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Patriots’ Day Town Night and History 1776: A Conversation with Jane Kamensky
April 12, 2022 at 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Ring in Patriots’ Day with a festive evening at the Concord Museum! Towns across Massachusetts mustered at the North Bridge on April 19, 1775, and we are inviting you back to Concord for a free visit to the Museum and Revolutionary-themed programming.
All programs are free and open to the public. Seating is limited for the forum History 1776: A Conversation with Jane Kamensky, so please register using the form below. The forum will also be livestreamed to a virtual audience. Register to watch the livestream using the same form below.
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.: Visit the Museum’s new April 19, 1775 galleries. Drop by the Lisa H. Foote History Learning Center to talk with arms expert Joel Bohy and explore muskets that were fired on the North Bridge on April 19, 1775.
6:15 – 6:30 p.m.: Spotlight talk on Copley with Jane Kamensky: Foremost expert on John Singleton Copley and author of A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley, Jane Kamensky, will give a spotlight talk on Copley and his work in Brooke Hall where one of Copley’s portraits, held in a private collection, will be specially displayed for the evening.
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.: History 1776: A Conversation with Jane Kamensky: Harvard Professor Jane Kamensky will discuss lessons she has learned in recent years teaching a course on the Revolution and her involvement in Educating for American Democracy, an initiative to strengthen history and civic learning and to ensure their equitable delivery throughout the country.