February 18, 2022

"The Movements of the 60's" exhibit by Bev Grant opens May 1st at the American Labor Museum

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum proudly opens The Movements of the 60's Through the Eyes of a Revolutionary Working-Class Feminist PHotographer/Filmmaker/Muscian exhibit by Bev Grant on Sunday, May 1st, 2022.

Also, on Saturday, May 1st, 2022 at 1PM, the Museum welcomes the general public to the Annual May Day Festival.  Plans call for instrumental and vocal performances of folk and labor music.  This is an outdoor event.  

The Movements of the 60's Through the Eyes of a Revolutionary Working-Class Feminist Photographer/Filmmaker/Musician exhibit features Ms. Grant's origial photography.

Bev Grant is the Labor Heritage Foundation's 2017 Joe Hill Award winner and former lead of the folk/rock band, Human Condition.  Bev is also founder and director of the Brooklyn Women's Chorus and the cultural director of the UALE Summer School for Union Women.

This program is made possible in part by a grant administered by the Passaic County Cultural and Heritage Council from funds granted by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.  Funding has also been made possible by the Puffin Foundation.

The Movements of the 60's Through the Eyes of a Revolutionary Working-Class Feminist Photographer/Filmmaker/Musician exhibit by Bev Grant will be on view through August 27th, 2022.

The Botto House National Landmark, headquarters of the American Labor Museum, is located at 83 Norwood Street in Haledon, NJ.  It was the meeting place for over 20,000 silk mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike.  The Museum offers a free lending library, restored period rooms, changing exhibits, museum store, Old World Gardens, educational programs and special events.  The Museum's hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9AM-5PM.  Visitors are welcome Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4PM and at other times by appointment.  Virtural tours (ZOOM) are offered by appointment by calling the Museum at (973) 595-7953.  For further informaiton about the Museum, visit www.labormuseum.net.