Join us on Saturday, May 21 for our Grand Re-Opening. This season we will be open through October on Saturdays from 2 to 4 pm. Check this website for any changes.
The year 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Estey Organ Museum. Help us celebrate this important milestone!
Beverly Pease, a great friend of the Estey Organ Museum and the reed organ community, passed away on January 27. Along with her husband Nelson, Beverly served as an EOM docent, adviser, and guest presenter. Beverly was Publications Secretary for the International Reed Organ Society, of which she was a charter member, and managed orders for archival material. She also managed the media tables for ROS biennial conventions. Beverly was the business manager of two family businesses: N.B. Pease & Co. (antique cars) and The Pease Collection of Historical Instruments in Palmer, MA. Click here to read her obituary.
Congratulations to EOM Trustee Emeritus John Carnahan and his wife Mary on the honor bestowed on them by the Vermont Legislature on January 19. “H.C.R. 84: House concurrent resolution honoring the civic contributions of John H. and Mary F. Carnahan to the community life of Brattleboro.” Click here to view the resolution.
The Estey Organ Museum is now closed for the Winter season. We will re-open in mid-May 2022. Check this site for opening information.
Not able to visit the museum? Suggestion: View the new video, “Estey Organ Museum: The Estey Story, ” on our YouTube channel.
The Board of Trustees of Estey Organ Museum in Brattleboro have elected Dr. Dennis Waring of Guilford as President of the Board to a one-year term.
On July 3 the Bennington Museum will reopen, extending its (re)Sounding exhibit through the Fall. (re)Sounding is a multi-media show which brings vintage instruments in the collection back to life in new compositions. Featured is a 1940’s era Estey Field Organ, on loan from the Estey Organ Museum.
“Vox Jubilante – Victorian Sounds on Estey Organs” contains a selection of Victorian secular and sacred songs performed on Estey reed and pipe organs. The CD is available from our online store.
Listen to the Brattleboro Historical Society’s podcast, Origins of Esteyville, created by local junior high school students: https://soundcloud.com/bratthistoricalsoc