Spring Arts: EX LIBRIS Film Screening
Film Screening with the Sippican Historical Society:
Frederick Wiseman’s EX LIBRIS – The New York Public Library
Saturday, May 6, 3:00-6:30pm
in the MAC’s Anne Braitmayer Webb Theater
FREE – Reservation required
Capacity: 50 people
See a film screening in the MAC Theater! The Sippican Historical Society will present Frederick Wiseman’s film about the New York Public Library. EX LIBRIS goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning. With 92 locations throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, the library is committed to being a resource for all the inhabitants of this multifaceted and cosmopolitan city, and beyond. The New York Public Library exemplifies the deeply rooted American belief in the individual’s right to know and be informed. It is one of the most democratic institutions in America – everyone is welcome. The Library strives to inspire learning, advance knowledge and strengthen communities.
During intermission, learn more about our local institution, the Elizabeth Taber Library, presented in the context of the traditional and modern roles of libraries as discussed in the film. Guests may bring their own snacks or beverages to enjoy, and popcorn will be provided by the MAC. Total runtime of film: 197 minutes.
May 6, 2023
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Venue: Marion Art Center
Venue Phone: 508-748-1266Address: