Calendar/ Upcoming Events


NBDMHC  calendar provides  information  on doll conventions and events across the country and in our region.  An active member of the community we  also host  robust programming  including a  series of discussions, readings, screenings, and workshops that highlight our exciting exhibitions and collections for a diverse community of learners. Visit often for updates.

A Knotted Rope @ Marilyn Rodman Performing Arts Center
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The All Stories Theater Company,  presents the original drama A KNOTTED ROPE by Beth Danesco, on  Thursday January 10th and Friday, January 11th,  at  The Marilyn Rodman Performing Arts Center in Foxboro. Doors open at 6:30   Tickets are $15 and on sale now.

A KNOTTED ROPE: As a lawyer defends a man accused of participating in one of history’s darkest moments, she is pulled into a bigger mystery of identity and guilt that’s gone unsolved for nearly a century

Sponsored in part by Massachusetts local cultural councils of Mansfield, Foxboro, Easton & Sharon.


MDTC Speaker Series: Moms DeMand Action
Apr 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

        MDTC Speaker Series

About Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. Moms Demand Action campaigns for new and stronger solutions to lax gun laws and loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our families. Moms Demand Action has established a chapter in every state of the country and, along with Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Students Demand Action and the Everytown Survivor Network, it is part of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with more than 5 million supporters and more than 350,000 donors. Follow us on Facebook or on Twitter at @MomsDemand.

One Book One Community: Freedom By Any Means Tour @ National Black Doll Museum
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Doll Appraisal & Sale @ National Black Doll Museum
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Appraisal & Sale Day

Is there doll that was given to you as a family heirloom or  one  that you want  more information about?  Executive Director of the National Black Doll Museum Debra Britt and doll  appraiser Joyce Stamps  will be at the  Museum  to verbally appraise your hidden treasures.

On Saturday morning  the public is invited to participate in a doll sale and   appraisal..  Each person  can  meet individually with an appraiser for a  10 minute verbal appraisal session  and possible consignment of their items. While participants wait there will be opportunity  to walk through the Museum and purchase dolls from doll artist and vendors. 

Each 10 minute session is $ 20.00 and limited to one item  additional items require an additional fee & session .

All proceeds support the Museum’s education programming fund


What’s it Worth ? Doll E Tea @ National Black Doll Museum
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

What’s it Worth?
$30 per person or $50 per couple
Admission includes the appraisal of one item per person or per couple
Pre-registration required online
Space is limited
On Sunday afternoon guests can enjoy a “What’s it Worth?” event starting with a tea reception from 12:30-2:00PM. Browse through the National Black Doll Museum with curators and expert appraisers Deb Britt and Joyce Stamps and learn about a number of pieces in the museum’s collection. From 2:00-4:00 the group will gather in the main gallery to enjoy a presentation where the appraisers will provide information and estimated values on the objects that guests have brought to the event.   Opportunity to purchase  selected one of a kind must have collector pieces.

11th Community Discussion on race @ National Black Doll Museum of History and Culture
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for our 11th Community Discussion Night as we explore the issues of race on our road to diversity and understanding.  This  month’s two part  discussion series  featured  film  will  examine The William Still Story an account of the Underground Railroad  and  New York Time s best seller “Force & Freedom”,  by Dr. Kellie Carter Jackson.

Bring your ideas and open hearts as we learn to navigate this complex topic.

World Doll Day @ National Black Doll Museum
Jun 8 all-day

Join Us for a  fun filled day of  Lunch & Learning. This all Day event  includes tour, dollmaking, lunch   and much more…

Neponset Valley Young Democrats Elections And General Meeting @ National Black Doll Museum
Jun 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Neponset Valley Young Democrats Elections And General Meeting

Contact Brendan Roche at if you are interested in running.

Black Gold Doll Club Monthly Meeting @ Vine Street Community Center
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Rainbow Bazaar 8th Annual Doll & Bear Show and Sale @ Holiday Inn
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm