Monday, Nov 09, 2020 5:30p -
Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
History, Virtual & Streaming
Massachusetts has more house museums and historical organizations than most states twice our size. In recent years there’s been a national conversation about the sustainability of house museums. Our presenter argues that this widespread, mostly small class of museums vary tremendously. While many of our community-based historical organizations preserve and present their collections in historic houses, a house museum is something different. We will hear from three outstanding ones that are grappling with the usual challenges of audience engagement, preservation and interpretation.
Please note, this is an online event held on the video conference platform, Zoom. Registrants will receive an email with links to join the program.