No matter what community you are from, you share a sense of place or identity with those in your circle. The House of the Seven Gables has been a center of Salem’s community for over a century – sharing a rich history with visitors from around the globe and providing educational resources for people in Greater Salem. In 2022, our organization will explore what it means to build community via a series of special programs and events.
Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Community Conversation Series
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Immigration has been an ongoing and central component of American history, with identifiable peak periods. Between 1820 and 1924, forty million immigrants were added to the population of the United States and in the process made immigration a major and defining aspect of American life. This opening program provides a historical context for the study...
Community Conversations: New Immigrants and Refugee Visions
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for three unique films made by immigrants, about immigrants in partnership with Community Supported Films. New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants and refugees. The stories produced provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make...