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has finally begun on the Amphitheater. By July 1, 2003, the Cultural
Park is scheduled to be completed.
to the Amphitheater, the Park will contain an educational fountain
with the names of African Americans engraved around
its borders. The engravings will also contain the names of donors.
Brian Owens of Deltona, has been commissioned to sculpt the bust
of Zora Neale Hurston which will be located in the park. Donor names
will be placed on the plaque near the bust.
will be provided for donors to purchase a place on the sidewalk
for their names.
WARNER CABLE SUPPORTS THE CULTURAL PARK
Bonaparte of Time Warner Cable delivers a $3,000.00 check to Irene
D. Johnson, Director of the African American Museum of the Arts.
The Board of Directors is most gracious to Mrs. Bonaparte and Time
Warner Cable for this donation.
Dr. Noble “Thin Man” Watts 1st Annual Jazz Festival began on May 29, 2004 at the Maxwell & Irene D. Johnson Cultural Park to honor and name the amphitheater on behalf of Legendary Saxophonist and Band Leader Noble “Thin Man” Watts.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE CULTURAL PARK
Board of Directors and Staff would be most appreciative if you
became a donor to the Cultural Park. We would like to extend the
opportunity for you to make a donation to this historical and
cultural project. Your name will be engraved where appropriate.
Name for the Amphitheater
The amphitheater will be named for the donor.
10 donors at $600 each
Fountain with Donor Plaques
20 donors at $250 each
Bronze bust of Zora Neale Hurston
Donor plaques of 26 at $200 each
Sidewalk engraved with donor names
plaque will be erected in the park with the names of all donors
engraved with the name of the donor and a chosen African American
leader or artist (literary, performing or visual).
should be payable to AAMA.
Thank you for your support.