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Celebrate the Special Milestone with the Taft

Experience the Taft historic house’s bicentennial with special exhibitions, programs, and unique events to celebrate the special anniversary for the Taft Museum of Art. 

Programs that Honor the Living Legacy 

Discover ways to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the historic house through offerings at the Taft Museum of Art and with our community partners.

Self-Guided Virtual Tour | Taft Historic House

Online Program


While the Taft historic house undergoes a major rehabilitation project, making it temporarily inaccessible to the public, audiences can explore the historic house and its esteemed artworks as they appeared prior to renovation efforts. 



Light Up the Night with the Taft Gala | Annual Fundraising Event 

On-Site Program

June 18, 2022

7–11 p.m.

Save the date for our bicentennial gala. Come celebrate with us—and support our education programs—as we celebrate the completion of the Bicentennial Infrastructure Project that will preserve our 200-year-old National Historic Landmark for generations to come.



Bicentennial Community Celebration 

On-Site Event

June 26, 2022

11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Celebrate the Taft historic house’s 200th birthday by exploring the newly opened galleries and enjoying a variety of performances, art-making opportunities, tours, and more! Bring the whole family for a fun day out at the museum!

This is a free event! No reservations required. (Please note: due to popularity, wait times may vary.) Includes admission to Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility, Jane Austen in London: A Wall-Sized Mapand the museum’s permanent collection galleries located in the Taft historic house. 

Shop the Bicentennial Collection

Show how much you Love This House by exploring our limited-edition collection of books, bags, and more!


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