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Allagash Victoria Ale Premiere
6/17/2016
Allagash Victoria Ale Premiere Portland's premier event for lovers of beer and history! Join us at Victoria Mansion, a National Historic Landmark, for the release party for Allagash Brewing Company's 2016 Victoria Ale. A Belgian-style ale brewed with white wine grapes in the mash, Victoria Ale presents a complex flavor with subtle herbal and vinous notes.  Held outdoors on the Mansion's private lawn, the event ... Read More
Theme Tour: Restoration at the Mansion
6/21/2016
Theme Tour: Restoration at the Mansion Assistant Director Tim Brosnihan will lead a tour of the decades of restoration work that has taken place at Victoria Mansion since its incorporation as a museum in 1941. Delicate building materials, a harsh climate, and nearly 150 years have provided some challenging projects over the years and, as with any old house, the work is never done. The tour will begin at 6:00 and last approxim... Read More
Gaslight League Croquet Day & BYOPicnic
6/26/2016
Gaslight League Croquet Day & BYOPicnic For our third annual Croquet Day at the Manion, fill a basket with your favorite picnic goodies, pack a blanket, and join us for an afternoon of lunching and games on the Mansion lawn from 11am to 1pm. Beer and wine will be provided. Croquet Day & BYOPicnic will be a Gaslight League members-only event. In addition to your usual +1 for this event, children are welcome. Membership in... Read More
Theme Tour: Technology in the Mansion
7/5/2016
Theme Tour: Technology in the Mansion Victoria Mansion was built with all the latest conveniences available. Come for a tour that will explore, in depth, the various technologies in the house, how they worked and how they made life comfortable for the Morses. Join Director of Education & Visitor Services Lucinda Hannington as she highlights the features of the Mansion that made it the most modern house around.  The to... Read More
Opera at the Mansion
7/11/2016
Opera at the Mansion Victoria Mansion and PORTopera invite you to a joint benefit OPERA AT THE MANSION Monday, July 11, 2016, 5:30-7:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:25) Hear fabulous opera singers from the PORTopera cast of Carmen perform in Victoria Mansion's grand stair hall. $75 per person Complimentary wine, cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres To purchase tickets or learn more, visit the regi... Read More
Junior Docent Camp
7/18/2016 - 7/22/2016
Junior Docent Camp A great new offering for kids who love history!  Read More
Theme Tour: An Art Historical Look at the Mansion
7/19/2016
Theme Tour: An Art Historical Look at the Mansion Have you ever wanted to know more about the works of art in the Mansion? Are you curious about the different artistic styles represented throughout the house and how it all fits together? Site Manager and Art Historian Katie Worthing will lead this special tour of the Mansion focusing just on the art. This in depth tour will add to your understanding of the Mansion and of nineteenth century ar... Read More
Gaslight League Movie at the Mansion: Casablanca
8/27/2016
Gaslight League Movie at the Mansion: Casablanca Join Gaslight League members for a showing of the 1942 classic Casablanca shown on the Mansion's lawn. The movie starts promptly at 8:00. This is our second annual movie night; we'll bring the popcorn! The Gaslight viewing will be a Gaslight League members-only event, each member gets their usual +1. Membership information available: http://www.gaslightleague.com/ Read More
Gaslight League Steampunk Halloween Masquerade
10/29/2016
Gaslight League Steampunk Halloween Masquerade Polish your goggles and tighten your corsets; Steampunk is coming back to Victoria Mansion's original nineteenth century interiors! For this year's theme we're paying tribute to the wild imagination of Tim Burton! Combine your retro-futurist best with your favorite film: from Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands, to The Nightmare Before Christmas and Alice in Wonderland. Inspiration abounds... Read More