Building a Newport High Chest
Mar
31
1:30 PM13:30

Building a Newport High Chest

Master cabinetmaker and carver Allan Breed creates stunning reproductions of historic furniture using traditional techniques. Using his reproduction John Townsend high chest as an example, Breed will share his process and demonstrate carving techniques used to create exquisite furniture decoration.

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Student Symposium
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Student Symposium

Governor’s Academy senior Chloe Kim will speak about her historical rediscovery of a US Army general’s heroic but forgotten role in South Korea’s reconstruction after the Korean War. The young scholar’s work resulted in a 10-day exhibition in a major South Korean museum last summer. 

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Reading Frederick Douglass
Jul
1
11:00 AM11:00

Reading Frederick Douglass

Reading Frederick Douglass is an event held in various communities along the eastern seaboard to commemorate the July 5, 1852 oration made by Douglass. This emotionally powerful and thought-provoking speech is as relevant today as it was in Douglass’s own lifetime.

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