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10:00 am

Exhibition: ‘Indian Ocean Current: Six Artistic Narratives’

Indian Ocean Current: Six Artistic Narratives features videos, collages, paintings, sculptures, interactive installations, and photographs by renowned artists Shiraz Bayjoo, Nicholas Hlobo, Shilpa Gupta, Wangechi Mutu, Penny Siopis, and Hajra Waheed—whose deep ties to the lands surrounding the Indian Ocean inform their work.The exhibition explores the contemporary legacy of the long movement of people, things, and […]

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11:00 am

HAIRdentity Exhibit Opens

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore the history of hair – how we wore it and what it means from 1840 to 1980 in this exhibit of artifacts and photos from Historic Newton’s collection. See how hairstyles reflect fashion trends as well as personal choices and beliefs. Also find related accessories, including mustache cups, jeweled hairpins, curlers, and Afro picks. […]

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4:00 pm

DIY Night: Knitting with Recycled Plastic

For its next Do-It-Yourself event, the Museum invites visitors to join its eco-knitting circle. With reuse and recycle on the mind, we’re using recycled plastic for yarn (aka “plarn”) to create all manner of items for daily use. Make yourself a wall hanging, a place to store your soap, a bowl, or a bag. Pop […]

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7:00 pm

Overbooked: A Teen Book Club

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Have too much to do? Want to add something else to your plate? Join our book club, directed at the overscheduled teen! We'll discuss the book and have some fantastic snacks. This month we'll discuss One of Us is Next by Karen McManus. Please pick up the book at the Main Desk. Grades 9-12. Register […]

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