Franco-American Collection

Franco-American Collection Grand Opening

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, October 5, 2013, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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.

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

July Hours

The Collection will be open the first three weeks of July on Tues., Wed., and Thurs. from 10 until 4.  It will be closed for vacation the last week of July.  The Collection will re-open on August 1 with its regular Mon.-Thurs. schedule.

Call 207-753-6545 or email janet.roberts@maine.edu if you wish to arrange some other time to visit.

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