The Beehive: the official blog of the Massachusetts Historical Society

This Week @ MHS

Here we are again with a round-up of events in the week ahead:

- This weeks teacher workshop, "The American Revolution in Art & Artifacts" is SOLD OUT.

- Wednesday, 19 July, 12:00PM : Join us for a Brown Bag lunch talk with Judith Harford of University College Dublin. "Women's Education Networks" explores the role of the Central Association of Irish Schoolmistresses and the Woman's Education Association of Boston in advancing the cause of women's admission to Trinity College Dublin and Harvard University. This talk is free and open to the public. 

- Wednesday, 19 July, 6:00PM : There is no “Boston Historical Society,” but the metro area does have a wealth of history organizations. Boston and surrounding towns are steeped in local history and the inhabitants are proud of their local identity. The MHS is pleased to hold a reception for history buffs and representatives of local organizations to mingle, share recent accomplishments, and talk about the great projects on which they are working. Registration is required at no cost for this Boston Historical Reception. Reception begins at 5:30PM and the formal conversation begins at 6:00PM. 

- Saturday, 22 July, 10:00AM : The History and Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society Tour is a 90-minute docent-led walk through our public rooms. The tour is free, open to the public, with no need for reservations. If you would like to bring a larger party (8 or more), please contact Curator of Art Anne Bentley at 617-646-0508 or

While you're here you will also have the opportunity to view our current exhibition: The Irish Atlantic: A Story of Famine Migration and Opportunity.


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