New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

Photography Exhibit: Respeto/Respect


Thursday, February 15, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, March 15, 2018 (All day)


Coolidge Corner Branch of Brookline Public Library
31 Pleasant St
Brookline , MA


Respeto/Respect for Beliefs, Religions and Rituals features photographs and trilingual text by 7 Maya women from two different ethnic-linguistic groups and non-traditional religions who are staff of the Chiapas Photography Project (CPP) in Chiapas, Mexico. The exhibit demonstrates Maya religious diversity and coexistence after decades of strife in Chiapas. Issues also embedded in this exhibit include indigenous and women’s rights and autonomy, post-colonialism, and decolonization.

Erica Adams (West Falmouth, MA, Preparative Meeting) worked as curator on this exhibit, and the Yearly Meeting Legacy Gift Committee funded Erica's work to find a venue and prepare educational materials.

The exhibit will be open these hours: Mon/Weds 10-6; Tu/Th 10-9; Fri/Sat 9:30-5, and Sun 1-5.

Contact Information

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]