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 Historical Society & Museum 2018 Spring House Tour

Sunday, June 3, 2018 Noon – 4 PM Celebrate Dedham’s rich architectural history with a self-guided walking tour of wonderful homes in one of Dedham’s historic neighborhoods. This year’s tour includes seven great houses plus the Fairbanks House, the oldest timber frame...

Dedham History: True or False?

Join us for a family fun program on Sunday afternoon, October 1, Dedham History: True or False?  Participants will start by purchasing a “score card” at the DHS and walk to six historic sites in the area. At each site, participants will hear a story from...

Dedham Historical Society & Museum 2017 Fall Lecture Series

The Dedham Historical Society & Museum’s 2017-18 lecture series kicks off on Thursday, September 28 with the story of Paul Revere, Artisan and Businessman by Patrick M. Leehey, Research Director at the Paul Revere House. As school children we are taught the...

DHS Fall 2017 Hours

The DHS Museum and Library/Archives will be closed on the following dates: Friday, September 1; Saturday, September 2; and Thursday, September 21. Our normal hours for the Museum are: Tuesday – Friday 12 noon – 4pm and even dated Saturdays from 1pm –...

Society and Museum 2017 Summer Hours

The DHS has announced their 2017 summer hours: Office and Museum: Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Library and Archives: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm by appointment Museum, Library, and Archives: Even dated Saturdays: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm July 4th: CLOSED...

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...