Rescheduled Program – A Charter Chat: 100 Years of Charter Reform

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Wednesday, February 22nd at 7:00 P.M.
Edgell Memorial Library
3 Oak St, Framingham

(Please note that this program was rescheduled from Sunday, 2/12 due to weather conditions.)

As the town comes closer to a historic referendum on the work of our most recent Charter Commission, this program will provide historical context leading up to the town-wide vote on April 4th. Read more >>

Tea & Talk Series

tea series collage
Enjoy tea while listening to a short lecture that will take you more deeply into our History in the Stitches exhibition. All guests are invited to stay after the talk to view the exhibition.

Dating Vintage Clothing – February 16th @ 2:00 p.m. With an understanding of simple visual cues, anyone can identify different eras of fashion. Continue reading…

Who was Edna Dean Proctor? – March 9th @ 2:00 p.m. We knew she was a local poetess during the Civil War era… Continue reading…

19th & 20th Centuries Makeup Trends — April 6th @ 2:00 p.m. Just like clothing, attitudes toward and availability of makeup changed as women’s place in society changed. Continue reading…Read more >>

February Vacation Craft

February 22nd @ 2:00 p.m.
Edgell Memorial Library
3 Oak St, Framingham 
Discover Framingham’s fashion from a new perspective! Children ages 7 and up are invited to cut, color and play with paper dolls ranging from colonial soldiers to 1920s flappers.

Current Exhibition

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Hours: 1:00-4:00pm, Wednesdays – Saturdays through April 2017 
Location: Edgell Memorial Building – 3 Oak Street, Framingham, MA
Parking: Please park on 3 Oak St. (street parking available) or in the Village Hall lot (2 Oak St.)
Admission: Free for FHC Members, $5 for Non-Members, $2 per FSU ID.

Set against a backdrop of Framingham images and artifacts, this exhibit features fashions that will both please the eye and illuminate the lives of some very special Framingham women.   We’ve chosen pieces that reflect the social mores, economic status and the personalities behind the ever-present decision we all face daily – what to wear?

Dennison now a permanent part of Edgell Library exhibits

Dennison corner

We have taken down the Dennison Mfg Co. exhibit, but have retained a portion of it as a permanent part of our visitors’ experience at the Edgell Memorial Library. Former Dennison employees and their families, and all others interested in Dennison history are encouraged to come and visit.

The Edgell Memorial Library is open Monday through Friday, 10AM – 4PM, located at 3 Oak St, Framingham. Also explore our permanent Civil War Exhibit and our rotating exhibition space.