Past “Whose Kendall?” History Café and Walking Tour

Kendall Square Then and Now

Join us Tuesday, 9/12/17 at Cambridge Brewing Company for a Walking Tour ​& Talk about ​this dramatically changing neighborhood of Cambridge with Daniel Berger-Jones​ from Cambridge Historical Tours​ ​and Peter Abair​ from Mass Bio. Cambridge Brewing Company is located at 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139. Click here to buy tickets Check back soon for more updates.

Cambridge Discovery Day: Five Senses Over Five Centuries Tour

Cambridge Discovery Day

Engage all your senses as you explore the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House with Daniel Berger-Jones from Cambridge Historical Tours. We will cover four hundred years of Cambridge history through sights, sounds, smells, taste, and touch. Space is limited to 25 people, and the event is free as part of Cambridge Discovery Day. The Hooper-Lee-Nichols House is not handicap accessible. Limited street parking … Read More

“Apothecary Now: A look inside the medicine cabinet” History Café

Apothecary Versus Prescription Drug Mass Production

Join us Wednesday, 9/27/17 at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals for a ​peek inside​ yesterday’s and today’s medicine cabinet ​​with Rachel Meyers from Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Robert Skenderian of Skenderian Apothecary. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals is located at 300 Third St., Cambridge, MA 02142. Click here to buy tickets Check back soon for more updates.

“Why Here?” – The first installment of the 2017 Fall Symposium

October Symposium Postcard

Our 2017 Symposium’s theme is “Made in Cambridge: What’s Happening in Kendall Square?” Join us on Monday, October 2nd at the Cambridge Public Library for the first part of our 2017 Fall Symposium: “Why Here?” Our moderator is Henrietta Davis, former Mayor of Cambridge, and our speakers are Sam Lipson, Director of Environmental Health at Cambridge Public Health, Robin Wolfe … Read More

“What’s Next?” – The second installment of the 2017 Fall Symposium

October Symposium Postcard

Our 2017 Symposium’s theme is “Made in Cambridge: What’s Happening in Kendall Square?” Join us on Wednesday, October 18th at Google Cambridge for the second part of our 2017 Fall Symposium: “What’s Next?” Our Moderator is Mimi Graney, and our speakers are David Sun Kong from the Community Biotechnology Initiative at the MIT Media Lab, Abbie Celniker, a Partner at Third … Read More

Five Senses Over Five Centuries Tour

CHS tour, Shady Hill school, March 2016

Engage all your senses as you explore the c.1685 Hooper-Lee-Nichols House with actor Daniel Berger-Jones. Perfect for groups of all ages, up to 25 people. Please call ahead to schedule your tour and discuss pricing: 617-547-4252. “The Five Senses tour is perfect for engaging students in local and American history. My students were totally drawn in (some of them in … Read More

Past Walking Tour – Clay, Bricks, Dump, Park: A Walking Tour of North Cambridge

Buy Tickets Here Walking Tour of North Cambridge, led by Joe Galusha  Tour starts at 10:30am sharp at parking lot next to Russell Field/Jerry’s Pond, 361 Rindge Ave. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early. Day-of registration is cash only. This tour begins with glacial time – 10,000 years ago when ice left behind vast deposits of clay in North Cambridge, then fast-forwards … Read More

Past History Café – “Common Goods” History Café and Workshop

Windsor Chairs then and now

Thursday, June 15, 2017 6-7pm: “Common Goods” Workshop (Cambridge Arts) Free. Location: Cambridge Common, at the Main Plaza / Civil War Monument Demonstration and performance by artists Allison Smith & Judith Leeman. Free. How do common American crafts such as the Windsor chair inform the common good? Can they point us to a future “commons” that we want? 7:15-8:30pm: History … Read More