ColorOurCollections

As part an active and enthusiastic Twitter presence, the MHS is pleased to participate in #ColorOurCollections week (1–5 February 2016), in which cultural organizations share images for crafty Twitter users to print, color, photograph, and tweet under the titular hashtag.

Download the Society's PDF coloring book below to participate.

ColorOurCollections 1–5 February 2016

Upcoming Events

Special Event; Member Event; Exhibition

“Can She Do It?” Massachusetts Debates a Woman’s Right to Vote: Sneak Preview Reception

25Apr 6:00PM 2019
Please note: space at this event is limited.

MHS Fellows and Members are invited to the sneak preview reception for “Can She Do It?” The exhibition explores the activism and debate around women’s ...

Exhibition

"Can She Do It?" Massachusetts Debates a Woman’s Right to Vote

26Apr 10:00AM 2019
Open Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4 ...

Colorful political cartoons, engaging campaign materials, and visual propaganda illustrate the passion of those who argued for and against women’s suffrage. ...

MHS Tour

The History and Collections of the MHS

27Apr 10:00AM 2019

The History and Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society Tour is a 90-minute docent-led walk through our public rooms. The tour is free, open to the public, ...

From our Blog

This Week @MHS

Join us for a program this week! Here is a look at what is going on: - Tuesday, 29 January, 5:15 PM: Better Teaching through Technology, 1945-1969, with Victoria Cain, Northeastern ...

Founder to Founder

Like so many good stories here at the Historical Society, it began with a reference question. Jeremy Belknap, hunting through his sources, asked Vice President John Adams for some help. Belknap, the ...

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