MHS Calendar of Events
Turning Points in American History
10 June 2016 to 25 February 2017 Details
Visitors are invited to enjoy an afternoon program of exhibition tours and special talks at the MHS related to the Tell It With Pride exhibition.
12:00: Join us for a presentation from the men of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment Company A, a company of civilian re-enactment personnel who keep alive the legacy of the unit through living history displays, educational briefings to the general public, and Civil War period encampments and re-enactments.
1:00 Time to view the exhibition and for informal conversation with the men of the 54th Regiment.
2:00: Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial: Its Context and Its Creation, a lecture by Kathryn Greenthal, author of Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master Sculptor.
3:00 Consecration and Monument: Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment, a lecture by Henry Duffy, Curator of Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH.
This program is presented in partnership with the Friends of the Public Garden.
To Reserve: Click here to register online or call the MHS reservations line at 617-646-0560. Please register if you plan to attend ANY part of this program (even if you can not join us for the entire afternoon).close