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Black Holyoke Project: April Update

Erika Slocumb, Scholar, The Black Holyoke Project What is history? And who gets to tell it? What stories are validated? Why? Within traditional frameworks of educational systems and institutions, history is viewed as past events that have been thoroughly documented,…

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Homespun: One Hundred Years of Textile Arts in Holyoke / Hilandería casera: Cien años de artes textiles en Holyoke

Fall of 2018, Wistariahurst Museum and ArteSana are coming together to present Homespun One Hundred Years of Textile Arts in Holyoke, an exhibition featuring textiles and fiber arts pieces from our region’s past and present. The exhibition pays homage to…

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Our 2018 Summer Interns

AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT WHAT OUR INTERNS HAVE BEEN UP TO THIS SUMMER This summer our interns, Antonio and Tessa, have been at our side developing various projects with personal twists. They worked on Visitor Services and Interpretation at Wistariahurst.…

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Garden Greetings #3: Toi

Let’s dive back in to #GardenGreetings! In our third post of this summer’s blog series, we will be highlighting someone important to the garden team. She has been gardening religiously for 68 years. Her whole life has been centered around…

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Garden Greetings #2: Tim

Welcome back to our second #GardenGreetings! I’m Antonio, intern at Wistariahurst, and if you haven’t heard of Garden Greetings yet, visit our website to learn all about this blog series and read the first post about Gardener Joyce. This time…

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