Spring Benefit Tickets now on sale

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy good company, hors' d'oeuvres, wine, and beer donated by Cambridge Brewing Company. Support the work of the Society at our Spring Benefit, and celebrate this year's theme, asking 'What Does Cambridge Make?'.

-A conversation with three of Cambridge's own makers: Pedja Kostic, Iggy's Bread; Angela Sawyer, Weirdo Records; and Jeremy Spindler, Spindler Confections
-Original live music by Angela Sawyer
-Local candymaking ephemera and history with Jeremy Spindler

April History Cafe + Walking Tour: When Crafty Women Move Domestic Arts to the Public Realm

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Walking Tour, 5:30-6:20 PM
Stroll past 'Bee' members' homes, and hear their stories; all in the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House vicinity. Tour led by Steve Pinkerton. Meeting location to be announced--please check back!

History Cafe, 6:30-8 PM
A parlor conversation with Steve Pinkerton, Mt. Auburn Cemetery Docent & Pamela Baldwin, CHS Council member and knitter about two 'craftivist' moments- Cambridge's own Civil War 'Bee,' and the recent 'Pussyhat Project.' There'll also be a look at 'Bee' collections objects, with intern Heather Larson.

From the CHS digital collections