https://www.eventbrite.com/e/somerville-museum-voices-from-somervilles-nepali-community-tickets-156721186287 Zoom event sponsored by Somerville Musuem
1 Westwood Road
Somerville, MA 02143
History, Lectures & Conferences
The Somerville Museum presents:
Voices from Somerville’s Nepali Community
Wednesday, June 9th, 6:30 pm
Please join us virtually on Zoom!
Come hear members of the local Nepali community discuss their work in Somerville and around the world! Panelists include: an attorney who helps Nepali residents access resources, a multi-lingual advocate who works to empower women and end domestic violence, the chef and co-owner of a popular local restaurant, and an artist whose work has been seen at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum -- and in Union Square!
Following the panel, listen to historian Dan Breen discuss connections between Nepal and the United States.
+ Imagine – Artist, educator and founder of Nepal’s first Children’s Art Museum
+ Rabina Lockett – Co-owner and chef, Himalayan Kitchen restaurant
+ Rukmini Karki – Senior Advocate, Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence; Past President, Nepali Women’s Global Network,
+ Parashu Phuyal – Community Engagement Specialist & Nepali Liaison, City of Somerville
+ Dan Breen – Historian, Brandeis University, and Somerville resident.
This event is part of the popular series, “Voices from Somerville: Culture, Community and History." Special thanks to Erline Tanice, Adda Maria Santos, Adriana Fernandes, and Jhenny Saint-Surin for their help in producing this event series.
This event has been made possible in part by Mass Humanities. Special thanks to the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for their support of the “Voices from Somerville” series. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.