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October 2019

Literature and the Experience of War Reading and Discussion Group

October 22, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - March 10, 2020 @ 2:00 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)
The event will occur on 10/22/19, 11/12/19, 12/10/19, 1/14/20, 2/11/20, and 3/10/20
Bedford VAMC, 200 Springs Road, Building 7, 2nd Floor Solarium
Bedford, 01730
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Free

This reading and discussion group provides employees from across the VA campus in Bedford to come together to discuss literature on the experiences of war. Our intention is to provide opportunities for employees working in different departments to come together to create a community of readers with whom diverse ideas end experiences can be exchanged and the complexities of war and its impact can be explored in depth. This reading and discussion group provides employees from across the VA campus…

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January 2020

Literature and the Experience of War Reading and Discussion Group

January 16 @ 12:00 PM - June 4 @ 2:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)
The event will occur on 10/22/19, 11/12/19, 12/10/19, 1/14/20, 2/11/20, and 3/10/20
Bedford VAMC, 200 Springs Road, Building 7, 2nd Floor Solarium
Bedford, 01730
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Free

This reading and discussion group provides employees from across the VA campus in Bedford to come together to discuss literature on the experiences of war. Our intention is to provide opportunities for employees working in different departments to come together to create a community of readers with whom diverse ideas end experiences can be exchanged and the complexities of war and its impact can be explored in depth. This reading and discussion group provides employees from across the VA campus…

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Judith Sargent Murray: A Complicated Woman

January 25 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930
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Free

Judith Sargent Murray always characterized herself as a supremely rational person. In reality, like virtually all of us, her life and her views were filled with anomalies and contradictions. Some of those contradictions were small and unimportant, but others—especially her attitudes toward class and gender differences—were profoundly troubling and never truly resolved. Presented by Sheila Skemp, Clare Leslie Marquette Professor of History at the University of Mississippi and author of First Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle…

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Fire and Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834

January 26 @ 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

A talk by Dr. Nancy Lusignan Schultz on the 20th anniversary of her award-wining book! In 1834, an Ursuline Convent on Mt. Benedict, in what is now Somerville, was vandalized and then burned to the ground by an anti-Catholic mob. Join us at the Somerville Museum for a talk by Salem State Professor Nancy Lusignan Schultz on the 20th Anniversary of her book Fire and Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834. Professor Schultz will explore the tensions over…

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

January 28 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
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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

January 29 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
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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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One Vote Matters!

January 29 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street
Brockton, 02301
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Free

Join us for the kick-off event of our 10-month series of panel discussions, movies, and wide-ranging activities for all ages, to celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Learn about upcoming Centennial events and information about special guests & topics, and how you can get involved. Event emcee is Local Historian, Professor and Humanities Scholar Willie Wilson Jr. Guest speakers: Brockton newly-elected Mayor Robert Sullivan, Former Brockton Mayor Linda Balzotti, Cheryl Crawford Executive Director Mass Vote and State…

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

January 30 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
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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…

Find out more »

New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

January 31 @ 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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February 2020

New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 1 @ 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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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
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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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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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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 Diane Wong and Huiying B. Chan. Homeward Bound centers narratives of home, community, and intergenerational resistance. Join us for an artist talk from the curators and to celebrate the opening of this exhibition. The exhibition draws from four years of ethnographic research and oral history interviews with the Chinese diaspora that spans nine countries and…

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