Arts

Friday, April 6, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Historic New England for an exclusive after-hours reception to celebrate the newest special exhibition at the Eustis Estate: Future Retro, Drawings from the Great Age of American Automobiles, A Selection of Drawings from the Jean S. and Frederick A. Sharf Collection, presented in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$10 Historic New England members, $25 nonmembers
Friday, February 23, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Looking for something fun to do during school vacation week? Get inspired by the awesome car designs in the special exhibition Future Retro, then visit the kitchen for drop-in craft workshops to design your own cars. Head upstairs to the library for car-themed storytime at 12:30 p.m.

Included with museum admission.
Recommended for families with children ages 5 to 10. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
Included with museum admission.
Free Event
Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Looking for something fun to do during school vacation week? Get inspired by the awesome car designs in the special exhibition Future Retro, then visit the kitchen for drop-in craft workshops to design your own cars. Head upstairs to the library for car-themed storytime at 12:30 p.m.

Included with museum admission.
Recommended for families with children ages 5 to 10. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
Included with museum admission.
Free Event
Sunday, February 11, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us at the luxurious Meriel Marina Bay in Quincy for an afternoon of floral arranging fun! Grab your girls and unleash your creative side while soaking in some gorgeous ocean views. At the end of the day, bring home your handmade creation in a stylish vase and your new flower tips and tricks!

What To Expect

552 Victory Road
Quincy, MA
Price: 
$65
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:15pm

Join us at Granite Links for a flower-filled evening and create a festive arrangement just in time for Valentine's Day! Grab your friends, learn a new skill, and let your creative side bloom! Food and beverage will be available for purchase while you make your custom floral vase. Advance tickets are required!!

100 Quarry Hills Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-689-1900
Price: 
$65 per person
Friday, December 15, 2017 -
6:00pm to 10:30pm

Forbes House Museum, 215 Adams Street, Milton, Mass.
Wakefield Estate, 1465 Brush Hill Road, Milton, Mass.
Eustis Estate, 1424 Canton Avenue, Milton, Mass.

Join an exclusive progressive tasting event through three historic mansions in Milton: Forbes House Museum, the Wakefield Estate, and the Eustis Estate. Each house will be decorated for the holidays and feature one course and one beverage, drawing inspiration from the Christmas traditions of New England.

215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-1815
Price: 
$90 for members of Historic New England, Forbes House, or Wakefield Estate $100 nonmembers
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Step back to the Victorian era with a Christmas craft workshop at the Eustis Estate. Create holiday gifts in the beautifully decorated 1878 mansion. At this workshop, draw inspiration from the intricate tiles throughout the mansion and create your own unique decorative tile. Your workshop fee includes materials and admission to the museum and the special exhibition, Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England. Because the museum is closed on Wednesday, you will have it all to yourself.

$20 Historic New England members
$25 nonmembers

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$20 Historic New England members $25 nonmembers
Friday, December 8, 2017 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join curator Laura Johnson for a special tour of Historic New England's premiere exhibition, Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love. From juicy details of family drama to New England's role as a costume jewelry powerhouse, hear stories of the people who made and wore these unique gems.

Free to Historic New England members and Milton residents
$5 nonmembers (in addition to Eustis Estate Museum admission)

Registration is required. Milton residents must call to register. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information or register online.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
Free to Historic New England members and Milton residents $5 nonmembers (in addition to Eustis Estate Museum admission)
Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Families can enjoy extra holiday cheer with special activities while they tour the Eustis Estate, which is decorated for a Victorian Christmas celebration. Join Historic New England educators in the kitchen for drop-in craft workshops to make snowman ornaments. Head upstairs to the library for holiday storytime at 12:30 p.m.

Included with museum admission. Recommended for families with children ages 5 to 12. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
Included with museum admission.
Free Event
Saturday, December 9, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Families can enjoy extra holiday cheer with special activities while they tour the Eustis Estate, which is decorated for a Victorian Christmas celebration. Join Historic New England educators in the kitchen for drop-in craft workshops to make snowman ornaments. Head upstairs to the library for holiday storytime at 12:30 p.m.

Included with museum admission. Recommended for families with children ages 5 to 12. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
Included with museum admission.
Free Event

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