Museum After Hours: Lecture, Tour & Music Series

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Museum After Hours: Lecture, Tour & Music Series

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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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, March 14: Carousels Abroad
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Discover the Carousels of Europe and England and learn how to spot a European carving. We will also touch on how immigrant carvers were impacted by America’s social fabric, freedoms, and personalities leading to a revolution in the Carousel industry!

Future Dates:

  • April 11 – The Legacy of Immigrant Carvers
  • May 9 – Carousel Rides for your Summer Bucket List
  • June 13 – Carousel’s Cousins; Derby racers, Track machines, and other early thrill rides
  • July 11 – TBD
  • August 8 – E.J. Morris, preserving his legacy
  • September 12 – Behind the Scenes: Sneak Peek at the NECM Restoration Department
  • October 10 – Tour the Museum of Fire History
  • November 14 – TBD
  • December 12 – Chamber Music in the Gallery, with Blackledge Music, Inc.
The New England Carousel Museum
The New England Carousel Museum
95 Riverside Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010 United States