Hidden History: ‘Great Curve’ Painting Explore 19th Century Landscape

Virtual Newton

How does art tell a story? What can "The Great Curve of the Boston and Worcester Railroad at Newton", a landscape painting by Samuel Adams Hudson, teach us about Newton and America in the mid-1800s and our lives today? We will explore history, the works and writings of the Hudson River School painters, photographs and journal […]

Historic Bike Ride


Sunday, August 16, 2:00-5:00 pm(Rain date, Sunday, August 23)Lakes District Bike TourThis safe and easy (no hills) ride with Charles River Wheelers takes you past historical sites related to bicycle history in Newton. Attendance is limited according to COVID-19 protocols. Part of our "Adventures in History" tours with support from Newton-Wellesley Hospital, as well as a grant […]