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October 2019

EXHIBIT: Uncaged Art – Powerful Art Made by Detained Migrant Youth

Wednesday, October 2 | 11:00 am - Thursday, October 31 | 5:00 pm

Photo Courtesy of Justin M. Hamel Photography A rare chance to see powerful art produced by detained migrant youth This free exhibit sponsored by Peterborough Lights for Liberty Coalition and the Mariposa Museum will come to the Mariposa October 2 - 31. A reception on October 9 from 6:30pm to 8pm is open to the public and also free of charge, as is the continuing first floor exhibit. In December 2018 and January 2019, two teachers instructed their students to…

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Community Conversation: Next Steps on Detention of Migrant Families and Children

Tuesday, October 22 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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In conjunction with the Uncaged Art exhibit currently on display at Mariposa, the museum will host an interactive community conversation with three NH experts about next steps for action around the detention of migrant families and children. Guest speakers will include: Susan Hay, Founding Member of Project Home Asma Elhuni, Lead Organizer of United Valley Interfaith Project Maggie Fogarty, Co-Director of the NH Program of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) An interactive dialogue with Monadnock Region neighbors will follow,…

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Salon with Mary Catherine Bateson: “Learning from Another Culture”

Friday, October 25 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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The Mariposa invites you to the next "salon" with renowned writer and cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson on the evening of Friday, October 25 from 7pm to 8:30pm. The topic of this salon, the second in a monthly series, will be "Learning from Another Culture". We will think back to moments when an encounter with another culture has puzzled or disturbed us - and when we learned something important from that encounter. We'll also ask: How did we learn? What…

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November 2019

Peterborough Players Downtown for First Friday

Friday, November 1 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Peterborough Players' popular Players Downtown for First Friday series continues! Program details to be announced - check back soon! These programs are free. Doors open at 5:30pm, programs start at 6pm.

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

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - Sunday, January 5, 2020
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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With Artist Talk on Wednesday, November 6 at 6:30pm - click here for details The ancient Japanese stencil-dyeing art of katazome meets present day politics in this extraordinary exhibit by textile artist Cheryl Lawrence. All 131 women serving in the 116th U.S. Congress -- the largest representation of women in any U.S. Congress -- are honored with portraits created on prayer flags crafted by Lawrence and 19 other women from her community on Whidbey Island, Washington. The artist writes: "My…

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ARTIST TALK: Cheryl Lawrence on Democracy in Action and the Art of Katazome

Wednesday, November 6 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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Free – $8

  On Wednesday, November 6 at 6:30pm, textile artist Cheryl Lawrence from Whidbey Island, Washington will offer an artist talk to mark the opening of her exhibit, Democracy in Action: Celebrating the Women of the 116th Congress, at the Mariposa. Lawrence specializes in both natural dyeing and katazome, a Japanese style of stencil dyeing. She will speak about her latest project - on display at the Mariposa from November 5, 2019 to January 5, 2020 - which combines her political,…

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December 2019

Peterborough Players Downtown for First Friday

Friday, December 6 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Peterborough Players' popular Players Downtown for First Friday series continues! Program details to be announced - check back soon! These programs are free. Doors open at 5:30pm, programs start at 6pm.

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