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January 2018

Exhibit Opening and Community Conversation

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Burma (Myanmar) | Marlar Kyee Soe with her husband Thet Soe and son Nyein Soe (the sculpture is “Eyes” 2001 by Louise Bourgeois) (c) Mark Chester The House of the Seven Gables will have photographer Mark Chester’s work The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape on view from January 30 – March 2. Join us for an opening reception followed by the first Community Conversation of 2018. Diane Portnoy, the director of the Immigrant Learning Center in Malden and Mr. Chester…

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February 2018

Welcome Home Lynn

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents from our surrounding communities to be a part of the 350th anniversary of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Free for Lynn residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-744-0991 ext. 152.

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Salem’s So Sweet at The Gables

February 10
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Celebrate Salem's So Sweet at The House of the Seven Gables with a day of festive events. Ice Sculpture Viewing: Sculptures will be installed around Salem through the day on February 10 and lit that evening for a special evening stroll. Free. Click here for details. Free Grounds Passes: Download our audio tour and enjoy a stroll around our snowy grounds or pop into our Museum Store for a last minute gift for your Valentine. Free. (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)…

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Welcome Home Peabody

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents from our surrounding communities to be a part of the 350th anniversary of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Free for Peabody residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-744-0991 ext. 152.

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Welcome Home Beverly

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents from our surrounding communities to be a part of the 350th anniversary of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Free for Beverly residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-744-0991 ext. 152.

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March 2018

$60
food history

A Taste of Celebration

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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How do you celebrate 350 years of history? With a special walking and tasting event with Salem Food Tours, of course! Meet at the The House of the Seven Gables for a 17th century food demonstration and toast to the big anniversary year. Continue down Derby Street and through historic Salem sampling delicious light bites around town while learning about the city's unique connections to spices, rum, trade, and more. Proceeds from the walking and tasting tour will benefit preservation…

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women and historic preservation in Salem

Salem Women’s History Day at The Gables

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will commemorate Salem Women’s History Day with a special women’s history tour and two lectures focusing on the role of women in preservation. All events are free for members and Salem residents. Regular admission for the general public includes a tour and admission to both lectures. Space is limited for all events. Click here to register. For more information email jarrison@7Gables.org or call 978-744-0991 ext. 152. 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Women's history focused tour of…

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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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June 2018

Free
18th century carpentry demonstration

Historical Carpentry with Mike Welch

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join educator Mike Welch on a fun and informative exploration of the tools and techniques of woodworking during the 18th century.  Ongoing between 10:00-4:00.  Included with paid admission to THe House of the Seven Gables. For questions or additional information contact Dan Marshall at dmarshall@7gables.org, or call 978-744-0991 ext. 101.

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