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January 31, 2019
6:00 PM
2nd Floor, Art Gallery
51 Lawrence St.
Lawrence, MA 01840
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Art Gallery Exhibit Reception: Mark Chester, Photographs of New Americans

Thursday, January 31, 2019

This exhibit of inspirational portraits, presented by photographer Mark Chester, offers a moving display of more than 400 newly naturalized U.S. citizens who hail from over 190 of the 196 countries and territories around the globe and are now residents of the Commonwealth. The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape, Photographs of New Americans may be viewed December 3, 2019 - January 31, 2019 at the Lawrence Public Library. Meet and Greet will be on Thursday, January 31 @ 6 pm. In addition to the book & photography exhibition of new Americans, The Mark Chester Diversity Project also includes the educational handouts for librarians and teachers, "Faces of America: Teaching Tolerance To Our Children" which offer activities and a sample lesson plan. "Faces of America" provides the opportunity for students to develop their own cultural identity and an understanding of diversity, tolerance and social justice while appreciating the vast variety of ethnicities that make up Massachusett