Events are funded in part through generous grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, the Boston Cultural Council, and the Revere Hotel.

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May 2020

John Adams: the Colossus of Independence

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Paul Revere House, 19 N Square
Boston, MA 02113
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Hear from John Adams himself as he discusses his earliest beginnings in Braintree through his days as delegate of the Continental Congress and foreign ambassador. Hear his opinions of his contemporaries and how he longs to be home with his "dearest friend" Abigail, and their children. Mr. Adam's singular wit is appealing to children and adults!

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18th Century Watercolor Artist

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paul Revere House, 19 N Square
Boston, MA 02113
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Audrey Jones Childs will demonstrate 18th century watercolor painting using period appropriate watercolor paints and brushes. come watch her paint and learn how the brushes and paints were made.

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Gilding Demonstration

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paul Revere House, 19 N Square
Boston, MA 02113
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Watch professional gilder, Nancy Dick Atkinson apply gossamer thin sheets of gold leaf to wooden ornaments just as craftsmen did in Paul Revere's era.

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Patriot Fife and Drum

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paul Revere House, 19 N Square
Boston, MA 02113
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Enjoy a lively concert of music that accompanied colonists as they marched, danced, wooed their beloveds, and waged war. David Vose and Sue Walko provide fascinating insight into each selection they perform.

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A Loyalist Perspective on the Revolution

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Paul Revere House, 19 N Square
Boston, MA 02113
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Hear a first-hand account of the abuses loyalists suffered at the hands of the emboldened "patriots." Michael Lepage takes on the role of Chief Justice Peter Oliver, brighter of Andrew Oliver, a stamp collector.

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