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Mount Auburn Cemetery

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580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

August 2020

CANCELED: Twilight Wine Tasting

August 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Savor a hand-picked selection of wines provided by The Magnolia Wine Company of Watertown while enjoying the late-summer beauty of Mount Auburn in the early evening hours. The wine tasting will take place in the newly renovated, Asa Gray Garden. Pre-registration required.   Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs and discounts on special events by joining the Friends of Mount Auburn. Our robust roster of programs each year is made possible…

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CANCELED: The Road to Suffrage: Dreams and Disappointments

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

The road to woman’s suffrage was long and complicated. It was influenced by race, class and gender.  Early voices like Judith Sargent Murray, wife of Rev. John Murray buried at Mount Auburn, inspired men and women to work for justice and equality.  Join Volunteer Docent Rosemarie Smurzynski, in an August walk to commemorate 100 years of woman’s suffrage and to hear stories of courage and commitment of those caught up in its narrative. Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with…

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September 2020

Members Week: Urban Beekeeping at Mount Auburn

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Become a member of the Friends of Mount Auburn to get access to these and other special perks during Members Week 2020, September 6-12! Learn more at mountauburn.org/give/membership/ or call the membership office at 617-607-1982. Did you know that in addition to our acclaimed gardens and landscapes, Mount Auburn keeps active beehives? Join Jerry Mendenhall for a special behind-the-scenes look at one of Mount Auburn’s lesser-known but environmentally crucial activities. As we walk to the apiary, you’ll learn about Mount…

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Members Week: First Year Impressions with Eleanor Gould

September 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Become a member of the Friends of Mount Auburn to get access to these and other special perks during Members Week 2020, September 6-12! Learn more at mountauburn.org/give/membership/ or call the membership office at 617-607-1982. Mount Auburn’s Vice President of Horticulture & Landscape, Eleanor Gould, joined us in September 2019. Join her for a  walking tour of the Cemetery as she shares some of her impressions and surprising connections after her first year of leadership here, and get an inside look…

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CANCELED: Art & Artists in the 20th & 21st Centuries

September 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free - $12.00

Mount Auburn itself is an internationally recognized model of landscape art in America.  In addition, the Cemetery is the final resting place of many artists - painters, musicians, writers, actors, and sculptors - who have enriched our culture and our nation with their contributions.  Join Volunteer Docents Helen Abrams and Susan Zawalich on a walking tour where we will visit some of the newest contemporary additions to this landscape and honor some of the modern artists who are interred here.…

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CANCELED: Art, Acquisition, & Ambition

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free - $12.00

The great art collections of Boston—the Boston Athenaeum, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and the Harvard Art Museums, among others—were created by vivid personalities, often in head-to-head competition with one another. Meet the friends who were also rivals in the accumulation of artistic treasures that enrich our lives today on this walking tour with Volunteer Docent Robin Hazard Ray. Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs…

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