The Concord Museum Decorative Arts from a New England Collection by David L. Barquist

Cover of: The Concord Museum | David L. Barquist

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Written in English

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ContributionsDavid F. Wood (Editor), J. David Bohl (Photographer)
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Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL9603113M
ISBN 100965414515
ISBN 109780965414517

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Concord's renowned literary tradition takes a creative twist during the holiday season when Concord Museum opens the 25th Annual Family Trees: A Celebration of Children's Literature. Trees and wreaths of all shapes and sizes are decorated with charm and inspiration from acclaimed classic and contemporary children's books.

The Museum is a must-visit place if you come to concord. Its a short walk from the town center (and it has parking). The new addition is the Rasmussen wing which includes a Paul Revere Lantern and Henry David Thoreau’s desk on view.

The museum has many other things on display /5(). As we mark the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, the Concord Museum will be offering two virtual programs about early women activists in Concord and Boston.

The first, Crusading Daughters of Boston and Concord, will take place from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. Join two scholars of the nineteenth century, Helen Desee and Sandra Petrulionis, as they discuss activist. The Concord Museum is a museum of local history located at 53 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, Massachusetts, United States, and best known for its collection of artifacts from authors Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David is open daily except major holidays; an admission fee is charged.

Founded inthe museum's collections started around Few collections of early Americana. Concord Museum celebrates the town of Concord's rich literary heritage year-round with exhibits featuring literary giants, and during the holidays, the presentation becomes even grander.

For almost two decades, the museum has celebrated classic and contemporary children’s books with Christmas trees and wreaths inspired by those books. The Concord Museum’s Henry David Thoreau Collection, the world’s largest collection of objects related to Concord’s native son, numbers over artifacts—furniture, ceramics, glass, metalwork, books, photographs, manuscripts, and textiles.

The Museum is honored to be. Come visit the home of "the shot heard 'round the world." The Concord Museum is your ideal place to begin your visit to Concord, MA.

The important American heritage is preserved here for visitors to learn and reflect. Admission for members is always. Aerospace Bristol is a new industrial heritage museum and learning centre being developed at Filton, to the north of will tell the story of the region's world-class aerospace industry - past, present and future.

The Aerospace Bristol project is being run by the Bristol Aero Collection Trust. Aerospace Bristol, which is run by a charity, is a museum in its infancy, having only been open a few years. With the loss of vital visitor and event income, this puts the future of the museum and preservation of Concorde in real jeopardy.

We are inviting our supporters to consider donating the value of a museum. The Concord Museum’s new permanent exhibition, The People of Musketaquid, will serve as a case study on how museums present this complicated history to public. Christine DeLucia is Assistant Professor of History at Williams College.

She focuses on Native American/ Indigenous and early American topics. The Concord Museum collection is a distinguished one containing numerous examples of 17th, 18th, and 19th-century decorative arts — case furniture, tables, seating furniture, clocks, looking glasses, textiles, ceramics, and metal ware — all with histories linking them to first owners in Concord.

The Concord Museum has reopened its doors to visitors. Five months after it was closed because of the COVID pandemic, the museum on Aug. 6opened to. The Concord Museum’s outstanding collection has been recognized for its national significance by curators, historians, educators, and visitors for more than a century.

Click through to view some of the highlights of the collection. At the Concord Museum, Concord’s remarkable past is brought to life through an inspiring collection of historical, literary, and decorative arts treasures.

Highlights of the o artifacts include Ralph Waldo Emerson’s study, Henry David Thoreau’s desk, Louisa May Alcott’s tea kettle, a Paul Revere lantern, a Paleoindian.

Like other cultural institutions, the Concord Museum is currently closed to the public in response to COVID, but our work continues apace. I arrived at the Concord Museum during the early phases of the museum’s two-and-a-half-year plan to reinterpret, redesign, and reinstall its fourteen permanent galleries.

This year, the virtual experience is offered free of charge; please consider making a donation in support of the Concord Museum’s education initiatives, which include programs, publications, and exhibitions for students, adults, and families. Register for the Garden Tour here.

We have compiled a selection of books to complement the Garden Tour. The Concorde plane is really enormous, with landing wheels some four feet in diameter. Some other interesting facts about flight: the sound barrier, about m.p.h., was first passed in and the first supersonic passenger plane flew 19 years later in   This illustrated exhibition catalogue was developed by the Concord Museum in association with the landmark project, N.

Wyeth s Men of Concord, which consists of a special exhibition and public programs. The exhibition will be presented in the Museum s Wallace Kane Gallery from Ap through Septem N. : Concord Museum. The proceeds from the Book Sale will fund library programs, museum passes, and books and materials.

The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library sponsor two major book sales a year. They are the June (first Saturday) Book Sale and the Holiday Book Sale in. My recent visit to the Concord Museum in Concord, MA to see their annual literacy trees (my words), trees decorated in the theme of a children’s book, was outstanding.

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This announcement follows Gov. Charlie Baker’s declaration that Massachusetts has embarked on Phase 3 of the reopening. Starting Aug. 6, the museum will reopen with a schedule of 10 a.m.

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2 days ago  This year marks a significant historical milestone - the th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the legal right to vote. In recognition of that, the Concord Museum has submitted three noteworthy Concordians who have made significant contributions.

Margaret Fuller () Journalist Margaret Fuller was one of the founders and editor of The Dial, a. () 53 Cambridge Turnpike Concord, MA / Yelp reviews. We are the museum of Concord, Massachusetts. Currently, our galleries are closed for renovations.

Visit for more information. The Concord Museum is the one place where all of Concord’s remarkable past is brought to life through artifacts from the Museum’s outstanding collection, rarely-seen images, period room settings, audio presentations, and creative hands-on. Explore for the first time in a fully-illustrated book the role that objects, including those in the Concord Museum's extraordinary collection, played in the life of Henry u.

"An Observant Eye" opens with a ground-breaking essay by Concord Museum curator David Wood, "A Common Sense Applied to the Objects: Thoreau and Material Culture Reviews: 1. Nicholas Basbanes will discuss his new biography of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “Cross of Snow” in a Concord Museum Virtual Forum from 7 p.m.

to 8 p.m. Aug. An early handwritten manuscript of Longfellow’s poem, “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” is on display at the museum. Basbanes is the author of 10 critically acclaimed works of cultural history. Congratulations to Joyce Lee Malcolm, the winner of the Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award.

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The museum is open mid-April to mid-October; an admission fee is charged. To pre-book your museum visit and Mach 2 Tour online, please click below.

Book Online. Phone: ext or ext Mach 2 Tour Prices. Adults £3. Children £ Please note, Concorde Experience prices are in addition to the Museum admission charges. Find out more. COVID Safety FAQ. Concord Museum Reopening Press Conference, August 5, Concord, MA.

Representative Lori Trahan was on site to announce that the Concord Museum is the recipient of a National Endowment of the Humanities. The Museum will reopen to the public as of August 6, The Robbins House has been generously supported by the Town of Concord Community Preservation Fund.

Tax-deductible donations may be sent to the The Robbins House, P.O. BoxConcord, MA You can also donate online. We are a (c)(3) organization.

"The gift shop is outstanding, offering a variety of excellent books about the Alcotts, Concord, Thoreau and Emerson (whom they knew), as well as decorative items and home goods." "Fantastic tour (could have done without the video introduction) since our tour.

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