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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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Garden Greetings #1: Joyce

Welcome to the first #GardenGreetings post. I’m Antonio, interning at Wistariahurst Museum, and throughout the year, I’ll be highlighting various gardeners that volunteer at Wistariahurst Gardens. The gardeners voluntarily work in the gardens every Tuesday and Friday through the Master…

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Black Holyoke: Uncovering the History of the Black Community in the Paper City

With initial funding from Mass Humanities, Wistariahurst has embarked upon a community history project headed up by scholar Erika Slocumb titled Black Holyoke: Uncovering the History of the Black Community in the Paper City. The purpose of this project is…

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