Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation

Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation https://linktr.ee/charlesrivermuseum

The Charles River Museum celebrates the foundation of the American Industrial Revolution. Our venue is perfect for unforgettable events!

Located on the scenic banks of the Charles River in the historic 1814 Boston Manufacturing Company textile mill, CRMII is on the National Register of Historic Places as America’s first factory. Hands on exhibits feature American innovation and invention from 1812 to modern day, including the Boston Manufacturing Company, The Orient Bicycle and Metz Automobile, the Waltham Watch Factory and more. I

Located on the scenic banks of the Charles River in the historic 1814 Boston Manufacturing Company textile mill, CRMII is on the National Register of Historic Places as America’s first factory. Hands on exhibits feature American innovation and invention from 1812 to modern day, including the Boston Manufacturing Company, The Orient Bicycle and Metz Automobile, the Waltham Watch Factory and more. I

Operating as usual

MILL TALK next Tues, 11/30 7 PM JOHN LOWELL JR & THE LOWELL INSTITUTE, with  Chaim M. RosenbergStreaming LIVE on YouTube...
11/26/2021
MILL TALK: John Lowell Jr. and the Lowell Institute

MILL TALK next Tues, 11/30 7 PM
JOHN LOWELL JR & THE LOWELL INSTITUTE, with Chaim M. Rosenberg
Streaming LIVE on YouTube https://youtu.be/Zrpfxvne9sk

This Mill Talk is not to be missed. The Lowell Institutehas been a longtime supporter an underwriter of our Mill Talk lecture series.

Born in Boston in 1799, John Lowell Jr. was the first-born child of Francis Cabot Lowell and his wife Hannah. He received much of his early education in Edin...

Wishing everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving from the Charles River Museum.
11/25/2021

Wishing everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving from the Charles River Museum.

Wishing everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving from the Charles River Museum.

11/24/2021

Return with us to the time when the department store was royalty, and local Boston fav Filene's was king—and Filene's basement was the place where EVERYONE would go to find the best bargains on the finest clothing and more!

"Voices from the Basement" - Black Friday Special! — Streaming premiere! THANKSGIVING NIGHT 7PM
Premiering on YouTube and available through Dec 26th!

A documentary film told by the people who worked and shopped in the original Filene’s Basement in Boston! Featuring the song "Shopping (For a Friend)" by Boston greats Unnatural Axe

Streaming here https://youtu.be/SJzHrfqMZgU

Return with us to the time when the department store was royalty, and local Boston fav Filene's was king—and Filene's ba...
11/21/2021

Return with us to the time when the department store was royalty, and local Boston fav Filene's was king—and Filene's basement was the place where EVERYONE would go to find the best bargains on the finest clothing and more!

"Voices from the Basement" - Black Friday Special! — Streaming premiere! THANKSGIVING NIGHT 7PM
Premiering on YouTube and available through Dec 26th!

A documentary film told by the people who worked and shopped in the original Filene’s Basement in Boston! Streaming here https://youtu.be/SJzHrfqMZgU

Photo compliments of "Basement" director Michael Bavaro

#filenes #filenesbasement #bostonhistory #boston #documentary

11/19/2021
Boiler House Jazz: Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass)

Boiler House Jazz: Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass)

The Boiler House Jazz Series is made possible by your voluntary financial support. Please give what you can. Any amount will be appreciated. SUGGESTED DONATION: $15
PayPal Link: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=SEL4RP3AGDNF4

Visit us online: https://www.charlesrivermuseum.org​
Support us by becoming a member: https://bit.ly/CRMIIMem

This concert will feature an artist interview conducted by Fred Bouchard
Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass)
World Jazz

Olivia Pérez Collellmir
https://www.oliviaperezcollellmir.com/
Olivia Pérez Collellmir is a pianist, composer, and bandleader from Barcelona, SPAIN. Noted in The Arts Fuse as a "Spanish virtuoso" who adds "a flamenco touch to her chamber jazz". Collellmir performance highlights include playing on the soundtrack of Isa Bonita by renowned director Fernando Colomo, a solo performance at the 25th anniversary gala of six-time Grammy nominated Boston Baroque, touring with Spanish Grammy nominee Rosana Arbelo, performing at an honorary concert for the legendary Rita Moreno, and performances for United States Secretary of State John Kerry, and opera diva Renee Fleming.

