MEMORIAL HALL MUSEUM IS NOW OPEN FOR THE SEASON

We are pleased to announce that Memorial Hall Museum opened for the season on Saturday, July 18th. We look forward to welcoming visitors from 11 am to 4:30 pm, Tuesdays through Sundays (closed Mondays) through October. Masks (available at the front desk) and social distancing are both required in all museum spaces, but timed ticketing or advance notice of your visit is not needed. Please keep everyone’s health and safety in mind during your visit and understand that policies may change as COVID-19 reopening phases evolve.To celebrate the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association’s 150th anniversary, admission this season is FREE! (Donations greatly appreciated, but not required.)

This season features two new special exhibits. Learn more here.
Fabric of Time: New England History Told Through Domestic Art”
Self-Supporting Women: Self-Expression by Franklin County Women in the Pre-Suffrage Era.”


OTHER COVID-19 UPDATES:

  • Indian House Memorial Children’s Museum will remain closed this season.
  • Our Summer Sunday Concert Series has been postponed until 2021. Please check back for further notices.
  • CRAFT FAIRS
    In light of the continuing COVID-19 health risk to the public, as well as to our participating crafters, volunteers and staff, the Old Deerfield Craft Fair has decided to cancel this year’s September 19th and 20th Fall Festival in Deerfield.

    This year’s Holiday Sampler 2020 has been canceled as well. We will miss seeing you!
    We hope you’ll attend the Fall Craft Fair, September 18 & 19, 2021, and the Holiday Sampler, November 20 & 21, 2021.
    Thank you for supporting the Old Deerfield Craft Fairs. Learn more here.
  • PVMA TRAVELING EXHIBIT at the GREAT FALLS DISCOVERY CENTER
    Fertile Ground: Corn, Cranberries, Tobacco, and Artists
    (The GFDC is currently closed because of COVID-19. Please continue to check our website and Facebook page for updates.) Thank you to the GFDC for extending our traveling exhibit timeline until further notice.

Please make a donation today!
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Founded in Deerfield, Massachusetts in 1870 as the first historical society in Western Massachusetts, today the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association is a vibrant regional organization, supporting the Memorial Hall Museum and Library, Deerfield Teachers’ Center, Indian House Children’s Museum, and Community Outreach projects. Click the links on the sidebar to the right for information about each aspect of PVMA or click here for directions.

 

 


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