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Wistariahurst Museum, Holiday Open House

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

On Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, the public is welcomed into the historic Wistariahurst Museum for a weekend of seasonal fun! Visitors are encouraged to see the decorated museum and experience live music, participate in family-friendly activities, and browse tables from local vendors. Musicians including The Capabilities […]

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Wistariahurst Museum, Holiday Open House

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

On Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, the public is welcomed into the historic Wistariahurst Museum for a weekend of seasonal fun! Visitors are encouraged to see the decorated museum and experience live music, participate in family-friendly activities, and browse tables from local vendors. Musicians including The Capabilities […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Talk

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

On Thursday, December 2 at 6:00 pm, Wistariahurst will host a virtual program with local author Barbara Reed Raschilla. Reed Raschilla will share excerpts from her book, A Milltown Christmas Remembered, which reflects back on her childhood growing up in Holyoke.  Registration for A Milltown Christmas Remembered is required at wistariahurst.org. This free program is […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Historic Trees

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

On Wednesday, November 17 at 6:00 PM, Wistariahurst will host researcher Michaela Wright as she presents A Storied Landscape: Historic Trees of Holyoke, a virtual program. The program is free and open to all, but registration is required at www.wistariahurst.org.  Join Wright as she explores the history of Holyoke through the city’s urban trees.  From […]

Wistariahurst Museum, T’ai Chi Ch’uan – Beginners Class

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Glenn Leonard will be teaching the 37-posture form, as developed by Professor Cheng Man-Ching. Glenn is a student and instructor at the Long River T’ai Chi Circle, directed by Wolfe Lowenthal, a former student of Professor Cheng’s. Class will be held each Tuesday evening, beginning November 2, 2021. $75.00/month Face masks and proof of vaccination […]

Wistariahurst Museum, an Evening with the Spirit Sisters

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

On Wednesday, October 27 at 6:30PM, Wistariahurst will host A Virtual Evening with the Spirit Sisters. Join us for an evening of spooky fun online! Several months ago, Wistariahurst staff welcomed the Spirit Sisters to conduct a paranormal investigation within the historic mansion. On October 27, attendees will gather together online to review their findings […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Cemetery Tours

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

On Saturday, October 16, Wistariahurst will host History Lives in Forestdale Cemetery: A Walk Amidst the Gravestones with tours beginning every half hour starting at 2:30. Monuments, Markers, Crypts and Crosses are but a few of the sights you will see on this insightful walk through Forestdale Cemetery with City Historian Penni Martorell and Wistariahurst […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Nature Walk

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Nature is everywhere, including the city. Holyoke is home to a wide variety of plants and animals, many which are considered rare. We will divide into groups of ten and take a one hour walk on the grounds of Wistariahurst looking for signs of wildlife such as animal homes, bird nests, or insect galls. We […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Plant Sale

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Join us on Tuesday, October 5 from 9:30–11:30 AM for an End of Season Plant Sale in the Wistariahurst Gardens! Many of your favorites will be available in limited quantities, including Caramel Coral Bell, Sedum Frosty Morning, Baptisia, Hyssop Officinalis, and more! We accept cash, credit/debit, and checks! Masks are required. See you there!

Wistariahurst Museum, Exhibit

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

From October 3 through October 26, Wistariahurst will host Melange d’Art, a photo-art exhibit by Emikan Sudan in the Wistariahurst Gallery. This exhibit presents a photographic collection that portrays various experiences during different periods of the artist’s life be they capturing a performer’s expressions on stage, social justice expressions that reflect a moral imperative or […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Garden Tour

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Join City Historian, Penni Martorell, and Wistariahurst gardener, Ralph Strycharz, for a guided tour of Wistariahurst’s historic gardens and grounds. Attendees will learn about how the landscape and gardens have evolved over the years, what has been planted here historically, and the history of this plot of land. Your guides will share stories about how […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Garden Tour

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Join City Historian, Penni Martorell, and Wistariahurst gardener, Ralph Strycharz, for a guided tour of Wistariahurst’s historic gardens and grounds. Learn about how the landscape and gardens have evolved over the years; what has been planted here historically, and the history of this plot of land. Your guides will share stories about how the Skinner […]

Wistariahurst Museum, I Love Wine!

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

I Love Wine!, the popular annual wine tasting event at Wistariahurst.  For over a decade Wistariahurst in Holyoke hosted a sell-out February wine tasting in support of its educational mission and the preservation of the historic site. The 2020 wine event, which brought over 100 guests into the elegant space, was the last time Wistariahurst has […]