An Update from Revolutionary Spaces
Dec. 15, 2020 – In accordance with new guidance put forth by the City of Boston, Revolutionary Spaces will be CLOSED for all walk-up and on-demand in-person visitation until further notice. For more information on virtual tour options, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
- Attucks and the Birth of a NationJAN 27: How William Monroe Trotter, a prominent Black Boston activist, protested the white nationalist film by invoking the memory of Crispus Attucks.Read more →
On Washington Street
- VIDEO | Difficult TransitionsJAN 13: A lively panel discussion with leading historians exploring some of the most tenuous moments in executive power in our nation’s history.Read more →
- VIDEO | Tea Party Tonight!DEC 16: Join local personality Rob Crean on this first-of-its-kind comedy talk show, broadcast from the Old South Meeting House.Read more →
- VIDEO | Looking for Miss PhillisVIDEO: Poet, essayist and novelist Honorée Fanonne Jeffers will discusses her journey to write a book of poetry on the life and times of Phillis Wheatley Peters.Read more →
- 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 →