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February 2020

New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 18 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
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Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 19 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
View on Google Maps
Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 20 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
View on Google Maps
Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 21 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
View on Google Maps
Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

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M is for Museum

February 22 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EST
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One event on February 22, 2020 at 10:30 AM

One event on March 7, 2020 at 10:30 AM

One event on March 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM

One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:30 AM

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:30 AM

One event on May 9, 2020 at 10:30 AM

One event on May 30, 2020 at 10:30 AM

One event on June 13, 2020 at 10:30 AM

One event on June 27, 2020 at 10:30 AM

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Free

Introducing M is for Museum M is for Museum is a new initiative to encourage early literacy in our future historians by providing a sensory-friendly space to hear a story at the Old Colony History Museum. Books will be middle-elementary level and we’ll have a coloring station, Lego corner, and fidget boxes available as well as a spot to take some space with a weighted blanket and headphones. Families of all ages are welcome to drop in on one, a…

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 22 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
View on Google Maps
Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

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Sojourner Truth, A Living History

February 22 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street
Brockton, 02301
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Free

Sojourner Truth, A Living History will be presented by Phyllis Ellis, president of the Brockton NAACP.  Sojourner Truth was an African American abolitionist, orator and women's rights activist best-known for her speech on racial inequalities, "Ain't I a Woman?" delivered extemporaneously in 1851 at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention. For more information visit our Facebook event listing: https://www.facebook.com/BPLsuffragecelebration/ Light refreshments will be served.

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Opening Reception – Homeward Bound: Global Intimacies in Converging Chinatown

February 22 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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Free

Pao Arts Center is proud to host Homeward Bound: Global Intimacies in Converging Chinatowns, an exhibition curated by queer Chinese American scholars, organizers, and artists Mei Lum, Diane Wong and Huiying B. Chan. Homeward Bound centers narratives of home, community, and intergenerational resistance. Join us to celebrate the opening of this exhibition and to hear an artist talk from the curators. The exhibition draws from four years of ethnographic research and oral history interviews with the Chinese diaspora that spans…

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Borderland: The Life & Times of Blanche Ames Ames – Premiere Screening

February 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
MA United States View on Google Maps

Borderland chronicles the life of Massachusetts visionary, Blanche Ames and her pivotal role in the struggle for women’s rights. A true, unsung hero in the attainment of women's suffrage, although she achieved great things in her lifetime, there is still very little scholarship on her efforts and accomplishments. BCN's intention, through this film, is to highlight Ames’ contribution to the shaping of the Massachusetts political landscape.

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 23 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
View on Google Maps
Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

Find out more »

Exhibitions

America Transformed: Mapping the 19th Century Part I

May 4, 2019 @ 12:00 AM - November 10, 2019 @ 12:00 AM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center At the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St., Copley Square
Boston, MA 02116-2813 United States
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Free

During the 19th century, the United States expanded dramatically westward. Immigrant settlers rapidly spread across the continent and transformed it, often through violent or deceptive means, from ancestral Native lands and borderlands teeming with diverse communities to landscapes that fueled the rise of industrialized cities. Historical maps, images and related objects tell the story of the sweeping changes made to the physical, cultural, and political landscape. Moving beyond the mythologized American frontier, this map exhibition explores the complexity of factors…

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“F/V Innovation” Exhibit

September 12, 2019 @ 12:00 AM - March 29, 2020 @ 12:00 AM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, 38 Bethel Street
New Bedford, MA 02740-6318 United States
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$3 – $5

"F/V Innovation" is a new exhibit at the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center that explores the evolution of vessels and gear and pays tribute to individuals whose innovations propelled the commercial fishing industry into the modern era. The Center is open Thursday - Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Center is wheelchair accessible with free off-street parking.

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Chinatown PhotoVoice Exhibition

September 12, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - December 7, 2019 @ 5:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02111-1409 United States
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Free

Inside Chinatown features photography by eleven Chinatown community members who used photography to not only share the experiences, challenges, and successes found in their community, but also to author their own history of what it means to work and live in Boston's Chinatown. The exhibition is a culmination of six months of coursework where participants K.C., Qianying Guan, B.K., Barney Ko, Yingyan Liang, Kim Sit, Angela Soo Hoo, Heman Tang, Justine Wang, and Warren Wong learned about the neighborhood's history…

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Beyond Jazz: A Gathering Place

September 19, 2019 @ 12:00 AM - March 1, 2020 @ 12:00 AM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Museum of African American History, 46 Joy Street
Boston, MA 02108-4620 United States
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$8 – $62

A new exhibit exploring how the African meeting House fortified Boston's 19th-century African American community by providing a space for cultural expression.

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Faith in a City: Exploring Religion in Somerville, Massachusetts

November 17, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Funded by Mass Humanities
The Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road
Somerville, 02143
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Free – $5

"Faith in a City" is a project exploring religion in Somerville through music, photography, video, interviews and history as a way to better understand our community. The focus is how religion is meaningful to people across the City. The project includes concerts, talks, panel discussions and an exhibit. "Faith in a City" includes some congregations near Somerville where local residents go to worship. Many thanks to Keyzom Bhutti, Boston Japanese Christian Church, Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church,…

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America Transformed: Mapping the 19th Century Part II

November 23, 2019 @ 12:00 AM - May 10, 2020 @ 12:00 AM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center At the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St., Copley Square
Boston, MA 02116-2813 United States
View on Google Maps
Free

During the 19th century, the United States expanded dramatically westward. Immigrant settlers rapidly spread across the continent and transformed it, often through violent or deceptive means, from ancestral Native lands and borderlands teeming with diverse communities to landscapes that fueled the rise of industrialized cities. Historical maps, images and related objects tell the story of the sweeping changes made to the physical, cultural, and political landscape. Moving beyond the mythologized American frontier, this map exhibition explores the complexity of factors…

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Faith in a City: Artist + Curator Talk

January 11 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
The Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road
Somerville, 02143
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Free – $10

Join us at the Somerville Museum for a talk with some of the artists of the "Faith in a City" exhibit and producer/curator Charan Devereaux. Admission is $10, free for Somerville Museum members and members of participating congregations. More about "Faith in a City" "Faith in a City" is a project exploring religion in Somerville. Massachusetts through music, photography, video, interviews and history as a way to better understand our community. The focus is how religion is meaningful to people…

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