Classically trained from a young age, Olivia is an honors graduate of Berklee School of Music and has won numerous awards at the school. She is now a member of the faculty at the Berklee Piano Department, and as a tribute to her heritage, she incentivised the formation of the first Berklee Contemporary Spanish Music and Flamenco Jazz Ensemble.

This fall she will be in the recording studio putting together her first album that will feature her original music.

Bruno Råberg
https://www.brunoraberg.com/
Bruno Råberg is an internationally renowned bass player, composer, and educator. Since coming to the U.S. from his native Sweden in 1981, he has made twelve recordings as a leader, and about 30 as a sideman, and has performed with numerous world-class artists.
Some of the distinguished musicians Råberg has performed and recorded with include Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Kenny Werner, Sam Rivers, Billy Pierce, Donny McCaslin, Billy Hart, Bob Moses, Mick Goodrick, and Ben Monder, Tours have taken Råberg throughout Europe, Scandinavia, the U.S., Japan, India, Africa, and Central America, and to jazz festivals such as Pori, Umbria, Monterey, Nancy, Bologna, Graz, Stockholm, Boston, and Cape Town. Råberg teaches at the prestigious Berklee Global Jazz institute led by pianist Danilo Pérez.

This is the first duo collaboration between these two celebrated musicians. It is a highly anticipated event that should create plenty of musical magic.

Fred Bouchard is a journalist, educator and world traveler, most of whose journalism is writing about jazz. Printed articles include interviews and features in All About Jazz, Downbeat, Jazz Times, the Boston Globe, the Boston Herald, the New York City Jazz Record and other publications.

Fred has also written album liner notes, put together musician biographies, produced jazz cd reissues, taught journalism at Berklee School of Music and has hosted jazz radio programing at WMBR.

The Boiler House Jazz Series is underwritten in part by
KeyedUp.org, a project of JazzGeneration

Sponsored by Fairbank & Perry Goldsmiths https://www.fairbankandperry.com/

IN ONE HOUR! 1/18 at 7:30 PM Boiler House Jazz Concert ONLINE: Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double ba...
11/18/2021

IN ONE HOUR!
1/18 at 7:30 PM Boiler House Jazz Concert ONLINE: Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass)

Streaming LIVE on youTube from our Main Gallery youtu.be/ZUTab_XBlR4

Made possible by your support. Donate: bit.ly/palOPCBR

IN ONE HOUR!
1/18 at 7:30 PM Boiler House Jazz Concert ONLINE: Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass)

Streaming LIVE on youTube from our Main Gallery youtu.be/ZUTab_XBlR4

Made possible by your support. Donate: bit.ly/palOPCBR

TONIGHT!11/18 at 7:30 PM Boiler House Jazz Concert ONLINE: Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass)S...
11/18/2021
Boiler House Jazz: Olivier Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass)

TONIGHT!
11/18 at 7:30 PM Boiler House Jazz Concert ONLINE: Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass)

Streaming LIVE on youTube from our Main Gallery youtu.be/ZUTab_XBlR4

Made possible by your support Donate bit.ly/palOPCBR

The Boiler House Jazz Series is made possible by your voluntary financial support. Please give what you can. Any amount will be appreciated. SUGGESTED DONATI...

