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Before & After; The Story of a Small Town’s Artifacts & Their Conservation

Posted by on Sep 12, 2015 in Exhibits, Featured slider | Comments Off on Before & After; The Story of a Small Town’s Artifacts & Their Conservation

Before & After;  The Story of a Small Town’s Artifacts & Their Conservation

We hope you will join us! Saturday, October 3rd, 11 am at the Williamstown Historical Museum for the opening of our exhibit: Before and After; The Story of a Small Town’s Artifacts and Their Conservation This exhibit was created by you and for you. Williamstown residents and friends donated the artifacts in this exhibit, voted at the 2014 Annual Town Meeting to have these artifacts conserved, and your interaction with these objects makes them meaningful. Materials donated over the years helped us build a narrative for the objects that allowed us to tell some of the stories of the people and...

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Conservation in Williamstown: Its Historic Roots with Phillip McKnight

Posted by on Sep 11, 2015 in Featured slider, Talks | Comments Off on Conservation in Williamstown: Its Historic Roots with Phillip McKnight

Conservation in Williamstown: Its Historic Roots with Phillip McKnight

Phil McKnight will give a lecture complete with pictures of 19th century American Romantic paintings…

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Summer of Woman Suffrage! Week 5

Posted by on Aug 24, 2020 in Featured slider | Comments Off on Summer of Woman Suffrage! Week 5

Summer of Woman Suffrage!  Week 5

Another installment of varied and fascinating stories of Woman Suffrage.

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Woman Suffrage – A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment – Williamstown and Beyond

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in | Comments Off on Woman Suffrage – A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment – Williamstown and Beyond

Woman Suffrage – A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment – Williamstown and Beyond

It’s the start of the museum’s Summer of Woman Suffrage! This week we will learn about the first woman to cast a vote in the 1920 national election.

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Textiles of Williamstown Exhibit: Selections from the WHM Collection

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in Exhibits, Featured slider | Comments Off on Textiles of Williamstown Exhibit: Selections from the WHM Collection

Textiles of Williamstown Exhibit:  Selections from the WHM Collection

Visit the WHM to view a selection of remarkable and historic textiles from the collection featuring pieces that were conserved using Community Preservation Act funds.

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