Pre-registration for the following events is required; please click the event link below to register. Call the Concord Museum at (978) 369-9763, ext. 216 with any questions.
Emerson’s Circle: Concord in the 1800s
Saturdays July 14, 28; August 11, 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.
Summer Night at Wright Tavern
Thursday, July 19, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.Join us for a talk on the history of beer, brewing, and taverns from material culture historian and Curatorial Scholar at the Peabody Essex Museum, George Schwartz. Then join in on a beer tasting hosted by BareWolf Brewing of Amesbury, MA. BareWolf is a family beer business run by Concord locals Paul & Stevie Bareford and their good friends Matt Neff and Wyeth Bednar. Click here to purchase your tickets. Non Members $12, Members, $5.
William Brewster and the Concord Landscape, with Jayne Gordon
Thursday, July 26, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.Part of our “People of Concord” Summer Series, public historian Jayne Gordon will examine ornithologist and Massachusetts Audubon Society's founder William Brewster's observations on the landscape of Concord, his relationships with two people who helped immensely in his work, and his lifetime contribution to the study of birds. Register online, here. Members free. Non-members $10.
In Her Own Words: Mary Merrick Brooks and Strategies of Reform, with Sandra Harbert Pertrulionis
Thursday, August 16, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.Part of our “People of Concord” Summer Series, Professor Sandra Harbert Petrulionis will share the history of Mary Merrick Brooks, one of Concord's most committed antislavery zealots in the decades leading to the Civil War. Brooks' unpublished letters testify to the purposeful strategies of political reform she enacted--from pushy persistence and feminine wiles, to shaming and flattery, to outright begging. Mary Merrick Brooks is an American hero--come hear why!
Register online here. Members free. Non-members $10.
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.
The Concord Museum is pleased to introduce its new Members-Only programs!A way for our members to visit other museums and historic homes or take part in activities that are organized and designed specifically for our members, including visiting Mass Fashion exhibits and local Concord historic sites! More information about our members-only programming can be found here.
July Member Meet-Up: Battle Road Tour
July 23, 2018 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. By registration only.
Join a Concord Museum Educator for a Battle Road Tour to visit three sites along Minuteman National Historical Park’s Battle Road beginning at Hartwell Tavern. Free for registered Concord Museum members. Register online here.
August Member Meet-Up: Fruitlands Museum
August 29, 2018 10:00 a.m. By registration only - space is limited.
Join Genevieve Burgett, Membership and Development Coordinator, and other Concord Museum members for a special tour of Fruitlands Museum’s Mass Fashion exhibits: Inhabiting Folk Portraits and Leisure Pursuits – The Fashion and Culture of Recreation. Free for registered Concord Museum members. Register online here.
September Member Meet-Up: Eustis Estate
September 19, 2018 10:00 a.m. By registration only.
Join Genevieve Burgett, Membership and Development Coordinator, and other Concord Museum members for a special tour of the Eustis Estate’s Mass Fashion exhibit: Head to Toe: Hat and Shoe Fashions from Historic New England with an introduction by Historic New England Curator, Laura Johnson. Through Historic New England’s generosity, we have received a discounted rate of $10 per person for this event. Register online here.