Why I donate to PMPM — and why I hope you will, too

By K. David Weidner, Ph.D., Executive Director As we emerge from a difficult year, it’s time to re-evaluate what’s important and recommit to making the world a better place. That’s our mission at the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum (PMPM). We are dedicated to...

Autism and Acceptance: Lighting a Better Way

By K. David Weidner, Ph.D., Executive Director Nearly 50 years ago, the Autism Society created National Autistic Children’s Week, which would become Autism Awareness Month. Now, it’s being referred to as Autism Acceptance Month (AAM), a recent change proposed to...
Stories I’ve Heard: Women’s History in Provincetown

Stories I’ve Heard: Women’s History in Provincetown

By Courtney Hurst, President, Board of Trustees Hearing and sharing some of Provincetown’s stories in honor of February’s Black History Month led me to do the same for Women’s History Month in March. I sat down with Maureen Joseph Hurst (“Mom”) and Kathie Joseph Meads...
Stories I’ve Heard: A Salute to Black History in Provincetown

Stories I’ve Heard: A Salute to Black History in Provincetown

By Courtney Hurst, President, Board of Trustees In honor of Black Lives Matter, I wanted to share an informal retelling of some of the amazing stories about Provincetown’s rich and prominent role in Black history that I have been told through the years and during this...
A look back at 2020 and elevating PMPM in 2021

A look back at 2020 and elevating PMPM in 2021

By K. David Weidner, Ph.D., Executive Director At this time last year, we were gearing up for a very exciting 2020. With the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s landing in Provincetown, and a season of great programs and commemorations planned, we never imagined the...
Time to shine!

Time to shine!

By K. David Weidner, Ph.D., Executive Director The Pilgrim Monument lighting will occur at 6pm ET on November 11, 2020. The PMPM grounds will not be open to the public during the lighting We are heading into one of my favorite times of the year. I love the cool autumn...