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2024 Spring Shaker Forum

April 19 - April 21

2024 Spring Shaker Forum

April 19 – 21, 2024

Join the Museum for an engaging weekend devoted to Shaker history and culture. The 2024 Spring Shaker Forum includes presentations by Shaker scholars, special activities, lodging and meals in the Great Stone Dwelling, and networking with colleagues and friends.

We are pleased to announce the list of speakers and topics for this year’s Shaker Forum.

Shaker Carpet Weaving during the Fancy Goods Period (1880 – 1920) – Roben Campbell

Shaker Human-Centered User Experience – Daniel Gloyd

The New Emma B. King Library – Jerry Grant

Prismatic Utopia: an exploration of Shaker uses and reasons for color – Brece Honeycutt

Ordinary Humans, Extraordinary Lives: 250 Years of Shakerism in America – Sharon Duane Koomler

Shaker Bodies: Health, Diet and Corporeal Management – Janet Moore Lindman

Shaker Novels: Children in the “ShakerPrison” – Richard M. Marshall

“A Precious Day”: Echoes of Ann Lee’s Birthday – Carol Medlicott

A Reconsideration of the Neal Family – Stephen J. Paterwic

The Gospel According to Thomas: Accounts by Thomas Hammond of Building the Square House – Ned Quist

“Blanche to Church all Alone” Canterbury’s Evolving Religious Praxis – Rebecca Soules

New Light on Polly Reed’s Holy City – Douglas L. Winiarski

To register print the attached registration form and mail it to Enfield Shaker Museum, 447 NH Rte 4A, Enfield, NH 03748 or return it by email to education@shakermuseum.org : 2024 Shaker Forum Registration

To register by phone, call 603-632-4346 Monday – Friday 10 am – 5 pm.



Website: shakermuseum.org


Enfield Shaker Museum
447 NH Route 4A
Enfield, NH 03748 United States
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(603) 632-4346