Events

Low Hammock Restorative Aerial

Common Ground Yoga 1 Edgell Road, Framingham

Low Hammock Restorative Aerial provides the body with support from both the aerial hammock and the floor. Surrender and feel supported in this low and slow aerial workshop with Taylor Welch. Unwind from the week and refresh for the next - all in 90 minutes. We will combine stretching with restorative postures, meditative breathing, and…
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$25

Pulitzer Prize Winner Quiara Hudes: My Broken Language

Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Hudes will read from her new book, My Broken Language, a coming of age memoir about language and sacred practice in North Philadelphia — aka el barrio — in the 1990s. This event is co-sponsored by Arts & Ideas at Framingham State University, and the Framingham State Council on Diversity and…
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In-Person Museum in the Studio: Gr. 6-8 – Tuesdays

Danforth Art at Framingham State University 14 Vernon Street, Framingham

A museum-focused, project-based class taking place in person at the Danforth! Students will visit the museum and then create original art inspired by techniques and imagery used by the artists currently on view. Each young artist in these mixed peer classes will receive individualized instruction geared to their artistic developmental level. Each week will focus…
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$185

Soul Fire Farm: Uprooting Racism, Seeding Sovereignty

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 4:30 P.M. LIVE Q/A WITH NAIMA PENNIMAN: 5:30 P.M. The storytelling weaves the history and structural realities of racial injustice in the food system, with movement strategies past and present of frontlines communities mobilizing for food and land sovereignty. Learn how you and your organization can help build a food system based on…
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Open Mic Night

After a one-year hiatus, we're bringing back the Open Mic! This time it's virtual. This event is open to anyone who wants to participate or watch. Submit your videos by the the last Thursday of the month and you will be featured in the monthly open mic. The LIVE show will be available to watch…
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Drinks at the Danforth: A Virtual Night of Creativity – Night Garden

Grab a beverage and join us at a virtual meet and make event. One of the Danforth’s experienced instructors will lead you through a relaxed evening creating a simple art project inspired by one of the incredible works of art in the Danforth Art Museum collection. There will be plenty of time to share and…
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$30

Family Workshop: May Day Basket

Join us as we celebrate May Day by making your own basket to gift to a friend or enjoy yourself. We will use fun, colorful materials in this easy to follow project. Smaller artists will need help from an adult. All supplies are included and families are welcome to visit the Danforth Art Museum at…
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$35

In-Person Museum in the Studio: Gr. 6-8 – Tuesdays

A museum-focused, project-based class taking place in person at the Danforth! Students will visit the museum and then create original art inspired by techniques and imagery used by the artists currently on view. Each young artist in these mixed peer classes will receive individualized instruction geared to their artistic developmental level. Each week will focus…
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$185

Collecting Dennison History

Panel of Presenters: Michelle Geller, Patricia Lavin, James Parr, Nancy Prince, Anita Rotenberg, & Susan Silva Given the months of stay-at-home directives during the pandemic, many people have been rediscovering buried treasure in their attics.  As a result, we have been getting a lot of calls from people wanting to learn more about their Dennison…
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$5 – $10

Framingham History Center 2020 Virtual House Tour Rebroadcast

If you missed your chance to view our first ever virtual House Tour last November, or if you are looking for a great Mother’s Day gift, we are rebroadcasting the tour over Mother’s Day weekend.  We had an overwhelmingly positive response to this production last year and wanted to be sure that those who heard…
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Fine Craft Series: Art into Earrings In-Person Family Workshop

Take an image and turn it into inspiration for a pair of earrings. See where the colors and forms and ideas in an image take you as. You choose from a collection of beads and learn how to twist and turn earring wires to assemble your very own “ear art”. A selection of inspiring imagery…
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$35

In-Person Museum in the Studio: Gr. 6-8 – Tuesdays

A museum-focused, project-based class taking place in person at the Danforth! Students will visit the museum and then create original art inspired by techniques and imagery used by the artists currently on view. Each young artist in these mixed peer classes will receive individualized instruction geared to their artistic developmental level. Each week will focus…
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$185