Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum

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Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum

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104 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
(413) 637-3206 https://gildedage.org/

March 2020

Tea & Talk – Tea Time with Simpson & Vail

March 1 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$28 – $32

Known for its “Quality Teas Since 1929,” Simpson & Vail, one of America’s oldest purveyors of the brew and now based in Brookfield, CT, will be the subject of a Tea & Talk presented by company co-president Jim Harron. His presentation will be followed by a Victorian tea where some of Simpson & Vail’s teas will be served.

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Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire

March 28 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$28 – $32

Celebrate the Centennial of Woman Suffrage with this hilarious parody of the arguments against females voting. They sound crazy now, but for 72 years, those arguments denied women the ballot and equal rights. Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire pairs pro-Suffragist Marie Jenney Howe’s 1913 “An Anti-Suffrage Monologue” with a lively lecture explaining why women’s voting would lead to anarchy, financial ruin, and “make every home a hell on earth.” Performed by professional actress Michèle LaRue and directed…

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