Votes for Women: Massachusetts Leaders in the Woman Suffrage Movement With Barbara Berenson
Monday, November 05, 2018, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Barbara Berenson, author of Massachusetts in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, gives local suffragists the attention they deserve and discusses the battle over historical memory that long obscured the state’s leading role. FREE, but space is limited so please register in advance.
** Please note that the location for this event has been changed – This event will be held at the Lyceum in the Museum’s Rasmussen Education Center, at 200 Lexington Road, Concord MA 01742 (GPS: 53 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord MA 01742) **
This event is co-sponsored by the Concord League of Women Voters and is part of the Concord Festival of Authors.
Silhouette Portrait Taking
Saturday November 10; 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018; 12:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Silhouette artist Jean Comerford cuts delightful heirloom-quality portraits that make a wonderful gift. Children six months and up and adults of all ages are welcome.
Appointments are available from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 12:30 – 4:00 p.m on Sunday; sittings are ten minutes.
$35/profile; $15 additional copies; frames and mats available for sale on day of sitting. Call 978-369-9763 ext. 216 for a reservation.
6th Sally Lanagan Lecture
Thursday, November 08, 2018; 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
At our annual lecture event, Glenn Adamson will speak to the themes of his new book, Fewer Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects, an accessible exploration of the objects that lie around us.
This event is FREE, but space is limited Please click here to be added to the waitlist.
Friday, November 30, 2018, 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Join friends of the Museum for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at our annual event celebrating the opening of Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature on Friday, November 30, 2018. A beautiful night of holiday cheer! Purchase your tickets here.
8th Annual Holiday House Tour
Saturday, December 01, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy touring seven of Concord’s most beautiful private homes, professionally decorated in the holiday spirit by local and well-known interior designers. Programs for the Tour can be picked up at Wright Tavern (2 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742) beginning at 9:00 a.m on Saturday, December 1st.
Early bird tickets are available, now: $40 Members, $45 Non-Members. Click here to purchase your early bird tickets. Regular tickets purchased on or after November 31st are: $45 Members, $50 Non-Members.
Morning with Santa
Saturday, December 08, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Enjoy a delightful visit and photo with Santa, as well as a number of engaging seasonal crafts and activities. Organized by the Guild of Volunteers, this event has a long tradition with Concord Museum families. Some who attended as children are now bringing their children to Morning with Santa!
Members: $25 child, accompanying adults free; Non-Members: $30 child, $10 adults; Click here to register.
A way for our members to visit other museums and historic homes or take part in activities that are organized and designed specifically for our members, including visiting Mass Fashion exhibits and local Concord historic sites! More information about our members-only programming can be found here.
August Member Meet-Up: Fruitlands Museum
August 29, 2018 10:00 a.m. By registration only – space is limited.
Join Genevieve Burgett, Membership and Development Coordinator, and other Concord Museum members for a special tour of Fruitlands Museum’s Mass Fashion exhibits: Inhabiting Folk Portraits and Leisure Pursuits – The Fashion and Culture of Recreation. Free for registered Concord Museum members. Register online here.
September Member Meet-Up: Eustis Estate
September 19, 2018 10:00 a.m. By registration only.
Join Genevieve Burgett, Membership and Development Coordinator, and other Concord Museum members for a special tour of the Eustis Estate’s Mass Fashion exhibit: Head to Toe: Hat and Shoe Fashions from Historic New England with an introduction by Historic New England Curator, Laura Johnson. Through Historic New England’s generosity, we have received a discounted rate of $10 per person for this event. Register online here.
October Member Meet-Up Series: Old Manse
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. By registration only.
Join Genevieve Burgett, Membership and Development Coordinator, and other Concord Museum members for a festive tour on Spiritualism and the Concord Authors in the Old Manse attic. Being the family home of Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Old Manse was well-known to Emerson, Hawthorne, and Thoreau, acting as an inspiration for all. Must be a Concord Museum member to register. Not a member yet? Join here. Tickets are $7. Click here to register.