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Exhibit: UK artists’ response to the SCW

September 10, 2014
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Exhibit: UK artists’ response to the SCW

While British literature about the Spanish Civil War has been widely celebrated, the story of how artists responded has remained largely untold. From 8 November Pallant House Gallery in Chichester will present “Conscience and Conflict: British Artists and the Spanish Civil War”, the first major exhibition to examine the involvement of British visual artists...
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Alicante plaque recalls final rescue voyage

September 10, 2014
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Alicante plaque recalls final rescue voyage

A memorial to the evacuation on a British ship of some 3,000 Spanish Republicans in the final days of the Spanish Civil War was unveiled on 30 March – almost exactly 75 years since the Stanbrook set sail from Alicante on 28 March 1939.
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IBMT’s first permanent exhibition opens

September 10, 2014
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IBMT’s first permanent exhibition opens

Original British Battalion banner on display at Newhaven Fort
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Including ALBA in your will

September 10, 2014
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Including ALBA in your will

Making gifts to ALBA in your will is an important source of funding to continue our work. A gift in your will keeps our educational programs growing in the long term. While gifts for specific purposes are always welcome, ALBA is especially grateful for unrestricted gifts that can be used where they are needed...
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History Day Winners: 8th-graders on the Lincolns

September 9, 2014
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History Day Winners: 8th-graders on the Lincolns

Three 8th-grade students placed fifth at the National History Day Finals for their work on the history of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.
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Letter from ALBA: United Nations defends Spanish victims

September 9, 2014
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Letter from ALBA: United Nations defends Spanish victims

When things seem bleakest, hope often sparks.
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ALBA reaches out to teachers in four states, from Florida to Illinois

September 9, 2014
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ALBA reaches out to teachers in four states, from Florida to Illinois

Kicking off a busy fall, ALBA worked with teachers in Tampa.
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Songs of the Spanish Civil War: The new edition

September 9, 2014
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Songs of the Spanish Civil War: The new edition

In October, the Smithsonian is releasing a stunning new edition of its legendary two Folkways albums, Songs of the Spanish Civil War. First published in the early 1960s, these LPs compiled songs recorded on 78s by Pete Seeger, Tom Glazer, Ernst Busch, Bart van der Schelling and others during and shortly after the war....
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Solidarity Forever! Join us on Oct. 5 in Berkeley

September 9, 2014
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<em>Solidarity Forever!</em> Join us on Oct. 5 in Berkeley

Join us for ALBA’s Bay Area Reunion! Sunday, October 5, 2014 2:00 PM (doors open at 1:00 PM) Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse 2020 Addison Street Berkeley, California
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ALBA Festival features 13 human rights documentaries

September 6, 2014
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ALBA Festival features 13 human rights documentaries

Over the course of three days, a selection of cutting-edge human rights documentaries will challenge, educate, and inspire audiences at IMPUGNING IMPUNITY: ALBA’s Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (program and trailers here). Now in its fourth year, and featuring films produced since 2013, this annual film festival brings human rights struggles to life through...
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