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April 2021

Annual Earth Day Forum with Tatiana Schlossberg

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Tatiana Schlossberg, former New York Times journalist, as she discusses her book, Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have, about the unseen environmental and climate impacts of the Internet, technology, food, fashion and fuel, which recently won the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award in 2020. Please join us for this virtual Concord Museum Forum. Tatiana Schlossberg’s book Inconspicuous Consumption is available in partnership with the  Concord Bookshop.   Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s Education initiatives. This program is supported…

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Make Your Own Paul Revere Lantern

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Listen along to a reading of the famous poem “Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride” and see the famed one if by land, two if by sea lantern that was hung to signal Revere and the other riders.  Create a decorative pattern on your own lantern that shines as bright as Paul Revere’s signal. Advanced registration required for this limited capacity in-person program.  Museum admission is required to participate in this program.  Reserve your timed admission ticket at concordmuseum.org. Museum capacity is…

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Make Your Own Paul Revere Lantern

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Listen along to a reading of the famous poem “Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride” and see the famed one if by land, two if by sea lantern that was hung to signal Revere and the other riders.  Create a decorative pattern on your own lantern that shines as bright as Paul Revere’s signal. Advanced registration required for this limited capacity in-person program.  Museum admission is required to participate in this program.  Reserve your timed admission ticket at concordmuseum.org. Museum capacity is…

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Emerson, Thoreau, and Frost: A Conversation with Jay Parini

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join poet, novelist, biographer, and critic Jay Parini in a wide-ranging discussion of three granite figures of New England and American literature: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Robert Frost.  A faculty member at Middlebury College, Professor Parini’s most recent book, Borges and Me: An Encounter, has been described as a “poignant and comic literary coming-of-age memoir.” Please join us for this virtual Concord Museum Forum. Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s Education initiatives. This program is…

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May 2021

FULL! Brewster and the Birds Walking Tour

May 1 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Thank you for your interest in our programs.  Registration for the Brewster and the Birds walking tour is full.  We hope you will consider participating in one of our other programs this spring! A young William Brewster and his childhood friend Daniel Chester French explored the rivers and forests of Concord and observed birds - an ornithological interest which later manifested in both of their careers. Follow the trails along the Concord River carved by noted ornithologist and naturalist William Brewster and…

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Anna Malaika Tubbs on The Three Mothers

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On the eve of Mother’s Day, join biographer Anna Malaika Tubbs as she discusses her new book, The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr. Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation, which Ibram X. Kendi describes as “forgotten history that begs to be told and Tubbs tells it brilliantly.” Please join us for this virtual Concord Museum Forum. Anna Malaika Tubbs’ new book The Three Mothers will be available for signing in partnership with the Concord Bookshop. Donations…

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Breaking the Political Glass Ceiling

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Over 20 years ago Jane Swift became the only woman to perform the duties of governor of Massachusetts and also the first sitting Governor to give birth while in office.  Since that time we’ve seen the election of our nation’s first woman as Vice President, the state’s first female United States Senator, two female attorney generals, and, most recently the first female mayor of Boston.  Join Jane Swift; Pulitzer-Prize winning Boston Globe columnist, Eileen McNamara; and the second female mayor…

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A Walk with Louisa and Ellen

May 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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. This is a free tour for a small group; Advanced registration is required. This program is part of Freedom’s Way Hidden Treasures Centennial Celebration.

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The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Conversation with Sara Seager

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Sara Seager, an astrophysicist and a professor of planetary science at MIT, as she discusses her memoir, The Smallest Lights in the Universe, in which she recounts her successful efforts to rebuild her life in the wake of tragedy -- discovering the power of connection on this planet, even as she searches our galaxy for another Earth.  After the unexpected death of her husband, Professor Seager finds solace in the alien beauty of exoplanets and the technical challenges of…

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Courageous Women Leaders in Turbulent Times

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In her recent book, Forged in Crisis, Nancy Koehn, historian at the Harvard Business School, examines the pivotal role that Rachel Carson played in the development of the modern environmental movement and in inspiring citizen action toward protecting the earth. Join us for this conversation in which she will also discuss the book she is now writing on the leaders of the civil rights movement and the critical role women played in the struggle to end racism, discrimination, and hatred.…

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