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Local Look Mariposa history video
Celebrate World Cultures
On View: Sharing Sacred Ground: Weaving Memory and Change in the Americas
Feb. 7 - May 31, 2014. Last in our four-part series on Sacred Geography
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Free Professional Development Workshops explore immigration through playback theatre, immigration in literature
Dreaming Again to tour schools again in fall 2014. Book now!
West African Drumming in schools and at Mariposa!
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Mariachis, Margaritas and Mariposa—Spring Fundraiser
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Raffle To Benefit the Mariposa Museum
A Week in Provence
St. Roman de Malegarde
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Tickets $5 each; 6 for $25
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Performances and Events:
One of the featured exhibits The Latin American Tapestries of Mary K. Merrill captures scenes of Latin America and embodies Merrill’s knowledge and love of its landscapes and archeology. Sharing the space in the third-floor gallery is the breathtaking photography of Joe Coca, “Faces of Tradition: Weaving Elders of the Andes.” Exemplifying the textile traditions of one of our Native American cultures is the exhibit “Two Grey Hills: Navajo Weavings from the Teller Collection.” Barbara Teller Ornelas and her sister Lynda Teller Pete, fifth generation Navajo weavers, have shared examples of their families Two Grey Hills weaving. Occupying the walls along the stairs are the original drawings of Angel Callanaupa Alvarez that are featured in the book, “Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu: Folk Tales and Stories of Inca Life” which was a collaboration with Vermont author Elizabeth Conrad VanBuskirk.

The traditional art of Pisanky has been passed down from mother to daughter for thousands of years. To give a pysanka is to give a symbolic gift of life. Designs and colors on the pysanka are symbolic in meaning and are chosen to match the character of the person to whom the pysanka is to be given. Cost of the workshop is $30 per person. All supplies provided. Appropriate for teenagers and adults. Limited seating. RSVP required with specific date (April 5 or April 6) to Terry Reeves at (603) 924-4555 or terry@mariposamuseum.org

Terry Reeves, Education Director at the Mariposa and fabric artist, Pashya White will give a brief overview of the significance of prayer arrows and other votive offerings from around the world and assist members of the audience in creating an arrow of their own. Admission $5 per person; Members Free
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We will tell our stories about how we have been affected by war (any war, any way, any time). Everyone is welcome. Becky Sakellariou will be the moderator.
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Director and Founder Laury Gutiérrez “La Donna Musicale” and “Rumbarroco – Boston’s Latin-Baroque Fusion Ensemble” will perform “Latinas: Music by Latin American Women Composers & Arrangers.” The music – early and contemporary, concert, folk, popular and fusion – is as varied as the individual personalities and home countries of its creators, which include Venezuela, Cuba, Chile, Mexico and Argentina. Admission to the concert is $20. RSVP highly recommended at (603) 924-4555 or tina@mariposamuseum.org. See link on left!

Museum/Gift Shop Open: Wednesday - Sunday - 11am-5pm
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