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Archives Week 2020 - Sensing History

  • Saturday, October 24, 2020
  • 11:00 AM
  • Sunday, October 25, 2020
  • 8:00 PM
  • Online

Weeksville Heritage Center’The Legacy Project invites you to Sensing History, a virtual experience exploring how Black practitioners have been using history and archival practices as road maps for navigating our present-day realities. Sensing History articulates feeling, hearing, digesting, and embodying the past as a living source. Weeksville Heritage Center is extending our personal contexts into something that not only evokes our living past and ancestors but also replenishes our bodies and spirits, and stimulates our imaginations. This virtual experience intends to share resources, offer support, and provide inspiration as we collectively envision ways through this unprecedented time.

FREE, Registration Required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weeksville-heritage-centers-the-legacy-project-sensing-history-tickets-124718146333

This is a two day program:

Saturday, October 24, 2020

11:00AM-5:00PM ET

Sunday, October 25, 2020

2:30PM-8:00PM ET

This virtual experience is curated by Archival Alchemy®.

We have an article about The Legacy Project in the current issue of Archival Outlook! https://www.weeksvillesociety.org/new-blog-1/theroleofarchives

Support for The Legacy Project is provided in part by grants from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust.

Questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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