Author: jenn

September at Tsongas Industrial History Center in Lowell

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September 13 at 6 pm
115 John Street, Lowell
in the Boott Cotton Mills

Directions to Tsongas Industrial History Center Offices with parking

Join us for a tour of the Tsongas Industrial History Center in Lowell (Happy 100th birthday National Parks!).

Afterwards, join us at The Old Court for nosh and socializing.
29-31 Central Street, Lowell, MA 01852

Please let us know if you will be attending either part so we can let them know rough numbers.  Thanks!

RSVP here.

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

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August 11 at Perkins

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!

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Address and parking:
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.

After tour gathering will take place at Branch Line at

321 Arsenal Street, Watertown

We hope to see you all in August!

May & June Events – please RSVP!

May 18 at Gore Place in Waltham: RSVP

Wednesday, May 18 –  Gore Place in Waltham
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!

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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.

#wegotllama

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June 1 at Fitchburg Art Museum: RSVP

Wednesday, June 1Fitchburg Art Museum
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.

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Gardner, Fitchburg, and Gore… oh my!

Llama at Gore Place

Photo by Bill Damon. Used under CC by 2.0 license.

Hey everyone! We have some super fun excursions planned for the next few months of DAM:

Thursday, March 24, 6 pm – Join us at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on a Thursday evening when they are open until 9pm. Their updated photo policy means we can take (non-flash) photos and social media the heck out of the evening. Socializing location TBD.

Thursday, April 14, 6 pm – Road trip!  We are heading west to Fitchburg Art Museum! After joining us for Museums Showoff in January, Director NickCapasso has invited us to come out to Fitchburg for a private tour of TRIIIBE: same difference and explore the rest of the museum. Socializing onsite following the tour. 6 pm.
(If you are able to drive and willing to take others, please let us know.)

Wednesday, May 18 –  Gore Place in Waltham
Take a tour of the farm, meet the llama, socialize nearby.  Details to follow.  #wegotllama

February Social DAM – 2/10

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
Harvard Square

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.

DAM meets Strandbeest at Peabody Essex – Thursday, October 15

Come see Animaris Suspendisse in action! And all it’s kin!

Thursday, October 15, 6-9 pm

Join us in Salem at the Peabody Essex Museum for PEM/PM and #Strandbeest viewing. Ed Rodley will lead an optional Beestly tour starting roughly around 7 pm. For more on the exhibition, check out this site.

Free admission with RSVP to social@pem.org

First 20 RSVPs get 2 free drink tickets!

Directions and public transportation information.

PEM advises the use of public transportation in the month of October due to the high number of visitors to the city.

See you in Salem!

Mark your calendars: August 12 and September 10

Thanks to all who showed up for both DAMS in July!  We had some awesome conversations including our guests, Liz Neely and her Beautiful Data cohort, Allegra Burnette, and Don Undeen.  The next two months we’re going to shake it up again!

Wednesday, August 12 at 6pm

Join us at Bukowski Tavern for the regular libations and conversation. Relaxed, casual, just as August should be.

Map: 50 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02115

Thursday, September 10 at 6pm

The Nichols House Museum has graciously offered to host the group and give us a 30-minute tour through the house.  The tour will be followed by NEMA-led activities to help us build confidence for meeting legislators and their staff in preparation for #MassMuseums Day. NEMA will have more details and sign-up information for the October 7 #MassMuseums Day.

Please sign up for the Nichols House Tour so they can know how many to expect!

Map: 55 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, MA 02108

Post-tour drinking establishment TBD.

July DAM Update! – July 8 and July 14

New date and time for DAM #2.

Wednesday, July 8th at 6pm

Join us to chat with Don Undeen (@donundeen), of the Met Media Lab who is in town to learn more about Boston area museum digital opportunities.
The Hong Kong, Harvard Square, Cambridge

Google Map & Directions

DATE CHANGE! Tuesday, July 14 at 6 pm

The following Tuesday, we welcome Liz Neely (@lili_czarina) of MCN, NMC, and the Harwood Art Museum in Taos, NM, and Allegra Burnette (@allegraburnette) currently of Forrester Research, formerly Creative Director, Digital Media at MoMA.

New location!
Moksa Restaurant
450 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
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Come talk digital awesomeness and museum geekery!

July times two – Special guests galore!

Drinking about Museums: Boston

July is extra special! 3 guests, 2 dates, 1 week apart

Wednesday, July 8th at 6pm

Join us to chat with Don Undeen (@donundeen), of the Met Media Lab who is in town to learn more about Boston area museum digital opportunities.
The Hong Kong, Harvard Square, Cambridge

Google Map & Directions

Wednesday, July 15 at 6 pm

One week later, we welcome Liz Neely (@lili_czarina) of MCN, NMC, and the Harwood Art Museum in Taos, NM, and Allegra Burnette (@allegraburnette) currently of Forrester Research, formerly Creative Director, Digital Media at MoMA.

Come talk digital awesomeness and museum geekery!

Ed, Jenn & Alli