The New England Carousel Museum lecture series, held on the second Thursday of each month in 2019 will feature presentations, exhibition openings, artist talks and workshops. Join scholars and experts as they share their vast knowledge of the art and history of carousels, carvers, artists, and your favorite carousels. Museum After Hours will be held from 6:00-7:30 PM with a wine and cheese reception taking place 6:00-6:30 PM. Admission to this series is included with general admission, and as always museum members are free.
Thursday, September 12: Behind the Scenes: Sneak Peek at the NECM Restoration Department
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Our mission is to preserve and protect Antique Wooden carousels of which only about 200 remain. Our goal is to keep them together and running for future generations. Meet and see our Restoration Department and how we use 19th Century techniques to preserve these historical treasures.