TOMORROW! 11/18 at 7:30 PM Boiler House Jazz Concert ONLINE: Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass...
11/18/2021

TOMORROW! 11/18 at 7:30 PM Boiler House Jazz Concert ONLINE: Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass)

Streaming LIVE on youTube from our Main Gallery youtu.be/ZUTab_XBlR4

TOMORROW! 11/18 at 7:30 PM Boiler House Jazz Concert ONLINE: Olivia Pérez Collellmir (piano) & Bruno Råberg (double bass)

Streaming LIVE on youTube from our Main Gallery youtu.be/ZUTab_XBlR4

11/18/2021
Mill Talk: An Evening with the Authors of BOSTON MADE

Mill Talk: An Evening with the Authors of BOSTON MADE

Visit us online: https://www.charlesrivermuseum.org​
Support us by becoming a member: https://bit.ly/CRMIIMem

Exploring the wellsprings of innovation with the authors of Boston Made

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Robert Krim and Alan Earls, the authors of the new book, Boston Made: From Revolution to Robotics, Innovations that Changed the World. Krim and Earls will share their discoveries about the region’s 400-year history of innovation, revival and rebirth, and the five key drivers that continue to keep the region in the forefront. The pair will also draw connections between their findings and some of the museum’s most iconic artifacts and exhibits. The program will be livestreamed and include a Q&A with viewers.

THE AUTHORS

Dr. Robert M. Krim
Robert Krim is the founder and leader of the Boston History and Innovation Collaborative, for which he assembled a multi-university research team who worked with hundreds of organizations and businesses studying nearly five hundred innovations that changed the world and were developed in Greater Boston. With that research, he developed it into "Four Centuries of Innovation," a permanent exhibit at Boston Logan International Airport. He has a BA from Harvard and earned a master's in US History, a master's in Economics, and a joint PhD/MBA from Boston College. A professor at Framingham State University, Krim teaches innovation and Massachusetts history.

Alan R. Earls
Alan R. Earls is a Boston-area writer who has covered high-tech innovation for more than thirty years. He has authored or edited more than a dozen books on innovative enterprises such as Polaroid, Digital Equipment Corporation, and Raytheon, as well as regional histories such as Route 128 and the Birth of the Age of High Tech. He was guest curator for the museum’s 2006 Widgets of Route 128 exhibit. He is also an occasional tinkerer and a licensed ham radio operator.

11/17/2021

Landry Bridge Update, Midday Edition:

It looks like the team is concentrating their work in the earliest hours of the day. With the exception of some temp boards in place of a few they probably need to shorten, it looks as though they are 1/3 of the way through the foot planks.

Reserving dates for SPRING, SUMMER, & FALL of 2022! Celebrate your special day surrounded by the history of America’s 1s...
11/17/2021

Reserving dates for SPRING, SUMMER, & FALL of 2022! Celebrate your special day surrounded by the history of America’s 1st textile mill! Book the Charles River Museum for your event.

Contact our Events Team for avail: bit.ly/CRMIIWed

Photo: https://www.helloimjoe.com/
Joseph Gonzalez-Dufresne Photography

Reserving dates for SPRING, SUMMER, & FALL of 2022! Celebrate your special day surrounded by the history of America’s 1st textile mill! Book the Charles River Museum for your event.

Contact our Events Team for avail: bit.ly/CRMIIWed

Photo: https://www.helloimjoe.com/
Joseph Gonzalez-Dufresne Photography

Work continues this AM on the Landry Bridge. the team stopped midday yesterday, and it looked as if they had had to reas...
11/17/2021

Work continues this AM on the Landry Bridge. the team stopped midday yesterday, and it looked as if they had had to reassess some measurements. Hopefully they'll continue through today and wrap things up!

Work continues this AM on the Landry Bridge. the team stopped midday yesterday, and it looked as if they had had to reassess some measurements. Hopefully they'll continue through today and wrap things up!

Well, the Landry Footbridge is closed for repairs again, but it looks like these fellows are making short work of replac...
11/16/2021

Well, the Landry Footbridge is closed for repairs again, but it looks like these fellows are making short work of replacing the boards.

We're getting beautiful, deep, Brazilian Mahogany!

Sing it with us, "Well, we're movin' on up!"

Well, the Landry Footbridge is closed for repairs again, but it looks like these fellows are making short work of replacing the boards.

We're getting beautiful, deep, Brazilian Mahogany!

Sing it with us, "Well, we're movin' on up!"

