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Wistariahurst Museum, Exhibit

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service Dress uniforms of Veterans who served in three branches of the U.S. Armed Forces from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries will be on display at Wistariahurst through Aug 22, 2022. The exhibit is titled Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service. Selected from uniform collections at Holyoke Veterans Services and Wistariahurst, this […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Guided House Tour

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Join us for a 45 minute tour of 2 floors of Wistariahurst, home of textile industrialist William Skinner and his family.  Learn about how and why the building was moved from the Skinnerville to Holyoke. This docent lead tour our includes The great hall, library, gallery, leather room, dining room, butlers pantry and breakfast room […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Talk

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Talk Back with Curator, Nicholas Anderson on ATTENTION! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service Join Guest Curator Nicholas Anderson as he discusses how this exhibit exhibit of Holyoke Veterans’ Uniforms came together, and hear his ideas about service and community.  Learn how his interests shaped this display and what he would like visitors to take away from the […]

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Wistariahurst Museum, Exhibit

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service Dress uniforms of Veterans who served in three branches of the U.S. Armed Forces from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries will be on display at Wistariahurst through Aug 22, 2022. The exhibit is titled Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service. Selected from uniform collections at Holyoke Veterans Services and Wistariahurst, this […]

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Wistariahurst Museum, Exhibit

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service Dress uniforms of Veterans who served in three branches of the U.S. Armed Forces from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries will be on display at Wistariahurst through Aug 22, 2022. The exhibit is titled Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service. Selected from uniform collections at Holyoke Veterans Services and Wistariahurst, this […]

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Wistariahurst Museum, Exhibit

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service Dress uniforms of Veterans who served in three branches of the U.S. Armed Forces from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries will be on display at Wistariahurst through Aug 22, 2022. The exhibit is titled Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service. Selected from uniform collections at Holyoke Veterans Services and Wistariahurst, this […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Garden Tour

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Join City Historian, Penni Martorell, and Wistariahurst Master Gardener, Phyllis Barrett, 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 […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Talk

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Dressing Independence: The Creation of American Military Dress with Dr. Matthew Keagle of Fort Ticonderoga. An Online Virtual Event Join us for a virtual, and visual, exploration of the origins of American military uniforms. From colonies to republic, Americans used military clothing to do more than just identify soldiers and keep them warm. Military uniforms […]

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Wistariahurst Museum, Exhibit

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service Dress uniforms of Veterans who served in three branches of the U.S. Armed Forces from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries will be on display at Wistariahurst through Aug 22, 2022. The exhibit is titled Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service. Selected from uniform collections at Holyoke Veterans Services and Wistariahurst, this […]

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Wistariahurst Museum, Exhibit

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service Dress uniforms of Veterans who served in three branches of the U.S. Armed Forces from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries will be on display at Wistariahurst through Aug 22, 2022. The exhibit is titled Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service. Selected from uniform collections at Holyoke Veterans Services and Wistariahurst, this […]

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Wistariahurst Museum, Exhibit

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service Dress uniforms of Veterans who served in three branches of the U.S. Armed Forces from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries will be on display at Wistariahurst through Aug 22, 2022. The exhibit is titled Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service. Selected from uniform collections at Holyoke Veterans Services and Wistariahurst, this […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Talk

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Wistariahurst to Celebrate Pride Month with Stories of Our LGBTQ+ Ancestors Lecture Series In collaboration with the Sexual Minorities Archives, Wistariahurst will host a series of LGBTQ+ History Lectures titled: Stories of Our LGBTQ+ Ancestors. This series of three talks is based on original research conducted by the Sexual Minorities Archives about pre-Stonewall LGBTQ figures […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Exhibit

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service Dress uniforms of Veterans who served in three branches of the U.S. Armed Forces from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries will be on display at Wistariahurst through Aug 22, 2022. The exhibit is titled Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service. Selected from uniform collections at Holyoke Veterans Services and Wistariahurst, this […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Wisteria Watch 2022!

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Today we are in Full Bloom!  The intoxicating scent of the wisteria is wafting through the air at Wistariahurst. Come by and sit in the garden and enjoy the beautiful sight of the purple blossoms covering the house. These wisteria vines were planted in 1880 by Sarah Skinner and were left to grow and cover […]

Wistariahurst Museum, Concert

Wistariahurst Museum 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA

Lucian Ban, piano featured as Valley Jazz Shares Returns to Wistariahurst Developing a program of solo piano music is the ultimate challenge for any improvising pianist. Lucian Ban’s mesmerizing new recording of solo piano improvisations, Ways of Disappearing, represents a daring addition to the genre and is a powerful and uncompromising statement for his first unaccompanied […]

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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, 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, 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 […]