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Gloucester, 01930 United States
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December 2017

“Championing Women” at Cape Ann Museum

December 29, 2017 - March 31, 2018
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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  Championing Women Dec 2017 press release An exhibition of works by women from the Cape Ann Museum’s permanent collection GLOUCESTER, Mass. (December 2017) – The Cape Ann Museum's fine arts collection has grown measurably in recent years, strengthening the organization and providing visitors with an array of new and diverse works by a broad range of artists. Currently on display is a selection of artwork by women artists who have found inspiration on Cape Ann including Gabrielle Barzaghi, Pat Lowery Collins, Anna Comolli, Judith Goetemann, Joy Halsted, Linda Holt,…

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January 2018

Cape Ann Museum

January 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Quick Steps and Ballads: The Sheet Music Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane A Musical Performance at the Cape Ann Museum   GLOUCESTER, Mass. (December 29, 2017) – The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present Quick Steps and Ballads: The Sheet Music Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane, on Saturday, January 6 at 3:00 p.m.  This musical performance is free and open to the public. Reservations are required and can be made online at camuseum.eventbrite.com or call (978)283-0455 x10. The performance was conceptualized and coordinated by local musicians…

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May 2018

Harold Rotenberg: An American Impressionist

May 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 17, 2018

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$12.00

This exhibition explores the long and much acclaimed career of artist Harold Rotenberg (1905-2011).  A native of Attleboro, Massachusetts, a prominent member of the Rockport and Cap Ann Art Colony, and a world wide traveler, Rotenberg's work displays a richness in color and vibrancy of brush stroke that evokes the work of the great impressionists.  Harold Rotenberg: An American Impressionist captures the artist's passion for light and landscape and his love of painting out of doors where the experience was…

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July 2018

Cape Ann Museum Gallery Talk – Unfolding Histories: Cape Ann before 1900

July 21, 2018 @ 9:30 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$10 – $15

An intimate tour of the special exhibition Unfolding Histories with exhibition curator and CAM Director of Library & Archives Molly O'Hagan Hardy. $10 CAM members / $15 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Space is limited, reservations required. Sign up online at Eventbrite or call (978)283-0455 x10 during regular business hours.

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Cape Ann Museum Watercolor Wednesdays

July 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Weekly
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States

Ready, set, paint! Drop by the for art supplies and enjoy painting inside or outside the Museum. This family fun activity is offered on Wednesdays in July and August from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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September 2018

Two Gifted Pens: Thornton Burgess and Harrison Cady

September 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$10

The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present an illustrated talk with author Christie Palmer Lowrance about artist Harrison Cady on Saturday, September 8 at 3:00 p.m. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition View from the Headlands, this program is free for Museum members or $10 for non members(includes Museum admission). Thornton Burgess said of his friend Harrison Cady that he, Burgess, created the characters, but it was Harrison Cady with his gifted pen and brush who made them lovable. In 2013…

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Harrison Cady Gallery Talk

September 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States

Join the Cape Ann Museum on Saturday, September 15th at 9:30 am for an intimate tour of the special exhibition Harrison Cady: View from the Headlands with a museum staff member. Cost is $10 CAM members / $15 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Space is limited, reservations required. Sign up online at Eventbrite or call (978) 283-0455 x10 for further information. Harrison Cady (1877–1970), Salvaging the Anchor, c.1940. Oil on board. Private Collection.

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Cape Ann Museum’s Walking Tour | Hopper’s Houses

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$10 – $20

Join Cape Ann Museum for a guided walking tour to explore the area surrounding the Museum on this walk past select Gloucester houses made famous by American realist painter Edward Hopper. Tickets are$10 CAM members / $20 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Space is limited; reservations required.

