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This Week @ MHS

The fall calendar is full of engaging programs and exhibitions for folks with a wide range of interests.  This week we offer four programs and gallery hours, so be sure to stop in and enjoy at least one of the following.

At noon on Wednesday, 21 September, come to hear Andrew W. Mellon Fellow Kerima Lewis, University of California, Berkeley, presents her project Atlantic Fires Burning: Arson as a Strategy of Slave Resistance in the British American Colonies ata brown-bag lunch.

Area graduate students and faculty at graduate programs are invited to join us on Thursday, 22 September, at 6:00 PM for our Second Annual Graduate Student Reception. Registration is required for this program. To register, email Kate Viens or phone 617-646-0568 by 21 September with your name, affiliation, and major academic interest.

On Saturday, 24 September, we are pleased to offer a special event just for MHS Fellows and Members, a tour of the Arnold Arboretum. The program begins at 9:30 AM at the Hunnewell Building at the Arnold Arboretum. Registration is required.

Also on Saturday, 24 September, our weekly building tour, The History and Collections of the MHS, departs the MHS lobby at 10:00 AM. This 90 minute tour is guided by an MHS docent. 

All visitors to the MHS are also encouraged to visit our newest exhibition space. The newly installed exhibition "Like a Wolf for the Prey": The Massachusetts Historical Society Collection Begins, installed in our recently renovated 2nd floor lobby, is open to the public Monday through Saturday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 

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