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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Offers NEW Virtual ‘Tea Talks’ This Nov. & Dec.
December 9, 2020 EST
One event on November 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm
One event on November 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm
One event on December 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm
One event on December 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm
One event on December 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm
This November and December, The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, a floating museum in Boston, Mass. dedicated to accurately reliving and representing a key time in history (1773-1775), has created a new ‘Tea Talks’ series highlighting interesting and engaging live virtual discussions focusing on the myths, truths and untold stories of the Boston Tea Party, “the single most important event leading up to the American Revolution.”
This new virtual ‘Tea Talk’ program will allow people to learn about and experience the Boston Tea Party, an iconic event that helped shape the U.S., from the comfort and safety of their own home.
NEW ‘Tea Talks’ Offered by the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum’s in-depth and interactive monthly ‘Tea Talks’ series begins in November. These one-hour specialized Zoom webinars, led by a Boston Tea Party expert at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, are designed to be informative, engaging, fun, and ideal for curious minds of all ages — from parents with kids at home, seniors, history buffs and folks looking to learn and expand their horizon with regard to American history.
Each ‘Tea Talk’ costs $15 and lasts one hour. Participants must register at www.bostonteapartyship.com/virtual-museum. All presentations times take place in Eastern Time zone.
In November 2020, the following NEW ‘Tea Talks’ will be presented:
‘Ships of the Boston Tea Party’
Four ships bearing East India Company Tea were sent to Boston in 1773. Three of them arrived in Boston Harbor, sending the town into a frenzy. The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum leads a virtual discussion focused on the important role these ships played in the events that would ultimately lead to a revolution. This presentation will explore the types of vessels involved in the Boston Tea Party, the construction methods used to recreate them for the museum and share anecdotes and information about the ship owners and crews that sailed them. Available dates/times:
- Wed., Nov. 4, 2020: 7 p.m.
- Wed., Nov. 18, 2020: 7 p.m.
- Sat., Nov. 28, 2020: 2 p.m.
In December 2020, the following new ‘Tea Talks’ will be presented:
‘“Boston Harbor, a Teapot Tonight!” – The Boston Tea Party Story’
This Dec. 16 commemorates the 247th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party that was described by John Adams as, “the most magnificent movement of all.” Experts at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum discuss the dramatic details of the Boston Tea Party and the lasting legacy of this iconic event. Available dates/times:
- Wed., Dec. 2, 2020: 7 p.m.
- Sat., Dec. 12, 2020: 2 p.m.
‘The Making of a Reenactment – This Dec. 16 Marks the 247th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party’
Since 2012, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum has been the proud co-producer of the Annual Reenactment of the Boston Tea Party. Taking place every Dec. 16 (the actual date of the Boston Tea Party), this event has become a Boston tradition and grown into one of the largest moving theatrical productions in the nation. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this large-scale event will not be produced in 2020. However, in honor of this tradition and in commemoration of the 247th Boston Tea Party anniversary, members of the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum’s production team will be leading a special behind-the-scenes look at the process of researching, planning, creating, producing and reenacting one of the most iconic moments in American history. Only one date/time available:
- Wed., Dec. 9, 2020: 7 p.m.
Additional ‘Tea Talks’ will be added for January, February and March 2021.