Tag: historic sites

Exhibit: The Trained Eye: The Art of Railroads and Stations

October 16, 2019.

Oct. 9, 2019 — Jan. 5, 2020 A subject matter explored by some of the great artists of the 19th and early 20th centuries, such as Claude Monet, Edward Hopper…

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Enjoy a Trip to the Caribbean This Winter

December 23, 2019. Andrew Sheldon

With the winter chill setting in, there’s never a better time to visit this tropical oasis.

Sherwood House Museum Candlelight Tours

November 26, 2019.

The Historic Sherwood House Museum, an excellent 279-year-old example of a colonial tenant farmer homestead, will be open Sunday, Dec. 8th between 12:30 and 5 p.m. for a very festive…

Holiday Open House

October 16, 2019.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will feature a joyful family-friendly event, and several hours of entertainment, with a special theater performance by the Bennett Academy for the Performing Arts. During the…

Toys, Trains and Magnificent Trees: Illuminating Christmas at the Mansion

October 16, 2019.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum kicks off the holiday season with a new exhibition, “Toys, Trains and Magnificent Trees: Illuminating Christmas at the Mansion.” The exhibit, curated by Trustee Mimi Findlay…

Great Gatsby Tea

October 16, 2019.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Great Gatsby Tea will be a luxurious whirlwind of delicious refreshments that will immerse our guests in the grand and extravagant era of Francis Scott Fitzgerald’s…

Haunted: Victorian Ghost Stories at the Mansion – Halloween Tours

October 16, 2019.

Victorians were known for their riveting ghost stories and Gothic horror. From Robert Louis Stevenson’s “The Body Snatcher” to Oscar Wilde’s “The Canterville Ghost,” readers in the 19th century were…

Opening Reception – The Trained Eye: The Art of Railroads & Stations

October 16, 2019.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host an opening reception on Thursday, Oct. 17 for the new contemporary art exhibition, “The Trained Eye: The Art of Railroads and Stations.” A subject…

From Corsets to Suffrage: Victorian Women Trailblazers

October 16, 2019.

A record number of women are populating the new U.S. Congress, and women’s rights continue to be part of the national dialogue. The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will celebrate the centennial…

WBNA House Tour: This Is Where They Live/d

August 09, 2019.

This is heritage tourism at its hippest! Explore 10 Victorian homes – with stories to tell – during this out-of-the-box house tour in one of Providence’s most intriguing neighborhoods. From…