Lives Well Lived | Oral History Workshop


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February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Oral History: A Virtual Hands-On Workshop

This event is presented by the Fairfield Museum & History Center.
Click here to register and you will receive a private link to this Zoom meeting.

If you could hold on to one memory forever, what would it be?

In this virtual “hands-on” workshop, join Bonnie Collier, Director for the Yale Law School Oral History Project, as she shares how to get started with an oral history project. The Fairfield Museum will share example of oral histories in our library, and Bonnie will guide you on the basics of how to collect, record, share, and preserve an oral history. Learn about the importance of interviewing and the power of listening – there’s always more beneath the surface!

About Lives Well Lived

“A warm, uplifting and enlightening feast for the heart, mind and soul.”
— The NYC Movie Guru

Forty people aged 75 to 100, with a collective life experience of 3000 years, share their secrets, wit, and wisdom on how to live a meaningful life. Watch the film, participate in a special Q&A with filmmaker/director Sky Bergman, and learn how to record your own personal memoir or oral history as we celebrate our lives well lived together.

Full List of Events:

February 20-24 – Film Screening Days
February 21 – Virtual Q&A with Writer/Director Sky Bergman
February 24 –My History as an Heirloom: How Will I Be Remembered?
February 27 – Oral History: A Virtual Hands-On Workshop
March 6 – Death Cafe 

 

The Lives Well Lived Film & Event Series is presented by Fairfield Museum and History Center.

Co-sponsored by Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home and Mark This Day with Love, a service for commemorating the milestones in one’s life. Special thanks to our fellow partners, Pequot Library, Fairfield Public Library, SHU Community Theater, and the Bigelow Center of Fairfield.