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October 2018

Salon 2018| The Transformative Power of Wearable Art

October 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
$12 – $15

seARTS and the Cape Ann Museum are pleased to present the 2018 Wearable Art Salon on Wednesday, October 4 at 6:30 pm at the Cape Ann Museum. Guests will enjoy a panel discussion, book signing and a selection of 2017 CWA runway looks. Panelists include former professor of fashion and design Barbara Broudo, editor and curator Suzanne Ramljak, author Anne Lee and artist Christine Gauthier-Kelley. The panel will be moderated by Petra Slinkard, The Nancy B. Putnam Curator of Fashion and Textiles at the Peabody Essex Museum.  This program is $12 for seARTS and CAM members, or $15 nonmembers. Space is limited, reservations are required.

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New England Philharmonic Chamber Players: The Power of Pattern

October 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States

The New England Philharmonic Chamber Players present a concert celebrating the Cape Ann Museum's Folly Cove Designers Collection on Saturday, October 20th at 7:00pm. Arranged by Danielle Maddon, Leader, NEP Chamber Players. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition The Little House: Her Story. Reception to follow.

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November 2018

Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates

November 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy’s “Golden Age”—spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s—when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and the Indian Ocean. In this talk and slide presentation, bestselling author Eric Jay Dolin illustrates how American colonists at first supported these outrageous pirates in an early display of colonial solidarity against the Crown, and then violently opposed them.…

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Archives Illuminated at the Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives

November 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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A montage of historical documents featured in the Cape Ann Museum's Archives Illuminated

History Comes Alive at the Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present Archives Illuminated on Friday, November 16 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. This closer look at the special collections in the Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives is free and open to the public, reservations required.  For more information or to make a reservation visit capeannmuseum.org or call 978-283-0455 x10.  As Gloucester prepares for the 400th anniversary of English settlement, we are increasingly turning to the past to…

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January 2019

Appraisal Night with Brattle Book Shop’s Ken Gloss

January 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Join Antiques Road Show veteran Ken Gloss for a closer look at antique books and manuscripts, with special emphasis on children’s literature. Offered in conjunction withThe Little House: Her Story. Free for Museum members and Cape Ann residents; $10 nonmembers/nonresidents. Reservations required and can be made at camuseum.eventbrite.com.

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Image credit: Snow Day. Courtesy of Mary Rhinelander | Cape Ann Museum

Blockprinting Demonstration in the Gallery at Cape Ann Museum

January 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present a blockprinting demonstration with artists Mary Rhinelander and Julia Garrison on Saturday, January 12 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. These artists have long been inspired by the Folly Cove Designers. Drop by the Museum to see the Folly Cove Designers exhibition and to watch printing in action. This program is free for Museum members, Cape Ann residents or with Museum admission. For more information visit capeannmuseum.org or call 978-283-0455 x10.  Mary Rhinelander…

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Surveying the Collections: Historic Quilts

January 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on January 28, 2022 at 10:00 am

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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On select Fridays, the public is invited to observe as Cape Ann Museum's (CAM) curatorial staff survey the collection. The doors will be open for this special project from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on the third Friday of the month through April. Join us for one session or all four and gain a better understanding of the Museum’s vast collection. Free for CAM members or with Museum admission. No registration necessary. This complete…

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Life on the edge: The ecology of Crane Beach

January 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Cape Ann Museum welcomes Trustees’ coastal ecologist Jeff Denoncour for an overview of Crane Beach. Offered in conjunction with Sky, Horizon, Light: Perspectives on Crane Beach. Free for Museum members and Cape Ann residents; $10 nonmembers/nonresidents. Reservations required and can be made at camuseum.eventbrite.com.

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A Cross-cultural Conversation at Cape Ann Museum

A Conversation with the Curators at Cape Ann Museum

January 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to welcome Gallery A4 chief curator Michiyo Okabe and Atsuko Tanaka on Saturday, January 26 at 1:00 pm to discuss the collaboration that brought the special exhibition The Little House: Her Story home to Cape Ann. The curators will present an illustrated talk with a short film. This program is free for Museum members, Cape Ann residents or with Museum admission. Reservations required and can be made at camuseum.eventbrite.com. For more information visit capeannmuseum.org or call 978-283-0455 x10.   …

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February 2019

Gloucester on the Move

February 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Prudence Fish, local historian and author of Antique Houses of Gloucester, presents an illustrated talk on the once-common practice of moving and relocating houses at Cape Ann Museum on Saturday, February 2 at 3:00 pm. This event is offered in conjunction with The Little House: Her Story. Free for Museum members; $10 nonmembers. Reservations required. Sign up online at Eventbrite or call (978) 283-0455 x10.

