Virtual Lecture: Living with the Atomic Bomb: 1945-1965 with Curator Michael Scheibach, Ph.D. Saturday, July 10, 1:00-2:00pm FREE, registration required by Friday, July 9. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the morning of the program. Michael Scheibach, Ph.D., historian, author, and curator of Atomic Alert!, presents a multimedia talk on the impact of the [...]
A Virtual Lecture with the Curator A Byzantine Princess in Moscow: The Life and Art of Sophia Palaiologina Thursday, February 25, 6:00 pm Members free, Nonmembers $8 Sophia Palaiologina (1449-1503) was a Byzantine princess who grew up in the papal court and married Tsar Ivan III of Moscow. She solidified the link between Byzantium and Russia [...]
Michael Scheibach, Ph.D., historian, author, and curator of the Atomic Alert! the exhibit presents “Living with the Atomic Bomb: 1945-1965,” a multimedia talk on the impact of the atomic bomb on the nation’s government policy, military strategy, civil defense programs, and individual citizens during the early Cold War.
Vladimir Putin: Personage, President, and Potentate A Lecture by Nina Tumarkin Sunday, September 24, 3:00pm Members $8, Nonmembers $12. Call 978.598.5000 x121 REGISTRATION FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, is by many accounts the world's most powerful political leader. What have been his chief goals, values and operating principles? What accounts for [...]
Lecture: Church-State Relations in Russia: An Historical Overview with Professor James T. Flynn Thursday, July 20, 1:00pm Saturday, July 22, 11:30pm Members $8, Nonmembers $12 The relationship between Church and State in Russia has always been a complex one, often rocky, but never broken. James T. Flynn, Professor Emeritus of History, College of the Holy Cross, [...]
Saturday, February 4, 1:00PM Free with admission "Holy Fools" practiced the most extreme form of asceticism: purifying the soul through self-denial and a rejection of worldly comforts. Museum Curator and CEO Kent Russell traces the origins of the Holy Fool from the early Byzantine era to the present. Join us for this enlightening talk and then [...]