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September 2018

Sacred Arts of Tibet Tour – Group Healing Rituals

Monday, September 17, 2018 | 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, 2018 | 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, 2018 | 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, 2018 - Sunday, November 18, 2018
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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EXHIBIT: And Still We Rise

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - Sunday, January 6, 2019
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United 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, NH 03458 United 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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November 2018

Honoring Our Veterans and Their Contributions toward Peace in Our World

Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 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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December 2018

2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest & Exhibit

Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 11:00 am - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

Did you know that the first known recipe for gingerbread traces all the way back to Ancient Greece (around 2400 BC)? It's true! It turns out the story of how gingerbread and gingerbread houses came to be is "spiced up" with a healthy measure of interesting history, cross-cultural exchange, and the contributions of immigrants. (Read more from PBS.org here.) The Mariposa is commemorating the vital role that food and cooking play in culture and in bringing people together with our…

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World Craft Market

Friday, December 7, 2018 | 11:00 am - Sunday, December 9, 2018 | 4:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

Artisans from all over the world will offer their work for sale at the Mariposa and Cultural Cocoon (next door at 32 Main Street) at this three day holiday market. Come to the World Craft Market to find one-of-a-kind handmade crafts from around Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The market will be open 11am-7pm on Friday, December 7 and Saturday December 8, and 11am-4pm on Sunday, December 9.

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The Journey of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Sunday, December 16, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

Scott Hecker will share with us this inspiring story of a project involving 500 children from 8 countries (Russia, Republic of Korea, Japan, mainland China, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Bangladesh) who worked together to produce an animated film about this highly endangered bird. Through their efforts and those of scientists cooperating across borders, the spoon-billed sandpiper has been brought back from the brink of extinction. Scott will show us the film and describe the scientific effort to save this small…

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