Concord Museum Celebrates Reopening of Galleries – All Weekend Long

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Concord Museum Celebrates Reopening of Galleries – All Weekend Long

Please join the Concord Museum as they reopen our front door. The Museum will officially open to the public with a Ribbon-cutting ceremony and festivities on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 10:00am and then continue all weekend long! Throughout the day on Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13 families are invited to look closely at the form and colors of the beautiful sculpture in Concord Collects – a new exhibition featuring twenty remarkable works of art – and then make their own sculptures. On both days Museum educators will engage visitors in close-looking discussions exploring the extraordinary art and sculpture in Concord Collects. On Saturday join a conversation about the Tang and Song ceramics from ancient China and on Sunday examine the vivacity of Childe Hassam’s North Shore. The celebratory weekend culminates on Monday, October 14 with free admission to the Museum on Indigenous People’s Day, which is generously supported by Middlesex Savings Bank. Visitors are invited to experience the new People of Musketaquid gallery and learn about Concord’s rich native history. In the reopening of the newly renovated Museum, guests will also experience a new entranceway and Gateway to Concord with a vibrant new media presentation and information about other destinations in Concord. For the first time, the public will see a dramatic new introductory gallery, Concord: At the Center of Revolution, which features twelve iconic artifacts that introduce the themes of Concord’s rich history.

All grand opening events are free with Museum admission. Members visit free.Starting on October 11th the Museum will be open daily, 10:00am to 4:00pm. For more information www.concordmuseum.org 978-369-9763 x216,

 

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