Silk Scarf Dyeing Workshop

Silk Scarf Dyeing Workshop

Join artist and retired art teacher, Kate Mortimer, for an interactive session using cold water dyes to create beautiful textile products. In this workshop, participants will work with the instructor to dye their own silk scarf. Part of the session will include a discussion of how household appliances such as…

Candle Making Workshop

Candle Making Workshop

Make candles of natural wax, decorated with herbs grown in the museum gardens and infused with aromatic bliss. Great gifts for yourself or someone you love. Cost: $45 per person. $40 for members. Class size limited to 10 so register early!

Spring Shaker Forum

Spring Shaker Forum

Sponsored by Shaker Workshops and John Keith Russell Antiques A weekend of lectures by Shaker scholars, tours of the Museum, special activities, updates on preservation projects, networking with colleagues and friends, lodging and meals in the Great Stone Dwelling and special presentations on Friday and Saturday evenings. Click here to…

Enfield Shaker Day

Enfield Shaker Day

In celebration of the Enfield Shaker Museum’s 2019 Season Opening, join us for Enfield Shaker Day. We will have hands-on craft and gardening activities, pony rides and live animal displays, tours, refreshments served in our Dining Room, a special sale in our Gift Shop, and more fun for the whole…

Waking the Garden

Waking the Garden

Want to start a garden? Need some plants? Join the Garden Coordinator of the Enfield Shaker Museum, Diana Kimball-Anderson for a hands-on session on starting an herb garden. Diana will discuss a variety of herb garden related topics such preemptive garden, ongoing maintenance, plant locations, mulching, and more. Every participant…

2019 Archaeological Field School

2019 Archaeological Field School

Conducted by Plymouth State University and directed by Dr. David Starbuck, Professor of Anthropology at PSU, this four-week field school will be the fifth year of professional archaeological excavations at Enfield. This year we will be continuing our exciting work on the site of the 1823 Boys’ Shop. We are…

2019 Lunchtime Lecture Series

2019 Lunchtime Lecture Series

As part of our 2019 Archaeological Field School, the Museum is offering our Lunchtime Lecture series to the public. Bring a bag lunch and join the field school diggers for a fascinating look at the world of archaeology. They are free of charge and open to the general public. Registration…

Tuesday Tour: Lives of the New Hampshire Ministry

Tuesday Tour: Lives of the New Hampshire Ministry

Join the Museum for an in-depth discussion of Elders and Eldresses who comprised the New Hampshire Ministry. This talk will focus on the individual lives and beliefs of New Hampshire Shaker leaders such as Job Bishop, Hannah Goodrich, Abraham Perkins, Esther Ferrin, Henry Blinn, and more. Cost: Included with Museum…

Natural Dye Workshop

Natural Dye Workshop

Join Museum educator, Kate Mortimer, for two instructive and interactive sessions on using natural dyes such as indigo and why these pigments were important to the Shakers. In this workshop, participants will work with the instructor to dye several pieces to take home. Dyeing is a messy process so please…

Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping

Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping

Join the Museum and local beekeeper, George Grama, for a four-session workshop designed to introduce participants to the practice of beekeeping. A passionate proponent of the species, George will begin his class by discussing the life cycle of bees. He will then take participants through the steps needed to start…

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