Forbes House Museum to Shine in 11th annual Boston design week on April 23

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Forbes House Museum to Shine in 11th annual Boston design week on April 23

Forbes House Museum has been chosen to be featured in this year’s Boston Design Week!

Two-story green house with white trim nestled among trees on a sunny day.Architect Isaiah Rogers designed the Forbes House Museum in 1833. The house is a Greek Revival Style Mansion and carriage house and had additions to the property made roughly 40 years later by Peabody and Stearns. The Forbes House Museum Tour gives people a chance to see the house and other designs featured on the property, such as a Lincoln log cabin replica.

The tour takes place on April 27th at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. at 215 Adams St, Milton, MA 02186.

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The 11th Boston Design Week takes place April 23-May 5, 2024, featuring 70+ in-person, indoor, and outdoor events citywide, including the annual Design Week Awards, Friday, May 3rd. This 12-day design festival offers renowned guest speakers, panel discussions, exhibitions, and more hosted by design-oriented businesses, universities, museums, non-profit organizations, and professional societies. All events are open to the public, and most are free with registration.

This year’s festival theme is “Designing for the Future – Preserving for the Future.” Designers must anticipate the future: the festival organizers seek events in all categories and in all fields of design that look to the future whether in new design or in preserving and protecting historic design. The Special Focus designation events that reflect this theme are noted on the website. Boston Design Week will feature events that respond to the economic, social and environmental imperatives of our city, country and world. The festival will also have a number of Special Focus Tracks including architecture, fashion, and more.

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Boston Design Week is a proud member of World Design Weeks an international coalition to share knowledge, resources, and best practices, and foster the exchange of products and ideas, sustainable development and the growth of our coalition of design events worldwide. Boston joins more than 40 sister Design Weeks in Barcelona, Beijing, Bogota, Eindhoven, Helsinki, Mexico, Seoul, Tokyo, Dubai and others, as well as numerous design weeks and design festivals in the U.S. For more information, visit

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