Join us at the Concord Museum
Weds. Dec. 7th, 6pm
Parking GPS Address: 53 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, MA
DrinkingAboutMuseums:Boston goes to Concord. Come see the special exhibitions at the Concord Museum. Enjoy miniatures in The Art & Mystery of the Dollhouse; learn about the important role of women in shaping this town in Women of Concord; and see trees decorated in the theme of children’s books in Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature. Also, take a peek at collections storage and hear about the exciting improvements that the Museum will be going through.
September 13 at 6 pm
115 John Street, Lowell
in the Boott Cotton Mills
Join us for a tour of the Tsongas Industrial History Center in Lowell (Happy 100th birthday National Parks!).
Please let us know if you will be attending either part so we can let them know rough numbers. Thanks!
Bonus DAM in September at the Hong Kong
Thursday, September 29, 6 pm
with special guests from Frankly Green + Webb
We hope to see you all in September!
The Co-Conspirators: Ed, Jenn, Alli, & Chris
Perkins School for the Blind Museum, 6 pm
Thursday, August 11, we have been invited to visit the Perkins School for the Blind Museum with Jamie Gordon, archivist Jen Hale, and research librarian Jennifer Arnot.
No need to RSVP, we look forward to seeing you there!
Perkins School for the Blind Museum image
175 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA, 02472.
Visitors usually park in the Beechwood Avenue parking lot, which is off of North Beacon Street across from the Watertown Diner.
May 18 at Gore Place in Waltham: RSVP
Meet at 6 pm for a tour of the grounds of this 1806 mansion that was home to Governor Christopher Gore. Meet the sheep and a llama. Be social, raise a pint, enjoy!
Directions to 52 Gore Street in Waltham
Following the tour we will adjourn to John Brewer’s Tavern across the street. We’d like to give them a heads up of how many people might be coming, so please RSVP if you plan on being at one or both portions of the evening.
June 1 at Fitchburg Art Museum: RSVP
Meet at 6 pm for a tour of the museum with director Nick Capasso, then stay for drinks and snacks!
Directions to 185 Elm Street Fitchburg, MA 01420
Please RSVP and let us know if you plan on coming and if you can drive others. We will try to connect people as promptly as possible so you all can coordinate pick-ups etc.
If coming from Boston, please give yourself plenty of time to get to Fitchburg in late afternoon traffic.
We’ve had a change of plans. We will go to Fitchburg in early June, and this month be back at the Hong Kong in Harvard Square. See you Thursday, April 14 at 6pm at the Kong!
May will be a road trip to Waltham and Gore Place (#wegotllama) and June in Fitchburg…
After several months of being hosted by great museums and then Showing Off for each other, February will be purely social. Please, join us for fun conversation!
Wednesday, February 10, 6pm
The Hong Kong Restaurant
In the next few months we’re working on the following spots to visit: Fitchburg Art Museum; Gore Place; and the Crane Estate. Get your traveling shoes on, DAM is hitting the road.
A Reminder to Show Off!
January 13 at 6 pm (Speakers begin at 7 pm)
Happy New Year!
Museums Show Off is tomorrow! There are still a couple slots for speakers if you are interested. Claim your spot today! Please email us with your name and topic if you are interested in signing up.
This month’s victims include:
- Nick Capasso, Fitchburg Art Museum
- Alli Rico, NEMA
- Katie Gilligan, Museum of Science
- Margaret Middleton, Boston Children’s Museum
- Lynn Baum, Turtle Peak Consulting
It’s not too late to join them!
What is Museums Show Off? It’s a chance for you to get up and talk about what ever museum project, subject, theory, or trend has you inspired, puzzled, or curious for what comes next. 9 minutes, slides if you want, a microphone, and YOU!
Location: We return to the Hong Kong
1238 Mass Ave in Cambridge
Hope to see you all there!
Ed, Jenn, & Alli
Last night was a fabulous time! The good folks at the Museum of Science pulled out all the stops to give 35 of their colleagues an in-depth look at the process behind making their next traveling exhibition: The Science Behind Pixar. Thanks to Emily Marsh, Mike Horvath, Alana Parkes, Katie Gilligan and the rest of the team for showing us what a really really really big and complicated show looks like from the inside.
Our next event will be Wednesday, December 9, 6 pm
Old North Church: Behind-the-scenes Tour
Arrive between 6 and 6:30 pm
6:30 pm – A behind-the-scenes tour of the Old North Church
7 pm – We will move next door to their social event space for drinks, snacks, and conversation.
We must limit participants to 40 people so please RSVP!