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42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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February 2020

Valley Talks: Silent Presence – The French in New England

February 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Valley Talks, a series of free historical lectures, continues on Sunday, Feb. 23, 1:30pm, at the Museum of Work & Culture. In her talk, Jeanne Douillard will bring a fresh look to the story of “un petit people” of New France, including their struggle to reclaim pride in their heritage in a new nation. She will discuss how those who moved to Canada and Acadia also moved in different ideological directions. The talk will address their respective histories and end…

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Living Memories Monday: February 2020

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Living Memories Monday

The Museum of Work & Culture continues its Living Memories Mondays series on Monday, February 24 at 1pm with a free program for individuals with memory loss and their caretakers. February’s program will feature a presentation on touchstones of Rhode Island memories, featuring images of parks, theaters, stores and more that catalyze shared fond thoughts for all Rhode Islanders. This presentation will be led by Museum staff who will encourage guests to reminisce about those community spaces, or share reflections…

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March 2020

Cinema Sunday: Amoureuses

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Cinema Sunday

Beginning Sunday, March 1, the Museum of Work & Culture will host Cinema Sundays, a free bi-weekly presentation of French-language documentaries produced in Québec. All films will be screened at 1:30pm and are subtitled in English. The series will kick off with Amoureuses, a documentary featuring, for the first time, cloistered sisters who agreed to be filmed in many aspects of their lives for almost a year. The result is an exceptional archival document for the history of Quebec. At their touch, these nuns…

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Ciné Québec 2020

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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$15
Ciné Québec

The Museum of Work & Culture invites the public to an upcoming event that will help curate the 2020 Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival. Ciné Québec, an evening of Québecois films in celebration of the month of Francophonie, takes place Thursday, March 5, at the MoWC.  The evening will begin at 6pm with a wine and cheese reception in the MoWC gallery. At 7pm, attendees will watch and vote on new and exciting short films from Québec currently under…

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SensAbilities Saturday

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
SensAbilities Saturday

On the first Saturday of each month, the Museum of Work & Culture opens its doors an hour early at 9am for for families seeking a low sensory, less crowded environment in which to enjoy the Museum.  During this "SensAbilities Saturday" time, trained staff and volunteers are on hand to provide supplementary tools and offer tours to visiting families who have children with special needs.

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Valley Talks: The Art of Historical Reenacting

March 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Valley Talks, a series of free historical lectures, continues on Sunday, Mar. 8, 1:30pm, at the Museum of Work & Culture when established historical reenactors Paul and Denise Bourget will present Commitment to Civil War Reenacting. This talk will answer the question: What does it take to become a Civil War Living Historian and to continually step into America’s bloodiest time period? The Bourgets will discuss the passion for historical research, the rigorous accuracy of appearance and equipment, and the…

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Opening Reception for Through Our Eyes

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
Through Our Eyes

The Museum of Work & Culture will host Through Our Eyes, an exhibit by the Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research & Treatment (RI-CART). All of the work on display was created by artists with autism and related conditions and will be exhibited through April 24 as part of the MoWC’s events planned for Autism Awareness Month. The exhibit highlights the creativity and talent of people with autism, providing viewers the unique opportunity to see the world through their eyes. This year’s entries…

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Cinema Sunday: Expo 67 – Mission Impossible

March 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Mission Impossible

On Sunday, March 15, the Museum of Work & Culture will present the second installment of its Cinema Sunday series with a screening of the Québecois documentary, Expo 67: Mission Impossible.  The film will be shown at 1:30pm with English subtitles. The documentary thriller Expo 67 Mission Impossible invites us to relive the incredible adventure of the men behind Man and His World. Over time, tongues have loosened and the full story can now emerge, just like Notre-Dame Island out of the waters of…

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Renowned Québecois Journalist Talk on French Canadian Exodus

