NEA taking the past into the future

Register now for TourFest 2015

2015-04-24 8:55 AM | Michelle Romero

NEA members -- REPS members and advocates -- you are all invited to join us for the first annual TourFest 2015 (#TourFest15)

Spend Saturday May 16th with REPS and NEA getting behind-the-scene tours of some of Boston’s most interesting archival repositories. TourFest 2015, organized by the NEA Roundtable for Early Professional and Students (REPS), starts the day off with everyone going on two in-depth, behind-the-scenes repository tours. We'll end the day by meeting in Davis Square for Somerville's PorchFest: where musicians and bands throughout Somerville play music for the community from their front porches. This informal event is perfect for anyone who wants to hear a wide sampling of local music or anyone who just wants to stroll the neighborhood with friends.

Register for TourFest 2015 by signing up for one of three groups:

GROUP 1 — REPS Coordinator: Casey Davis | Max capacity: 15
10am: Massachusetts Historical Society
2pm: American Jewish Historical Society-New England Archives and New England Historic Genealogical Society

GROUP 2 — REPS Coordinator: Rose Oliveira | Max Capacity: 12
10am: Converse Archives
2pm: USS Constitution Museum and Archives

GROUP 3 — REPS Coordinator: Chris Markman | Max Capacity: 10
10am: Bostonian Society
2pm: Boston Symphony Orchestra Archives

ALL GROUPS + anyone else!
4pm: Somerville Porch Festival

Everyone is invited to join us at PorchFest. We'll meet at Davis Square Park (near the T station) at 4pm. Contact Casey Davis ( for more information.

Hope to see you there!

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