Community Photo-sharing Event – C What's On

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Community Photo-sharing Event

April 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Waterville Public Library
73 Elm St
Waterville, ME 04901

Community photo-sharing event hosted by the public library and Colby College. Bring your historical family photos to the library for digitization and share your migration stories. The afternoon will include free local music, food, workshops on preserving family photos, conversations with local historians, and demonstrations of early photographic processes. We encourage you to bring to the Waterville Public Library up to two historical family photographs for scanning. These should be printed materials (not digital) and unframed (if possible). You may bring additional photos or related materials with you, and use them to tell your migration story on video.

Preliminary schedule:
12-1:30pm: musical performance by Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble
1-2pm: tintype demonstration, followed by portrait commissions
2-3:30pm: musical performance by Bien Sûr, Franco-American duo
3-4pm: photo preservation workshop Scanning, video narratives, food, and family-friendly activities throughout the afternoon