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Interwoven: Craft, Story, Immigration. Day 1: Welcome

  • The Makery 2 Sewall Avenue Brookline, MA, 02446 United States (map)

INTERWOVEN is a 4 day event taking place at The Makery celebrating immigration and cultural diversity. Come hear powerful stories, learn about immigration law, connect with neighbors, and see how you can contribute to a sense of welcome and inclusion in our community.

Interwoven is a collaborative event featuring an exhibit and presentation from the Welcome Blanket organization, an immersive storytelling exhibition Arrival VR, created by Brookline Interactive Group, an informational session presented by Del Olmo Law, an evening of Suitcase Stories presented by the International Institute of New England. The weekend will wrap up with a community making event hosted by The Makery.

DAY 1: WELCOME:
Immigrants Share Stories Through Video and Art - THURSDAY September 19, 7pm

Arrival VR by BIG

Hear how Welcome Blanket and BIG welcome, include and knit together the stories of immigrant residents of Brookline. Share your family's Arrival story with BIG's virtual reality community storytelling project, Arrival VR.

Please note: The Makery is only accessible by stairs at this time. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.