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Concord Museum

January 2021

Concord Museum: Conversation with Congressman Ro Khannaa

January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 18, 2021 2:00 p.m.  - 2:45 p.m. Join us on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for a conversation on Thoreau, Gandhi, and King with Congressman Ro Khanna whose grandfather, Amarnath Vidyalankar, was inspired by Henry David Thoreau and was jailed as part of Gandhi’s independence movement. Congressman Khanna and Museum Director Tom Putnam will have a wide-ranging conversation on Mahatma Gandhi, Henry David Thoreau, Martin Luther King Jr., Congressman John Lewis, and the power of non-violent protests in American…

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Virtual Tour of the Emerson Family Barn

January 27 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:00 p.m.  -  5:30 p.m. Welcome to the Emerson family barn! Take a virtual tour of the barn behind the Emerson’s Concord home with architectural historian, Anne Forbes; Concord Museum Curator, David Wood; and Bay Emerson Bancroft of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association. See the hidden details of the historic barn, built in 1828 and newly re-opened after a comprehensive nine-month restoration project. Discover the ways that Emerson and his family used the barn –…

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