Programs and activities for adult learners to do at home.
If you’re looking for ways to learn new skills, and explore new subject areas while staying at home, we have a wide range of opportunities for you.
Dig into gardening, explore local history, tour the galleries, and see what goes into caring for our special places.
Crane Estate History: Rejuvenating a Timeless Gem (Part One)
A Visit to Naumkeag: What’s in That Gilded Age Closet?
Take a virtual tour of the Old Manse and grounds of Castle Hill with our TourTrustees App:
Readings from the Old Manse
A moment of zen from deCordova
Fruitlands Museum’s Monday Morning Meditation:
Virtual Tour of the Weir River with Samantha Woods
The Trustees celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day
Play Backyard Bird Bingo and discover the wildlife that calls your yard home
Discover wildflowers in your own backyard
Arts and Culture
A reading of Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson from The Old Manse staff
Excerpt from Little Women, Chapter 11: Experiments
Lessons from the Old Manse
Your garden is an oasis: a place to seek and find calm, a sense of purpose, and a ...
In the early 1840s, Amos Bronson Alcott had an idea. He imagined a simple life bas...