Jump Start Your Smithsonian Experience with Storytelling, Local Film, and Live Music! Leo Hwang, UMASS Amherst Assistant Academic Dean will start the evening with an introduction to the Crossroads exhibit followed by the documentary short film, “A Sweet Tradition,” by local filmmaker Steve Alves. The show continues with four stories on the theme Crossroads told by local storytellers presented by New England Public Media’s Valley Voices team. Enjoy musical interludes throughout the evening. Appetizers at 6pm. Programming at 7pm. "Crossroads: Change in Rural America" will be on view at the Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A in Turners Falls from February 5 to March 18, 2023. The exhibition is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Mass Humanities. Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress. Partners for the statewide tour include the National Endowment for the Humanities, Big Y and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Mass Humanities’ local sponsor for the Crossroads exhibition is Greenfield Savings Bank. Crossroads will be on display in the Great Hall in collaboration with the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the town of Montague’s RiverCulture, Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center, the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Montague Public Libraries, and New England Public Media.
Saturday, February 11, 2023
Shea Theater Arts Center Avenue A Turners Falls