A Fall Update from Revolutionary Spaces
Since August 1, Revolutionary Spaces has been delighted to welcome visitors to the Old State House and Old South Meeting House under strict social distancing guidelines and capacity limitations. As we enter the colder months, Revolutionary Spaces will be closed for walk-up hours beginning Nov. 1. Private bookings are available for groups of 1-8. All Revolutionary Spaces/RevolutionaryBoston gift shops will also remain closed.
Revolutionary Spaces connects people to the history and continuing practice of democracy through the interwoven stories of Boston’s Old State House and Old South Meeting House.
- The Petition: A Virtual PerformanceDEC 17: This remote version of the performance originally staged in the Old State House’s Council Chamber will include a talk-back session with the actors and playwright.Read more →
On Washington Street
- Writing Plays of the Past and FuturePlaywrights discuss their plays in the Huntington’s Dream Boston series, what it means to make art during a pandemic, and the role that history and art play in processing current events.Read more →
- VIDEO | Demanding Freedom: Attucks and the Abolition Movement19th presented Attucks as the first martyr of the Revolution who died fighting for liberty, an image that resonated powerfully with those seeking emancipation for African Americans.Read more →
- Video | Imagining AttucksExplores how Attucks has been interpreted through the years and grapples with the challenges that come with bringing Attucks to life.Read more →
- 2021 Revolutionary Documentary ContestSept. 23, 2020 To promote an interest for our state’s history, Revolutionary Spaces and Boston Duck Tours, with the support of Revolution 250, are sponsoring a video documentary contest for students in grades 6, 7, and 8. The winning team will receive a $1,000 prize to be divided among the team members. Each team member will ...Read more →
- Video | Liberty & Sovereignty in 18th Century New EnglandExamining the political conversations that were taking place around the time of the Boston Massacre among white colonists and the African- and Native-descended communities.Read more →
- Video | Fierce Urgency of Now! – A Historical & Contemporary ConversationView a short film about anti-slavery activists in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood during the 19th-century Abolitionist Movement, followed by a conversation with one of these activists’ descendants.Read more →