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Events Calendar — 4 events

Houseplant and Begonia Sale

Saturday and Sunday, January 14 and 15, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lyman Estate Greenhouses, 185 Lyman St., Waltham, Mass.

This new exotic houseplant sale features begonias and gesneriads. This diverse group of flowering plants includes lipstick plants (Aeschynanthus), goldfish plants (Nemantanthus), flame violets (Episcia), along with Columnea, Streptocarpus, Sinningia, and Kohleria. Our fantastic selection of begonias can give you fall color all winter long.

Garden and Landscape members receive a 15% discount on purchases.

Free

Please call 617-994-5913 for more information.

A Deep Dive into American Design: Historic New England's Irving and Casson-A.H. Davenport Collection

Tuesday, January 24, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Otis House, 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, Mass.

Join Senior Curator of Library and Archives Lorna Condon and Collections Cataloguer Lynne Paschetag for an armchair exploration of the rich archives of the legendary furniture makers Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport. The archive includes more than 20,000 original design drawings, photographs, manuscripts, and items of ephemera that document the work of the firm.

Learn about the history of the firm, see stunning examples from the collection, and hear about fascinating discoveries made during the course of the recently completed cataloguing project, which made the collection accessible at HistoricNewEngland.org.

Free to Historic New England members
$5 nonmembers

Registration is required. Please call 617-994-6679 for more information or buy online.

Members Only: Behind the Scenes in Collections Storage

Wednesday, February 22, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Haverhill Facility, 151 Essex Street, Haverhill, Mass.
 
Join Historic New England staff for an exclusive look inside collections storage and the conservation lab. See some of our favorite paintings, needlework, costume, ceramics, and furniture, and learn about current conservation treatment projects.

Go inside the newly renovated, state-of-the-art space that houses our extensive decorative arts collection. Historic New England has one of the largest collections of New England art and artifacts in the country.

Free and exclusive to Historic New England members. Become a member today.

Registration is required. Please call 617-994-6678 or register online.

Camellia Blooming Season

Tuesday, February 14 - Wednesday, March 15, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lyman Estate Greenhouses, 185 Lyman Street, Waltham, Mass.

Visit our celebrated collection of camellias in the 1804 camellia house at the Lyman Estate Greenhouses.

Many of the trees are more than one hundred years old. At this time of year, they put forth a profusion of blossoms in all sizes and shapes.

Other plants available during this season include orchids, citrus, and sweet olives. Garden and Landscape members receive a 15% discount on purchases.

Free

Please call 617-994-5913 for more information.

Mansion Tours:
During your visit, tour the Lyman Estate mansion on the following dates:
Sunday, February 26
Wednesday, March 1
Saturday, March 11

Find out tour times and admission prices.


Events Calendar — 4 events