Posts by Sarah Margerum:
Here: First, visit Historic New Englandâ€™s Otis House on March 18 to learn about the Williams sisters who ran a boarding house on the site in the later half of the 1800s.
There: Next, visit the Paul Revere House on April 22 to learn about Rachel Revereâ€™s struggles during the Revolutionary War.
Visit Historic New England to register for Boarding and Lodging: Womenâ€™s History Month Series on March 18 at 2pm.
Visit Paul Revere House to learn more about Rachel Revere: Revolutionary Woman on April 22 at 1:00, 1:45, or 2:30.
Before I moved to Massachusetts, I had never heard of February vacation week. Do you feel as cheated as I do? Make up for lost time by joining in on one of these events on February 22. Here: First, get yourself to the MIT Museum from 10-noon for the straw rocket challenge presented by the [...]
Here: First, attend Gardner After Hours: Equinox and be sure to add on tickets for the Tribute to Lena Horne concert when you purchase online. There: Next, attend How Creativity Works at the Museum of Science which includes drinks, activities, and most importantly, a performance by the Boston Typewriter Orchestra. Visit the Gardner to purchase [...]
Here: First, drop in between 11am and 2pm on January 28 at the deCordovaâ€™s one day installation, Snowdecahedron. Join local artist Dan Sternof Beyer and participate in making snow sculptures. There: Next, sign up for a two day pottery workshop at Fuller Craft Museum on February 8 and 15. Suitable for beginners, this workshop covers [...]
Here: First, sign up for Drawing in Pubs, a ten week session hosted by the MFA that meets in a different pub each Thursday and covers basic drawing skills in pencil and ink. Open to all levels over age 21. Next: Get your tickets for the Gardnerâ€™s After Hours Opening Bash on January 19. Be [...]
Here: First, show some support for our own Sarah Duff and visit the exhibit she planned at the Andover Historical Society, Common Indecency. Tinsel and ornaments will seem so commonplace when you realize you could be decorating with corsets and vintage toilet paper. There: Next, head over to the Concord Museum and see Family Trees: [...]
Last week, I visited the MFA with my friend and her five month old son, Lucas. Weâ€™re doing our part to create a museum advocate of the future. Lucas was especially engaged in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art. He remained content for a surprising amount of time, simply looking at all of the [...]
Thanksgiving break is almost here and itâ€™s time to start planning special holiday activities. Iâ€™ve done the research for you and narrowed it down to the six most promising events of the season. Please see museum websites for further details. 1. Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 2-4, 9-11 [...]
Find out about exciting local exhibitions and programs that make a connection with â€śHere and There.â€ť Here: First, attend Historic New Englandâ€™s â€śWomen of Beacon Hillâ€ť walking tour, dedicated to four centuries of fascinating women. The tour features a diverse group of women activists, educators, and philanthropists, including Hepzibah Swan. The group visits the exterior [...]
I finally fulfilled my goal of visiting Historic New Englandâ€™s Codman Estate by attending the intriguing â€śHouse of Mirth – House of Codmanâ€ť program on October 16. The program featured two illustrated lectures and an abridged house tour. Originally built around 1740, five generations of the Codman family inhabited this home and referred to it [...]