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Exhibit Opening Cocktail Reception

September 29, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us as we kick-off the Wenham Museum’s 100th Anniversary Year with an opening reception for Celebrating a Century: Our Stories and Yours, an exhibition featuring the best of the Wenham Museum’s permanent collection.  Enjoy a casual cocktail reception with light refreshments, explore the exhibition, and meet our special guest, local artist, designer, and Wenham native, Lea Rutledge.

PLUS:  100th Anniversary News
During this event, the Wenham Museum will reveal exciting updates to its brand and visual identity as we embark on our second century.  Be the first to see our new logo and discover ways to celebrate and support the museum’s 100th Anniversary!

About the Exhibition
Celebrating a Century:  Our Stories and Yours shares the best of all of us.  For 100 years, museum volunteers, staff, and community members have collected and preserved countless objects, textiles, and historic documents for future generations to learn and be inspired by our happies moments, our biggest triumphs, and our moments of redemption.  In this major exhibition, the stories focus on five themes: children and family, community, philanthropy, citizenship, and justice.  As we set forth into a new century, the North Shore meets the world and the past informs our future.

About Lea Rutledge
Our special guest, Lea Rutledge, is a local artist and designer.  Inspired by her beloved hometown of Wenham, where here family has lived for five generations, Lea’s fabrics and wallpapers have been descripted as fresh, spontaneous, and nostalgic.”

The culture and heritage of the North Shore, family life and legacy, and our wonderful community have influenced Lea’s work and that of the Wenham Museum.  Her brief remarks will share her perspectives on how this special place and the stories it holds have made its mark upon us all.  Learn more at




September 29, 2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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