Black History Month

A big thank you to Harmony Foundation, our programming partners, and attendees who made our Black History Month events such a success!

January 15 – March 3

Please visit Intercession, an exhibition curated by Reggie Woolery, Deputy Director of Education at New Art Center featuring
the work of local African-American photographers who employ the power of light to call attention and create meaning.

Trio Art Corridor, 245 Walnut St, Newton


NCP is pleased to partner with New Art Center on the following free and open to all events:

Thursday, February 15th
6:00 PM
Curator talk at the TRIO Art Corridor
Curator Reggie Woolery will discuss the pieces and artists included in Intercession.
Sign up for the curator talk HERE.

Thursday, February 22nd
Virtual talk with the artists of Intersession
6:00 PM
Sign up for the virtual talk with Intercession artists HERE.


Sunday, February 18th

Panel Discussion on “American Fiction”
Featuring Callie Crossley Nerissa Williams Scott, and Dr. Keith Maddox
Moderated by Sarah Vincent
West Newton Cinema, 1296 Washington Street, West Newton
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
This informative panel discussion is moderated by film critic Sarah Vincent and focuses  on the themes of the five-time Oscar-nominated film, “American Fiction.” The expert panelists include Callie Crossley, renowned for her work in radio, television, and film, Nerissa Williams Scott, CEO/Lead Creative Producer of That Child Got Talent Entertainment, as well as Dr. Keith Maddox, Professor of Psychology and the Director of Tuft’s University Psychology Lab who is recognized for his profound work on the social cognitive aspects of stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination.

Sign up for the Panel Discussion HERE.


Sunday, February 25th

Author Visit
Kaija Langley and Janet Costa Bates
Hummingbird Books, 55 Boylston Street, Suite 5510, Newton
11:00 AM
Storytime and discussion with Kaija Langley, the author of the award-winning Picture Book When Langston Dances, and Janet Costa Bates, the children’s book author of titles such as Time for Bed, Old House, Rica Babtista Llamas, Iguanas, and My Very Best Friend, and Seaside Dreams.
Event in partnership with Story Starters and The Street Chestnut Hill

Sign up for the author visit HERE.