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October 2018

EXHIBIT: And Still We Rise

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - Sunday, January 6, 2019
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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** EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 6, 2019 ** 44 STUNNING STORY QUILTS NARRATING 400 YEARS OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE On Exhibit October 27 - December 30, 2018 Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center 26 Main Street, Peterborough, NH Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-5pm 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…

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EXHIBIT: The Big Book: Pages for Peace

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - Sunday, January 6, 2019
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

** EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 6, 2019 ** The Biggest Book in the World about Peace – Inspiring a New Generation of Peacemakers On Exhibit at the Mariposa through December 2018 The Mariposa is excited to bring the Big Book: Pages for Peace to the Monadnock Region! The product of twelve years of work by members of a middle school writers’ club in Groton, MA, this project was born from the simple conviction that young people CAN make a difference in…

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July 2019

Opening Reception for “And Still We Rise” in Oak Bluffs

Friday, July 19, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mariposa Oak Bluffs, 57 Circuit Avenue
Oak Bluffs,MA02557United States
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Friday, July 19 | 5-7pm at 57 Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs We invite you to join us for a reception to officially open the exhibition of "And Still We Rise" in Oak Bluffs. View this remarkable exhibit, hear words of welcome from leading quilt artist and educator Ed Johnetta Miller (whose work is included in the exhibit), peruse new original works in the sales gallery, and meet other members of the Women of Color Quilters Network who will be…

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October 2019

“East Show Time” – Paintings by Lin Chia-Hung

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 11:00 am - Sunday, November 3, 2019 | 5:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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The Mariposa has opened a limited-run exhibition of paintings by Taiwanese artist Lin Chia-Hung, titled “East Show Time.” Lin’s paintings, drawing on the tradition of Japanese manga, have won him many awards at international art expositions and his paintings are included in the collection of the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. Manga refers to the distinctively stylized graphic novels and comic books that parallel the Japanese anime film genre. Combining a background as a portrait painter with experience as…

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January 2020

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

Thursday, January 2 - Tuesday, January 21
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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On Exhibit at Mariposa in Peterborough - Extended Through January 21, 2020 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 recently completed…

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