A Reading and Conversation with Billy Collins

“Funny but serious, accessible but rich in meaning, consistently surprising – the world looks slightly different after reading a Billy Collins poem. He’s an American treasure” writes Nick Laird.  In... View Article

Free Admission on Patriots’ Day

Admission to the Museum is FREE on Patriots' Day! Celebrate the start of the American Revolution by exploring artifacts in the Museum and then visit our drop-in activities to learn... View Article

An Enemy Among Us!

When you are visiting the Museum on Patriots’ Day, beware of a Red Coat from the British Army roaming the galleries looking for Provincial rebels.  Talk with him about the... View Article

Earth Day Drop-In Program

Build your own binoculars (without lenses) to explore birds in the sky.  But first, test your binoculars out in Alive with Birds. Environmental bonus: recycle by bringing your own toilet... View Article

Birds of Prey Wildlife Encounter

Join the waitlist. Meet birds of prey and learn about their importance to the ecosystem with an educator from Mass Audubon.  Species may include owls, falcons, hawks, vultures and eagles. ... View Article

Power and Liberty: A Conversation with Gordon Wood

https://youtu.be/v57quJolSvs Annual Mary Lesneski Memorial Lecture Brown University professor, Gordon Wood, will discuss his new book, Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution, in which he distills a lifetime... View Article

The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oj98x8AUUd0 Join Scott Weidensaul, naturalist and ornithologist, as he celebrates the natural world—particularly birds—in his newest book, A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds, conveying the... View Article

In the Footsteps of Henry David Thoreau

https://youtu.be/pgAmjOawzLg In his new book, Six Walks, award-winning author and artist, Ben Shattuck depicts six journeys from Cape Cod to Mount Katahdin that were once taken by Thoreau.  According to... View Article