Exhibit: “Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere,” Concord Museum
February 14 - June 7
Paul Revere (1734- 1818), the Revolutionary War patriot, was immortalized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1860 poem, “Paul Revere’s Ride,” with the famous opening lines: “Listen, my children, and you shall hear, of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.” But Revere was famous for so much more than his midnight ride. A new ground-breaking exhibition by the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere, features 200 objects that re-examine Revere’s life, transforming visitors’ understanding of the innovative businessman through an in-depth exploration of his accomplishments as a silversmith, printmaker, and pioneering copper manufacturer. The exhibition draws upon AAS’s unparalleled collection of books and rare prints, with additional loans from a number of institutions and private collections. In Concord, the exhibition also features the Concord Museum’s extensive collection of objects connected to the events of 1775 … Click here to learn more!
This traveling exhibit was previously at the New-York Historical Society and is jointly at the Concord Museum and the Worcester Art Museum before traveling to Arkansas.
The Concord Museum’s exhibit centers on the themes: “Revolutionary Revere” and “Revere the Legend,” and the Worcester Art Museum focuses on “Revere the Maker” and “Revere’s Network.” Visitors who purchase admissions at one museum will receive a voucher to visit the complementary exhibit.
February 14, 2020-June 7, 2020: Concord Museum, Concord, MA
February 15, 2020-June 7, 2020: Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
July 1, 2020-October 11, 2020: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR