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                                             NEW MUSEUM COMES                     and cave dwellings run throughout the   museum  collection  are  still  alive.  The
             Advertise Your Shop!            TO ST. PETERSBURG                    museum. A black granite waterfall, two stories   collection  is  organized  in  six  themes.
                                                                                  high, is the centerpiece of the entrance.
                                                                                                                       Among  them  are  Native  American  Life:
             Call 352-475-1679                 ST. PETERSBURG— In downtown St.      A  massive wooden bar, a 19th-century   artwork  depicting  the  complicated  and
                                             Petersburg, icons of the American West   antique  in  itself  from  a  hotel  in  San   often  brutal  history  of  Native  American
                                             are on display in a new museum.      Francisco that looks like something out of   life, The Jewel Box: Contemporary Native
                                               The 80,000 square-foot James Museum   a Nevada saloon, is the centerpiece for the   American jewelry owned by Mary James,
                                             of Western & Wildlife Art, which opened in   cafe.                        and  A  Wildlife  Exhibition:  The  only  one
                                             April might be in downtown St. Petersburg,   Over 400 pieces from artworks depicting   that’s not dedicated to the West displays
                                             but upon entry, you are transformed to the   Native Americans on horseback to pop-art   paintings  and  sculptures  of  animals  from
                                             West. One of the museum’s architects,   conceptual paintings of the pioneer spirit   around the globe.
                                             Jann Weymouth, created another unique   are on display. Billionaire Thomas James,   James Museum of Western & Wildlife
                                             local institution: the nearby Dali museum,   chairman emeritus of the Raymond James   Art is locataed at 150 Central Avenue, St.
                                             which is devoted to works of Spanish artist   financial  services  company,  and  his  wife   Petersburg.  Open daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.,
                                             Salvador Dali.                       Mary collected all of the art over decades.   and on Tuesdays until 8 p.m. Adults, $20.
                                               Visitors enter the museum through   Much of the art was once decorated the   Students,  military,  seniors  $15;  children
                                             a sandstone sculptural exterior evoking   corporate offices, based in St. Petersburg.  ages  7-18,  $10;  kids  6  and  under  free.
                                             mesas  of  the  American  Southwest.  Cliffs   Most  of  the  artists’  featured  in  the .

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