Program Highlights Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

February 23

Impact Filmmaking: HBO's "The Newburgh Sting" takes on the FBI

Time: 5:30 p.m.– reception
6:00 p.m. – lecture
Location: American Meteorological Society, 45 Beacon Street, Boston

In his presentation, David Heilbroner's talk will center around his latest film "The Newburgh Sting" which was broadcast last summer on HBO. The film dissects FBI misconduct in the domestic war on terror through a notorious case known as The Newburgh Four. The presentation will focus on how Heilbroner took a political issue, turned it into a mass-media film, and finally worked to screen it and testify before a U.S. Senate briefing committee last fall.

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March 7

International Women's Day Celebration

Time: 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Location: Nichols House Museum, 55 Mount Vernon Street, Boston

International Women's Day is dedicated to acknowledging the social, political, and economic achievements of women across the globe. Join us for a special exhibit and tour of the Beacon Hill home where Rose, Marian, and Margaret Nichols grew up, and learn about what they accomplished throughout their extraordinary lives and careers. Tours on the half hour from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Each tour is limited to the first ten visitors. Free admission for all women.

April 13

Chip Piatti - Asher Benjamin A (New) England Journey

Time: 5:30 p.m. - reception
6:00 p.m. - lecture
Location: American Meteorological Society, 45 Beacon Street, Boston

This lecture will trace the builder Asher Benjamin's (1773-1845) progress from his apprenticeship in Connecticut to his mature work as an influential author and architect in Boston and beyond.

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May 12

Annual Meeting

Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Nichols House Museum, 55 Mount Vernon Street, Boston

June 4

Spring Fête

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Boston Athenæum, 10 ½ Beacon Street, Boston

Friends and neighbors of the Nichols House Museum welcome Spring at this annual fund raiser and silent auction.