This film sheds light on how documents written during the fifteenth century influenced doctrines of “ultimate dominion” that are used against native nations to this day. The film is 60 minutes long, FREE, and open to the public.
7th Annual Senior Art Show is on display at the Wellesley Free Library for the month of June. The work of more than fifty local artists working in multiple mediums will be on display through June 28 in Wakelin Room and the lobby of the main library. The exhibition is a collaboration with the Council on Aging, Waterstone of Wellesley and the Wellesley Free Library. There will be a reception on June 12, 7pm – 8:30pm at the library, where some artists will discuss their artwork and share techniques and inspiration. If you plan to attend the reception, please contact Deborah Gordon, receptionist at Waterstone by phone at 781-235-1614 or email [email protected].
Art by students at Saint John School will be displayed in the Children’s Room and the glass cases at the entry to the Children’s Room during the month of June.
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The work of Michelle Jong, nationally recognized for her large-scale works of contemporary realism featuring atmospheric seascapes and coastal settings, will be on display through June 8 at Page Waterman, Gallery & Framing in Wellesley Square at 592A Washington St. A special painting demonstration by Jung on Saturday, June 8, 3pm to 6 pm brings the event to a conclusion. Get all the details here.
Davis Museum at Wellesley College
Local historian and author Eric Jay Dolin will discuss his latest book on piracy on the Atlantic Coast in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. His talk will include such well-known pirates as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd and will discuss the American colonists’ attitudes toward them.
The talk, co-hosted by the Wellesley Historical Society and Wellesley Free Library, will take place at the main library branch on Thursday, May 16 at 7pm.