The MHS is open! Visit our current exhibition, attend an event, or make an appointment to use the library. Learn more about our COVID-19 protocols

Upcoming Events

Fri, July 01, 2022, -

The MHS is closed on July 1 through Independence Day.

Sat, July 02, 2022, -

The MHS is closed on July 1 through Independence Day.

Mon, July 04, 2022, -

The MHS is closed for Independence Day.

Thu, July 07, 2022, -

This is an in person event. The in-person reception starts at 5:30 and the program will begin at 6:30.

Wed, July 13, 2022, -

This is a hybrid event. The in-person reception starts at 5:30 and the program will began at 6:00. Register for how you plan to attend below. 

Thu, July 14, 2022, -

In recent decades, scholars have unearthed and revived stories of a diverse and wide-ranging cast of characters who lived through America’s political formation. This much-needed corrective has…

Fri, July 15, 2022, -

In recent decades, scholars have unearthed and revived stories of a diverse and wide-ranging cast of characters who lived through America’s political formation. This much-needed corrective has…

Sat, July 16, 2022, -

K-12 educators are invited to participate in a day-long workshop led by keynote scholar Prof. Chernoh Sesay, master teachers, and MHS education staff. In the morning, scholars and K-12 educators…

Mon, July 18, 2022, -

Register to attend online

Join Ned Hinkle and Ivy Moylan from the Brattle Theatre as we discuss 1977’s…

Wed, July 20, 2022, -

This is a hybrid event. In person, $10 per person fee, no charge for virtual, MHS Members or EBT Cardholders. The in-person reception starts at 5:30 and the program will begin at 6:00.…

Thu, July 28, 2022, -

Registration is not required, but it is encouraged. You may participate individually or as a member of a team. This event will be held for free in person in the Newsfeed Café at the …

Wed, August 03, 2022, -

This is a hybrid event. The program will begin at 6:00. Register for how you plan to attend below. 

In person, $10 per person fee, no charge for virtual, …

Past Events

Fri, July 01, 2022, -

The MHS is closed on July 1 through Independence Day.

Wed, June 29, 2022, -

This is a hybrid event. The program will began at 6:00. Register for how you plan to attend below. 

Wed, June 22, 2022, -

Register to attend online

Join MHS Chief Historian Peter Drummey as we discuss 1968’s The…

Mon, June 20, 2022, -

This is a hybrid event. The program will began at 6:00. Register for how you plan to attend below. 

In person, $10 per person fee, no charge for virtual, MHS Members or…

Mon, June 20, 2022, -

The MHS is closed in observance of Juneteenth. The building will open for the event at 5:30 PM.

Tue, June 14, 2022, -

This is a hybrid event. The program will begin at 6:00. 

 In person, $10 per person fee, no charge for virtual, MHS Members or EBT Cardholders. 

Mon, June 13, 2022, -

This is a hybrid event. The program will begin at 6:00. Register for how you plan to attend below. 

In person, $10 per person fee, no charge for virtual, …

Sat, June 11, 2022, -

Due to rising Covid cases in the area, this event will now be held virtually from 2:00-3:00. Free. 

Sat, June 11, 2022, -

The MHS is closed on June 11.

Thu, June 09, 2022, -

This is a hybrid event. The program will begin at 6:00. Register for how you plan to attend below. 

In person, $10 per person fee, no charge for virtual, MHS Members or…

Mon, June 06, 2022, -

Due to rising Covid cases, this program will now be held online from 6:00-7:00.

Mon, May 30, 2022, -

The MHS is closed on Memorial Day.

Sat, May 28, 2022, -

The MHS is closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

Thu, May 26, 2022, -

Anti-Asian violence is not new. Join us for a conversation about the history of racial violence against Asian Americans, and the recent rise of Asian American voices.

Black and white image of several white men with guns with a yellow and red background. It reads: "It's a grubby, violent, dangerous world. But it's the only world they know. And they're the only friends Eddie has."
Tue, May 24, 2022, -

Join film critic Ty Burr, as we discuss 1973’s Friends of Eddie Coyle, starring Robert Mitchum and Peter Boyle. It is the film adaptation of the 1970 novel by George V. Higgins, and tells…

Sat, May 21, 2022, -

The galleries are open but the library is closed.

Thu, May 19, 2022, -

Featured Member Week Event! This event will now be held virtually from 6:00-7:00. Free for MHS Members or EBT Cardholders, $20 for Non-Members.