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, the Blanding Public Library, and the Arts in the Village music series which takes place in the Library’s Goff Memorial Hall.

Subscribe to our monthly e-blast to keep up to date with our upcoming events and programs:

RAS Staff and Volunteer Directory

Blanding Library – (508) 252-4236
Whitney Pape, Director

Susan Robert, Head of Circulation

Catherine Charbonneau, Children’s & Young Adult Librarian

Carpenter Museum – (508) 252-3031
Elyssa Tardif, PhD, Director

Crystal Johnson, MLS, Collections Manager

Lende McMullen, Genealogy Researcher

Arts in the Village
Shawn Kendrick (508) 463-5384


RAS Board of Trustees


President: Rebecca Smith
Vice President: Suzanne Withers
Secretary: Wendy Wolfe Cardarelli
Treasurer: Tom Charnecki

Ted Ballard
Kylee Hitz
Laura Schwall
Connie Wenzel-Jordan
Maureen Whittemore

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