Old Sturbridge Village recognizes Juneteenth (a celebration dating back to 1865 thought to be the first known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States) by telling some of the most inspiring stories in African-American history. Visitors can learn about the movement leading up to the abolition of slavery that took place in the early 19th century and also enjoy activities >>
When visitors used to come to Old Sturbridge Village back in the 1940s, they toured the museum in their automobiles. In order to reminisce those days, OSV will display more than 50 pre-1946 automobiles on the Village common on June 7. The day will conclude with a grand procession of the autos at 3:30pm. Free with admission. >>
Inspired by The Carle’s exhibition, The Art of Eric Carle: Bees, Butterflies, and Other Bugs, join us for a day celebrating these small creatures! Activities include fun art projects, a workshop with Luminarium Dance Company, a presentation with Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory, story times, book signings, and more. Creative bug costumes welcome! Free with Museum admission. >>
She was “America’s Little Darling” and Hollywood’s top box-office draw for four consecutive years. Starting at the tender age of three, Shirley Temple acted, danced and sang her way into the hearts and minds of the world, later becoming a public servant and finally, a US national treasure. And over Mother’s Day weekend, as the region’s exclusive host of the “Love, Shirley >>
This summer, visitors to the Museum of Science, Boston will be inspired by the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their characters, with the world premiere of The Science Behind Pixar. This interactive 10,000 square foot exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help >>
The Creative Process is an annual exhibition which showcases the work of artists of all ages enrolled in our classes and workshops throughout the year. Some artists are just beginning to explore and nurture their creative talents, while others are continuing their artistic pursuits. On view May 29 through June 13. >>
Youth baseball and softball players, coaches, fans, and families are admitted FREE to the Concord Museum. Visit the exhibition, The Art of Baseball, and enjoy activities and tours. Team uniforms encouraged! On June 4 at 6 pm meet Matt Tavares – award-winning children’s author & illustrator and check out his latest book Growing Up Pedro follows the early life and baseball career of Red >>
Lecture by Brian Sheehy, Captain of the Essex Base Ball Club. Discover base ball (two words in the 19th century) in Boston prior to our beloved Red Sox with baseball historian and vintage base ball player Brian Sheehy.
$10 per person ($5 Concord Museum Members) Reservations Required by calling 978 369 9763 or online at www.concordmuseum.org >>
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