Upcoming Events: Fall 2016

Old Parish Cemetery Tour: Rain Date Sunday

Sunday, October 23rd, 3:30 pm, 480 Washington Street 

Please note: because of inclement weather, we will hold the tour on Sunday, October 23rd, 3:30 pm -- not as originally scheduled on Saturday. Local historian Dr. Patricia Fanning leads a tour of Norwood's original burial ground, sharing stories of the town's early leaders and pivotal moments. The "Pastors and Patriots" include esteemed early ministers from both the Congregational Church and Universalist Society as well as residents of South Dedham who served in the Colonial and Revolutionary Wars. Enter by the gate on Washington Street, opposite Howard Street. All interested parties are welcome to join us for this rare chance to enter the cemetery grounds.


Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence:
An Overview of the MFA's Della Robbia Exhibition

Wednesday, October 26th, 7:30 pm, 93 Day Street

We are excited to offer a fine arts lecture for this year's Fall Members Meeting. Join Marietta Cambareri, exhibition curator and Senior Curator of European Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for a talk about the renown family of Italian artists. The MFA is now showing the first American exhibition of the glazed terracotta technique invented by Luca della Robbia in the 15th century, on view through December 4th. See some highlights, hear a few behind-the-scenes stories, and learn about the reception of Della Robbia sculpture in the Boston area in the decades around 1900. All interested parties are welcome to attend.


Tenth Annual High School Art Exhibit at the Day House

Saturday & Sunday, November 5th & 6th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Once again Norwood High School's students will hold a special exhibition of their work at the F. Holland Day House. Come see their photographs, drawings, and paintings inspired by the work of Fred Holland Day, the architecture of the Day House, and its historic holdings.


Meetings of the Board of Governors are held on the third Wednesday of alternate months at 7:00 p.m. at the Day House.

Regular meetings of the Society are normally held on the fourth Wednesday of April, June and October, with other programs and special events scattered throughout the year.

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