(GHC) – The Guam Humanities Council is partnering with EC Development to present the third venue for “Between Fences,” a Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition.
The exhibit, displayed at the Palm Village Commercial Center near the Social Security Office, runs through Aug. 18, with a weekly schedule of related programs. Exhibit hours are Thursdays and Fridays, 3 to 7 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 7 p.m.
Tonight at 6 p.m. there will be a showing of the film "Rabbit-Proof Fence" and a discussion of the film.
Upcoming programs include:
- Saturday, July 28, 8:30 a.m., Cultivating Sustainability, Blas Farm Tour, Yigo;
- Saturday, Aug. 4, 8:30 a.m., Useful Plants and Traditional Knowledge Hike to Ritidian, Guam National Wildlife Refuge;
- Saturday, Aug. 11, 2 p.m., Children’s Story and Activity Hour; and
- Thursday, Aug. 16, 6 p.m., Closing Event, the Chiefs Film and Discussion.
The tour will continue to the University of Guam from Aug. 23 to Sept. 22 at the Isla Center for the Arts.
Museum on Main Street (MOMS) is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the different humanities councils in the 56 states and territories, which are eligible to host a MOMS exhibition tour.
With support and programmatic assistance from the Guam Humanities Council, supplemental exhibitions are created with their own objects, stories and programs that celebrate Guam’s unique cultural heritage and inspire community pride.
The I Kelat Exhibit and the Guam tour of Between Fences is made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Sponsors for the tour include Triple B Forwarders, Bank of Guam, the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency, Delta Airlines, Pay Less Car Rental, and KUAM News. Additional support provided in partnership from the Guam Museum, the University of Guam Micronesia Area Research Center (MARC), MARC Spanish Documents Collection, United States Air Force History Office, Naval Base Guam Public Affairs Office, Northern Marianas Islands Museum of History and Culture, Pacific Historic Parks, and the National Park Service.
Between Fences is the third Smithsonian Institution exhibition hosted by the Guam Humanities Council, the first being the debut tour of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music, and the second, Key Ingredients – America By Food.
For more information about the local tour and exhibit, contact the Council at 472-4461/0 or email Monaeka at monaeka_ghc[at]teleguam.net. Click to learn more about the Museum on Main Street and Between Fences. Click to learn more about the I Kelat exhibit and programs.