Program Highlights Spring 2016

June 2

Spring Fete

The Boston Athenaeum, 10 1/2 Beacon Street, Boston
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Join us for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction at this annual fundraiser, as friends of the Nichols House celebrate the arrival of Spring. Proceeds support conservation efforts of the museum.

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June 4

Special Event

Common Boston Open House

Nichols House Museum, 55 Mount Vernon Street, Boston

Free guided tours of the museum will be offered from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., on the hour. The museum can only be seen through guided tour. Tours are limited to the first 14 people.

About the Common Boston Festival: For one weekend only, June 4–5, the BSA Foundation presents the 2016 Common Boston festival of architecture and design (#CB16) .The first ever open-house architecture festival in Boston will unlock the doors to dozens of architecturally, culturally, and historically significant sites, encouraging residents and tourists to consider why design matters, while tapping into unique stories that illuminate our vibrant communities. From historic sites to office towers to community gardens, participants will get unparalleled access to more than 50 unique sites that contribute to making Greater Boston such an exceptional place to live, work, and play. Share your favorite spots with #CB16! Find out more about the festival at commonboston.org.

June 6

Panel Lecture

Writing Women: Telling the Histories of Women in Boston

New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

A panel of local female authors will talk about their work writing about known (and unknown) women of Boston history. Speakers are: Dr. Regina Marchi, Nancy Rubin Stewart, Dina Vargo, and Megan Marshall.

This event is free and open to the public. Preregistration is required. Please contact the museum at 617-227-6993 or at info@nicholshousemuseum.org to reserve your seat, as space is limited.

This event is supported in part by a generous award from Mass Humanities, as part of the Women in Politics: Then and Now programming series.

July 23

Beacon Hill Walking Tour with the Boston Women's Heritage Trail

The Nichols Family and Their Neighbors: Progressive Era Women on Beacon Hill

Tour starts at the Nichols House Museum, 55 Mount Vernon Street, Boston
10:30 a.m.

Join the Nichols House Museum and the Boston Women's Heritage Trail on a walk around Beacon Hill focusing on the many reform-minded women who lived here at the turn of the twentieth century, who the Nichols family probably knew. This tour lasts approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.

This event is supported in part by a generous award from Mass Humanities, as part of the Women in Politics: Then and Now programming series.

Ticket(s):

$10 per person. Children under 12 are free.

Please specify the number of children under 12 in your party during the payment process.

August 10

Beacon Hill Walking Tour with the Boston Women's Heritage Trail

The Nichols Family and Their Neighbors: Progressive Era Women on Beacon Hill

Tour starts at the Nichols House Museum, 55 Mount Vernon Street, Boston
10:30 a.m.

Join the Nichols House Museum and the Boston Women's Heritage Trail on a walk around Beacon Hill focusing on the many reform-minded women who lived here at the turn of the twentieth century, who the Nichols family probably knew. This tour lasts approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.

This event is supported in part by a generous award from Mass Humanities, as part of the Women in Politics: Then and Now programming series.

Ticket(s):

$10 per person. Children under 12 are free.

Please specify the number of children under 12 in your party during the payment process.