For the past month photographer Melissa Knowles has been in Tanzania helping out at Precious Project, a school and orphanage in the rural village of Nshupu. The results of her time there can be seen on Sunday, Feb. 2 at the West Tisbury Library when she hosts a photography reception there. The event begins at 3 p.m.

In addition to photography, Ms. Knowles is a curator and therapeutic-arts educator, and during the event she will discuss her experiences in Tanzania and elsewherea doing work for Island nonprofit Media Voices for Children.

To see more of her work visit