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Wistariahurst Museum

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238 Cabot Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 322 5660 https://wistariahurst.org

ABOUT WISTARIAHURST


Wistariahurst is an educational and cultural center owned and operated by the City of Holyoke and supported by Historic Holyoke at Wistariahurst. Wistariahurst is dedicated to preserving Holyoke’s history and inspiring an appreciation of history and culture through educational programs, exhibits and special events. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Wistariahurst is the former home of William Skinner, a prominent silk manufacturer and was built in 1874.

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Today, Wistariahurst offers a wide variety of public programs and events including: workshops, concerts, lectures and demonstrations and serves the community through educational programs, community partnerships, history projects, and outreach activities.

From I-91 North:
Take Exit 16 (Route 202/Soldier’s Home exit)
Bear right off the exit

From I-91 South:
Take Exit 16 (Route 202/Soldier’s Home exit)
Turn left at the end of the ramp

You will be on Cherry Street–it turns into Beech Street. Proceed through 6 Traffic lights – Hillside Avenue, the Yankee Pedlar, Holyoke Hospital, Holyoke High School, Franklin Street & Sargeant Street. After the sixth light you will go through the Intersection of Hampshire and Beech Streets. Wistariahurst Museum is on the right. The building and grounds occupy an entire block; the property is surrounded by a stone wall with wrought iron fencing.

There is on-street parking only.

December 2019

Wistariahurst Museum, Quilting Classes

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Wistariahurst Museum, 238 Cabot Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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Would you like to hug someone in fabric? Make a quilt! This is an unstructured quilting class, for beginners and experienced quilters alike. It allows you to learn to quilt while you learn about various tools and techniques that make quilting fast and fun! Start a project of your own choosing, or bring a project you are already working on. If you are undecided, a beginner project is ready to welcome you to the satisfying art of quilt making. Enjoy…

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Wistariahurst Museum, Nutcracker and Sweets

December 13 - December 15
Wistariahurst Museum, 238 Cabot Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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Join us December 13, 14, and 15 for one of Holyoke’s most beloved holiday traditions as the Massachusetts Academy of Ballet presents Nutcracker & Sweets at Wistariahurst. This unique, historical interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet is presented through narration and dance in the historic setting of Wistariahurst. Student dancers perform the magical story with a local historical twist and lively choreography in eight performances on Friday, at 4pm and 6:30pm; Saturday, at 11:30am, 2pm, and 4:30pm; and Sunday, at 11:30am,…

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Wistariahurst Museum, Concert

December 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Wistariahurst Museum, 238 Cabot Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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Pioneer Valley Jazz Shares presents a solo soprano saxophone concert featuring Sam Newsome. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance at www.jazzshares.org or at the door. About Sam Newsome New York-based saxophonist and composer Sam Newsome works primarily in the medium of solo saxophone, an approach for which he gained world-wide critical acclaim with his 2009 recording, Blue Soliloquy: Solo Works for Soprano Saxophone, which received a five-star review in Downbeat magazine.

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