Virtual Lectures & Programs
Join Strawbery Banke Museum staff as they share their passion and expertise on a variety of topics. Each program is hosted via Zoom and preregistration is required.
All attendees are asked to be on mute with cameras disabled and are encouraged to ask questions utilizing the chat feature. At the end of each program, there will be an optional opportunity for members to turn on cameras and mics to socialize and network with other museum members.
Zoom has a capacity of 100 attendees for each event and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each virtual program is recorded and sent to museum members in future member emails/e-newsletters or upon request.
- Garden Planning and Design
Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 6-7 PM
Envision and plan seasonal garden designs with Erik Wochholz, Curator of Historic Landscape. Learn how to incorporate heirloom seeds, soil science, pest management, and other techniques used in the museum’s historical gardens. and landscapes for designs at home.
- 17th-Century Sherburne House Archaeology
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 4-5 PM
Join Alexandra Martin, Museum Archaeologist, as she discusses the findings of the Archaeological Field School during the 2019 excavation at the c. 1695 Sherburne House. Learn how archaeological evidence of an 18th-century addition, including architectural artifacts and early colonial English artifacts, may contribute to a new furnishing plan for the house.
- Caring for your Possessions
Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 12-1 PM
In this question-and-answer session, Rodney Rowland, Director of Special Projects and Facilities, shares objects from the museum’s collection and discusses conservation treatments. Participants are encouraged to bring objects and ask questions about preserving, cleaning, and repairing furniture, metal objects, books, paper, and other special objects.