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First Friday

First Friday! Music and Dr. Barnes, a birthday celebration

Join us to celebrate Dr. Barnes’s birthday and love of music. Visit the collection and enjoy specialty cocktails while listening to Dr. Barnes’s favorite music. A rare reading from the archives shares his love of spirituals and classical music, and a short talk about music’s role in the Experiment in Education closes out the evening. Cupcakes provided by Whole Foods Market.

6–9 pm: collection access
6–8:30 pm: Dalí Quartet and Enon Tabernacle Mass Choir performance
7–7:20 pm: readings from the archives

January 3, 2014
6–9 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $25; members free


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