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Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Words of Wisdom

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) published more than 30 books, but it was her best-selling anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin that catapulted her to international celebrity and secured her place in history. She believed her actions could make a positive difference, and indeed, her words changed the world. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s writing career spanned 51 years. She published 30 books and countless short stories, poems, articles, and hymns. With her writing, Stowe could publicly express her thoughts and beliefs in a time when women were discouraged from public speaking, and could not vote or hold office.

This month’s program is entitled: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Words of Wisdom

This performance will take place live in the Marly room at the MFA. To ensure the health and safety of our visitors and staff, face masks are recommended while inside the museum at all times.

We’re delighted to announce that coffee is back for Coffee Talks along with post-Coffee Talk docent tours.

  • 10 am – 10:30 am Refreshments service begins in the Membership Garden
  • 10:30 am – 11 am Coffee Talk presentation
  • 11 am Q&A
  • Immediately after Q&A ends – Docent Tour: meet in the Great Hall

 

FREE for MFA members; Not-yet members are $22 for adults and $17 for seniors. 

Please note: Due to the uncertainties related to COVID-19, this event is subject to change.

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Event Details


Date
August 10

Time
10–11:30 am

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Location
Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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