Sweet Southern Hearts: Susan Schild Reads at Weymouth

Sep. 19, 2018 by

“Linny is a Southern woman who has been taught to be sweet, but she is tenacious. Good manners and handwritten notes are not going to get her out of pickle she’s in. When Linny gets knocked down by her badly

Hurricane Florence notice

Sep. 10, 2018 by

Due to the hurricane the Weymouth Center house and grounds will be closed to the public from Thursday through Monday, Sept 13-17, possibly farther on if there is extensive cleanup. |  Supper on the Grounds event has been moved to

2018 Cos Barnes Fellow in Fiction: Christine Hennessey

Sep. 2, 2018 by

The Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities is thrilled to present the 2018 Cos Barnes Fellow in Fiction to Christine Hennessey for “Foundation.” Christine Hennessey lives and writes in Wilmington, North Carolina, where she shares a home with nineteen chickens, one giant dog, and her husband. She

Front of the James Boyd House

Supper on the Grounds 2018! (September 21)

Aug. 7, 2018 by

Join us for a September evening barbecue on the beautiful grounds of the Boyd House. Welcome back to Weymouth! We hope you had a great summer…. SCREEEEECCHHH! Hurricane Alert! Supper on the Grounds moved one week to September 21. WHEN:

Children’s Writing Camp [August 7-9] with Beth Copeland

Jul. 6, 2018 by

2018’s Write On Camp at Weymouth Center has been fully redesigned to engage young writers in daily tours, work on new writing skills development, and to introduce them to writers of different genres and to other professionals within the world

Erin Chandler | June Bug Versus Hurricane

Jun. 19, 2018 by

Born to Kentucky royalty, granddaughter of the two-time governor, US Senator, and baseball commissioner “Happy” Chandler, who put Jackie Robinson in the big leagues, Erin Chandler’s life promised an idyllic childhood. Her aunt was an actress.  Her family was larger

piano and saxophone

Alive! Tyler Young and William Hueholt Return to Weymouth Center

Jun. 13, 2018 by

Alive! Celebrates the talent of young musicians and the cutting-edge work of young, current classical composers.  Locally born, Tyler Young, saxophone and William Hueholt, piano, return to Weymouth Center for a cutting-edge take on classical music.  They performed last summer

piano keys

Summer Evening Jazz with Gershwin Favorites

May. 17, 2018 by

Jazz on a summer evening, the marvelous rhythm and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin’s music swaying in the air, as “‘S wonderful! ‘S marvelous!  That you should care for me!” is being sung to you at your table.  Wine, hors-d’oeuvres

gothic castle

John Kessel: Pride and Prometheus

May. 9, 2018 by

Written only a few years apart, Frankenstein and Pride and Prejudice changed the landscape of popular literature.  Instant classics, these beloved novels have been translated, replicated, expounded upon and reproduced in countless books, films, and television programs.  Now two hundred years

John Amen plus book covers

National Poetry Month at Weymouth with John Amen

Apr. 13, 2018 by

April is National Poetry Month and Weymouth Center celebrates with Writer-In-Residence, John Amen, reading from his celebrated collections.  The author of five collections of poetry, his poems have been translated into Spanish, French, Hungarian, Korean and Hebrew.  In addition to