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August 2018

Live Graffiti Event with Haiti’s Jerry Moise Rosembert

Friday, August 10 | 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

Graffiti artist Jerry Moise Rosembert - whose bold murals in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti made him a folk hero - will make a pop-up graffiti stop at the Mariposa on Friday, August 10th from 1pm to 6:30pm. This event will include two live demonstrations of his work (at 1:15pm and 3:30pm), a small show of recent watercolors, and a talk about his experiences at 5:30pm. Admission to the event (people may come and go throughout…

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September 2018

CURRENT EXHIBIT: And Still We Rise

Saturday, September 1 - Sunday, October 14
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

44 STUNNING STORY QUILTS NARRATING 400 YEARS OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE On Exhibit September 1 - October 14, 2018 at Two Concurrent Locations: Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center in Peterborough, NH Canaan Street Meetinghouse in Canaan, NH 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…

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Special Evening About Iran at Historic Lakefalls Lodge

Saturday, September 8 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lakefalls Lodge, 750 Aten Road
Stoddard, NH 03457 United States
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$20 – $40

What is it like for Americans in Iran now? Joyce and Don Healy traveled there for three weeks this spring, including the day the President announced that the US was pulling out of the nuclear treaty. Come hear about and see photos of their experiences. As a fundraiser for the Mariposa, the event will be held at the beautiful and historic Lakefalls Lodge in Stoddard on Saturday, September 8. Come at 5:30pm with your own picnic, stroll the grounds and…

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Sacred Arts of Tibet – Opening Ceremony for Sand Mandala

Saturday, September 15 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

The Mariposa is thrilled to continue the community tradition of welcoming Tibetan Buddhist monks to the Monadnock Region by bringing the Sacred Arts of Tibet Tour from Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India to Peterborough September 15-22! The full week of events and activities will kick off on Saturday, September 15 with the opening ceremony for the sand mandala. For the full schedule for the week, please visit: www.mariposamuseum.org/monks

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Family Craft Day with Tibetan Buddhist Monks

Sunday, September 16 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

The Mariposa is thrilled to continue the community tradition of welcoming Tibetan Buddhist monks to the Monadnock Region by bringing the Sacred Arts of Tibet Tour from Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India to Peterborough September 15-22! At the Family Craft Day on Sunday, September 16 from 10am to 2pm, visitors will have an opportunity to try your hand at butter carving and other traditional Tibetan crafts. Admission Details One-time Ticket: $10 for adults, $8 for kids (no senior rate…

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Sacred Arts of Tibet Tour – Group Healing Rituals

Monday, September 17 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

The Mariposa is thrilled to continue the community tradition of welcoming Tibetan Buddhist monks to the Monadnock Region by bringing the Sacred Arts of Tibet Tour from Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India to Peterborough September 15-22! As part of the monks' visit, group healing rituals will be offered on Monday (Sept 17) at 2pm, Tuesday (Sept 18) at 6pm, and Thursday (Sept 20) at 6pm. The cost to participate in a group healing ritual is $25. Individual healing rituals…

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Lecture on International Day of Peace – Buddhism and Climate Change

Friday, September 21 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

The Mariposa is thrilled to continue the community tradition of welcoming Tibetan Buddhist monks to the Monadnock Region by bringing the Sacred Arts of Tibet Tour from Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India to Peterborough September 15-22! The monks' visit will include a lecture commemorating the International Day of Peace on Friday, September 21 at 7pm. The topic of the lecture will be Climate Change and the Six Delusions. Admission to this special lecture: $15 or $10 with Multi-Day Pass…

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Sacred Arts of Tibet – Closing Ceremony for Sand Mandala

Saturday, September 22 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

The Mariposa is thrilled to continue the community tradition of welcoming Tibetan Buddhist monks to the Monadnock Region by bringing the Sacred Arts of Tibet Tour from Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India to Peterborough September 15-22! The monks' weeklong visit will conclude with a closing ceremony for the sand mandala on Saturday, September 22 at 10:30am. Admission Details One-time Ticket: $10 for adults, $8 for kids (no senior rate for this event) Multi-Day Pass (does not include lecture or…

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October 2018

MARIPOSA ART SALE

Thursday, October 18 - Sunday, November 18
Cultural Cocoon, 30 Main Street
Peterborough, 03458 United States

ART SALE TO BENEFIT MARIPOSA EDUCATION PROGRAMS Come peek into the Mariposa's new space over Cultural Cocoon and peruse items in this special art sale. Selected paintings, mixed media works, and photographs from our collection and donated from community. Affordably priced. Great deals! Above Cultural Cocoon at 30 Main Street (next door to the Mariposa) in Peterborough. Open Thursdays-Saturdays 11am-5pm and Sundays 11am-4pm. See images below or on Facebook!

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November 2018

Honoring Our Veterans and Their Contributions toward Peace in Our World

Thursday, November 8 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

Sponsored by American Legion Cheney-Armstrong Post #5 and Cathedral of the Pines Please join veterans, supporters and friends at the Mariposa Museum for a special evening honoring veterans. Special guests will include Cheney-Armstrong Post #5 Member Dick Dunning of Peterborough, as well as organizers and contributors to the Big Book: Pages for Peace exhibit, currently on display at the Mariposa in Peterborough. The Big Book includes a chapter with letters and artwork from veterans and their families. The last two…

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