We Will Sustain the Structure: Shakerism 101

June 14, 2014
Saturday, 1 p.m.
Farnsworth Auditorium
Opening Lecture by Brother Arnold Hadd for the exhibition The Shakers: From Mt. Lebanon to the World
Brother Arnold Hadd has been a member of the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Community for 36 years and serves his community as farmer, printer, historian, elder and trustee. He is widely recognized for his comprehensive knowledge of the Shakers in Maine—and will speak about the history of the Shakers and Shakerism.
$5 members, nonmembers free with admission. (No advance reservations.) Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Tickets sold at main admissions desk starting at 10 a.m. day-of.
Brethrens’ Meeting Uniform, c.1870 Elder Otis Sawyer (1815-1884) with shirt of Brother Ransom Gillman (1819-1886), Wool hat, coat, vest, pants; suede and wool boots; cotton shirt; wood and ivory walking stick, Collection of the United Society of Shakers, Sabbathday Lake, Inc. Photo by Alan LaValle
Brother Arnold Hadd. Photo by Kelsey Floyd
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