A little something to brighten this rainy morning!One of the great things about our location is getting to meet new frie...
11/12/2021

A little something to brighten this rainy morning!

One of the great things about our location is getting to meet new friends strolling around our site! We met this little pup a couple days ago!

Anyone recognize this cutie? We missed getting its name and would love to share a copy of this photo with the owner! Let us know if you have a line on who this fuzzy beast might be! [email protected]

A little something to brighten this rainy morning!

One of the great things about our location is getting to meet new friends strolling around our site! We met this little pup a couple days ago!

Anyone recognize this cutie? We missed getting its name and would love to share a copy of this photo with the owner! Let us know if you have a line on who this fuzzy beast might be! [email protected]

Celebrate your special day surrounded by the history of America’s 1st textile mill! Book the Charles River Museum for yo...
11/11/2021

Celebrate your special day surrounded by the history of America’s 1st textile mill! Book the Charles River Museum for your event.

Reserving dates f/SPRING, SUMMER, & FALL of 2022! Contact our Events Team for avail. & info: bit.ly/CRMIIWed

photo: paulrobertberman.com

Celebrate your special day surrounded by the history of America’s 1st textile mill! Book the Charles River Museum for your event.

Reserving dates f/SPRING, SUMMER, & FALL of 2022! Contact our Events Team for avail. & info: bit.ly/CRMIIWed

photo: paulrobertberman.com

Thank you, Veterans, for your service.#VeteransDay2021 #thankyou
11/11/2021

Thank you, Veterans, for your service.

#VeteransDay2021 #thankyou

Thank you, Veterans, for your service.

#VeteransDay2021 #thankyou

Coming up next week, we have two online events: Wed 11/17 MILL TALK: An Evening with the authors of Boston MadeThurs 11/...
11/09/2021

Coming up next week, we have two online events:
Wed 11/17 MILL TALK: An Evening with the authors of Boston Made
Thurs 11/18 BOILER HOUSE JAZZ Olivia Pérez Collellmir & Bruno Råberg

Visit our Calendar for all our events! https://bit.ly/CRMCal

We so wish we could get the horizon sunset more in view. Still lovely.
11/08/2021

We so wish we could get the horizon sunset more in view. Still lovely.

We so wish we could get the horizon sunset more in view. Still lovely.

11/05/2021
Boiler House Jazz: Amit Kavthekar (tabla) & Suhail Yusuf Khan (sarangi) A Jazz Celebration of Diwali

Boiler House Jazz: Amit Kavthekar (tabla) & Suhail Yusuf Khan (sarangi) A Jazz Celebration of Diwali

The Boiler House Jazz Series is made possible by your voluntary financial support. Please give what you can. Any amount will be appreciated. SUGGESTED DONATION: $15
PayPal Link: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=RBS764JUHG792&Z3JncnB0=

Visit us online: https://www.charlesrivermuseum.org​
Support us by becoming a member: https://bit.ly/CRMIIMem

Amit Kavthekar (tabla) & Suhail Yusuf Khan (sarangi) A Jazz Celebration of Diwali!

Amit Kavthekar
https://www.amitkavthekar.com/
Amit Kavthekar was groomed in the art of tabla at the age of six by the legendary Ustad Allarakha. He has subsequently studied with Indian classical music maestro and internationally known percussionist Ustad Zakir Hussain. In addition to Zakir Hussain, Kavthekar has performed worldwide with with eminent Indian musicians such as Sivamani, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, Ustad Ashish Khan, Pandit Buddhadev Dasgupta, Pandit Kushal Das, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, Pandit Jasraj, and many others. He performed at the 2018 United Nations Day Concert with Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Ayaan Ali Bangash, and Amaan Ali Bangash, as well as with the Refugee Orchestra project.

Kavthekar has collaborated frequently with western classical, jazz, and fusion musicians. He is a member of the Purnalokha quartet along with David Balakrishnan of the Grammy winning Turtle Island Quartet. He has played with the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, and is a founding member of the band Sawaari, which explores diverse world music.

Kavthekar currently teaches tabla at the New England School of Music, and leads university-level master classes and workshops.

