The New Americans Museum Public Square
According to Webster’s Dictionary , a public square is an open space commonly found in the heart of a traditional town used for community gatherings and/or the sphere of public opinion, a place for the exchange of ideas.
Our museum was created to celebrate and document the contributions of all immigrants into the American Narrative. Our mission is to be a catalyst for honoring America’s recent past and future promise by providing thoughtful and inspiring educational programming to celebrate our diverse and multi-generational experiences of arrival, identity and common values. We celebrate, preserve, disseminate and document these shared American multi-generational immigrant stories. Celebrating and reflecting on the diversity and continual shifting demographics of our region and our nation – with every exhibition, collaboration or story captured and told, we strive to uplift, build tolerance and understanding of all our combined journeys. we are proud to share this Public Square space and invite your comments and feedback.
A spotlight on recent short films that widen our idea of American independent cinema through stories by and about native and new Americans.
The series emphasizes narrative and documentary shorts that highlight important & charged topics such as discrimination, prison reform, economic justice and immigration in their emotional and political complexity, reminding us that these topics are more relevant & more critical than ever in contemporary America.