CANCELED: Beers & Gears on March 14 & April 4

Due to concern for the health of our patrons, staff and volunteers, we have  canceled our March 14 Beers & Gears featuring George Rossi, and the April 4 Beers & Gears featuring Ruth Grierson and Debbie Krysak. We will be monitoring the situation and will make...
Curator Highlights from the 2019 Season

Curator Highlights from the 2019 Season

The 2019 season, my first as Curator of Education, was stuffed to its hilt with beautiful days (and busy, rainy days!), great visitors, and fun events and programming at the museum. We are now in our off-season, and I thought it appropriate to reflect on some of the...
1904 Pope Hartford

1904 Pope Hartford

by Roberto Rodriguez, former Director of Curatorial Services Albert Augustus Pope emerged from the Civil War at the age of 22, with the brevetted rank of Colonel, commendations for bravery, and a small amount of carefully-saved military pay. Setting up shop in Boston,...
Picture Books for Young Innovators

Picture Books for Young Innovators

Selected by Jenna Beaulieu, Curator of Education Nothing beats a bedtime story – except perhaps a daytime story, after-lunch story, on-a-road-trip story…wait – maybe stories are just great all the way around! Picture books are an amazing way to...