Things To Do


Activities AND PROGRAMS Bring Exhibits and Collections to Life

Museum exhibits and collections are brought to life through a full schedule of activities and programs. All ages are engaged, entertained, and enlightened by special family programs, such as craft making, art, colonial life activities, musical performances, and more.




Thursday, May 3, 2018

A Conversation with Nancy Schön

Thursday, May 3, 2018
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Reservations Recommended
$15 for Member Adults| $20 for Nonmembers Adults
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As part of ArtWeek 2018, the museum is pleased to welcome Sculptor Nancy Schön here at the museum for a conversation on art, sculpture, and her life. Nancy’s most famous piece, Make Way for Ducklings, graces the Boston Public Gardens. Nancy is an amazing artist and wonderful speaker! Nancy will answer questions about her artistic inspiration, journey to becoming an artist, her new book, and anything else you always wanted to know about this world-renowned sculptor. This is also an opportunity to get your copy of Nancy’s new book, “Make Way for Nancy: A Life in Public Art,” signed by the artist herself and available for purchase. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to listen to her stories and to meet her!




May 9 – June 13 Spring Acting Classes


After-School Drama Class
Six Wednesdays:
May 9, 16, 23, 30, & June 6, 13
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$95 for Nonmembers | $85 for Members

This program is a great place for children to learn important life skills in an on-stage setting. These skills include speaking, introductions, confidence, team building, rehearsing and performance. For Kids in grades K-5.
Students will learn lines and cues and how to take direction through a series of theatre and improv games, scenes and songs. Have fun in a structured environment!



Friday, May 11, 2018


Friday, May 11, 2018
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Join us for the eighth installment of our new lecture series.  Do you remember Pleasure Island (1959-1969)?  Travel back to times past with an exploration of this former amusement park located in Wakefield, Mass. with author Robert McLaughlin.

Our Brown Bag Lunch Series 2017 – 2108 meets the 2nd Friday of the month.  Lunch and learn at the Wenham Museum!  Experts from a variety of fields will give a brief presentation on a number of historical topics as you enjoy a lunch that you bring from home.  Beverages and cookies will be provided by the museum.

Thank You to Our Sponsor:  Crosby’s Market, Hamilton, Mass. 



Preschool Programs 

Poppets Playdates and M is for Museum

The Wenham Museum offers recurring programs called “Poppets Playdates” and “M is for Museum” the second Friday of every month, designed for our preschool audience. Learn more about introducing the museum to your preschooler.


Please note: All Cancellations for paid programs made within three days of the program are nonrefundable.