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
French Canadian Exodus

On Wednesday, March 18 at 7pm, the Museum of Work & Culture will welcome journalist Patrick White for “The Exodus of French Canadians to New England : the Story Behind the Story,” a free talk. The talk will begin at 7pm, and will be preceded by a reception at 6:30pm. Refreshments will be served. Please register for the talk by emailing mowc@rihs.org. White is a professor of journalism at the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM). He has also founded the Quebec edition…

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Valley Talks: Slatersville – The Catholics are Coming

March 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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The Catholics are Coming

Valley Talks, a series of free historical lectures, ends on Sunday, Mar. 22, 1:30pm, at the Museum of Work & Culture when critically acclaimed filmmaker Christian de Rezendes will present Slatersville: The Catholics are Coming!. In this talk, documentarian de Rezendes will discuss the complexities of filmmaking and producing through the lens of his upcoming historical documentary series, Slatersville: America's First Mill Village. He has been working on the series, which will cover two centuries of history, for several years.…

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April 2020

SensAbilities Saturday

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
SensAbilities Saturday

On the first Saturday of each month, the Museum of Work & Culture opens its doors an hour early at 9am for for families seeking a low sensory, less crowded environment in which to enjoy the Museum.  During this "SensAbilities Saturday" time, trained staff and volunteers are on hand to provide supplementary tools and offer tours to visiting families who have children with special needs.

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May 2020

SensAbilities Saturday

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
SensAbilities Saturday

On the first Saturday of each month, the Museum of Work & Culture opens its doors an hour early at 9am for for families seeking a low sensory, less crowded environment in which to enjoy the Museum.  During this "SensAbilities Saturday" time, trained staff and volunteers are on hand to provide supplementary tools and offer tours to visiting families who have children with special needs.

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June 2020

SensAbilities Saturday

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
SensAbilities Saturday

On the first Saturday of each month, the Museum of Work & Culture opens its doors an hour early at 9am for for families seeking a low sensory, less crowded environment in which to enjoy the Museum.  During this "SensAbilities Saturday" time, trained staff and volunteers are on hand to provide supplementary tools and offer tours to visiting families who have children with special needs.

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August 2020

SensAbilities Saturday

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
SensAbilities Saturday

On the first Saturday of each month, the Museum of Work & Culture opens its doors an hour early at 9am for for families seeking a low sensory, less crowded environment in which to enjoy the Museum.  During this "SensAbilities Saturday" time, trained staff and volunteers are on hand to provide supplementary tools and offer tours to visiting families who have children with special needs.

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September 2020

SensAbilities Saturday

September 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
SensAbilities Saturday

On the first Saturday of each month, the Museum of Work & Culture opens its doors an hour early at 9am for for families seeking a low sensory, less crowded environment in which to enjoy the Museum.  During this "SensAbilities Saturday" time, trained staff and volunteers are on hand to provide supplementary tools and offer tours to visiting families who have children with special needs.

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October 2020

SensAbilities Saturday

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
SensAbilities Saturday

On the first Saturday of each month, the Museum of Work & Culture opens its doors an hour early at 9am for for families seeking a low sensory, less crowded environment in which to enjoy the Museum.  During this "SensAbilities Saturday" time, trained staff and volunteers are on hand to provide supplementary tools and offer tours to visiting families who have children with special needs.

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November 2020

SensAbilities Saturday

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
SensAbilities Saturday

On the first Saturday of each month, the Museum of Work & Culture opens its doors an hour early at 9am for for families seeking a low sensory, less crowded environment in which to enjoy the Museum.  During this "SensAbilities Saturday" time, trained staff and volunteers are on hand to provide supplementary tools and offer tours to visiting families who have children with special needs.

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December 2020

SensAbilities Saturday

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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Free
SensAbilities Saturday

On the first Saturday of each month, the Museum of Work & Culture opens its doors an hour early at 9am for for families seeking a low sensory, less crowded environment in which to enjoy the Museum.  During this "SensAbilities Saturday" time, trained staff and volunteers are on hand to provide supplementary tools and offer tours to visiting families who have children with special needs.

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