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A Secular Gathering Place: The Sandy Spring Museum (S02/E06)

A Secular Gathering Place: The Sandy Spring Museum (S02/E06)

Update: 2019-01-30
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The Sandy Spring Museum describes itself as “community-activated.” They want to be a secular gathering places, where people of different backgrounds can come together and build a sense of place and belonging. I visit the museum to speak with Executive Director Allison Weiss about the museum’s radically community-driven programming, the Quaker principles built into the museum’s design, and how they are trying to serve a community of incredible diversity.

This episode is sponsored by The Lyndhurst Group.

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Music in this episode is by Los Hijo 'e Plena, the musical arm of the community-building nonprofit Cultural Plenera.

Find more information on the museum and photos on my website, hhethmon.com.

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A Secular Gathering Place: The Sandy Spring Museum (S02/E06)

A Secular Gathering Place: The Sandy Spring Museum (S02/E06)

Hannah Hethmon