Emerson-Thoreau Amble Walking Tour

Concord Museum

Celebrate Emerson’s birthday and follow the footsteps of writers Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau! Enjoy the spring weather and learn about the friendship of two notable observers of nature from a museum interpreter. 1-mile walk, mostly flat terrain, rain or shine. Meet at the Concord Museum. In partnership with the Ralph Waldo Emerson […]

American Bloods: The Untamed Dynasty that Shaped a Nation

Concord Museum

Inspired by the discovery of a mysterious manuscript in an old farmhouse just north of Concord, historian John Kaag takes us on a multi-generational exploration of one of America’s first and most expansive pioneer families. The Bloods explored and laid claim to the frontiers—geographic, political, intellectual, and spiritual—that would become the very core of the […]

Butch Heroes: A Conversation with Ria Brodell

Concord Museum

Ria Brodell is a non-binary trans artist, educator, and author with a current solo exhibition at the Fitchburg Art Museum. Ria joins us at the Museum for a conversation on their ongoing series entitled Butch Heroes. Through this revelatory project of historic excavation and Queer reclamation, they create real or imagined portraits of their subjects […]

Juneteenth Family Performance

Join us for a celebratory Juneteenth performance with the Boston-based Benkadi Drum and Dance Company. With vivid costumes and uplifting energy, the multicultural company performs traditional West African rhythm and movements with singing, drumming, and dancing. Participate in the dancing and learn West African traditions. Co-sponsored by The Robbins House. Free. Advanced Registration Required.

Antislavery Walking Tour

Concord Museum

Coinciding with the celebration of Juneteenth, join us for a walking tour introducing participants to the Concord women and men who played a crucial role in the abolitionist movement in the years leading up to the Civil War. This tour includes a significant amount (over 1.5 miles) of walking on hilly, unpaved terrain. $10 Members […]

An Evening with Tiya Miles on Harriet Tubman

Concord Museum

National Book Award–winning author Tiya Miles, joins Pulitzer Prize winning historian Jacqueline Jones for a revelatory conversation on the myth and the truth behind Harriet Tubman, one of the most famous Americans ever born who few really understand. A figure more out of myth than history, Harriet Tubman becomes an even clearer and sharper signal […]