Special Events

Memorializing the Witch Trials

Virtual Event

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the creation of the Salem Witch Trials Memorial. Erected in downtown Salem in 1992, this was an important moment for the city, as Salem continued to process the legacy and significance of these tragic events as a modern community. During the years leading up to the 300th anniversary,...

History of Haunted Happenings

Virtual Event

This year is an anniversary heavy year for us-- as many of you may know! Not only is it the Salem Witch Museum's 50th anniversary, it is also the 30th anniversary of the Salem Witch Trials Memorial and the 40th anniversary of Salem's Haunted Happenings festival (both of which this museum was instrumental in creating)....

Witches, Women, and Words

Virtual Event

Ever a source of inspiration for artists and creative minds, witches have been at the center of innumerable works of art. Music, literature, film, sculpture, paint-- the legacy of the witch is both ever-fascinating and constantly evolving. This virtual event will feature three creative women who have been inspired by the witch; Amanda Lovelace, author...