STRAWBERY BANKE MUSEUM

Adult Education & Life-Long Learning
Strawbery Banke hosts programs, workshops, and lectures throughout the year including hearth cooking classes, basket making, honey extraction demonstrations, and more.  Additional opportunities include workshops through The Boat Shoppe at Strawbery Banke.

  • NEW! Life-Long Learning Virtual Programs
    Through images, primary documents, objects, and discussion; museum staff bring their passion and expertise to a variety of topics. 'Ask An Expert' and 'Visit with a Roleplayer' programs are conducted via Zoom sessions and include screen sharing, historical content, and time for Q&A. 
    Click here to learn more. 
     
  • NEW! Historic Foodways: Fireside Talks
    Historic Foodways: Fireside Talks are temporarily paused.
    Presented in historic Wheelwright house, attendees enjoy the warmth of a crackling hearth fire and sample historic foods while learning about 18th and 19th-century cookery in a working period kitchen.
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  • 'Flavors From the Hearth' Cooking Classes
    "Flavors From the Hearth' Cooking Classes are temporarily paused.
    Taught by the museum's culinary historians, guests learn hearth-cooking techniques using traditional methods and recipes that would have been familiar in the 1800s households of Puddle Dock. Participants gain hands-on experience using these methods to prepare a traditional menu and then dine family-style to enjoy the feast they have helped to create.
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  • Basket-Weaving Classes
    Basket-Weaving Classes are temporarily paused.
    Led by Strawbery Banke’s master weavers, participants learn the basic skills and basket-weaving techniques to create and complete a basket to take home.
    Click here to learn more.