Franco-American Collection

Franco-American Collection Grand Opening

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, October 5, 2013, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
USM Lewiston-Auburn College, Franco-American Collection (Room 171)
Contact Name: 
James Myall
Contact Phone: 
207-753-6545
Contact Email: 
franco@usm.maine.edu

The Franco-American Collection will be unveiliing its new space for the first time in a grand opening reception October 5th at 2pm.  The Collection will be officially opened by the Hon. Michael H. Michaud, U.S. Congressman.  

The ribbon-cutting will be followed by a reception with live music, food, and a book sale, with the opportunity for visitors to tour the Collection.

At 3pm, Professor Kristin Langellier of the University of Maine will be holding a public lecture, entitled "Mémère's Stories" on the importance of family narratives in the Franco-American community.

The event is free and everyone is welcome.  A flyer is available here.

Winter/Spring Open Hours

 

We have new Tuesday evening hours!  Through the end of May, the Collection will be open on Tuesdays until 7:30 pm.  It will usually be closed between 4 and 5 on Tuesdays.

The Collection is generally open Monday-Thursday, from 10am - 4pm, although it will sometimes be closed to accommodate the Coordinator's schedule, especially in the mornings.  Call (753-6545) or e-mail (janet.roberts@maine.edu) before visiting if you wish to confirm that it will be open.

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