Movies at the Mansion
Thursday, February 5, 7 p.m.
The museum celebrates romance in February with the screening of a bittersweet movie in the double parlors. Set before World War II, Brief Encounter (1945) stars Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson as married Brits who fall in love after a chance encounter, but out of consideration for their families opt not to be together. Directed by David Lean and based on Noel Coward’s play Still Life. Free popcorn and tissues.Cost $10 adults; $8 seniors, students and members. Tickets may be purchased online in advance atwww.bpmm.org or at the door. Registration requested at 718-885-1461 or via email email@example.com.
Victorian Valentine Workshop
Saturday, February 7, 1–3 p.m.
Show that you care—not with a boring, store-bought card, but with a handmade, full-of-charm, sure-to-woo original creation. Learn about the history of valentines and the printed ‘scraps’ used to make them in the 19th century while you craft your own memorable card. A fun workshop for the whole family!
Winter Chamber Music Valentine’s Day Concert
Saturday, February 14, 7 p.m.
Start a romantic night out enjoying the second of the museum’s three-part series of chamber music concerts in the elegant and intimate Greek Revival double parlors. The youthful Musicians of the Crimson Menagerie are leaders of their generation in performance on historic instruments. The eight-piece ensemble presents a one- hour concert of delightful romantic pieces by Mozart, Haydn, Boccherini, and Beethoven in honor of St. Valentine’s Day. Cost: $20. Tickets may be purchased online in advance atwww.bpmm.org or at the door. Registration requested at 718-885-1461 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.