Programs and Events at the Museum for 2014
Yoga at the Lynn Museum, Every Friday, 1-2pm
*YOGA THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 18th IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY!*
Yoga at the Lynn Museum takes place every Friday! Join us for a relaxing yoga session from 1-2pm. The cost is $10 per session. Namaste!
Meditation in Community, April 19 & 26, 12:30-2:30pm
Enjoy the practice of mindfulness and meditation in a welcoming setting. This is a FREE opportunity for both those who are unfamiliar with meditation and for experienced meditators. When practiced regularly, meditation offers lasting benefits for physical, emotional and mental health. Three weekly sessions will focus on sitting, walking mediations and mindful tea drinking.
Co-Sponsored by House of Sangha of Marblehead and Salem
For further information please call Resha Crowly 781-631-1426 or email Holly Jaynes firstname.lastname@example.org
Atlas: Author Talk Lecture and Signing Series for Adults, Thursday, April 17, 7pm
Join us for this second in a series author talk and book signing with Dr. Nancy Lusignan Schultz. Dr. Schultz will be reading from her book “Mrs. Mattingly’s Miracle: The Prince, The Widow, and The Cure That Shocked Washington City”. Dr. Shultz is a professor of English at Salem State University. Check out the book at your library or purchase it at your local bookstore! Free for members, $5 for non-members.
Free April Vacation Open House, Friday, April 18, Noon-2pm
Join us for FREE family fun. Every half hour there will be a story time for kids and each child that attends the program will receive a free children’s book on behalf of the Museum and the Lynn Literacy Campaign. With Easter right around the corner, you need to be prepared! Make your own Easter bunny or design your own tissue paper Easter egg.
Free April Vacation Open House, Tuesday, April 22, Noon-2pm
Join us for FREE family fun. Every half hour there will be a story time for kids and each child that attends the program will receive a free children’s book on behalf of the Museum and the Lynn Literacy Campaign. Celebrate Earth Day with Us! Show your love for our great planet by making your own “Earth Guy” or a stained glass planet Earth!
Mother’s Day Festivi*tea, Saturday, May 3, 3:30-5pm
Celebrate mothers, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in Lynn’s history with our Mother’s Day Festivi·tea!
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon at the Museum featuring etiquette and history of the tradition of tea, a walkthrough of our galleries and brand new exhibits, tea-themed games and raffles, as well as a delightful spread of savories and sweets. Don’t miss our special guest Lydia Pinkham!
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MESA: Museum Enrichment Series for Adults, Wednesday, May 14th, Noon
Lynn Museum’s Assistant Director, Abby Battis will talk about a few of her favorite Lynn Beach Painters. She won’t be lecturing but will give you a hands-on look at these very special artists. Be sure to reserve your spot early as this was one of our most popular MESA sessions last year! This is a FREE museum program.
LMHS Annual Meeting featuring Dr. Kimberly Alexander, Thursday, May 15, 6pm
“The Art & Mystery of Making Shoes”: New England Shoe Stories from the Long Eighteenth Century
Join us for our Annual Meeting as we host historic fashion scholar Kimberly Alexander, University of New Hampshire, in a delightful exploration of how shoes were made, sold, and worn in early New England. Through the lives and letters of clever apprentices, skilled cordwainers, and elegant brides, Dr. Alexander will show us how fashionable shoes reveal the hopes and dreams of New Englanders in the long eighteenth century.
Kimberly S. Alexander is Adjunct Faculty in History at UNH, Durham, where she teaches course in museum studies and material culture. She earned her Ph.D. in Art History & Architectural History from Boston University. As museum professional, she was founding Curator of Architecture and Design at the MIT Museum. She went on to serve as Curator of Architecture and Design at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA and was Chief Curator of Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH. Dr. Alexander has published several books and essays. Her current book project is on the Georgian shoe as a commodity in Colonial America and will be available 2015, to coincide with an exhibition on the subject held at the Portsmouth Athenaeum.
MESA: Museum Enrichment Series for Adults, Wednesday, June 11th, Noon
Do you remember when Lynn had several theaters? Join Jim Wrynn, a former usher at the Capitol Theatre!, as he discusses Lynn’s love affair with theater. Come share your memories of movies, opera, vaudeville and more. This is a FREE museum program.
Atlas: Author Talk Lecture and Signing Series for Adults, Thursday, June 12, 7pm
Join us for this third in a series author talk and book signing with Jenna Russell. Ms. Russell will be reading from her book “Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City’s Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice”. Ms. Russell is a writer for the Boston Globe. “Long Mile Home” is an examination of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings written with fellow Globe writer, Scott Helman. Free for members, $5 for non-members.
MESA: Museum Enrichment Series for Adults, Wednesday, July 9th, Noon
Steve Rima will help guide you on your search for your ancestors. Steve is a member of the Lynn Museum board of directors and a local business owner but his passion is conducting research on family genealogy. This MESA will definitely put you on the path to finding out who you are. This is a FREE museum program.