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April 2021

SOLD OUT! At the Center of Revolution Walking Tour

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Thank you for your interest in our programs.  The Center of Revolution walking tour on Patriots' Day is full. We hope you consider participating in our other walking tours. Led by a trained Museum educator, take the short walk from the Wright Tavern to the North Bridge. Learn about the events leading up to April 19th and the first battle of the American Revolution. Discover the stories behind the monuments at the Bridge and the center of town. 1-mile walk,…

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Annual Earth Day Forum with Tatiana Schlossberg

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

https://youtu.be/_GSEwXV-yOE 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…

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FULL! Make Your Own Paul Revere Lantern

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

FULL! Thank you for your interest in our family programs.  We hope that you consider participating in our other events this spring. 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…

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FULL! Make Your Own Paul Revere Lantern

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

FULL! Thank you for your interest in our family programs.  We hope that you consider participating in our other events this spring. 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…

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

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

https://youtu.be/tsvqIAeaRqs 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…

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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! We hope that you consider joining us for other events 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 his assistant, constant companion, and the first African American landscape photographer…

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Anna Malaika Tubbs on The Three Mothers

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

https://youtu.be/wDkNdtquhOM 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.…

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Breaking the Political Glass Ceiling

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

https://youtu.be/Dzg8vofPwwk Join former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift; Pulitzer-Prize winning Boston Globe columnist, Eileen McNamara; and former Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong, as they discuss the successes earned and challenges faced by women in politics in Massachusetts and beyond. Over 20 years ago, Jane Swift became Governor of Massachusetts and 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 and the state’s first female United States…

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Full! A Walk with Louisa and Ellen

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

Thank you for your interest in our programs! I hope consider joining us again this spring. 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…

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

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

https://youtu.be/bskIcGfeWIw 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…

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