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04.21.2021

Annual Earth Day Forum with Tatiana Schlossberg

Join Tatiana Schlossberg, former New York Times journalist, as she discusses her book, Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have, about the unseen environmental and climate impacts of the Internet, technology, food, fashion and fuel, which recently won the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award in 2020. Please join us for this virtual Concord Museum Forum. Tatiana Schlossberg’s book Inconspicuous Consumption is available in partnership with the  Concord Bookshop. Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s Education initiatives. This program is supported in part by the…

04.23.2021

Make Your Own Paul Revere Lantern

Listen along to a reading of the famous poem “Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride” and see the famed one if by land, two if by sea lantern that was hung to signal Revere and the other riders.  Create a decorative pattern on your own lantern that shines as bright as Paul Revere’s signal. Advanced registration required for this limited capacity in-person program.  Museum admission is required to participate in this program.  Reserve your timed admission ticket at concordmuseum.org. Museum capacity is limited, so please book…

04.23.2021

Make Your Own Paul Revere Lantern – 2nd session

Listen along to a reading of the famous poem “Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride” and see the famed one if by land, two if by sea lantern that was hung to signal Revere and the other riders.  Create a decorative pattern on your own lantern that shines as bright as Paul Revere’s signal. Advanced registration required for this limited capacity in-person program.  Museum admission is required to participate in this program.  Reserve your timed admission ticket at concordmuseum.org. Museum capacity is limited, so please book…

Arts & Culture

04.24.2021

Rollicking Red-winged Blackbirds

Spring is a wonderful time to look and listen for birds arriving. Red-winged Blackbirds are among the first of our feathered friends to return to their nesting grounds in the spring. In this class, we will draw a male and female Red-winged Blackbird and learn a bit about their migration, nesting habits, and where to search for them. We’ll focus on a variety of drawing techniques including wing feather structure, drawing puffy feathers, and how to show depth and dimensionality…

04.27.2021

Emerson, Thoreau, and Frost: A Conversation with Jay Parini

Join poet, novelist, biographer, and critic Jay Parini in a wide-ranging discussion of three granite figures of New England and American literature: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Robert Frost.  A faculty member at Middlebury College, Professor Parini’s most recent book, Borges and Me: An Encounter, has been described as a “poignant and comic literary coming-of-age memoir.” Please join us for this virtual Concord Museum Forum. Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s Education initiatives. This program is supported in part by…

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