Franco-American Collection

Vision Statement

The 2011/12 Board of Directors' annual retreat, was held November 21, 2011.  The Board constructed the following vision for the Collection in 2016:

By 2016, the Franco-American Collection:

  • Is well known by a wide spectrum of people as the best resource for Franco-American history, culture, literature and music.  The collection is busy and the activities are well attended.
  • Is a leader in building collaborations with related organizations.
  • Is well known for its exhibits at the collection, its travelling exhibits as well as its major themed exhibits.
  • Has highly visible and inviting space in connection with Lewiston Auburn College with room for exhibits and larger reading room and archival space.
  • Has a vibrant, engaged scholar doing research, teaching, publishing and programming.
  • Has a strong, stable endowment, a regular donor base and is actively pursues any available grants and can support a full time director.

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June and July Hours

The Collection's schedule has not yet been set for June and July, but it will generally be open 2-3 days a week.  Check back for the schedule!

Call 207-753-6545 or email janet.roberts@maine.edu to arrange a convenient time to visit.

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