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The Great Falls Discovery Center hosts community programs and events, rotating art exhibits in our Great Hall and a Coffee House hosted by the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center.

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7th Annual Migrations Festival

October 14, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Free

 

Saturday, October 14, 1:00—5:00 p.m.

The FREE Migrations Festival celebrates the human and natural diversity of the upper Connecticut River Valley and the Americas. Colorful artworks, from the GuateMaya Art and Culture Connection, in the Migrations exhibit depict scenes integral to village life, Mayan culture, and the history of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. Come early for traditional food and then enjoy entertainment by MarkaMusic starting at 2:30 p.m. and Musica Franklin at 4:30 p.m. Activities include a raffle of artworks from Guatemala, an exhibit of Katrina skulls, a children’s book give-away, art activities, and a scavenger hunt. View a Day of the Dead Altar built by local families, with support from Montague Catholic Social Ministries. Activities will be in the Great Hall and in the nearby courtyard. Sponsored by DCR, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Montague Cultural Council, Montague Catholic Social Ministries, RiverCulture, and the GuateMaya Art and Culture Connection.

Details

Date:
October 14, 2023
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Great Falls Discovery Center
Phone
4138633221

Venue

Great Falls Discovery Center
2 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376 United States
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Phone
4138633221