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July 2020

Beginner and Intermediate Oval Box Making

July 24 - July 25

Friday, 6:00 - 10:00 pm and Saturday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Learn to create your own cherry Shaker oval boxes with Eric Pintar of the Home Shop. The Home Shop under the leadership of John Wilson, has been teaching the craft of Shaker oval box making for more than…

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Tuesday Tour: A Hervey Elkins’ Tour of the Enfield Shaker Site

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hervey Elkins’ Fifteen Years in the Senior Order of the Shakers remains one of the most important sources for what life was like for the Enfield Shakers in the mid-nineteenth century. In his account, Hervey describes various aspects of life in the community including the décor of the Great Stone…

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Knife Making for Beginners

July 31 - August 2

Friday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own knife? Join metalsmith and artist Skip Cady for an introductory workshop on the art of knifemaking. Participants will learn a variety of metalsmithing skills including design, rough cutting, heat treating, and…

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August 2020

2020 Shaker Forum

August 28 @ 3:00 pm - August 30 @ 11:00 am

Join the Museum for an engaging annual weekend devoted to Shaker History and Culture. There will be presentations by Shaker scholars, special activities, lodging and meals in the Great Stone Dwelling, and networking with colleagues and friends. For a full list of our price and packages, please click below: 2020_Spring…

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