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AOTQ: Figureheads and Flock Theatre

August 10, 2019

Arts on the Quad returns! Pack your blanket or lawn chairs and find your perfect spot for viewing. This summer the series hosts a variety of speakers and activities paired with live performances that celebrate the Museum’s diverse exhibitions. You’re invited to bring your own picnic and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar and concession snacks will be available.

In the event of rain, performances will take place in a covered location on the Museum grounds. Rain location seating is limited and on a first-come first-served basis. Check our website for updates.

Suggested donation (members and non-members): $10

Saturday, August 10: Figureheads

5:30 p.m.: Fred Calabretta, senior curator at the Museum, will deliver a gallery talk on the importance and impact of Figureheads on maritime history.

6:30 p.m.: Flock Theatre returns to Arts on the Quad, performing Comedy of Errors. Based in New London, and the resident theater company at Mitchell College, Flock Theatre is one of the most adventurous classical theater companies in New England. Working with the timeless words of Shakespeare, Moliere, Sophocles, and more modern classics, Flock Theatre is dedicated to creating original, collaborative, and educational theater.

“Figureheads” in the Wendell Building will be free and open to the public between 5 and 8 p.m.