HiFi Collaborative Presents: Material Witnesses - Objects & their Spaces in Historical Storytelling

Sunday, May 3, 2015

2:30 PM-4:30 PM

Cost: Free

Providence Athenaeum
251 Benefit Street
Providence, RI 02903

Sun, 2015-05-03 14:30 - 16:30

Hear local experts explore how cultural memory is collected, preserved, and shared. Join the conversation about the spaces and objects of history.

Taylor Polites: The Rebel Wife (Moderator)

Kate Irvin: Curator Costume and Textiles, RISD Museum

Pieter Roos: Executive Director, Newport Restoration Foundation

Carrie Taylor: Director, Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum

Kate Wells: Rhode Island Collection Librarian, Providence Public Library

Hosted by HiFi (Historical Fiction) Collaborative—A Local Writing Group

Co-sponsored by the Providence Athenaeum and Providence Public Library. The event is made possible in part by a grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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