Entwined: Freedom, Sovereignty, and the Sea: Mystic

Mystic Seaport 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic

April 20, 2024, through April 19, 2026 Stillman Building Entwined: Freedom, Sovereignty, and the Sea is a new major exhibition centering maritime histories in Indigenous, African, and African-descended worldviews and experiences. Unraveling the threads of existing maritime narratives for the history of the Dawnland (New England), Indigenous dispossession, and racialized slavery, this exhibition is rooted in voices and histories that have been silent or silenced. For more information

Free – $31

Witness Stones Installation Ceremony: Old Lyme

Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme

The community will gather on the lawn of the Old Lyme Library to celebrate the fourth installation of Witness Stones in the Lyme-Old Lyme area. The program offers music, poetry, and words from community partners. Guest speakers include Rhonda Ward, Witness Stones Old Lyme poet and first New London Poet Laureate; Nekita Waller, soloist; Rick Wyman, saxophone; Martha Shoemaker, Old Lyme First Selectwoman; Melissa Fournier, Lyme librarian; Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School poets and Select Chorus. For more information