The 1730 Conant House is open all year, Monday-Friday, 10 am to 3 pm for self-guided tours to see our exhibit, “Falmouth: Changing with the Times”. Our Cultural Center rotates exhibits throughout the year. Additionally, the Museums on the Green offers a full range of adult and family programs, including our 2019 Lecture Series. Costs to most lectures are $ 5 for members and $ 10 for non-members, and are usually held at our Cultural Center, 35 Katharine Lee Bates Road, Falmouth unless otherwise noted. We also offer historical trolley rides on Wednesdays during the fall (reservations required), and in the Spring and Summer, walking tours of Falmouth on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 am (weather permitting).
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Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler, “The Monsters: The Creation of Frankenstein”
June 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$5.00
Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler are prolific authors of books for adults, teenagers, and children. Their many awards include an Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America for their young-adult novel, In Darkness, Death. After encountering the story of Mary Shelley’s inspiration for Frankenstein, the Hooblers began to write about the intertwined lives of the three great authors who were present. Booklist called The Monsters “As exciting and fast-paced as a good novel. This book is an absolute must-read for anyone interested in literary genius and the lives of people gifted with it.”
Sponsored by Martha’s Vineyard Saving Bank
This lecture made possible in part by a grant from Mass Humanities.