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Quilting Retreats

FALL QUILTING RETREAT – NOVEMBER 6-9, 2023 Quilting and Quilts were a necessary tradition in our antique homesteads.Keeping with this tradition, the Nye Museum, along with quilter, Ellie Held offers 3 four-dayQUILTING RETREATS, each year at the East Sandwich Grange Hall, 91 Old County Road,East Sandwich, MA 02537 Our next retreat is November 6-9. Two ... Read more

$125

Inside/Outside Pop-Up Art Exhibition Featuring Sandwich Arts Alliance

Join us for an exhibit titled "Inside/Outside" that showcases artwork by the Sandwich Art Alliance's Plein Air Painters done in and around the picturesque Nye Museum property and surrounding Sandwich. Sale proceeds directly benefit the Nye Museum and individual SAA artists. Enjoy a preview of the artwork below. For purchase inquiries, artwork details, and artist ... Read more

SOLD OUT! History Talks: Mercy Otis Warren – Muse of the Revolution

SOLD OUT. CALL 508-888-4213 TO BE PUT ON A WAITLIST! In this lively talk about the first female historian of the American Revolutionand our first woman playwright, Nancy Rubin Stuart captures intimate detailsof the life native Cape-Codder Mercy Otis Warren and her patrioticachievements. The sister of firebrand James “the Patriot” Otis, who first declared “taxationwithout ... Read more

Free

Nye Trail Community Walk

Join Jane Harding and Nye Staff on a picturesque walk around the Nye Museum Trails leading out to Scorton Creek. This walk is of medium difficulty traveling up some small hills. This walk is an opportunity for camaraderie to enjoy nature and casual conversation and getting some exercise in too! Free. Please register below or ... Read more

Free

History Book Party

Join the Nye Museum in celebrating books, both fiction and non-fiction, relating to history, historians, and museums. From real-life events to biographies to historical fiction, the written word is a wonderful way to connect with history. Join other history lovers at the Nye Museum to discuss your favorite historical author, book or story. This casual ... Read more

Free

History Talks Lecture Series: Reimagining a Garden from the Past with Bob Hoxie

Designing the heirloom flower gardens at the Elijah Cobb House Museum, Bob Hoxie, garden designer and horticulturist, presents an informative and colorful program on how he created the heirloom flower gardens at the Elijah Cobb House Museum in Brewster, MA. The gardens are inspired by the diaries of Caroline Atherton Dugan, a dynamic and articulateyoung ... Read more

Free – $5.00

Beyond the Portrait: Seth & Sally Nye

Nye Museum Curator, Marge Donley, will speak about the the lives of Seth & Sally Nye as well as the journey the museum took in bringing their oil portraits back to Sandwich.

$5.00

Re-imagined Sailor Valentines

A new twist on an old seaside tradition! Join us at the Nye Museum on Friday, May 17 at 6-8 for a "Creative Mingle" workshop where you will create a re-imagined sailor's valentine. A sailor's valentine is a form of shellcraft, an antique souvenir, or sentimental gift made using hundreds of small seashells. Popular in ... Read more

$15.00

Museum Monday in May: Free Homestead Tours!

The Nye Museum is proud to participate in the Cape Cod Museum Trail's Museum Mondays in May program where various Cape Cod museums open their doors for free on select Mondays. The Nye Homestead will be open for FREE tours on Monday, May 20th from 12PM-4PM. Enjoy a special guided tour before the busy summer ... Read more

A Walk to Scorton Harbor: Cartway to History

Did you know that Scorton Harbor was once rich with industry including a dock and shipyard? Travel along the same cart path “old-timers” would have taken through East Sandwich to get to Scorton Harbor.

$5.00