April at Lynn Museum / LynnArts

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Coming up in April

Here’s what’s in store for April at Lynn Museum / LynnArts –

Lynn and the Great War:
At Home and Abroad

 
Please join us on Tuesday, April 3rd at for the opening of our exhibit:
Lynn and the Great War: At Home and Abroad.

Learn how Lynn influenced and was influenced by the events of World War I, both at home and abroad. This exhibit is paired with the Smithsonian poster series, World War I: Lessons and Legacies, which explores the war and its lasting impact on American life at a national level. ​

We will have a “member’s only” sneak peak at 5:30pm and general admittance will be at 6:30pm. (If you are not a member yet, this is a perfect time to join!)

 

MESA

Save the date! Wednesday, April 11th at 12 PM is our next MESA, our free monthly brown bag lunch program. Our featured speaker for this month’s talk will be Salem State History professor, Dr. Gayle Fischer. The topic will be:
“Ballots and Bullets: Fighting for Women’s Right to Vote During the Great War.”

Bring your lunch and stay for the talk. To reserve your spot at the table, please email Elena at Elena@lynnmuseum.org. MESA is our Museum Enrichment Series for Adults and is a free program.

Free Family Day April 17, 2018 11am to 1pm featuring Curious Creatures

plus crafts, fun activities and more! All children must be accompanies by an adult

“In the Moment” Memory Cafe

Please join us at the Lynn Museum on April 19th from 10am-12pm for Memory Cafe, a program for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their caretakers. This monthly program provides opportunities to network and enjoy refreshments, connect with caregiver support specialists, and–if you like–join in creative projects and interactive learning.

This month’s theme is Take Me Out to the Ball Game! our annual celebration of all things baseball Our program will feature games, memorabilia, and trivia about America’s favorite pastime.

 
Meet the author!

On Tuesday, April 26th at 7PM, meet local author Tom Dalton. He is the author of Frederick Douglass: the Lynn Years

His book was published in January of 2018 and focuses on Douglass, who came to Lynn as a 23-year-old fugitive slave with his wife Anna and their five children. In the ensuing years, the family lived on Harrison Court as well as Baldwin and Newhall Streets.

Don’t miss this chance to meet the author!

“What Does Women’s Art Look Like Today?”

The new exhibit at LynnArts featuring the work of local women artists will remain up through April 20th. This show is both soothing and provocative in equal measures and a must see.

It’s here! The renowned ArtWeek initiative has made its way to Lynn.
Under the auspices of the Downtown Lynn Cultural District, and with the support of the Boch Center, the Highland Street Foundation and the Mass Cultural Council, we are opening our doors to some of our greatest cultural assets.
Come for a tour, stay for an art show, a class, a movie and more!
 
Calendar of Featured Events:
 
Friday, April 27th
Beyond Walls Mural Tour
North Shore Community College Pop-Up Art Show @ Lynn Museum
 
Monday, April 30th
LCTV Open House
 
Wednesday, May 2nd
Lynn Public Schools Art Show Opening
 
Thursday, May 3rd
Pick Up Modern & More Movie Night
 
Saturday, May 5th
DTLCD’s Explore Tour
 
OASIS Open Studio
Life Drawing Session with Annette Sykes
 
New events added every week! For more information and a detailed schedule,
visit www.lynnculturaldistrict.org
 
@ArtWeekMA  /  #ArtWeekLynn

Volunteer Tour Guide Opportunities
at the Lynn Museum!

Interested in becoming a tour guide at the Lynn Museum? We’re seeking new guides to lead groups through our exhibits, including K-12 students and the general public.

Ideal candidates will have weekday availability, an interest in educating with museum artifacts, and an enthusiasm for interacting with the public. Experience in education is a plus but not required. No special background in history of Lynn is needed – we will provide training.

If interested or for more information, please contact Judith Marshall, Education Manager at judith@lynnmuseum.org or at 781-581-6200.


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As a not for profit organization, we rely on the generosity of our members and friends to help provide critically needed support. All gifts, no matter the size, will help fund our “History Detectives” program for Lynn’s third graders, our lunchtime MESA educational program for adults, and help to keep our exhibits fresh and inexpensive for our community. For your convenience, we’ve added a “donate” button to our facebook page to simplify the process. Make your fully tax deductible donation today! We appreciate your support.

Hours as of 3/6/18:

Lynn Museum:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday:10:00AM -4:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM -4:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM -4:00PM
Saturday:By appointment only
Sunday: Closed

LynnArts: :

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: By appointment only
Friday: 10AM-1PM
Saturday: 10AM-4PM
Sunday: Closed


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