05/17/18: Listening is Emotional Labor: For History and Culture Workers

Listening is Emotional Labor: For History and Culture Workers Hooper-Lee-Nichols House | Cambridge Historical Society | 159 Brattle Street | Cambridge, MA 02138 Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT) A workshop for professional and nonprofessional listeners in the history and culture fields (museum and library staff, oral historians, public historians, family historians, and genealogists) using … Read More

05/30/18: “Where is Cambridge From?” History Cafe 1: East Cambridge & The Facts

“Where is Cambridge From?” History Cafe 1: East Cambridge & The Facts Cambridge Historical Society History Cafe | Atwood’s Tavern | 877 Cambridge St. | Cambridge, MA Wednesday, May 30, 2018, from 6:30-8pm Tickets available through Eventbrite. Join us for two perspectives on where Cambridge is from: Hear from Cliff Cook, Cambridge Planning Information Manager about the demographic overview of newcomers in Cambridge over time; … Read More

Upcoming 2018 History Cafés and Walking Tours

Check back soon for dates to upcoming History Cafés and Walking Tours! History Cafe 1: East Cambridge & The Facts, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 6:30-8pm History Cafés are lively conversations with experts, bringing a historical perspective to timely topics in unique settings around Cambridge. They are social, conversational, and fun. Come to learn, stay for good conversation, refreshments, and cheer! … Read More

04/26/18: Past — “From Cambridge,” A Benefit for the Cambridge Historical Society

Enjoy good company, music, 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 ‘Where Is Cambridge From?” Special Guests Hear from two local restaurant owners and an urban anthropologist about their experiences with clientele, food, and belonging in Central and Harvard Squares. What makes … Read More

03/22/18: Past — 2018 Volunteer Appreciation Celebration!

We couldn’t do it without you!  In recognition of all your incredible work, we want to celebrate you and all that you do for the Society. Please join us for a small party in March to enjoy light refreshments and mingle with your fellow volunteers! We look forward to seeing you! Marieke, Rosemary, Maggie, and Lynn Please RSVP here!

02/06/18: Past — 2018 Annual Meeting

Tuesday, 02/06/2018 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm Cambridge Public Library, Main Library 449 Broadway, Cambridge Light refreshments RSVP via EventBrite Join us at this Opening Conversation, launching our 2018 theme, “Where is Cambridge From?” Opening Conversation speakers Alexandra Sedlovskaya and Dr. Kerri Greenidge, guided by Diana Lempel; will be setting the table for this year’s programs which will explore the ways Cantabrigians define where they’re “from” and why … Read More

12/05/17: Past — Annual Member Holiday Party

Members & Friends: Please join us at 159 Brattle Street for end-of-year fellowship, libations, music, and light refreshments. Festive holiday attire encouraged! RSVP by December 1 here.

10/02/17: Past — “Why Here?” – The first installment of the 2017 Fall Symposium

October Symposium Postcard

Update – watch the event: Our 2017 Symposium’s theme is “Made in Cambridge: What’s Happening in Kendall Square?” On Monday, October 2nd at the Cambridge Public Library, we held 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 … Read More

Past “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

Past “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.