APR 19: Author Richard C. Wiggin will read excerpts from his new children’s book, which tells the story of Polly Sumner, a real doll that arrived in Boston aboard one of the Tea Party ships 250 years ago.
On Washington Street
A Potent Force: A Material Memory Program
MAR 14: Join us as we unearth a treasure from our expansive collection, the iconic Liberty Tree Flag, and explore the great American tradition of protest.
Special Member Tour
MAR 30: In this 60-minute tour, we’ll examine visual and textual representations of both powerful men and common people to understand how context impacts our confidence and trust in imagery. This tour is offered as a special benefit to Revolutionary Spaces Members and space is limited.
Revolutionary Conversations: Petitions
Members of our staff debate a fundamental question about the process of petitioning: Do petitions still have an important role to play in our democracy today?
The Boston Massacre and Modern Police Violence
The most famous incident of gun violence in American history is undoubtedly the Boston Massacre. But violence perpetrated by the state didn’t end with British rule; we are all too familiar with it in the 21st century.
Revolutionary Spaces Receives $480,000 in Congressionally Directed Spending
Funding secured in the FY23 Omnibus for Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation at Old South Meeting House.
Join Revolutionary Spaces staff for brief gallery talks highlighting the key stories and themes in each of our gallery spaces.
The Humble Petitioner
In Colonial America, those without the right to vote were forced to pursue other avenues to have their voices heard.
Common Threads: Exploring American Ideals
Boston’s poet laureate Porsha Olayiwola and local leaders in the cultural and historical landscape explore the enduring question, “What ideals should bind us together as a nation?”
Revolutionary Spaces to Receive $1 Million in State Funding
Funding will help Revolutionary Spaces execute ambitious projects at the Old State House and Old South Meeting House.