Costume Repair/Sewing Volunteer

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HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES SETTLEMENT ASSOCIATION

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The House of the Seven Gables

The Costume Repair/Sewing Volunteer will sew/repair identified pieces of clothing necessary for our Museum Programming. These costumes assist with the performances done during our fall shows. They are worn in the Turner/Ingersoll Mansion, otherwise known as The House of the Seven Gables, and Hawthorne’s Birthplace. They are worn by our actors and actresses. (Beginning of the summer)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sew pieces of costume
  • Repair damaged or worn costumes
  • Iron costumes (if need be)
  • Clean and launder costumes (if need be)
  • Use of needle, thread, scissors

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About HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES SETTLEMENT ASSOCIATION

Location:

SETTLEMENT ASSOCIATION 115 DERBY ST, SALEM, MA 01970, US

Mission Statement

To preserve our National Historic Landmark and leverage its power as an icon of American culture to engage diverse audiences and provide education opportunities for our local immigrant community.

Description

We value the preservation and philanthropic Settlement legacies of our founder, Caroline Emmerton.

We value the literary legacy of Nathaniel Hawthorne.

We value our designation as a National Historic Landmark and our role in telling the history of our nation.

We value the historic preservation of our site: buildings, gardens and stories.

We value being a center of and for the following communities:

Guests

National historical community

Local, at-risk immigrant community

Literary community

We value education.

Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

Sat Aug 01, 2020 - Wed Sep 30, 2020
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

115 Derby StreetSalem, MA 01970

(42.5225,-70.88422)
 

SKILLS

  • Sewing
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • The House of the Seven Gables has performances in the month of October. We supply our actors with costumes. Some need some repair.

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