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May 2019

“What Pete Taught Woody” with Nora Guthrie & Pete Seeger Sing-In!

Saturday, May 25 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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$25

2019 marks the centennial of Pete Seeger's birth! The Mariposa community will celebrate Seeger's centennial with a participatory event with special guest Nora Guthrie (daughter of Woody Guthrie). The afternoon will lead off with a Seeger/Guthrie sing-in led by four terrific local songleaders: Amy Conley, Steve Schuch, Mike Bradley and David Lord. Come join the chorus for a few of our favorite Pete and Woody songs, leading into Nora Guthrie’s special multimedia presentation "What Pete Taught Woody" - with interviews, photos,…

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YES Program Finals at ConVal

Tuesday, May 28 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ConVal High School Peterborough,New Hampshire03458United States

Spring 2019 Youth Empowered through Service (YES) Program finals will be held at ConVal High School on Tuesday,  May 28 starting at 6:30pm in the Lucy Hurlin Theater. Thanks so much to C&S Wholesale Grocers, the Putnam Foundation, the Caswell Foundation, and Joseph's Coat / Cultural Cocoon for your generous sponsorship of the YES Program!

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June 2019

Peterborough Players Comes to Mariposa for First Friday

Friday, June 7 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
Free

In the first edition of a new downtown series on First Fridays, the Mariposa is thrilled to host the Peterborough Players for a free program on Friday, June 7 at 6pm. Players Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen will introduce the 2019 Summer Season and popular company members Bridget Beirne and Tom Frey will perform a brief excerpt from a favorite play (and also talk about how the Players helped draw them from their long-time residence in New York to a home…

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Cultural Getaways: “Spotlight on Havana” and “Taste of Vietnam”

Monday, June 10 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

Join us for an evening exploring two cultural getaways - "Spotlight on Havana" and "Taste of Vietnam" - presented by Banner Tours and Travel. Refreshments at 5pm, Presentation at 5:30pm. RSVP to Banner Tours and Travel - bannertoursandtravel@gmail.com - 603-785-2088.

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NH Gives 2019

Tuesday, June 11 - Wednesday, June 12

24 hours to celebrate giving across New Hampshire. Make a gift to the Mariposa to support our educational mission!

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Hiroya Tsukamoto in Concert

Friday, June 14 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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$10 – $12

Hiroya Tsukamoto is an innovative guitarist and composer fuses folk, jazz, and world music. Born and raised in Japan, in 2000 he received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the U.S. "In terms of musicianship, Tsukamoto’s guitar work was just ridiculous," wrote Trevor Lewis of the Rochester City News. "Right from the beginning of his first song, it was obvious that the folks in Bernunzio’s were in for a treat. His brand of finger style guitar…

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July 2019

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

Friday, July 19 | 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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World Art Market at Mariposa and Cultural Cocoon

Wednesday, July 24 | 11:00 am - Thursday, July 25 | 6:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

On Wednesday, July 24 and Thursday, July 25 from 11am to 6pm, the Mariposa and Cultural Cocoon will welcome artisans from around the world who will transform our venues into a vibrant, colorful showcase of global arts.  

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August 2019

Players Playwright-Director Charles Morey Downtown at Mariposa for First Friday

Friday, August 2 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

In the third edition of Peterborough Players Downtown for First Friday, playwright-director Charles Morey will give a peek behind the curtain at the process of writing, and then directing, his upcoming play Dumas’ Camille (August 14-25th at the Players). Admission is free, doors open at 5:30pm, and the program will begin at 6:00pm. Learn more about Morey's extensive experience and body of works excerpted from the Players' press release below: Mr. Morey is the author of eleven produced plays. Figaro was commissioned…

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September 2019

Peterborough Players Downtown for First Friday: The Theatrical Design Process

Friday, September 6 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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The Mariposa is pleased to host the Peterborough Players' popular First Friday downtown series. This Friday's Players Downtown event will feature a discussion with Costume Designer Bethany Mullins and Managing Director Keith Stevens on the theatrical design process from inception through production. Mullins and Stevens will offer a rare "look behind the curtain" at what show-going audiences don't see – the process, inspiration, collaboration, and finally creation that give form to the design elements of a given show. Admission is…

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