Our Mill Talks series features lectures and panel discussions on topics related to the Industrial Revolution, innovation across disciplines, and the mission of the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, which is to encourage and inspire future innovation in America.

May 8, 2019 - The Life and Times of Francis Cabot Lowell with author Chaim Rosenberg

THe Mill Talks Series at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation is sponsored by The Lowell Institute.

THe Mill Talks Series at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation is sponsored by The Lowell Institute.

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Past talks include...

December 5, 2018 - Cycling in Boston: Race and Revival (1880-2000) with author Lorenz Finison

November 1, 2018 - The Factory and the Making of the Modern World - Professor and Author Joshua B. Freeman

October 3, 2018 - Mill Village / Mill City: Our Manufacturing Landscape - Photographer and Author Steve Dunwell

August 29, 2018 - Bells and Bonnets: Mill Girls Both Dutiful and Defiant - Amy S. Green, Ph.D.

April 18, 2018 - Civil War Massachusetts - Stephen Kenney, Ph.D.

March 28, 2018 - Liberty Street: Anti-Slavery Activists in Waltham - Alex Green

October 11, 2017 - Before Waltham: The Lost Mills of Spot Pond Brook - Alison Simcox and Douglas Heath

March 22, 2017 - The Story of Marshmallow Fluff - Mimi Graney

November 2, 2016 - Almost Forgotten Female Inventors - Amy S. Green, Ph.D.

September 28, 2016 - The Ingenious Machinist Paul Moody - Anthony Connors

July 27, 2016 - The Bicycle Craze of the 1890s: Waltham's Contributions to the Fastest Wheels on Earth - Amy S. Green, PhD.