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Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum

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396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
(508) 997-1401 http://rjdmuseum.org

October 2017

Abolitionists and Freedom Seekers With Lee Blake

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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In the mid-19th century, New Bedford was known as a racially tolerant community that provided a safe place for those running away from the tyranny of slavery. How did this come to be? Join us at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum on October 19th to explore this remarkable history in an illustrated talk by Lee Blake. Her presentation, offered at 7:00 p.m., will explore New Bedford’s connection to the 19th century freedom seekers, the Underground Railroad and the neighborhood…

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Mozart and Bach: “Music in the Parlors” at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum

October 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States

The Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum and the New Bedford Symphony invite you to experience two virtuoso musicians in the intimate setting of a historic whaling mansion on Sunday, October 29th at 4:00 p.m. The concert features Jesse Holstein on violin and viola and pianist Jeffrey Louie who will perform Mozart’s Sonata in E Minor, k. 304, a Prokofiev Sonata, Bach’s Partita in E Major and a sonata by New Hampshire native Amy Beach. Jesse Holstein, violinist and violist, holds…

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November 2017

RJD Celebrate! Tablescape Show House

November 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - November 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States

The tables are set to celebrate, and you are invited! Guests of honor for this year’s tablescape show house event at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum include Audrey Hepburn, Jane Goodall, Paul Revere, Mother Nature, Tom Brady, Julia Child, James Audubon, Beatrix Potter and Jack Frost, among other notables. More than 30 talented design teams–including amateurs and professionals, garden clubs, museums, and students from Greater New Bedford Vocational High School–will celebrate the time-honored traditions of hospitality and entertaining with…

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March 2018

A Salute to Service Men of New Bedford: World War I Flying Aces with Mark Wilkins

March 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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In commemoration of the centennial of World War I, the Rotch-Jones-Duff (RJD) House & Garden Museum features a related exhibition, A Salute to Service. The grandson of William Rotch Jr., William Rotch Bullard (1893-1953), was an ambulance driver in France during the war. Photographs he took during his tour and diary entries of daily maneuvers provide a unique and personal perspective on the daily travails of life in a war zone. Blair Walker, curator at RJD, has assembled a selection…

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A Salute to Service Men of New Bedford: New Bedford and The Great War, Talk and Tea and with Peggi Medeiros

March 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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In commemoration of the centennial of World War I, the Rotch-Jones-Duff (RJD) House & Garden Museum features a related exhibition, A Salute to Service. The grandson of William Rotch Jr., William Rotch Bullard (1893-1953), was an ambulance driver in France during the war. Photographs he took during his tour and diary entries of daily maneuvers provide a unique and personal perspective on the daily travails of life in a war zone. Blair Walker, curator at RJD, has assembled a selection…

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May 2018

Popular Student Jazz Festival Returns to the Garden at RJD

May 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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In what has now become a highlight on the calendar of museum events, the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum hosts a jazz concert by local students, Tuesday, May 15th at 7:00 pm on the grounds of the RJD. New Bedford area’s premier high school and middle school jazz bands will play on the terrace, under the tent. Visitors can enjoy a broad range of musical styles—from big band swing to upbeat Latin jazz, as the students showcase their energy, style…

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July 2018

Unique Urban Garden the Setting for Summer Yoga at RJD

July 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - August 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
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Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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On Tuesdays, beginning July 10, at 7pm, the gardens at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum will welcome the public for a weekly yoga class. This class is being run in partnership with the New Bedford YMCA. YMCA yoga instructor, Mary Beauregard, will lead a Vinyasa class suitable for any level of yogi. Attendees can experience the restorative ambiance of the RJD’s historic gardens, from their first opening breath of awareness to final savasana. Yoga has been known to increase…

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Unique Urban Garden the Setting for Summer Yoga at RJD

July 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - September 4, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 14, 2018

Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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On Tuesdays, beginning July 10, at 7pm, the gardens at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum will welcome the public for a weekly yoga class. This class is being run in partnership with the New Bedford YMCA. YMCA yoga instructor, Mary Beauregard, will lead a Vinyasa class suitable for any level of yogi. Attendees can experience the restorative ambiance of the RJD’s historic gardens, from their first opening breath of awareness to final savasana. Yoga has been known to increase…

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August 2018

Unique Urban Garden the Setting for Summer Yoga at RJD

August 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - September 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 14, 2018

Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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On Tuesdays, beginning July 10, at 7pm, the gardens at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum will welcome the public for a weekly yoga class. This class is being run in partnership with the New Bedford YMCA. YMCA yoga instructor, Mary Beauregard, will lead a Vinyasa class suitable for any level of yogi. Attendees can experience the restorative ambiance of the RJD’s historic gardens, from their first opening breath of awareness to final savasana. Yoga has been known to increase…

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Unique Urban Garden the Setting for Summer Yoga at RJD

August 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - September 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 14, 2018

Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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On Tuesdays, beginning July 10, at 7pm, the gardens at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum will welcome the public for a weekly yoga class. This class is being run in partnership with the New Bedford YMCA. YMCA yoga instructor, Mary Beauregard, will lead a Vinyasa class suitable for any level of yogi. Attendees can experience the restorative ambiance of the RJD’s historic gardens, from their first opening breath of awareness to final savasana. Yoga has been known to increase…

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RJD and James Arnold Mansion co-host Open House event

August 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States

Sunday, August 19, the Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum (RJD) and the James Arnold Mansion (JAMI), both within walking distance of each other on County Street in New Bedford are co-hosting an Open House from 12 noon until 3 PM. These two historic mansions are connected by more than County Street: William Rotch, Jr., the first resident of 396 County Street (the RJD), was the grandfather of William J. Rotch, the nephew of James Arnold and later resident of 427…

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September 2018

RJD House & Garden Museum’s September 8th Summer Fundraiser “Moonlight and Roses”

September 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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The Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum (RJD) will hold its annual garden party on Saturday, September 8, at 6:00 p.m. This year’s fundraiser carries the theme, “Moonlight & Roses”, celebrating the recent revitalization of the Museum’s historic Rose Garden. The evening features live jazz music, food and drink, and a silent auction. One hundred and thirty people attended last year’s event to support the Museum. Music will be provided by Django’s Dropouts and food by Harriet’s Catering. There will be…

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August 2019

Return to Camelot-the music of Lerner & Loewe

August 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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$20 – $25

The music of the legendary Broadway creative team of Lerner & Loewe is the focus for Seaglass Theater Company’s Return to Camelot on August 22, 2019 at 7:00PM on the terrace of the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum, 396 County Street, New Bedford, MA. Come listen to songs from Lerner & Loewe’s classic Broadway shows including Camelot, Brigadoon, My Fair Lady, Gigi, as well as some lesser known gems. The concert features 5 professional singers with a 3 piece band.…

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