International Mother Language Day commemorates the death of college students Abdus Salam, Abul Barkat, Rafiq Uddin Ahmed, Abdul Jabbar, and Shafiur Rahman at the hands of Pakistani troops on February 21st, 1952 while peacefully protesting the right to speak the Bengali language....

The Paterson Great Falls has dual, sometimes conflicting, identities. The first, as a natural wonder, a scenic beauty and a tourist attraction. The second, as a source of power, providing the energy needed by the industries that developed into the City of Paterson....

Word Seed, Inc. and the Paterson Museum have teamed up to create the Paterson Poetry Workshop Series. These workshops are presented as a prequel to the Paterson Poetry Exhibit to be held at the Museum in spring 2022. Some of the poetry generated from these...

The Museum’s first fashion exhibition, Paterson Eco-Chic, was an eco-friendly art installation focusing on Environmental Responsibility. Weaving Paterson’s textile industry past with its future, the exhibit curated by Cristina Deutsch, showcased fifteen wearable art pieces produced by Bergen County Academies students, guest artists and designers....

Continuing the success of the Museum’s 2017 Paterson Eco-Chic, this exhibition proposed a closer look at the deleterious impact that plastic bags have on our environment. Paterson Eco-Chic II, under Art Curator Cristina Deutsch, was an eco-friendly fashion project designed for the Paterson Museum that highlighted...

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