NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Dedham Historical Society & Museum has a new Executive Director – Johanna McBrien, a long-time leader in cultural preservation. McBrien succeeds Vicky Kruckeberg, who retired after eight years at the helm of the DHSM. McBrien joins the DHSM from Antiques...

2018 Dedham Pottery Plate on Hold

The release of the 2018 Dedham Pottery plate, The Snow Tree, is on hold indefinitely due to an issue with production. Unfortunately we received notice after order forms were sent to members inside the July newsletters. Our apologies and we will update our website with...

Vicky Kruckeberg is retiring as Executive Director

After eight dedicated years, Vicky Kruckeberg is retiring as Director of the Dedham Historical Society and Museum. Vicky’s warm and welcoming style has represented the Society well in Dedham and the greater museum community. Her leadership of the Society has included...

Dedham Pottery: The Story behind the Crackle Blue Glaze

Are you intrigued by Dedham Pottery? Visit us and learn how the cobalt blue glaze and crackle effect became the signature marks of this beloved pottery. Find out how the Robertson family produced exquisite pieces in Chelsea before setting up shop in Dedham. Get a...

2016 Labor Day Hours

The Dedham Historical Society & Museum will be closed on Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3 for Labor Day. Our normal hours will resume on Tuesday, September 6 at 9am.

DHS Summer Schedule: Closing Saturday, July 30, 2016

The Dedham Historical Society & Museum will be closed on Saturday, July 30, 2016. We will resume our normal Saturday schedule on August 6, 2016 from 1pm – 4pm. Our weekday schedule has not changed. The office is open 9am – 4pm Tuesday – Friday...

Dedham Historical Society & Museum Holiday Stroll Program

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY!!! “The Dedham Historical Society & Museum will join the festivities of the Dedham Square Holiday Stroll with a toy train layout. George Dunn, owner of the trains, will be on hand to share his hobby. The trains will be on view only during the...

2015 Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving is a time to be with family and friends. Therefore, we will be closed Wednesday, November 25th through Monday, November 30th for the holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, December 1st at 9am. The Board and Staff wish everyone a safe and happy...

2015-2016 Lecture Series

The Dedham Historical Society & Museum 2015-16 lecture series kicks off on Thursday, September 24 with Robert Cheney presenting a lecture on “Willard Eight-Day Clocks & the Mysterious English Connection.” For over 100 years, Simon Willard and his family...