Suhail Yusuf Khan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suhail_Yusuf_Khan
Suhail Yusuf Khan is a devoted sarangi player who was hailed as a child prodigy in the world of Indian classical music. Continuing in the family tradition, he draws from a rich musical heritage and is an eighth generation sarangi player. He is the grandson of renowned sarangi legend Padmabhushan and the Padma Shri award recipient Ustad Sabri Khan, and is nephew of the sarangi genius, Ustad Kamal Sabri.

Kahn started learning to play the Sarangi at the age of seven under the tutelage of his uncle and grandfather. He gave his first live performance at the age of 11, and has performed extensively in India & internationally since then. A multifaceted artist who is also a music composer; singer, & songwriter, his versatility extends to varied genres of music from Indian classical music to contemporary rock, jazz, world, and folk musics. The British Council in New Delhi named him a Cultural Ambassador from India to the UK.

Kahn is currently studying ethnomusicology at Wesleyan University. His projects include "Yorkston Thorne Khan" (with James Yorkston & John Thorne) and the "Hauz Khas Connection" (with Hyunpill Shin from South Korea & Vishal Nagar from the USA).

The Boiler House Jazz Series is underwritten in part by
KeyedUp.org, a project of JazzGeneration

Sponsored by Fairbank & Perry Goldsmiths https://www.fairbankandperry.com/

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LIVE from Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, here's our version of One Tear by the Osborne Brothers: https://youtu.be/1V11PXFWQmQ Be on the lookout for more videos from this shoot on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/RBYTChannelSub
Today, Sunday May 2nd, join us at 7pm (EDT) for a special concert and fundraiser, streamed live from the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation in Waltham! Erin Harpe CBD will play some Charles River Delta Blues, how fitting!! Watch from anywhere on YouTube, at https://youtu.be/7r9Q3IVhUjg It’s free, and we’ll be raising money for our friend Lizbeth, who suffers from Huntington’s Disease, to get a handicap can.
This Sunday, 5/2, join us for a very special live online concert and fundraiser, broadcast from the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation at 7pm (Eastern US time). We’ll be asking for donations to help out our friend Lizbeth Clinton Granfield who suffers from Huntington’s disease.
Perfect rainy day for a livestream 🌧 I’m playing the 2nd Shift Music Series tonight- filmed live from the gorgeous Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation (link in comments) This series is curated by wonderful Mark Erelli who I hear will be hangin out in the chat 👋🏼 See you real soon!! PS- existing patrons or anyone who becomes a patron by midnight tonight: listen for the secret password during the show! The first 40 of you to message me (on Patreon) with it will get a bonus download of the new music I’m dropping tomorrow & a piece of ProjecTour merch!)
⚡️Looking back on last week’s performance of “John’s Field” at Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation for their #2ndshiftmusicseries 🏞
Hi everyone, Hope you’ll give a listen to my improv concert last night with the fabulous Edmar Colon, at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation. Our very 1st time playing together. ...if only to hear our Kalimba/bells/saxophone piece - around 27:00. Let us know what you think
✨Here’s a little video diary recapping yesterday’s magical Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation adventure. Thanks again to all who joined me!
LIVE NOW with Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation's 2nd SHIFT Concert ONLINE: Melissa Ferrick! Watch here: https://youtu.be/bruyPOTSo_o
2nd SHIFT Concert ONLINE: Melissa Ferrick https://www.pageorama.com/?p=melissa-ferrick https://www.pageorama.com/?p=melissa-ferrick #2ndSHIFTConcertONLINEMelissaFerrickStream1 #Watch_2nd_SHIFT_Concert #2nd_shift_concert_1_official_live #2ndshiftconcertonline_melissaferrick_live
TONIGHT💥 I’m streaming LIVE from Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation for their 2nd Shift Music Series at 7:30pm, ET! WATCH: https://youtu.be/bruyPOTSo_o
Our FREE livestream concert this Friday April 2, 7:30 pm. On the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation YouTube page. LINK...