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Collections & Exhibitions

August 30, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: Halfway to our goal

The collection services has team has moved 10,000 objects so essential improvements to our storage facility can take place. read more...

August 23, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: A twenty-first century object surprises

Even objects from the twenty-first century belong in Historic New England's collection. read more...

August 15, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: A desk set that's perfect for a wine drinker

This week's object is a desk set with Bacchus faces on the sides. read more...

August 05, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: Porcelain jugs look like animal tusks

Check out these two beautiful examples of "tusk jugs." read more...

August 01, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: Moving children's mugs

Our collection of children's mugs features memorable sayings and images, such as this black bear. read more...

July 26, 2014

What's that flag at Phillips House?

A Hawaiian flag flies over Phillips House in Salem, Massachusetts. read more...

July 24, 2014

Inside the Collections Care Project: Looking at old objects with fresh eyes

Look what we found this week during the Collections Care Project. read more...

July 16, 2014

Inside the conservation lab: restoring gilded frames

A gilded frame from Quincy house undergoes conservation treatment. read more...

July 01, 2014

Inside the conservation lab: treating textiles

This piano stool, soon to be on display at Quincy House, recently underwent conservation treatment. read more...

June 24, 2014

Exhibition showcases architect Stanley Myers

Visit the Boston Society of Architects' BSA Space to see highlights from the Stanley Myers collection. read more...