Past Events

Coding Underground Railroad Quilts

February 28, 2018 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Barnstable Senior Center

by Nancy Brunswick. (Free admission)

Icons of the Civil Rights Movement, Past and Present

February 26, 2018 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Barnstable Senior Center

Screening of the documentary followed by a discussion with Zion Museum resident artist Pamela Chatterton-Purdy and her husband Rev. David A. Purdy, who researched and wrote the film’s historical material. (Free admission)

Tales of Cape Cod

February 17, 2018 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm

An oral history project of the Kennedy family on Cape Cod. Zion Union Heritage Museum. Donations accepted.

Journeys in the Light, Untold Stories of Cape Cod

February 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Art

Screening of the documentary Journeys in the Light, Untold Stories of Cape Cod, followed by a discussion with the artists and filmmaker. $10 for CCMoA and ZUHM members. $12 for non-members.

A Diseased Ship at Home Port—Cape Cod Sea Captains and the Atlantic Slave Trade

February 10, 2018 | 2:00 - 4:00pm
Zion Union Heritage Museum

A talk by Meadow Dibble Hilley, Ph.D. and editor of The International Educator Newspaper. Donations accepted.

Presentation by Resident Artist Carl Lopes

February 09, 2018 | 1:30 - 2:30pm
Barnstable Senior Center

The artist will show his work and discuss the “how” and the “why” of his unique and intriguing paintings. (Free admission)

Journeys in the Light, Untold Stories of Cape Cod.

February 05, 2018 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Barnstable Senior Center

Screening of the documentary (Free admission)

February 03, 2018 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Zion Union Heritage Museum

Saturday, February 3. 2-4 pm. Open house. 2:30 pm screening of the documentary Journeys in the Light, Untold Stories of Cape Cod. 400 years of the little-known history of People of Color in this region, featuring art, artifacts, and archival material from the museum. Zion Union Heritage Museum. Refreshments. Donations accepted.

The Influence of Jazz on Art

February 01, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Art

Thursday, February 1. 6 pm. Presentation by Zion Museum resident artist Robin Joyce Miller titled The Influence of Jazz on Art. Cape Cod Museum of Art. $10 for CCMoA and ZUHM members. $12 for non-members.

March: Black Films from 1898-1975

March 19, 2016 | 2PM-4PM

Zion Union Heritage Museum Inc. presents Black Films from 1898-1975. Films will be shown on two Saturday afternoons per month. Also being shown on March 5th, 2016.

Reverend Wesley Williams will be presenting the films, with a lively discussion to follow. Please come out and enjoy movies rarely seen today.

Films include:

Colored Troops Disembarking (1898)

Blacks and Vaudeville (1874-1922)

The Incomparable “Bert Williams” (1874-1922)

A Natural Born Gambler (1916)

The Scar of Shame (1927)