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Fall in love with Katy all over again!

February 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Robert Bradshaw & The Beauport Chamber Players in Concert at the Cape Ann Museum Saturday, February 9 at 11:00am  Open to the Public | 2:00 pm Museum members The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present a special concert honoring Virginia Lee Burton’s timeless classic Katy and the Big Snow. Robert Bradshaw and the Beauport Chamber Players will perform two concerts on Saturday, February 9. The 11:00 a.m. concert is free and open to the public as part of the CAM…

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Cape Ann Museum Young At Heart

Young at Art: Love at First Sight

February 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Toddlers and caregivers are invited to look at objects in the Cape Ann Museum and make new friends during structured gallery play, then take part in a theme-based art activity. Young at Art is offered on the second Thursday of every month. Free for CAM members or with Museum admission. Space is limited; registration required. For more information or to make a reservation, please call (978)283-0455 x12 or email courtneyrichardson@capeannmuseum.org.

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Cape Ann Museum: February Vacation Once Upon a Contest!

February 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - February 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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February 19, 20, 21 & 22, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Join celebrated Cape Ann Reads writers and illustrators for hands-on experiences. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition Once Upon a Contest: Selections from Cape Ann Reads. $15 CAM members; $25 nonmembers.

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March 2019

Surveying the Collection: Toys & Dolls

March 15, 2019
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Friday, March 15, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm The public is invited to observe Cape Ann Museum curatorial staff as they survey selected areas of the collection on the third Friday of the month. Visit during the morning or afternoon session to gain a better understanding of the Museum's vast collection. Free for CAM members or with Museum admission. No registration necessary. This complete survey of the institution’s holdings involves physically locating objects in…

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Photographs of two women print making.

Your Hands will always be Covered with Ink!

March 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Nuns, widows, mavericks & other passionate printers The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present an illustrated talk about women and printing, by Kathleen Walkup from Mills College, CA, on Saturday, March 30 at 2:00 pm. This program is offered in conjunction with the special exhibition The Little House: Her Story and in honor of National Women’s History Month. This program is free for Museum members, $10 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Reservations required and can be made at camuseum.eventbrite.com. For more information visit capeannmuseum.org or…

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April 2019

Slow Art Day 2019 at Cape Ann Museum

April 6, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Two sessions offered: 10:30 am and 1:30 pm Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art! Join Cape Ann Museum docents for closer looking and conversation. Free for Museum members or with Museum admission. Space is limited, reservations required. Reservations required. Sign up online at Eventbrite or call (978) 283-0455 x10.

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Photographic Panoramas by Esther Pullman at Cape Ann Museum

Green Places Gallery Talk

April 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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On Saturday, April 20, join Esther Pullman at the Cape Ann Museum for an artist-led tour of Green Places/Green Spaces/Greenhouses. $10 Museum members; $15 nonmembers. Space is limited, reservations required. Reservations required. Sign up online at Eventbrite or call (978) 283-0455 x10.

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Yoga at the Museum for ArtWeek 2019

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to participate in ArtWeek 2019 by offering Yoga in the Gallery with Director of Library & Archives Molly Hardy, on Saturday, April 27 at 9:00 am. This program is $5 for Museum members or $10 nonmembers(includes Museum admission). Reservations can be made at camuseum.eventbrite.com.

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May 2019

Cape Ann Blossoms Image for the Cape Ann Museum

Cape Ann Blossoms Preview Party & Exhibition

May 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Favorite artworks and artifacts from our diverse collection will be brought to life this spring at Cape Ann Museum's Cape Ann Blossoms Preview Party! Explore the galleries, enjoy creative menus & drink by Fireside Catering, and be among the first to view the spectacular arrangements by twenty-one North Shore floral artists, paired with works of art throughout the Museum. Proceeds from this important fundraising event provide support for the Museum's educational initiatives, exhibitions and special programs.

