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March 2019

Monument Man: The Life & Art of Daniel Chester French

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Museum, 53 Cambridge Turnpike
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Monument Man book cover

SOLD OUT Harold Holzer on "Monument Man: The Life & Art of Daniel Chester French" Harold Holzer, one of the leading historians of Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era, explores the long life and dramatic artistic career of pre-eminent American sculptor Daniel Chester French, whose statue for the Lincoln Memorial is arguably the nation's most iconic statue. 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Churchill and Janet Franklin Lyceum in the Rasmussen Education Center. Members…

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Winter Night at Wright Tavern

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wright Tavern

SOLD OUT - Thank you for your interest in Winter Night at Wright Tavern with the Concord Museum.  We hope you can join us for our next beer talk and tasting in historic Wright Tavern on Father's Day.  Register early to ensure a spot in the program! Register here. Shake off the winter blues at Wright Tavern! Join us for a talk by Maria Olia on the historic taverns and inns of New England. Olia is a travel writer and author of New England’s…

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March Member Meet-Up: The Paul Revere House

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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Paul Revere House Cradle

You've seen the lantern at the Concord Museum that helped signal "two, if by sea." Now join other Concord Museum Members for a tour of The Paul Revere House in Boston's North End to learn more about the man behind the midnight ride in 1775. Restored in the early 20th century, The Revere House was one of the first historic house museums in the United States. This is a members-only program. If you are not yet a member, please click here to join…

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Girl in Black and White: The Story of Mary Mildred Williams and the Abolition Movement

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

Join us for a conversation with author Jessie Morgan-Owens, as she discusses her book Girl in Black And White: The Story of Mary Mildred Williams and the Abolition Movement—the story of Mary Mildred Williams, an enslaved girl who looked “white,” is little-known, but her photograph transformed the abolitionist movement.   When a decades-long court battle resulted in her family’s freedom in 1855, seven-year-old Mary Mildred Williams unexpectedly became the face of American slavery. During a sold-out abolitionist lecture series, Massachusetts Senator…

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March Teddy Bear Tea

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

SOLD OUT! Thank you for your interest in Teddy Bear Tea at the Concord Museum.  We hope you can join us for these upcoming family programs on Patriots' Day Weekend, April School Vacation Week, and for a very special hands-on program: An Old Fashioned Breakfast! Delight your child or grandchild with an afternoon for just the two of you! Bring a favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal to join you for tea or cocoa and take part in a simple…

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Mary Lesneski Memorial Lecture and Reception: “‘The Great Centre of Attraction’: Dolley Madison Creates the White House”

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Museum, 53 Cambridge Turnpike
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Mrs James Madison (Dolley Madison), by Bass Otis

Catherine Allgor, President of the Massachusetts Historical Society, presents the annual Mary Lesneski Memorial Lecture. Dolley Madison is famously credited for "redecorating" the executive mansion. It is more accurate, however, that Dolley Madison and architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe restructured the space in order to accomodate James Madison's political goals. Dr. Allgor explores the political meanings and intent behind their decorative choices which not only transformed the president's house, but made the "White House" (as it became known under Dolley's tenure)…

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April 2019

April Member Meet-Up: Davis Museum at Wellesley College

April 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Davis Museum at Wellesley College, 106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Davis Museum at Wellesly College

Join other Concord Museum Members for a student-led tour of the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, one of the first American colleges to introduce both an art history program and modern art course.  Together we'll discover the treasures of the Davis' permanent collection. This is a members-only program. If you are not yet a member, please click here to join today before registering. Members free. Please register below.

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Patriots’ Ball

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Massachusetts National Guard Armory, 91 Everett Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Guests at the Concord Museum's 2018 Patriots' Ball

Join us for the Patriots' Ball on Saturday, April 13, 2019! All ticket sales and proceeds from this event support the Museum's education initiatives that serve nearly 14,000 students each year and teach them about the ideas of freedom, self-government and individualism and help bring our nation's history alive - Purchase tickets below! This patriotic evening is organized by the Concord Museum Guild of Volunteers and is a festive way to celebrate Concord's role in the first battle of the…

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The Revolution’s Odd Couple: Sam Adams and John Hancock

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us the night of Patriots’ Day to hear from renowned storyteller and Northeastern University historian, Bill Fowler discuss two important figures who shaped the fabric of the American Revolution and the country that it formed. Dr. William Morgan Fowler, Jr. is a professor emeritus of history at Northeastern University,  Boston and a prolific author. He served as Director of the Massachusetts Historical Society from 1998 through 2005.  Along with numerous published works, Fowler wrote biographies on both John Hancock and Sam Adams The Baron of Beacon Hill: A Biography of John…

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Protecting Our Planet: Earth Day Forum

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On the eve of Earth Day, Join Barbara Moran, WBUR’s Senior Producer for Environmental Reporting and Boston University Professor Richard Primack, author of Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes To Thoreau’s Woods in a conversation with museum director Tom Putnam on the environmental challenges facing our times. Members $5, Nonmembers $10. This program is supported in part by the Sally Lanagan Fund and grants from the Concord Cultural Council, the Lexington Council for the Arts, and the Lincoln Cultural Council –  local agencies which are supported by…

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