Ancestral Bridges supports and builds programs that celebrate BIPOC arts, history, and culture in western Massachusetts. We also partner with local communities to create educational and economic opportunities so that BIPOC and disadvantaged youth can thrive.

Special Exhibit: Black and Afro-Indigenous Families in Amherst

Ancestral Bridges presents a special exhibit of Amherst’s Black and Afro-Indigenous families and neighborhoods at the Amherst Historical Society & Museum.

Historic images of Amherst’s Black and indigenous families plus artifacts dating back to the pre-Emancipation era.

September 1, 2022 through November 5, 2022
Doors open: Every Saturday, 11 AM to 3 PM
67 Amity Street, Amherst, Massachusetts

For more information, visit the Amherst Historical Society & Museum.

Roberts/Bateman family gathering at 223 Snell Street, Amherst. Circa late 1930s.