History Space

Supporting the field of public history through education and demonstration

Immersive Programs

History Space seeks to support the field of public history through education and demonstration. This work produces high-quality living history programs and events, including reenactments, traditional trade and craft demonstrations, and workshops. Seminars assist practitioners of public history and inform the public about topics and issues in the field.

Upcoming Event

A Colonists Wardrobe with Dan Rosen

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:00 am Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House

When Newport, Rhode Island was founded in 1639, what were people wearing? Join the Newport Historical Society for an interactive program with 17th century tailor, Dan Rosen, to answer this question. Chat with Dan and feel the fabrics as he...

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Program Details

  • Reenactments

    Bringing the past to life
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  • Demonstrations & Workshops

    Teaching traditional trades and crafts
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  • Seminars

    Engaging practitioners and the public
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Partner with Us

Museums and historic sites are invited to join History Space
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Our Partners

  • Newport Historical Society

  • Redwood Library & Athenaeum

  • Rhode Island Historical Society

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