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Curator's Choice: Revere's Engraving of the Boston Massacre

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Members: Free | Visitors: Free with admission ($10)

Online registration is coming soon. To register, please contact Events at 617-720-7600

Curator's Choice: Revere's Engraving of the Boston Massacre

with Ginny Badgett

Revere's Engraving of the Boston Massacre is part of a trio of events for ‘Curator’s Choice’ hosted by the Boston Athenæum’s Polly Thayer Starr Fellow in American Art & Culture Theo Tyson and Assistant Curator Ginny Badget.

This year marks the 250th anniversary of an infamous episode in American history sensationalized by Paul Revere’s 1770 engraving, The Bloody Massacre. Join us for an in-depth look at the inception of Revere’s engraving and how it continues to shape American historical memory today.

This event is part of ​our three-part series, "Curator's Choice." Join an Athenæum curator for a casual conversation about their current projects and the special collections items that inspire them, spark their curiousity, and generate discussion.

​Art + Design
​with Polly Thayer Starr Fellow Theo Tyson and interior designer Heidi Pribell
​6-7 pm on ​March 4, 2020

Sartorial Suffrage
with Polly Thayer Starr Fellow Theo Tyson and fashion historians Kimberly Alexander and Sara Georgini
12-1 pm ​on March 6, 2020

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To request real-time captions for this event, please contact Hannah Weisman at weisman@bostonathenaeum.org or 617-720-7617 no fewer than four business days prior to the event.