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March 2017

Lecture: Textile Conservation

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Millyard Museum, 200 Bedford St
Manchester, NH 03101 - USA United States
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Ever wonder how textiles are restored? Join us as Camille Myers Breeze gives us some insight into the work of a Textile Conservator. As the Director of Museum Textile Services in Andover, MA, Camille is internationally known for her work on a variety of textile items. During her lecture, Camille will share general insight into her work as well as highlight the conservation efforts made over the last year to restore two items from the MHA collection. Included with admission…

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Songs of Emigration: Storytelling Thru Traditional Irish Music

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Millyard Museum, 200 Bedford St
Manchester, NH 03101 - USA United States
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Through traditional music Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki relays some of the adventures, misadventures, and emotions experienced by Irish emigrants. The focus is on songs about leaving Ireland, sometimes focusing on the reasons for leaving (a man who is driven from his land by English persecution); sometimes revealing what happened upon arrival (an immigrant drafted into the Union army during the Civil War); and sometimes exploring the universal feeling of homesickness of a stranger in a strange land (a factory worker in London…

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