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Find out about our latest events, including news about the Memorial Hall Museum and Library, Deerfield Teacher’s Center, Indian House Children’s Museum, and our Community Outreach projects.
Sunday, June 17, 2018 – 3 pm
Memorial Hall Museum Music Room
A CONCERT OF SONG IN HONOR OF JUNETEENTH! *
Spanning many centuries, from the Renaissance period to African American art music of the 20th century, there will be toe-tapping songs from Broadway shows as well as soulful spirituals.
Featuring: Metropolitan Opera tenor Irwin Reese and local pianist Julia Bady
*Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
Founded in Deerfield, Massachusetts in 1870 as the first historical society in Western Massachusetts, today the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association is a vibrant regional organization, supporting the Memorial Hall Museum and Library, Deerfield Teachers’ Center, Indian House Children’s Museum, and Community Outreach projects. Click the links on the sidebar to the right for information about each aspect of PVMA or click here for directions.
Memorial Hall Museum is now closed for the winter season. We open again for weekends in May and daily (except Mondays) beginning in June. Follow our Facebook pages for musings, exhibit preparations, “Website Wednesdays,” and the latest updates.
Admission is $6 for adults; $3 for youth and students 6-21. The museum is also open by appointment or for school groups; please call 413-774-7476 ext 100 if you would like to schedule a group tour. Within the museum’s 19 rooms of art, history, and culture are several Special Exhibits.
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