[[15]]Entrepreneurship & Classical Design in Boston’s South End: The Furniture of Isaac Vose & Thomas Seymour, 1815 to 1825

Isaac Vose and his brilliant furniture are revealed in a new exhibition and accompanying volume.
Open 11 May to 14 September Details.

[[11]]Object of the Month

The Guest of the Nation Returns to Boston

A Keepsake from the Marquis de Lafayette's Farewell Visits in 1824 and 1825. Read more

[[14]]Fashion Preview

See a new garment, textile, or costume each day in February at our sneak peak of the upcoming Fashioning the New England Family project. View

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