ABB & IAA Event | Juneteenth! Celebrating Portland’s African Heritage and Creative Resistance

A Guided Tour of Portland’s African Heritage & Woodblock Printing Workshop Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance invite you to engage with memory, art, and place through the latest offering in our ReMapping New England series: Portland’s African Heritage Tour and Block Printing Workshop. In celebration of Juneteenth, participants will be guided on a … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | Juneteenth! Celebrating Portland’s African Heritage and Creative Resistance

Event | Hidden Brookline’s Slavery & Freedom Walking Tour 6/27

Sunday, June 27, 2021 | 10:00-11:30 amMeet at Town Hall, 333 Washington St., Brookline, MAGreat for adults + students from grade 6 or 7 up Led by Barbara Brown, chair of the Hidden Brookline Committee, Office of Diversity Register here through Brookline Adult Ed Much of Brookline's history remains hidden in plain view. This walking tour will visit … Continue reading Event | Hidden Brookline’s Slavery & Freedom Walking Tour 6/27

ABB & IAA Event | Juneteenth! Celebrating Portland’s African Heritage and Creative Resistance

A Guided Tour of Portland’s African Heritage & Woodblock Printing Workshop Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance invite you to engage with memory, art, and place through the latest offering in our ReMapping New England series: Portland’s African Heritage Tour and Block Printing Workshop. In celebration of Juneteenth, participants will be guided on a … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | Juneteenth! Celebrating Portland’s African Heritage and Creative Resistance

Event | Slave Dwelling Project comes to the Phelps-Hatheway House in CT this weekend

Joseph McGill, founder of the nationally renowned Slave Dwelling Project, will visit and provide two programs at the Phelps-Hatheway House--a historic house museum at 55 South Main Street in Suffield, Connecticut--on Saturday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday June 13 at 1.p.m.-2:30 p.m. These in-person programs are free. For reservations and more information … Continue reading Event | Slave Dwelling Project comes to the Phelps-Hatheway House in CT this weekend

ABB Event | In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in the Antebellum North with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner on 6/24

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance Thursday, June 24th at 5:00 pm Register here Join us for ReMapping New England, an ongoing collaboration between Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance that aims to re-member our communities in all their diversity and radically shift public consciousness toward truth. Uncovering the hidden role … Continue reading ABB Event | In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in the Antebellum North with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner on 6/24

Short film series: Imagining the Age of Phillis

Commissioned by Revolutionary Spaces Watch now Revolutionary Spaces has commissioned a short film series called Imagining the Age of Phillis to bring a selection of the poems by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers to life. The poems and films explore the world of 18th-century Boston through the lens of Phillis Wheatley Peters's identity and experiences. They were shot on … Continue reading Short film series: Imagining the Age of Phillis

Event | A Town Divided: Framingham, Slavery, and the Civil War with Mary McNeil 6/17

Hosted by the Framingham Public Library and the Framingham History Center Thursday June 17, 2021 @ 7 pm Register here Despite the fact that slavery had been effectively abolished since the 1780s, Framingham, like many other New England towns and cities, maintained a complicated relationship to slavery and abolition throughout the 19th century, according to … Continue reading Event | A Town Divided: Framingham, Slavery, and the Civil War with Mary McNeil 6/17

Event tomorrow | Uncovering the Life of Quash, a Black Man in Eighteenth-Century Topsham

Hosted by Pejepscot History Center A virtual talk revealing extraordinary original research into the life of a Black man in eighteenth-century Topsham, Maine. June 10, 2021, 12 Noon, via Zoom Register here With James Tanzer, Independent Researcher In the spring of 2020, while working on a genealogy project, James Tanzer came across a digital copy … Continue reading Event tomorrow | Uncovering the Life of Quash, a Black Man in Eighteenth-Century Topsham

Event | Painting in Context: Sayward-Wheeler House, Art, and the Enslaved on 6/15

Hosted by Historic New England Tuesday, June 15, 5:30 p.m. EDT Register here Our Eustis Estate exhibition, Artful Stories: Paintings from Historic New England, brings together paintings from across Historic New England’s collection, presenting them with a fresh perspective. But what can we learn from the original context of these paintings? In this virtual series, we explore where the … Continue reading Event | Painting in Context: Sayward-Wheeler House, Art, and the Enslaved on 6/15

Event | “There Is No Longer Any Safety in Business”: Lies & Profit in the Rhode Island-Cuba Circuit, with Stephen Chambers 6/28/21

Hosted by Bristol Historical & Preservation Society in collaboration with Linden Place Museum Monday, June 28, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm Register here The evening of June 28, join us for a Zoom conversation at 7 pm with historian Stephen Chambers as he discusses the American-owned plantations in Cuba, their connection to George DeWolf … Continue reading Event | “There Is No Longer Any Safety in Business”: Lies & Profit in the Rhode Island-Cuba Circuit, with Stephen Chambers 6/28/21