If you’re a fan of or a Reggae Music junkie, you’ll really like this. A photo exhibition featuring Jamaica’s Reggae Icon Bob Marley begins October 11, 2013 – January 5, 2014 at the HistoryMiami Museum on 101 West Flagler Street downtown Miami.
Dubbed ‘Bob Marley Messenger’ the opening celebration however will be held October 10 beginning at 7 pm and will include reggae vibes from ‘Jahfe’ a local Jamaican band. Jamaican cuisine and a cash bar are also included in this one-of-a-kind celebration of Marley.
Formerly known as the Historical Museum of Southern Florida which was founded in 1940, it was renamed the HistoryMiami Museum on April 29, 2010. According to their web information:
HistoryMiami is the premier cultural institution committed to gathering, preserving and celebrating Miami’s history through exhibitions, city tours, education, research, collections and publications. HistoryMiami advocates for helping everyone understand the importance of the past in shaping Miami's future.
Singer, political activist and reggae revolutionary, Bob Marley was born Robert Nesta Marley on February 6, 1945 in Nine Mile, Jamaica. He died May 11, 1981. Marley was a devout follower of Rastafari and used his musical platform to spread a message of “One Love” and to give a voice to the disenfranchised worldwide.
The ‘Bob Marley Messenger Exhibition’ at HistoryMiami uses artifacts, photographs and interactive elements to explore the man, his memorable music and the legacy this dynamic son and hero of Jamaica has given to the world. The exhibition is Curated by The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE.