Victoria Mansion Christmas Gala 2017 Recap

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, the Mansion welcomed over 200 people to our annual Christmas Gala. Guests enjoyed signature drinks, fabulous hors d'oeuvres, and viewed the incredible decorations by our talented designers for this year's theme of 'Christmas in the City by the Sea.' One of our biggest fundraisers of the year, the Gala raised [...]

2017-12-06T15:29:46-05:00December 6, 2017|Blog, News, Uncategorized|

A Very Fond Farewell to Two Valued Staff Members

It is with mixed emotions that we announce the departure of two longtime members of the Victoria Mansion family. Our Director of Education & Visitor Services, Lucinda Hannington has decided to step down from her position after 5 years to pursue long-neglected historical research and writing projects. As many know, Lucinda has expertly trained countless docents, [...]

2017-12-06T14:20:47-05:00December 6, 2017|Blog, News|

Christmas with Mr. Dickens Recap

On Saturday, December 2, 2017, attendees delighted in dramatic readings of Charles Dickens' holiday classics by British actor, Andrew Harris. Mr. Harris performed selections from A Christmas Carol, The Pickwick Papers, and The Chimes among other notable works, demonstrating Dickens' effect on Christmas in the 19th century and as we know it today. After the readings, guests perused the [...]

2017-12-06T14:13:01-05:00December 6, 2017|Blog, News|

The Mansion Featured in Boston Magazine

We were so pleased to be featured as part of Boston Magazine's 'Four New England House Museums with Stunning Holiday Decorations!' The Mansion is in fantastic company with the Newport Mansions in Rhode Island, and the Eustis and Crane Estates in Massachusetts. Click HERE to check out the full article by Madeline Bilis and the [...]

2017-12-06T13:53:20-05:00December 6, 2017|Blog, News|