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January 2019

AT HARRIS CENTER: Groundbreaking Conservation in Eastern Nepal

Saturday, January 26 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education, 83 Kings Hwy
Hancock,NH03449United States

This event will take place at the Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock (83 Kings Highway, Hancock, NH) Event listing on Harris Center website Event listing on Harris Center Facebook page From our friends Scott Hecker and the Harris Center for Conservation Education: Come meet Rajeev Goyal and Priyanka Bista, the leaders of one of the most ambitious conservation projects in the world. Three years ago, this young couple founded KTK-BELT to establish a 250-km biodiversity corridor of protected…

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February 2019

Fabien Truong: “Radicalized Loyalties: Becoming Muslim in the West”

Friday, February 8 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
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Fabien Truong is a French sociologist, university professor, and author of a book which came out in Europe last year and is just now being released in the U.S. "Radicalized Loyalties: Becoming Muslim in the West" describes Fabien's work with a group of young Muslims in a Paris suburb just prior to the Charlie Hebdo and kosher supermarket shootings in January 2015. A shadowy acquaintance of this group is Amedy Coulibaly, the French Malian who carried out the supermarket attack…

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Climate Change: Finding Hope through Action

Friday, February 15 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

Climate Change: Finding Hope through Action A Moderated Discussion with Local and Global Experts The Mariposa Museum will host a moderated panel discussion about climate change and the steps being taken to address it with local and global experts on Friday, February 15 at 7pm. In this special program, writer and cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson will moderate a conversation between guest panelists Dori Drachman and Bob Winterbottom. Bateson has spoken and written on many subjects, among them climate disruption,…

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March 2019

Border Awareness Experience in El Paso

Thursday, March 14 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

Marjorie Margolis will lead a conversation at Mariposa about her recent volunteer experience with Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas, on the U.S./Mexico border. Marjorie, a retired teacher, spent time at Annunciation House with migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. Annunciation House has provided support to migrant, homeless, and economically vulnerable peoples of the border since its founding in 1978. Annunciation House developed the Border Awareness Experience (BAE) in the early 1990s to facilitate face-to-face encounters between participants and people and…

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Windows on the World: Iran with Joyce and Don Healy

Friday, March 22 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

What is it like for Americans in Iran today? Joyce and Don Healy traveled there for three weeks last spring, including the day the President announced that the U.S. was pulling out of the Iran nuclear treaty. Come hear about and see photos of Joyce and Don's experiences on this trip. Admission: Free for Mariposa members, regular admission ($8 adults, $6 seniors) for others.

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“Ask a Muslim Anything” with Robert Azzi

Friday, March 29 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

Robert Azzi will present his popular program "Ask a Muslim Anything" at the Mariposa on March 29 at 7pm. Azzi lives in Exeter, New Hampshire. In recent years, Azzi has traveled throughout New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Maine at the invitation of local communities to speak about his life, what it’s like to be Muslim in America, how he came to convert to Islam, about the religion of Islam and its history – especially in America – and about the…

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April 2019

Film and Guest Speaker: International Peacemaker Padraig O’Malley

Saturday, April 6 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

6pm: Film screening of The Peacemaker, a New York Times Critics' Pick and multi-award winning film about the life and work of international peacemaker Padraig O'Malley. 7:30pm: Guest talk by Padraig O'Malley, founding director of the Global Alliance of Muslims for Equality (GAME Initiative), keynoting the Mariposa's currently running exhibit about GAME.   Film Details: A NY Times Critics' Pick and multi-award winning film, THE PEACEMAKER is an intimate portrait of international peacemaker Padraig O'Malley - who helps make peace…

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May 2019

First Friday

Friday, May 3 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

For First Friday, the Mariposa gift shop will be open until 7pm!

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Standing Up to Hate – Panel Discussion

Wednesday, May 8 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

"Standing Up To Hate" will bring four special guests to Mariposa to help us understand hate crimes in NH and how we can best respond to them. Elizabeth Lahey, director of the Civil Rights Unit at the NH Department of Justice, will address the incidence of hate crimes in our state. Devon Chaffee, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union in NH, will speak to issues of free speech and hate speech. Maggie Fogarty of the American Friends Service…

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Children and the Arts Day

Saturday, May 18 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

Save the date and stay tuned for details!

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