About RAS

The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society preserves, promotes, and enhances the significant historical, educational, and cultural assets of Rehoboth, Massachusetts.  A non-profit organization, the RAS operates the Carpenter Museum, Blanding Free Public Library, and the Arts in the Village music series which takes place in the Library’s Goff Memorial Hall.

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RAS Staff and Volunteer Directory

Blanding Library – (508) 252-4236
Whitney Pape, Director
Catherine Charbonneau, Children’s & Young Adult Librarian
Susan Robert, Head of Circulation
Sharon Beskid
Jennifer Brochu
Joyce Lima
Meredith Richards
Mary Rihbany

Carpenter Museum – (508) 252-3031

Danielle DiGiacomo, Director


Chelsea Johnston, Assistant Director


Lende McMullen, M.Ed., Research Manager

Arts in the Village
Carolyn Panofsky, Artistic Director

Meredith Denno, Coordinator


RAS Board of Trustees

PO Box 2
Rehoboth, MA 02769

(508) 252-5727


President: Rebecca Smith
Vice President: Bev Baker
Secretary: Wendy Wolfe Cardarelli
Treasurer: Wayne Taylor


Connie Wenzel-Jordan

Maureen Whittemore

Anna Deignan

Helen Litterst

Robert “Otter” Brown

Officers and Trustees are elected at the annual meeting which is held
on the first Wednesday in May.  Trustees serve 5-year terms.