Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Science, Specialized
isit the new main exhibition, Textile Revolution: An Exploration through Space and Time, to spin, weave, recycle, and design your way through textile history. Simulate parachuting from a real single-engine plane, throw the shuttle on an authentic hand loom, and design your own clothing line on a computer. See how textiles are changing your world, from protective clothing for firefighters and soldiers to revolutionary “shark skin” suits for our gold-medal Olympic swimmers - and so much more.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
The Society has constructed two Azorean whaleboats, the Fayal and the Pico, displaying and sailing them throughout the region. These sleek and colorful craft function as distinctive cultural ambassadors, raising awareness and pride within the Azorean community on both sides of the Atlantic.
General, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
Berlin Farms, a quintessential New England farmstead circa 1867 that is protected under deeded conservation, specializes in the care and breeding of endangered barnyard animals. These heritage breeds, some indigenous and some brought to North American by the Early Settlers, are now struggling due to the commercialization of farming and overall reduction in number of farming households.
Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library, Natural History, Science, Specialized
Just as a museum is a place for the muses who inspire art, so an athenæum is a place for Athena, the goddess of wisdom who inspires intellectual pursuits.
Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Specialized
The mission of the Boston Athenæum is to engage all who seek knowledge by making accessible our library’s collections and spaces, thereby inspiring reflection, discourse, creative expression, and joy.
History, Library, Specialized
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
The Cape Ann Museum tells multiple stories, a relating to this remarkable place. The Museum collects and exhibits the art produced here, interprets the history that shaped it, and narrates the economic and social forces that define it.
Culture, History, Specialized
A curated selection of informative videos, articles, and looks at topics and artifacts central to industrial history and our mission—plus some fun stuff as well!
Fall River, Massachusetts
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Specialized
Preserve and care for the historic property at 215 Adams Street - its collections, buildings, and grounds.
Provide educational and cultural opportunities to a growing and diverse community through its programs, events and use of open space.
Foster an understanding and appreciation of the 19th and early 20th centuries through the focus of the Forbes family’s interests, activities, and their contributions to the global economy and the American China Trade.
History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
"The General Israel Putnam Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, has enjoyed a distinguished and esteemed one hundred year history. It was organized and has been run by a long line of dedicated, committed women, who descended from many different founders and leaders of our great nation. On April 19, 1895 twenty charter members formed the chapter in honor of General Israel Putnam, a Revolutionary War soldier, born in Danvers, Massachusetts, January 7, 1718.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Specialized
The Hadley Farm Museum houses an incredible collection of vehicles and equipment used on New England farms and farmhouses from the late 1700s to the early 20th century. Located in a 1782 barn, the museum showcases many items just as they would have been found on the farm.