Colonial Tastes: Art, Architecture, & Chocolate at Old North Thursday, February 20, 6 pm $10 for general public / $5 for Boston Preservation Alliance members Register here Stimulate your senses and take a break from the winter blues! Join the Boston Preservation Alliance for a special tour of Old North Church, focusing on the art objects […]
By Mark Hurwitz One of the least known facts about the Old North Church is that in the year 1736 Minister Charles Wesley, the co-founder of Methodism, visited Boston and preached here. His presence in the American Colonies started a year earlier. Wesley left England in October 1735 for the Georgia colony after being appointed […]
There are two concerts left in our Winter Concert Series with NEMPAC! Join us at the Old North Church January 17th and for a special Valentine’s Day concert on February 14th!
By Mark Hurwitz In the center aisle of Christ Church (Old North) hang two ornate brass chandeliers, gifts to the church by one of its members, Capt. William Maxwell. They were first lit on Christmas Day in 1724. For many of us living here in New England today, December is a month filled with holiday […]
By Amy Budge Many museum educators have been re-evaluating their approach to teens since the publication of 15-year-old Howard Hwang’s blog post “Why Museums Suck.” Few museums are targeting this audience effectively, let alone historic sites. High school visits often consists of a tour and worksheet, leaving students unengaged and frustrated. For teens, the day […]