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Preview the 2014 Concord Sauntererpoems, prints, and essays that expand the boundaries of Thoreau scholarship. Learn more»

William Lamson, Untitled, 2014

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The deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln, MA is staging Walden, revisiteda major exhibition featuring works by contemporary artists inspired by Walden, the pond, and Walden, the book.

On View Oct 31, 2014 - Apr 26, 2015     Learn more»

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We are pleased to present "On Thoreau’s Trail in the Maine Woods: A Photographic Journey Worth Taking, Critics Howling in the Wilderness," a review of Scot Miller, Thoreau, The Maine Woods: A Photographic Journey Through an American Wilderness (Levenger Press, 2013), by Ron Wesley Hoag.

Scot Miller, Thoreau, The Maine Woods: A Photographic Journey Through an American Wilderness

If this essay’s aim is as true as Scot Miller’s camera work, it will give readers a sense of the eye-opening experience awaiting them in a new book of photographs inspired by Thoreau’s The Maine Woods (1864), now a century-and-a-half old but still as wild as the Katahdin wind on Henry’s cheek...

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The Thoreau Society is pleased to announce the continuation of its Short-Term Research Fellowships. Recipients receive funds towards travel and research expenses to work on Thoreau-related projects in the Greater Boston area, as well as free attendance at the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering in July.