20th Century Turners Falls
Exhibitions, Talks, Performances, Installations, Film and Workshops about the History of Turners Falls
September 18, Locations in Downtown, 6-10pm
Dams! Local historian Ed Gregory presents a fascinating audio-visual presentation on the evolution of the dams and water power in Turners Falls. Through historic images Ed captures the pulse of a thriving industrial town built along the powerful Connecticut River. Great Falls Discovery Center, 6pm
Free Spirits, A documentary about the Renaissance Community by Bruce Geisler at The Shea Theater, 7pm.
Photos and ephemera from the period will also be on display. Question and Answer with former members after the film.
On the Avenue…
Free Polish food!
Irish music by Conway fiddler Kenny Butler
Avenue A Walking History Tour with Sue Sansoucie (5:30-7pm)
Many Yesterdays, A video installation created by RiverCulture
Historic still photos and early moving images of Turners Falls projected outside.#106 Avenue A
The Spirit of Creativity
An exhibition of new and period art by formers Renaissance Community members.
Avenue A Storefront Galleries, #106-#112 Avenue A
Cutlery for Spinner Park, Installation by Marykate Smith Despres
An examination of the role of women in industrial age factory work
Spinner Park, Avenue A &4th Street.
Light and Architecture– FREE Photography Workshop with Beth Reynolds.
84 K Street, Turners Falls, 6:15pm
Take a tour of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish and get the secrets of great architectural photography. Working with natural light will also be discussed.