By Sonel Cutler, Globe correspondent Boston Arts Academy, the city’s only public performing and visual arts high school, officially named its new building after Elma I. Lewis, a pioneering local arts teacher and advocate, school officials announced at a ceremony Wednesday. The nearly … [Read more...] about Elma I. Lewis Building Dedicated
Join us in celebrating The 20th Anniversary of the Boston Women's Memorial Three Women Concert Sunday May 7. 4:00-5:30 Emmanuel Church 15 Newbury Street Boston … [Read more...] about Concert: 20th Anniversary of Boston Women’s Memorial
It is with great sadness that the BWHT has to announce the passing of Polly Wells Kaufman on January 22, 2022. Polly Welts Kaufman was one of the founding members of the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail. She was the leading author of all the versions of the BWHT guidebook. Polly was the former … [Read more...] about Polly Welts Kaufman (1929-2023)
BWHT Newest Tour Women of Hyde Park Hyde Park has a long and rich history. It was a separate town until 1912 when it was annexed by the City of Boston. It was a racially mixed area even before the Civil War and was home to manufacturing companies and Camp … [Read more...] about The Inaugural Presentation” of Women of Hyde Park” – A success!
See two minute video about Melnea Cass! On Thursday November 11, BOSTON (CBS) aired a segment on Melnea Cass. They said, "As the crisis on Mass and Cass makes headlines, we take a closer look at the namesake of Melnea Cass Boulevard. Known as “The First Lady of Roxbury”, Cass was a beloved … [Read more...] about The Real Melnea Cass (VIDEO – short)
To celebrate women’s history month, the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail collaborated with Professor Francine Trester of Berkeley College of music for a poetic and musical event celebrating the subjects of Boston Women’s Memorial: Abigail Adams, Philis Wheatley and Lucy Stone. Due to Covid … [Read more...] about Filmed Performance at the Boston Women’s Memorial