Tell it with Pride
Visitors are invited to enjoy an afternoon of exhibition tours and special talks related to the Massachusetts Historical Society’s new exhibition Tell It With Pride.
12:00: Join us for a presentation from the men of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment Company A, a company of civilian re-enactment personnel in who keep alive the legacy of the unit through living history displays, educational briefings to the general public, and Civil War period encampments and re-enactments.
1:00 Time to view the exhibition and for informal conversation with the men of the 54th Regiment.
2:00: Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial: Its Context and Its Creation, a lecture by Kathryn Greenthal, author of Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master Sculptor.
3:00 Consecration and Monument: Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment, a lecture by Henry Duffy, Curator of Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH.
This program is presented in partnership with the Friends of the Public Garden.