Events Hosted by Special Collections in 2023
The William Special Collections is honored to host a series of on-site and virtual programs in 2023 in celebration of the Library's 150th anniversary. In case you missed any of the recent events or would like to enjoy seeing them again, we invite you to view them below.
Current and Upcoming Special Collections Programs:
- June 8 - Mr. Agassiz's Puzzle-Box: What To Do With 19th-Century Science Today - presented by Prof. Irmscher
- June 22 - Celebrating Ralph Waldo Emerson: Filmmaker Michael Maglaras and Writer James Marcus in Conversation
- March 24 - September 4, 2023 - A Perpetual Invitation: 150 Years of Art at the Concord Free Public Library is on view at the Concord Museum. Curators from the Library's William Munroe Special Collections will lead exhibition tours at 12:00 p.m. on June 16, July 14, and August 18. Please visit the Concord Museum's website for more information.
Sponsored by the Concord Free Public Library Corporation.
May Alcott and the Town of Concord: The Making of an Artist
May Alcott and the Town of Concord: The Making of an Artist was presented by Prof. Daniel Shealy on May 17, 2023 in the Goodwin Forum of the Main Library. [Watch Video]
Joel Myerson Annual Lecture Series: "After Lives: Bringing Una Hawthorne Home,"
The first author talk of the Joel Myerson Annual Lecture Series: "After Lives: Bringing Una Hawthorne Home," was presented by Prof. Megan Marshall on April 27, 2023 in the Goodwin Forum of the Main Library. [Watch Video]
Daniel Chester French: The Process of Sculpting
Daniel Chester French: The Process of Sculpting was presented by Robert Shure via Zoom on March 2, 2023. [Watch Video]