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January 2021

Virtual Screening: On the Vineyard

January 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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In 2019, the Museum received a donation of a remarkable short film made by summer visitor Charles M. James. Shot in color during the summers of 1940 and 1941, this film offers a detailed glimpse of Island summers from 80 years ago. Recently digitized and being shown for the first time ever, the film is narrated by Research Librarian Bow Van Riper, who will discuss the places, people, and vessels captured by James. The Museum is grateful to Dwight Kulwin,…

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February 2021

Hidden Collections with Bow Van Riper – Virtual Event

February 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 7, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States

The Museum’s archives hold thousands of documents, postcards, maps, photographs, and other ephemera. They remain safely housed in climate controlled storage, with only a few examples used in temporary exhibitions. The stories they tell are the stories of Martha’s Vineyard: nuanced, complicated, romantic, colorful, and challenging. Join Research Librarian Bow Van Riper as he takes you behind the scenes for an exploration of a new selection of the Museum’s archives and the fascinating stories that they hold. This event is…

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Art Activism: A Virtual Talk with Artist Basia Jaworska

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

If you've been to the Museum lately, you may have seen Basia's colorful and evocative paintings on display. Join Basia in this live, virtual program to learn about her art and how her family's history informs and inspires her work. Register for this free Zoom webinar here.

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Martha’s Vineyard Annual Collaborative Black History Month Event 2021

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Six Island organizations will feature a 2-hour historical perspective panel discussion on Music, Art, and the Black Family. Featuring keynote speaker Carole Copeland Thomas, MBA, CDMP, CITM, and a 2019 TEDx Speaker. Panel Itinerary: Welcome Dr. Lorna Andrade Keynote Address and Multimedia Presentation & Q&A Carole Copeland Thomas Break 10 Minutes Heather Seger Martha’s Vineyard Museum Allyson Malik Oak Bluffs Library Dr. Lorna Andrade NAACP of MV League of Women Voters of MA Dr. Thelma Johnson Association for the Study…

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March 2021

Hidden Collections with Bow Van Riper – Virtual Event

March 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 9, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States

The Museum’s archives hold thousands of documents, postcards, maps, photographs, and other ephemera. They remain safely housed in climate controlled storage, with only a few examples used in temporary exhibitions. The stories they tell are the stories of Martha’s Vineyard: nuanced, complicated, romantic, colorful, and challenging. Join Research Librarian Bow Van Riper as he takes you behind the scenes for an exploration of a new selection of the Museum’s archives and the fascinating stories that they hold. This event is…

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April 2021

Hidden Collections with Bow Van Riper – Virtual Event

April 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 9, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States

The Museum’s archives hold thousands of documents, postcards, maps, photographs, and other ephemera. They remain safely housed in climate controlled storage, with only a few examples used in temporary exhibitions. The stories they tell are the stories of Martha’s Vineyard: nuanced, complicated, romantic, colorful, and challenging. Join Research Librarian Bow Van Riper as he takes you behind the scenes for an exploration of a new selection of the Museum’s archives and the fascinating stories that they hold. This event is…

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May 2021

Hidden Collections with Bow Van Riper – Virtual Event

May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 9, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States

The Museum’s archives hold thousands of documents, postcards, maps, photographs, and other ephemera. They remain safely housed in climate controlled storage, with only a few examples used in temporary exhibitions. The stories they tell are the stories of Martha’s Vineyard: nuanced, complicated, romantic, colorful, and challenging. Join Research Librarian Bow Van Riper as he takes you behind the scenes for an exploration of a new selection of the Museum’s archives and the fascinating stories that they hold. This event is…

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