On February 12, 2013, students from the area were invited to an exclusive screening of the film Lincoln jointly sponsored by the Commonwealth Museum and John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Hosted by Secretary Galvin, guest speakers included Tom Putman, Director of the JFK Library, and Representative Byron Rushing. A post screening discussion was led by Dr. Kerri Greenidge. Numerous documents from the Massachusetts Archives were on display for students to examine before and after the program.
St. Patrick's Month Reception at Mt. Washington Bank
Evacuation Day is a great tradition in South Boston. The Commonwealth Museum created a lobby exhibit for Mt. Washington Bank commemorating the British evacuation of Boston on March 17, 1776. "St Patrick" was General Washington's password that day.
Mt. Washington Bank President Ed Merritt welcomes time travelers to the opening reception.
Immigration in Massachusetts
Coming this spring! Immigrants: A Common Wealth of Massachusetts
Photo exhibition by Mario Quiroz about the current immigrant generation in the Bay State. To see an example of his work, check out his website.