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September 2017


Irina Botea Bucan: In the zone of transition, the building will have a future, she said…

September 6December 8

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$0.00

Irina Botea Bucan uses various media in her videos and films to question current sociopolitical dynamics and the possibility of their transformation.  In the zone of transition, the building will  have a future, she said… comprises nine works made over the last 10 years and revolves around three ideas of recording:  suspended histories mostly unknown to the general public; gestures and behavioral fragments; and stories marked by the antagonism of the private versus the public. Dana Gallery

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Onward with the Revolution: Late Soviet-Era Posters

September 6December 8

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$0.00

Onward with the Revolution:  Late Soviet-Era Posters is an exhibition from the permanent collection of the Phillips Museum of Art.  F&M professors Jon Stone and Nina Bond selected 18 posters to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution (Nov. 7, 1917).  Over the course of the fall semester, Russian Studies students will research the posters. This collective scholarship will provide intellectual content for the exhibition, for the permanent collection, and for the publication of a catalog to be released…

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Arab Comics: 90 Years of Popular Visual Culture

September 6December 8

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

This traveling exhibition of 33 reproductions of Arab comics provides a look into Arab popular culture and the history of graphic illustration in the Middle East.  Arab Comics: 90 Years of Popular Visual Culture, brought to the Phillips Museum of Art in partnership with F&M’s Islamic and Middle East Studies program, features three distinct types of comic book art made by Arab artists: originals, adaptations, and contemporary works.  This exhibit and its related programming are part of the Arab Arts…

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October 2017


Sleepy Hollow: The Legend Comes to Rock Ford

October 5 @ 6:30 pmOctober 27 @ 10:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$15

Journey to Sleepy Hollow … one last time!  Experience this original 45-minute immersive play performed in the candlelit rooms of the first floor of the Rock Ford mansion. Guests will follow Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Katrina Van Tassel and Squire Van Tassel from room to room as Rock Ford is transformed into the Van Tassel Family home, scene of the autumn ball in Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.  Due to space considerations, each performance is limited…

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Homeschool Class: Pitch & Frequency

October 19 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Students will explore the hidden world of sound.

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Expansionism Denied: President Buchanan’s Failed Quest to Annex Cuba

October 19 @ 4:00 pm5:30 pm

LancasterHistory.org,

230 North President Avenue

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

LancasterHistory.org continues the 2017 Presidential Lecture Series on Thursday, October 19, 2017 with Dr. Amy S. Greenberg for Expansionism Denied: President Buchanan’s Failed Quest to Annex Cuba. During his tenure as Secretary of State under President Polk, Buchanan sought the annexation of the island of Cuba. Greenberg’s presentation will explore how Buchanan was once again denied the annexation of Cuba during his own Presidency as he continued to pursue his interest in securing the island for the United States. Amy…

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Night Life at the North: The Blob

October 21 @ 6:30 am10:00 pm

North Museum of Nature and Science,

400 College Ave,

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$35

Explore the science, local connections, and making of the now cult-classic 1958 science-fiction thriller, The Blob, from the son of the director of the original film. Watch the film in its entirety in our revolutionized planetarium, the SciDome Theater. Admission to the 21+ Event also includes 2 free drink passes (alcoholic and non-alcoholic options available). Enjoy a 1950’s style concession stand with food items available for purchase. Dress up in your favorite costume-any theme welcome! TIckets are $35/person and limited…

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1717 Tricentenary Presentation -Swiss German Anabaptists

October 22 @ 3:00 pm4:00 pm

Boehm’s Chapel,

13 W Boehms Rd

Willow Street,

PA

17584

United States


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Free

To commemorate the 300th anniversary of the arrival of Jacob Böhm, (the progenitor of the Boehm family) to present day Lancaster County, Darvin L. Martin will discuss the genetic background and the land records of local 1717 Mennonite families. Martin has been exploring the DNA of Swiss-German Mennonite families, since 2010, and has used this data to reconstruct the ethnic origins of local Anabaptist families back into medieval Europe or beyond.

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Little Explorer & Me: Ghostly Grotto

October 25 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

North Museum of Nature and Science,

400 College Ave,

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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General Admission

Enjoy a fun filled morning of education and exploration! Specially designed for ages 2 to 6, our Little Explorer and Me program features hands-on activities as well as experiments and demonstrations. Sessions this month will include sensory experiences with magnetic slime, painting and exploring aerogel. This program is included in general museum admission.

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Screening: The End of St. Petersburg

October 25 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

Film screening:  The End of St. Petersburg (1927, dir. Vsevolod Pudovkin) Gibson Curriculum Gallery

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