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JFK Library: 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11/Landing on the Moon

Trustees of the Reservation: Little Women Events

Statewide

Filmed in Massachusetts, Academy Award nominated director Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women will be celebrated with programs and events throughout the fall and early winter by the Trustees of The Reservation. These events will venture into the story behind the classic novel as well as Louisa May Alcott’s early childhood experiences at the film locations that are part of the Trustees properties. 

Massachusetts Whale Trail & 200th Anniversary of Herman Melville’s Birthday 

The Massachusetts Whale Trail features nearly 40 stops along the coast and in Western Massachusetts. From whale watch tours to the inspiration for Moby Dick, the Massachusetts Whale Trail highlights the Commonwealth’s connection to whales with museums, attractions, historic sites, and tours. 2019 marks the 200th Anniversary of Herman Melville’s birthday, the author of the famous novel. Visit whaletrailma.com for more information.

ArtWeek

May 1-10, 2020

The Third Annual Statewide Celebration of the Arts will be held from May 1st to May 10th in 2020. To celebrate “Arts for All” and the power of creative communities across the Commonwealth, ArtWeek will attract people who are looking for hands-on and interactive experiences. Moreover, ArtWeek offers behind-the-scenes access to arts, culture, and the creative process, ranging from events at museums and landmarks, to music and open studios, to arts walks and community festivals.

Norman Rockwell Museum 50th Anniversary

June 2019 – October 2020

The yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary started in June. A total of three exhibitions will be displayed from June 8th 2019 through October 27th 2020. The exhibitions will feature Rockwell’s art, life, and legacy and it will include photographs, digital media, and artifacts.