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February 2021

Virtual Visit with President Lincoln

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

President Lincoln is beaming in to answer your questions! The Museum is pleased to bring its popular Presidents’ Day program A Visit with President Lincoln to the virtual stage.  Kids from across Massachusetts can send in their questions to President Lincoln to learn about his life, presidency, and legacy. Record a video of your question for President Lincoln before Wednesday, February 10, and send it to cm1@concordmuseum.org.  You may be featured in the program! Please note that this is a virtual program.  Register…

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Concord Museum Forum: Sarah Johnson’s Mount Vernon

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

Few national landmarks are better known than George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Join the Concord Museum for special President’s Day forum, Monday, February 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm featuring Scott Casper discussing his book Sarah Johnson’s Mount Vernon which brilliantly recovers the life of Sarah Johnson, who spent more than fifty years at Mount Vernon, in slavery and after emancipation. Through her life and those of her family and friends, Dr. Casper provides not only an intimate picture of Mount Vernon…

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Trivia Night at the Concord Museum

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Calling all history nerds and trivia champs! Join us for an evening of virtual trivia at the Concord Museum on Thursday, February 18!  Test your knowledge of American history, geography, and all things Concord in this friendly competition.  Trivia categories will include: Who’s the President? Women of Concord GeoPlunge: Where History and Geography Intersect New Beginnings: Inventions and Inventors Play individually or as a team with members of your household.  There will be prizes for the top three players/teams! Register…

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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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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

Concord Museum Reopening!

April 1
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Be sure to come see Concord Museum’s brand new April 19, 1775 galleries to learn more about the day the ‘Shot was Heard Round the World.' We will be reopening on April 1st, and we will be open every Thursday-Sunday 10am to 4pm (except April 4th). Please register in advance for your timed ticket at www.concordmuseum.org or call (978) 369-9763 ext. 222 to reserve over the phone. Admission: Members- Free Adults - $12 Seniors/ Students - $10 Children (6-17) -…

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A Poetry Reading and Conversation with Gail Mazur

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

Gail Mazur’s distinguished body of work reads as an irresolvable argument with herself, yet at its core it takes unabating delight in the enigmas of human relationships and its own contrariness. With her latest poetry collection, Land’s End, she evokes the past while writing from the firm ground of the present. Join us for this special evening that will include Gail Mazur reading a selection of her poems interwoven with a conversation with her friend and colleague, Megan Marshall, biographer…

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

April 10 @ 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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