The 2021 Pierce Performance featured the world premiere of ONWARD – Votes for Women, a documentary play created by Lisa Rafferty, with music arranged and composed by Adam R. McDonald.
Then & Now: Public Art Live Stream Projection
Then & Now, a celebration of Black History Month, is a public art live-stream projection honoring the words of the abolitionists from the Boston Public Library’s Anti-Slavery Collection, coupled with Artists for Humanity teen artwork.
Giving Voice to the Abolitionists
Watch the 2020 Pierce Performance, “Giving Voice to the Abolitionists: Selected Readings from the BPL’s Anti-Slavery Collection.”
Hundred Year Retroactive Book Award of 1920
What was the best book from 1920? Watch the Associates’ Hundred Year Retroactive Book Award of 1920 to find out.
Welcome 2020-21 Writer-in-Residence
Meet our new Writer-in-Residence, Autumn Allen, and celebrate the accomplishments of our outgoing writer, Shawnna Thomas, in this virtual reception.
Book Talk with Writer-in-Residence Alumni Jenn De Leon
Hear about Jennifer De Leon debut YA book “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From” in this virtual book talk.
Interview with Julian Fellowes
Take a look back at Literary Lights 2018, where Rebecca Eaton interviewed Julian Fellowes about Downton Abbey and more…
Peace Jubilee Commemoration Concert
Did you miss our inaugural Pierce Performance Series? Check out this video of the event — which commemorated the 150th anniversary of Patrick Gilmore’s National Peace Jubilee.
2018 Literary Lights Announced
We are thrilled to announce the Literary Lights honorees, presenters and keynote speaker for our 30th annual Literary Lights, to be held on April 22, 2018.