2016's Smashing Winter Members Party
The Society's second annual winter members party on January 8th was a resounding success again this year. See below for a couple of the images from the party. To see all the images captured at the party, click on the Facebook icon in the box above.
Weston Historical Society's Spring Lecture
Modernism in Weston
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Weston Public Library Community Room
Refreshments. All are welcome.
Explore the Modern movement in Weston with two recognized experts. Architect and
Weston resident David Fixler, FAIA, is an internationally recognized authority on midcentury
modern buildings, co-editor of the recently released Aalto and America, and cofounder
and president of DOCOMOMO/ US - New England.
Lucretia Hoover Giese is co-author, with her brother Henry B. Hoover, Jr., of the recently published book about their father, Breaking Ground: Henry B. Hoover New England Modern Architect. Hoover designed many important modern houses in Weston. Dr. Giese is professor emeritas of art history and visual culture at Rhode Island School of Design.
A Weston TimelineFor the 2013 Tercentennial, the Weston Historical Commission has published A Weston Timeline by Pamela W. Fox, a 46-page color illustrated booklet produced in cooperation with the Weston Historical Society.