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Spotlight on Humanities in Sustainability Studies | Protecting Brown Ash for Forest Ecosystems and Cultural Sustainability

Museum of the White Mountains 34 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH

We invite you to attend a panel discussion with the Ash Protection Collaboration Across Wabanakik (APCAW) featuring Tyler Everett and Ella McDonald. The discussion will be moderated by MWM Director Meghan Doherty. As the invasive emerald ash borer begins to spread through the Northeast, an effort called the Ash Protection Collaboration Across Wabanakik (APCAW), led [...]

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MWM CLOSED FOR SPRING BREAK

Museum of the White Mountains 34 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH

The MWM will be closed Saturday, March 9 through Saturday, March 16. We will reopen on Tuesday, March 19.

Mountain Voices | White Mountain Air Quality and Climate Change: Lessons from the Past 4 Decades

Museum of the White Mountains 34 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH

The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) has been monitoring cloud and rainwater on the slopes of Mount Washington for the last 40 years, adding high elevation measurements to the story of acid rain in New Hampshire. The AMC has also tracked other air pollutants (ozone and fine particle haze) and ecological contaminants in stream water for [...]

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Spotlight on Humanities in Sustainability Studies | Eating Their Way to Freedom with Margot Anne Kelley

Museum of the White Mountains 34 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH

Food is fraught. Even people who agree on many other things argue about what diet is the best, healthiest, most ethical. When speaking with elders, it is often said that it wasn’t like that when they were young, that everyone ate the same things, and only people with certain ailments had “dietary restrictions.” But that [...]

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Closed for Exhibit Install

Museum of the White Mountains 34 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH

Museum of the White Mountains will be closed while we install “BFA in Art and Design.”

Mountain Voices | Sense of Place: Landscape-Scale Science and Conservation in the Appalachian Mountains

Museum of the White Mountains 34 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH

The White Mountains are part of one of the most ecologically resilient and diverse landscapes in the world: the Appalachian Mountains. Join Sarah Garlick, Director of Conservation for The Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire, to explore stories of geology, ecology, and human connection to the land that illustrate how special these mountains are. Learn about [...]

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Art and Design Capstone Exhibition Opening Reception

Museum of the White Mountains & Silver Center for the Arts

The opening reception for this year's Art and Design Capstone Exhibition will be at the Museum of the White Mountains from 4:00-5:00pm and at the Silver Center for the Arts from 5:00-6:00pm.

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Spotlight on Humanities in Sustainability Studies | What Archaeology Can Teach Us About Sustainability-Notes from a Recovering Archaeologist

Museum of the White Mountains 34 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH

Archaeology is often overlooked as a teaching platform for sustainability. The information that archaeology produces focuses on the consumption, use, and care of resources. Archaeologists attempt to understand their data and imagine the social systems that produced those results. Most archaeologists, however, rarely consider how long term trend about ecosystem health can be patterned against [...]

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Spotlight on Humanities in Sustainability Studies | Becoming Naturalized: Environmentalism and Attachment to Place in American Literature

Museum of the White Mountains 34 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH

What is the relationship between loving a place deeply and nurturing and sustaining it? This is a question that Indigenous and non-Indigenous American writers have long revolved, alive to the ways our history of settler colonialism complicates the question. In her talk, Michelle Neely will draw on the work of Henry David Thoreau, Willa Cather, [...]

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MWM Closed for Exhibition Install

Museum of the White Mountains 34 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH

The Museum of the White Mountains will be closed while we install "Of Baskets and Borers."

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