Boston Map Society

The home for map lovers in Boston and New England

Upcoming Events

Jul 30, 2020 · 12:00 pm
Ongoing Digital Event: Map Time on Instagram Live, weekly through 30 July In-person Boston Map Society events may not be happening, but fun map lectures still are! The Harvard Map Collection and Norman B. Leventhal Map and Education Center are hosting weekly Map Time with special guests. Click event name for details and other ongoing digital events.
Sep 1, 2020 · 1:00 pm
Ongoing Digital Event: BENDING LINES Online Exhibition, with recorded curator talks In-person Boston Map Society events may not be happening, but fun map exhibitions still are! The Norman B. Leventhal Map and Education Center is hosting its current exhibition, Bending Lines: Maps and Data from Distortion to Deception, plus Curator Conversations, online. Click event name for details and other ongoing digital events.
Sep 26, 2020 · 12:00 am
Member Field Trip: Boston Athenaeum Boston Map Society members are taking a field trip to the Boston Athenaeum to see highlights from their map collection. Click event name for details.
Jul 11, 2021 · 12:00 am
POSTPONED: Member Field Trip: Museum of the White Mountains Boston Map Society members are taking a field trip to the Museum of the White Mountains in Plymouth, New Hampshire, for a free guided tour of the new exhibition Wayfinding: Maps of the White Mountains. Click event name for details.

Past Events

Jan 14, 2020 · 6:00 pm
Margaret Pearce: Witnesses: Re-Reading the Cartographies of Disposession Margaret Pearce speaks at the Leventhal Map & Education Center on the role of mapmaking in Indigenous genocide; part of the America Transformed exhibition series.
Jan 28, 2020 · 6:00 pm
Atlascope map trivia The Leventhal Map & Education Center debuts their new Atlascope map app with a geography-bee themed trivia night.
Feb 26, 2020 · 5:30 pm
Late 19th Century English Drink Maps: Shocking Temperance Tools or Beautiful Pub Guides? Our own Kris Butler presents her research on drink maps, followed, appropriately, by drinks.
Mar 23, 2020 · 6:00 pm
POSTPONED: Daniel Immerwahr THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Click the event name for more details.
Apr 30, 2020 · 6:00 pm
POSTPONED: Lizabeth Cohen THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Click the event name for more details.