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June 2021

All That She Carried: A Conversation with Tiya Miles

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join MacArthur “Genius” Fellow and Harvard University Professor Tiya Miles as she discusses her new book, All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake, a story about women, mothers, and daughters, who chose the profundity of love over dehumanizing condition.  At the heart of this moving tale is a rough cotton bag, given by an enslaved woman named Rose to her daughter, Ashley, before their forced separation. Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s…

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Members’ Summer Book Club

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Read along in the Museum’s summer book club that includes both the new and noteworthy and Concord classics.  Whether you are on the beach, a mountain, or your sofa members can join us virtually for monthly reads, discussions, and themed cocktails all summer long.  Book club meetings will be held remotely over Zoom.  The Zoom link will be sent to registrants. The first book club read is Louisa May Alcott’s unpublished debut novel The Inheritance, written when she was just…

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A 57-Year Ride: Cyrus Dallin’s Quest to Raise the Iconic Paul Revere Statue

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Nancy Blanton, Director of Outreach and Engagement at the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum, as she recounts the remarkable and compelling story behind the 57-year journey that led to Cyrus Dallin sculpting one of Boston's most iconic images: The Paul Revere Monument.  Adjacent to the Old North Church, the statue captures Revere’s legacy and the region’s revolutionary spirit. Please note that this is a virtual forum. Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s Education initiatives. This program is supported…

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July 2021

A Walk through Thoreau’s Concord

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Henry David Thoreau is known for the two years he spent living at Walden Pond.  Did you know that he lived in other homes in Concord throughout his life?  Take a tour of the domestic side of Thoreau’s wholly human life visiting the homes where he lived and hearing the stories told of him by family and friends. 1-mile walk, mostly flat sidewalk or pavement, rain or shine. Meet at the Concord Museum. Advanced registration is required. Tickets include same-day…

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Members’ Summer Book Club

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Read along in the Museum’s summer book club that includes both the new and noteworthy and Concord classics.  Whether you are on the beach, a mountain, or your sofa members can join us virtually for monthly reads, discussions, and themed cocktails all summer long.  Book club meetings will be held remotely over Zoom.  The Zoom link will be sent to registrants. The July book club read will be announced during the June meeting. For members of the Concord Museum.  Become…

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Concord Museum Virtual Course

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 25, 2021

Decorative Arts Sampler Join us for an introductory, five-week study of decorative arts made or used in New England from the colonial era until the early twentieth century. Designed to appeal to individuals interested in antiques, craftsmanship, and/or history, the course centers on the Concord Museum’s vast collection of decorative arts. The course includes an orientation to the Concord Museum and an introduction to the principles of connoisseurship and the handling of objects. Each session is livestreamed from the Museum’s…

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Battle Green Vietnam: The 1971 March on Concord, Lexington, and Boston

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Dr. Elise Lemire as she discusses her new book, Battle Green Vietnam: The 1971 March on Concord, Lexington, and Boston, with a special focus on the pivotal role the women of Concord, Lincoln, and Lexington played when members of Vietnam Veterans Against the War set out to march Paul Revere’s route in reverse in their quest to bring a message of peace to the people.  Local women secured permission from the National Park Service for the veterans to camp at…

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August 2021

Concord Museum Virtual Course

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 25, 2021

Decorative Arts Sampler Join us for an introductory, five-week study of decorative arts made or used in New England from the colonial era until the early twentieth century. Designed to appeal to individuals interested in antiques, craftsmanship, and/or history, the course centers on the Concord Museum’s vast collection of decorative arts. The course includes an orientation to the Concord Museum and an introduction to the principles of connoisseurship and the handling of objects. Each session is livestreamed from the Museum’s…

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A Walk with Louisa and Ellen

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

"To spend the day at their house was a rapturous event," Ellen Emerson wrote to a friend in 1869, remembering her friends, the Alcott girls.  Join us for a walking tour highlighting the objects and homes of remarkable women of Concord, including Louisa May Alcott and her dear friend Ellen Emerson.  1-mile walk, mostly flat sidewalk or pavement, rain or shine. Meet at the Concord Museum. Advanced registration is required. Tickets include same-day admission to the Concord Museum.

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Sheltering with Thoreau: A Conversation with David Gessner

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When the pandemic struck, nature writer David Gessner turned to Henry David Thoreau for lessons on how to live alone. In his new book, Savage Delight: Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crisis, he explores whether those lessons – of re-wilding, loving nature, self-reliance, and civil disobedience—hold a secret that could help save us as we face the coming challenges of climate change. Please note this is a virtual forum. Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s Education…

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