The Beehive: the official blog of the Massachusetts Historical Society

This Week @ MHS

The only things on the calendar for the week ahead are a full teacher workshop and a free tour:

- Wednesday, 9 August, 9:00AM : Participants in "Food in American History" - a three-day workshop, August 9-11 - will taste their way throguh 400 years of American history while discussing ways to share this (mostly) delicious past with students. Offsite sessions will provide opportunities to consider Boston's contributions to American cuisine and dining habits. This workshop is FULL. Please contact the Center for the Teaching of History at MHS for more information: or call 617-646-0570.

- Saturday, 12 August, 10:00AM : The History and Collections of the MHS 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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