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Young at Art: Gardens & Greenhouses

May 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Toddlers and caregivers are invited to look at objects in the Museum and make new friends during structured gallery play, then take part in a theme-based art activity. Free for CAM members or with Museum admission. Space is limited, registration required.

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Young at Art: Gardens and Greenhouses

May 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Free

Toddlers and caregivers are invited to look at objects in the Museum and make new friends during gallery play. During gallery play guests are invited to take part in a theme-based art activity. Free for CAM members or with Museum admission. Space is limited, registration required. To make a reservation for youth & family programs email courtneyrichardson@capeannmuseum.org or call (978)283-0455 x12.

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Gloucester Public School Arts Festival

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Free

For 11 years the Gloucester Public School District and Gloucester Education Foundation have organized this powerful community event showcasing the artistic gifts of the students in this city. The celebration features art and performances from children in every school in the Gloucester Public School District. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and the performance schedule please visit their website.

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Cape Ann Museum Family Tour

May 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Free

See and experience the Museum through the eyes of a child with this animated family tour of paintings, sculpture and maritime objects. Learn to think and see like an artist, a fisherman or quarry worker. This event was created for children ages 3–12 with their caregivers. This 30-minute tour ends in the Activity Center for art projects and play. This event is free for CAM members or with Museum admission. Space is limited, registration required. To register or for more…

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“Bones of Homes” Walking Tour

May 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$10 – $20

Don’t let Preservation Month pass by without a stroll through Gloucester’s downtown historic district. Docent Bonnie Sontag provides an architectural and historical overview of building styles from the mid-18th to the mid-20th century. The tour starts at the Cape Ann Museum and will be held rain or shine. Cost is $10 for Museum members; $20 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Space is limited and registration required. Tickets are available online at Eventbrite or by calling (978) 283-0455 x10.

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June 2019

Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour

June 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$10 – $20

Explore the area surrounding the Museum on this walk past select Gloucester houses made famous by American realist painter Edward Hopper (1882-1967).

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American Landscape Photography: Art as Storytelling

June 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Free – $10

"American Landscape Photography: Art as Storytelling" offers an engaging exploration of canonical and lesser-known photographs depicting the American landscape from the invention of photography through the present. With a focus on how photographs convey multiple meanings, Dr. Goldstein will trace the appearance, context, and political and ecological messages embedded in landscape photography. Artists discussed will include Carleton Watkins, Ansel Adams, and Esther Pullman, among others.

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Lobster War Film Screening and Panel Discussion

June 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Free

"Lobster War" is an award-winning feature-length documentary film about a conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. Directed by David Abel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at The Boston Globe, and Andy Laub, an award-winning documentarian, producers of the acclaimed Discovery channel documentary "Sacred Cod". For more information visit www.lobsterwars.com. After the film, Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association president Arthur “Sooky” Sawyer, Chairman of the Gloucester Fisheries Commission and…

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Sicilian Traditions Puppet Theatre with Dora Tevan

June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Free

Families with school-age children visit free on the Second Saturday morning of every month. Special events and workshops take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Reservations required. CANTASTORIE, Song-Story tradition from Sicily, with the theme of Gloucester's Greasy Pole, STREGA NONNA of Calabria and CICERENELLA! Sicilian Tarantella Participatory Folk Dance. Dora, "the International" Explorer has been creating and sharing world discovery programs with children since 1973 and was awarded the Dr. MLK, Jr. Community Service Award for 35,000 multicultural…

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The Captain’s Party

June 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$150

A time-honored tradition, The Captain’s Party has long been the kick-off to summer on Cape Ann and a chance to help fundraise for the Cape Ann Museum.

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Gallery Talk with Stephanie Cole

June 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$10 – $15

Join Stephanie Cole for an artist-led tour of My Life in Pieces: Painting with Stuff.  Tickets are $10 for Museum members; $15 nonmembers. Space is limited for this event; reservations required.

