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February 2020

New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 27 @ 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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“Baatu Ndaaw Yii (The Voices of Youth): A Cross Cultural Conversation on Hip-Hop Beyond Borders

February 27 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Artists For Humanity, 100 West Second Street
Boston, MA 02127 United States
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As part of Voices: AFH's Global Arts Residency, we welcome the public to engage in an evening of discussion with our resident artists; two hip-hop activists from Dakar, Senegal. We will examine the ways these artists engage with social justice issues in Senegal and translate these ideas within their work. We will explore how young people can use their art to create social change in their communities in Boston. This event offers an insight into the role of the arts…

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The Basement Project: Opening Reception

February 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Somerville Museum, 1 Westwood Road
Somerville, 02143
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$5

The Somerville Museum is pleased to present it’s next exhibit: The Basement Project: Not Your Usual Basement Junk This project welcomes students from the local history club into the Somerville Museum’s historic collection, which began in 1897. The exhibit showcases the historical objects with which the students personally connect and demonstrates how the Somerville of the past resonates with young residents of the present day. Opening Reception: Thursday, 2/27, 6pm–8pm*   February 27–March 28, 2020 Museum Hours: Thursdays, 2 pm–7 pm, Fridays,…

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 28 @ 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 »

New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 29 @ 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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Promises and Limits of the New Republic

February 29 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930
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Free

Promises and Limits of the New Republic: A Closer Look at African Americans on Cape Ann is a panel discussion and conversation exploring the concept of freedom in post-revolutionary America featuring scholars Joanne Pope Melish, Associate Professor of History Emerita at the University of Kentucky and author of Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and “Race” in New England, 1780–1860; Kabria Baumgartner, Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, Durham and author of In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational…

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March 2020

New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

March 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…

Find out more »

New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

March 2 @ 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 »

New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

March 3 @ 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 »

New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

March 4 @ 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
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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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Women’s History Exhibit in Celebration of the Suffrage Centennial

March 1 @ 9:00 AM - March 31 @ 5:00 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street
Brockton, 02301
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Free

An exhibit with a focus on inventive, innovative, industrious women who were left and right brain thinkers in the Brockton area such as Blanche & Oakes Ames.  Blanche Ames was an inventor and used her artistic skills to promote suffrage. Her efforts and those of her husband Oakes Ames helped pass the 19th Amendment to the U.S Constitution on August 18, 1920. Exhibit is located on the second floor of the Brockton Library.

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