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April 2018
Free
Paint Analysis at The Gables

Layers of Paint, Layers of History

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Christine Thomson is a local conservator whose specialty is paint analysis. This scientific technique is used in historic buildings to help with restoration work and to share better historical information with staff and visitors alike. Ms. Thomson will talk about the importance and techniques of paint analysis and share her 2016 research findings from The House of the Seven Gables. In 2018, The Gables celebrates its 350th anniversary and this talk is complementary to the exhibit These Walls Do Talk,…

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May 2018
View of the House of Seven Gables from the Garden on a sunny day.

Three-day Professional Institute for Educators

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - May 19 @ 3:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This will be a banner year at The Gables, as we celebrate our 350th anniversary.  Sign up  for The House of the Seven Gables’ Three-Day Professional Institute for Educators, taking place May 17 – 19, 2018.  Registration is required for the institute, and reservations for the lectures are strongly recommended. Join us for sessions as rich and compelling as the history of The House of the Seven Gables itself!  See the Program Overview for more detail on sessions and lectures. Institute…

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$50
paint and sip at the gables

Paint The Gables

May 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Create your very own commemoration of the 350th anniversary of The House of the Seven Gables with a spring-morning paint and sip event. Local artist Linda Abbene will lead you on a step-by-step artistic journey while you enjoy mimosas and fresh pastries. Proceeds from the event will go towards a fund to repaint The House of the Seven Gables this summer. Rain date: May 20 Members: $45.00 Non-members: $50.00 CLICK HERE to register. For more information, call 978-744-0991 ext. 152.…

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August 2018

Salem Heritage Days at The Gables

August 1 - August 12

During Salem Heritage Days, we will be offering various programs on site and off that highlight some of the maritime connections here at the museum. Visit The House of the Seven Gables during Salem's Heritage Days Celebration. Family programming will include craft demonstrations, our Living History Labs, and the Family Navigation Game. Activities and programs will change daily. All activities are included with admission. Click here for rates, hours, and details to plan your visit. For more information about events…

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September 2018
Paint Analysis at The Gables

Layers of Paint, Layers of History

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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  Christine Thomson is a local conservator whose specialty is paint analysis. This scientific technique is used in historic buildings to help with restoration work and to share better historical information with staff and visitors alike. Ms. Thomson will talk about the importance and techniques of paint analysis and share her 2016 research findings from The House of the Seven Gables. In 2018, The Gables celebrates its 350th anniversary and this talk is complementary to the exhibit These Walls Do…

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