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Here and There: Ancient Life and Love

Posted by Sarah Margerum on November 8, 2011 in events |

Find out about exciting local exhibitions and programs that make a connection with “Here and There.”

Here: First, encounter remnants of everyday life in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius in “A Day in Pompeii,” at the Museum of Science.

There: Next, head up to the peak of Mount Olympus and spend some time among the gods in “Aphrodite and the Gods of Love,” at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

Both exhibitions feature fascinating objects on loan from Italy. This is an amazing opportunity to visit them in our own backyard. The exhibitions are open until February 12 and February 20, respectively.

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Beauty as Duty at the MFA

Posted by Sarah Margerum on November 3, 2011 in exhibit reviews |

Imagine that each person in your family has 36 coupons per year as a clothing allowance. A coat might require fifteen coupons, while a scarf might require 2 coupons. How far can you stretch those coupons? What do you do if a clothing item gets damaged? What do you do when children grow out of […]



Tales and Ales from Historic New England

Posted by Sarah Margerum on October 24, 2011 in event reviews |

Certificate students Sarah Margerum brings us this review of a recent museum event. If you’d like to review museum events for the Tufts blog, drop us a line in the comments! This past Saturday, October 8, Historic New England hosted Tales and Ales, a fun-filled evening of food, ale, and learning about the sordid side […]



Meet the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House

Posted by Sarah Margerum on October 3, 2011 in events |

New guest poster: Sarah Margerum is a certificate student at Tufts, and a volunteer at the Cambridge Historical Society. Meet the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House: I know, it’s a mouth full, but that’s what happens when a house has been around since 1685 – it passes through quite a few hands. The Hooper-Lee-Nichols House at 159 Brattle […]


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