September Happenings at Your Guam Museum

by The Guam Museum
Stripes Guam

I Hinanao-ta Nu I Manaotao Tåno I CHamoru-Siha
(The Journey of the CHamoru People)
Now open at the Guam Museum.  I Hinanao-ta Nu I Manaotao Tåno I CHamoru-Siha (The Journey of the CHamoru People), an exhibition which chronicles the 3,500-year history of the CHamoru people in Guam from the earliest settlement of the Mariana islands to the present. Come along the journey and immerse yourself in the beauty and rich history of the island and see the resilience of the CHamoru people as they navigate through a profoundly changing world.

September 10-29: GovGuam FY19 Health Open Enrollment
The Department of Administration and local health insurance providers will conduct an informational outreach for Government of Guam employee subscribers. Get all you questions and concerns addressed directly during this outreach event. 8:30 am - 3:00 pm, Septermber 10 through the 29th in the Multi-Purpose Room.

September 14: Marine Conservation & Divers Social Night
The Micronesian Conservation Coalition (MCC) presents "Dive for Our Future: Marine Conservation and Divers Night Social"-- A FREE EVENT TO ALL DIVERS. Media presentation of Dive Yap Paradise Island. Enjoy a night full of photos, videos, and descriptions of marine life seen there. Booths in the Museum lobby will detail projects MCC is doing throughout the region. Pupus and drinks will be provided. Presetations will include Brad Holland (Breadlifestyle), Chase Weir (LiquidSoul Inc.) and Julie Hartup (MCC) on Friday, September 14th 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

September 15: Hita*: The Art of Filmmaking
Calling aspiring filmmakers! This month’s HITA Talks features award-winning producers, writers, directors and educators Don Muna and Kel Muna who are well known among the international independent film festival circuit and for their films “Shiro’s Head” and “Talent Town.” The Muna Brothers are also big proponents of building a sustainable entertainment and media industry, and have opened new doors for Western Pacific film production. Join us for a lively discussion of the art of filmmaking in Guam and the use of the motion picture as a medium for socially conscious artistic expression and the preservation of Chamorro culture and identity. Saturday, September 15, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

*Ha’anen Familia and HITA are free and open to the general public.

Come pick up these new additions to your library at the Guam Museum Gift Shop!

  • Lina'la: Portraits of Life in Litekyan, UOG Press
  • Enchanting Tales of Guam, Tina Pablo

Also available at the Guam Museum Gift Shop

  • Designs by Judy Flores. Matted prints, coloring books and other accessories depicting CHamoru history and cultural values.
  • Creations by Vicky. Religious accessories and a variety of shark-tooth inspired jewelry
  • Cosmetics from Cham Glam. Organic, non-toxic and eco-friendly beauty products

Try any of the amazing  beverage specials available during the month of September at the Guam Museum Cafe

  • Taro Cold Brew:  Our Metgot (strong) house cold brew splashed with sweet and creamy Taro blend
  • Sigua Falls: Delicious Shangri La tea with your choice of flavors to fall off the edge for: passion fruit, strawberry or watermelon
  • Aga' you Frappe: A mocha frappe blended with Créme de Banana flavor for that mid-day fix

Create memories at the Guam Museum
Whether a small intimate gathering or an event of a larger scale, the Guam Museum is an ideal backdrop for your special event. Our meeting room and theater are available for conferences, workshops, seminars or presentations. Audio and Visual systems and wireless internet connectivity are also available. For more information on venue space rental, send us an email inquiry to events@guammuseum.org. We will be happy to assist in creating happy memories at the Guam Museum.

For more information on your Guam Museum, exhibitions, guided tours or special accommodations, please visit  www.guammuseum.org or call us at 989-4455.

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