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.
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.
NEW & NOTEWORTHY
2021 Historic House Season
Daily through Sunday, October 17, 2021;
10 AM - 5 PM.
Strawbery Banke Museum reopens for the season offering visitors the chance to explore over 300+ years of history, from Indigenous history to the present day, in the Puddle Dock neighborhood. Tour historic houses on original foundations, meet costumed roleplayers, watch traditional crafts demonstrations and explore heirloom gardens.
Vintage & Vine
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Main Event 5 - 7:30 PM
Raise a glass in a toast to the return of Vintage & Vine, the fine wine and food festival, and Strawbery Banke Museum's main annual fundraiser.
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Every Tuesday through September 14, 2021; 5:30 - 7 PM.
Amid the summer splendor of Puddle Dock, this popular concert series is held every Tuesday night. Guests bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the open-air concerts featuring music by local artists.
The Puddle Dock Restaurant
The Puddle Dock Restaurant, located in the Dunaway Store at Strawbery Banke Museum, offers great "Modern Colonial" food, hospitality, and beautiful views to families of Portsmouth and visitors to the Museum.