1863 Winslow Homer Holiday House
Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 8, 12 - 4 p.m.
Join us for an 1863 holiday open house in the mansion made famous by the art of Winslow Homer. Tour the decorated 1853 Homer House, be welcomed by costumed greeters, enjoy refreshments and music, and view exhibits of Winslow Homer's original illustrations of wintertime
and the Civil War. Homer, 27 years old in 1863, was at the front with the Army of the Potomac as a special artist for Harper's Weekly.
Admission at the door: $10 adults, $5 teens and children. Proceeds benefit the preservation of this historic site. Information: 617-484-4892. Please note: The Homer House is not wheelchair accessible.
It's easy to visit the Homer House
The 1853 Homer House is located at Belmont Center, 8 miles from Boston, at 661 Pleasant Street (Rte. 60). Accessible from Route 2, Exit 59. Also via MBTA buses #74 and #75 from Harvard Square and via Commuter Rail (Acton-Fitchburg line) to Belmont Center.
Limited parking on Pleasant Street.