foundation Museum; The Charles and Linda Williams Children’s Museum; Helene B. Roberson Visible Storage Building; Florida’s prehistoric Giant Ground Sloth skeleton; African artifacts; the finest collection of American art in the Southeast; a Chinese art collection and a planetarium presenting daily star shows. Scheduled to open in 2015, MOAS will be the home of the new Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art featuring the most extensive collection of Florida art anywhere in the world.
Museum Hours are 9am-5pm (Tuesday‐Saturday)
MOAS is a not‐for‐profit educational institution founded in 1955 and chartered by the State of Florida in 1962. The Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. Programs sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the County of Volusia.
Exhibits and dates subject to change.
About The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra ‐ The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO) was founded in 1990 with an appropriation from the U.S. Congress in recognition of the importance of jazz in American culture and its status as a national treasure. The seventeen-member big band, led by Artistic and Conductor Charlie Young, serves as the orchestra-in-
About Lena Seikaly - Lena Seikaly began her classical training at age 4 with piano, continued with classical voice in her teens, and went on to complete a B.M. in classical vocal performance at the University of Maryland School of Music. It was in college where Lena discovered a strong passion for jazz, and embarked on a fervent education of jazz history, styles, theory and composition before pursuing a jazz career in the Washington, D.C. area. She was a participant at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass program directed by Christian McBride, performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival (The Netherlands)
About Smithsonian Affiliations - Established in 1996, Smithsonian Affiliations is a national outreach program which develops long-term collaborative partnerships with museums, educational, and cultural organizations to enrich communities with Smithsonian artifacts, scholars, educational programs, and professional development opportunities. The long-term goal of Smithsonian Affiliations is to facilitate a two-way relationship among Smithsonian Affiliates and Smithsonian museums, research, education, and outreach organizations to increase discovery, inspiration, and lifelong learning in communities across America. More information about the Smithsonian Affiliations program and Affiliate activity is available at http://www.affiliations.si.edu