The GOOD Esek Hopkins was born on April 26, 1718 in Scituate, Rhode Island to William Hopkins and Ruth Wilkinson. … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Awesome
Wednesday, June 1, 6-8 pm Aldrich House (110 Benevolent St., Providence) Attendees may bring 1-2 books to be appraised by … Continue reading Paul Muller-Reed of New England Book Auction
On April 28, 6:30pm, we’re honored to host Dr. Jeffrey E. Post – department chair, geologist, and curator-in-charge of the Mineral Collection at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History – who will deliver our annual Newell D. Goff Lecture at the Aldrich House: “The Hope Diamond & the National Gem Collection.”
The combined efforts of Representatives Michael A. Morin, Stephen M. Casey and Robert D. Phillips, as well as Senators Marc A. Cote and Roger Picard, have helped to provide funding for Woonsocket fifth-graders to visit the Museum of Work & Culture free of charge.
On Saturday, May 14, at the Aldrich House, join us for our annual Spring Forward, Think Back gala – the 2016 edition will celebrate the brilliant past of Rhode Island jewelry-making.
On April 21, the Rhode Island Historical Society’s “After Dark at the Museum” will give visitors the rare opportunity to tour the John Brown House Museum by (battery-operated!) candlelight and discover what went on during private evenings – and late nights – at home in the late 18th century.