Henry David Thoreau Gallery Talk

Tour the heart of the Concord Museum’s collection of objects used and made by Henry David Thoreau in the newly designed gallery, which displays more Thoreau objects than have previously been on permanent display and learn about his life in Concord and two years at Walden Pond. Held in the Concord Museum Galleries. Participation is... View Article

Farming in Concord: History Learning Center Program

See some of the treasures from the Concord Museum’s collection in a special program on the history of farming in Concord spanning the tools of Native horticulture to the Concord grape. Participation is on a first-come-first-served basis. This event is free with Museum admission. Members visit free. This program is part of Celebrate Concord Week.... View Article

Celebrate Concord Community Day

Meet baby lambs and a fluffy angora rabbit outside of the Museum. Watch as their wool and fur are carded and spun into fine yarn and see a master weaver at work on the loom. Free Museum admission for Concord residents.                  

Mill Brook Walking Tour

Follow the Mill Brook with a Museum guide into Concord’s town center where, in the early 1800s, the Milldam was a bustling business district occupied by craftspeople, tradesmen, and other businesses. See the ecologic changes along the brook that were shaped by the millpond and hear how animals moved around the town and brook. 1... View Article

Getting a Living Gallery Talk

Learn about Concord’s early industry and see the clocks, silver, furniture, ceramics, and guns that the craftspeople of Concord made and sold on the Milldam in early 1800s Concord. Free with Museum admission. Concord Residents and Members visit free. Image: Plane, H2075_1K Concord Museum collection. This program is part of Celebrate Concord Week.    ... View Article

Celebrate Concord Community Day

“I haven’t a man who is afraid to go!” The Acton Minutemen mustered and marched to the North Bridge on the morning of April 19, 1775 where, under the leadership of Captain Isaac Davis, were first in line of 450 Provincials who advanced on the British Regulars. Visit this brave minute company in an encampment... View Article

Incorporating Concord Gallery Talk

See Concord in the 1600s when it became colonial New England’s first inland town as we mark the day when the Massachusetts Bay Colony authorities granted permission for a “plantation” in what the Native people called Musketaquid. Participation is on a first-come-first-served basis. With Museum admission. Concord Residents and Members visit free. Image: Sword, 1675. ... View Article

Farming in Concord: History Learning Center Program

See some of the treasures from the Concord Museum’s collection in a special program on the history of farming in Concord spanning the tools of Native horticulture to the Concord grape. Participation is on a first-come-first-served basis. This event is free with Museum admission. Members visit free. This program is part of Celebrate Concord Week.... View Article

Louis Menand on The Free World

Thank you for tuning into our program! Please submit your questions to the speakers through the chat on YouTube. https://youtu.be/FwL3fXH-Dic Louis Menand, Harvard Professor, New Yorker staff writer, and Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Metaphysical Club discusses his new book, The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War in which he tells the... View Article

26th Annual Golf Tournament

Concord Country Club 246 Old Rd to 9 Acre Corner, Concord, MA

Join us for the 26th Annual Golf Tournament at the beautiful Concord Country Club! Enjoy a full day of fun featuring a Bramble format with on-course contests, luncheon, and a reception and awards ceremony.  This highly anticipated annual event draws players and sponsors from the greater Boston area for a lively day full of friendly... View Article

These Truths: A conversation with Jill Lepore

https://youtu.be/y88SGDbAjLk Registration for the in-person portion of this program is full.  Please join the waitlist using the form below or sign up to watch virtually. In her ambitious one-volume historical survey, These Truths: A History of the United States, award-winning historian and New Yorker writer, Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and... View Article