Adult and Family Programs

For a full list of programs, please visit the Calendar

Adult Programs

Ellen Garrison: Educator, Social Justice Advocate, Daughter of Concord - with Maria Madison and Kerri Greenidge
Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 7:00  - 8:00 p.m.
Part of our People of Concord Summer Series, in partnership with the Robbins House, Dr. Maria Madison and Dr. Kerri Greenidge will explore Ellen Garrison's life of activism, and the work they and many others at the Robbins House have done to uncover Ellen’s story.
Register online here.
Museum and Robbins House Members Free. Non-members $10.

Autumn Night at Wright Tavern with John Holl
Wednesday, October 24, 2018;  7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Join John Holl, award winning journalist and author of Drink Beer, Think Beer: Getting to the Bottom of Every Pint, as he draws on history, economics, and interviews with industry insiders for a complete guide to beer today, allowing readers to think critically about the best beverage in the world. Then take a taste yourself with a beer tasting following the presentation. Click here to register. Members $5; Non- members $12.

Sleepy Hollow-een Tour
Sunday, October 28, 2018;  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Join us for this special Halloween event! Take a tour through historic Sleepy Hollow Cemetery with a Concord Museum guide. Learn about the lives and deaths of past Concordians through stories passed down through the generations. Museum Members $5; Non-Members $10. Register online here.

 

6th Sally Lanagan Lecture
Thursday, November 08, 2018;  7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
At our annual lecture event, Glenn Adamson will speak to the themes of his new book, Fewer Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects, an accessible exploration of the objects that lie around us.
This event is FREE, but advance registration is requested.
 

Family Programs

Emerson’s Circle: Concord in the 1800s
Saturdays August 25; September 8, 22, 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
This walk meets at Wright Tavern (2 Lexington Road, Concord MA 01742).
Led by a Museum educator, explore 1800s Concord and discover the impact of the anti-slavery movement and the Civil War, the lives and homes of the famous authors who lived here, and how these stories have been preserved over the generations. 1 mile walk, mostly flat sidewalk or pavement, rain or shine.
Advance registration for the walk is required. $10 adults, $8 seniors/students, $5 children (5-17); includes Museum admission included. Museum Members are FREE.

At the Center of Revolution
Saturdays: September 1, 15, 29.   11:00 AM -12:30 PM
This walk meets at Wright Tavern (2 Lexington Road, Concord MA 01742).
Led by a Museum educator, take the short walk from the Tavern to the Old North Bridge. Learn about the events leading up to April 19, 1775 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, mostly flat terrain, rain or shine.
$10 adults, $8 seniors/students, $5 children (5-17). Includes Museum admission. Museum Members are free, but advance registration for the walk is required.

Hands-on History at Wright Tavern - FREE
On second Saturdays throughout the summer:
Saturday, September 8, 2018, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Drop by Wright Tavern to get hands-on with history! Try your hand at writing with quill and ink, sew a scented sachet, make your own soap, be a tinsmith, and much more!
Wright Tavern is located at 2 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742.

Sleepy Hollow-een Tour
Sunday, October 28, 2018;  3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Join us for this special Halloween event! Take a tour through historic Sleepy Hollow Cemetery with a Concord Museum guide. Learn about the lives and deaths of past Concordians through stories passed down through the generations. Museum Members $5; Non-Members $10. Register online here.

Silhouette Portrait Taking
Saturday November 10; 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018;  12:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Silhouette artist Jean Comerford cuts delightful heirloom-quality portraits that make a wonderful gift. Children six months and up and adults of all ages are welcome.
Appointments are available from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 12:30 - 4:00 p.m on Sunday; sittings are ten minutes. 
$35/profile; $15 additional copies; frames and mats available for sale on day of sitting. Call 978-369-9763 ext. 216 for a reservation.



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