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March 2021

The Boston Massacre: A Family History

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

250 years ago this March, British soldiers shot into a crowd and killed five civilians outside Boston’s Old State House on a blustery night in 1770. In her new book on the Boston Massacre, Serena Zabin, professor of history at Carleton College, offers a unique view of the British occupation of Boston highlighting that the British army at that time was a family institution with soldiers being accompanied by their wives and children, who lived side-by-side (and often in common cause)…

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Concord Museum Exhibit: Every Path Laid Open: Women of Concord and the Quest for Equality

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Every Path Laid Open: Women of Concord and the Quest for Equality includes rare artifacts from the collection that tell the story of Concord women of the past – some famous and some almost invisible. Each portrait, needlework, or piece of furniture, carefully preserved by succeeding generations and now by the Concord Museum, makes it possible to create meaning from the lives of ordinary citizens as well as prominent residents.  There is also a special media component in the exhibition celebrating…

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Craft: An American History

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Join Glenn Adamson, Senior Scholar at the Yale Center for British Art, for a discussion of his new book, Craft: An American History, which is described as “a groundbreaking and endlessly surprising history of how artisans created America, from the nation's origins to the present day” and “as a chronicle of this country through the lens of craft, from the European settlers to the maker movement and so-called craftivists of today.” Please note that this forum is virtual. Donations are encouraged to support…

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Reflections on Gender in Early America

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Join us for a conversation with renowned historian, Mary Beth Norton, whose scholarship restores women to their rightful place in the narrative of our nation’s founding.   She will discuss four of her award-winning books which, taken together, emphasize the critical role women played in both colonial and revolutionary America including:  Liberty’s Daughters; Founding Mothers and Fathers; Separated by Their Sex; and In the Devil’s Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692. Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s Education initiatives. Professor Norton's…

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April 2021

Virtual April 19, 1775 Community Night with the Concord Museum

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Local communities answered the alarm on April 19, 1775. Now, we muster again to commemorate the towns that responded to Paul Revere, William Dawes, and additional alarm riders and converged on the British Regulars in a fight that began an eight-year war for independence. Join us for a virtual evening with Curator, David Wood, Peggy N. Gerry Curatorial Associate, Erica Lome, and historian and author of The Minutemen and Their World, Robert Gross, for an inside look at the roles Provincials from communities across Massachusetts…

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Annual Earth Day Forum with Tatiana Schlossberg

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Join Tatiana Schlossberg, former New York Times journalist, as she discusses her book, Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have, about the unseen environmental and climate impacts of the Internet, technology, food, fashion and fuel, which recently won the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award in 2020. Please join us for this virtual Concord Museum Forum. Tatiana Schlossberg’s book Inconspicuous Consumption is available in partnership with the  Concord Bookshop.   Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s Education initiatives. This program is supported in part by…

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May 2021

Anna Malaika Tubbs on The Three Mothers at the Concord Museum

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

On the eve of Mother’s Day, join biographer Anna Malaika Tubbs as she discusses her new book, The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr. Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation, which Ibram X. Kendi describes as “forgotten history that begs to be told and Tubbs tells it brilliantly.” Please join us for this virtual Concord Museum Forum. Anna Malaika Tubbs’ new book The Three Mothers will be available for signing in partnership with the Concord Bookshop. Donations are encouraged…

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