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Confluence Exhibit Opening

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Date: November 17, 2008
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-970-1705

“Confluence” Exhibit Opening

Boott Gallery, Boott Cotton Mills Museum

at Lowell National Historical Park

Wednesday, November 19 from 6:30-8:30pm

 


Lowell, MA.  Lowell National Historical Park plays host to the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust with their exhibit opening on the current construction of the Concord River Greenway.   


The Trust exhibit will display Concord River Greenway signage telling many stories of the Concord River as it runs through Lowell and art inspired by the River.  The exhibit opening celebrates the construction of the new Concord River Greenway project in progress in Lowell and is scheduled as part of the Trust’s annual meeting on Wednesday, November 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm .

Artist, Wopo Holup, will have her "Confluence" art piece on display in the Gallery. Her work reveals an artist's view of the formation and journey of the Concord and Merrimack Rivers from Concord (MA) to Newburyport.
 For more information on the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust, visit their website at: http://www.lowelllandtrust.org/

The exhibit “Confluence” will be open Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00am-3:00pm through December 14, 2008.Location- Boott Gallery, Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John Street, Lowell

Did You Know?

Photo of mill workers outside of a Boardinghouse

There were female and male overseers in the mills of Lowell in the 19th century. In Rev. Henry Miles' book, Lowell As It Was, and As It Is, he mentions that the Boott Cotton Mills has recently opened a new weave room and it is being overseen by two women overseers. More...