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NOW ON EXHIBIT: UNCAGED ART

"Uncaged Art" – works by migrant youth at the Tornillo, TX Children's Detention Camp – opens next week at Mariposa! The exhibit runs Oct 2-31 with a reception on Oct 9 at 6:30pm. Both are free. Please share!

Posted by Journeys in Education: Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center on Saturday, September 28, 2019

This traveling version of the Uncaged Art exhibit includes professional-quality photos of 26 works of art created by migrant youth at the Tornillo, Texas Children’s Detention Camp. The exhibit is free and open to the public and will be on display at the Mariposa through October 31. A community conversation on Tuesday, October 22 at 6:30pm will invite Monadnock Region residents to explore next steps around the detention of migrant and asylum-seeking families and children with remarks from three NH experts.

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** COMING SOON TO MARIPOSA **

Democracy in Action: Celebrating the Women of the 116th Congress

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November 5, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Artist Talk with Cheryl Lawrence on November 6 at 6:30pm


INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT FOR FAMILIES: “HELLO, DEAR ENEMY!”

** Extended through October 31 **

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“Hello, Dear Enemy! Picture Books for Peace and Humanity” is now open at the Mariposa. Families, this exhibit is our most interactive yet for young children! Click here for a look at at some of the scenes – straight out of children’s literature – where kids can dive in and play, and where kids an adults alike can explore tough themes and discover creative ways to make friends, understand differences, and resolve conflict.
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NOW AVAILABLE FOR TOURING IN NEW ENGLAND:
AND STILL WE RISE STORY QUILT COLLECTION

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And Still We Rise Story Quilts at Mariposa in Peterborough!

These beautifully handcrafted quilts, created by members of the Women of Color Quilters Network, narrate the history of the African American experience, capturing the stories of freedom’s heroes. By exploring events of four centuries through the fiber artistry of women of color, the quilts of this exhibition bear witness to and relate perspectives that written history has often neglected.Organized by Dr. Carolyn L. Mazloomi, courtesy of the Women of Color Quilters Network. Presented by the Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center.

Posted by Journeys in Education: Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center on Thursday, October 25, 2018

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