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First in a new series...

Hand-painted Tea Cup
Wednesday, January 18
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Each month come be inspired to craft a project of your own based on artifacts from the collection at Worcester Historical Museum.  This first workshop will center around teacups from the collection. Warm up with some tea this winter. Look and learn about hand painted china from Worcester Historical Museum's collection. After, you will have a chance to decorate your own tea cup or mug to take home with you.

On going...

on the rails
On The Rails  
On view through 02/14/2012

The Cakemaker's Portrait 
On view through 03/31/2012  

Saturday, Janurary 7
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Free with Museum Admission

In her lecture, Dr. Eileen M. Angelini, Ph.D. will discuss the influx of over one million French Canadians from Quebec, who came seeking positions in New England textile mills and moved into largely English Protestant communities. Many expected to return to Quebec someday and thus remained loyal to their own traditions, culture, and Roman Catholic beliefs. However, some Protestant communities became fearful of these foreigners and formed branches of the Ku Klux Klan, which tormented French Canadians from Massachusetts to Maine. At one point, New England KKK members outnumbered those in the south.


Dr. Angelini, recipient of a Canadian-U.S. Fulbright award as a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Globalization and Cultural Studies for McMaster University, recieved her B.A. in French from Middelbury College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in French studies from Brown University.

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