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September 2019

The Downtown Gloucester of Jonathan Bayliss’s Fiction

September 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Free

Cape Ann writers Ken Riaf and David Rich will read passages from the novels of Gloucester writer Jonathan Bayliss (1926–2009) highlighting his beloved city’s downtown. Bayliss’s fiction series Gloucesterman includes numerous descriptions of the landscape—geographical, political, and cultural—of “Dogtown” on “Cape Gloucester” in the 1960s and 1970s, with flashbacks to earlier times. This one-hour program is the start of the first annual conference of the newly formed Jonathan Bayliss Society. Following the reading, at 11:45 am members of the Jonathan…

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Cape Ann Museum: Community Art Night and Extended Hours

September 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Free

Join the Cape Ann Museum for a community art night and extended hours on September 26th form 5pm-9pm. Enjoy art making activities, chances to see the museum/Homer exhibit and more! Bring the kids to shake the back to school blues with art making and interactive experiences in the galleries, then join us for a makerspace in the auditorium to paint, build, and write! This program is free and open to the public.

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Judith Sargent Murray Unveiled

September 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Join the Cape Ann Museum to welcome John Singleton Copley’s 1770-72 original oil portrait of Judith Sargent Murray back to Cape Ann! The portrait will be on view through March 2020 in collaboration with the Terra Foundation for American Art and the Sargent House Museum. Free for CAM/SHM members or with Museum admission. Space is limited; reservations required. Sign up online at Eventbrite or call (978) 283-0455 x10. Offered in conjunction with "Our Souls Are by Nature Equal to Yours:…

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October 2019

Young At Art: “The Little House”

October 10, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Join the Cape Ann Museum for storytime as they read Virginia Lee Burton’s The Little House. They will be talking about the changing of the seasons that the little house faces and celebrate fall in their Activity Center by making pumpkin prints using a printmaking technique just like Virginia Lee Burton! Free for CAM members or with Museum admission. Space is limited, registration required. To make a reservation for youth & family programs please call (978) 283-0455 x16 or email…

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Pride of Place: Hans Hofmann in New England

October 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Free – $20

Presented by Lydia Gordon, Associate Curator for Exhibitions and Research, Peabody Essex Museum Free for CAM/PEM members; $20 nonmembers. Reservations are required. Sign up online at Eventbrite or call (978) 283-0455 x10. In 1933, Hans Hofmann (1880–1966) found himself on the rocky coast line of Massachusetts's North Shore and picked up his brushes again. On the invitation from a former student, Hofmann taught art in Gloucester for two summers—where the connection to place, specifically the coastal environments of New England,…

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Thursday Night Extended Hours at Cape Ann Museum

October 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Museum will stay open past the usual 5:00 p.m. closing to offer extended viewing hours for Homer at the Beach. In addition to galleries staying open for viewing, there will be illustrated talks, musical performances, artmaking opportunities, refreshments and more! Extended hours are free for CAM members or with Museum admission. There will be additional costs for special lectures or musical performances.

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The Power of Pattern

October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$30 – $45

The New England Philharmonic Chamber Players present a concert celebrating the Cape Ann Museum’s Folly Cove Designers Collection. In this concert, specific designs will be juxtaposed with music by composers from Mozart to Beethoven, Schubert to Mendelssohn, and Ravel to Bartok, all great composers of the 18th to the 20th centuries who, over that long period, used the same organizing schemes as the Folly Cove designs being viewed. Arranged by Danielle Maddon, Leader, NEP Chamber Players. $30 for CAM members;…

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Annual Charles Olson Lecture: “Difficulties Are Once More”

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Cape Ann Museum and Gloucester Writers Center are pleased to present the annual Charles Olson lecture on Saturday October 26 at 1:00 pm. This program is free and open to the public. A suggested donation of $10 is appreciated. In this lecture, Stephen Fredman considers three features of Olson’s writing--rhythm, history, and performance—as they occur in works composed during his time at Black Mountain College.  

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November 2019

Film Screening: “They Shall Not Grow Old”

November 10, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$8 – $12

This Veterans Day weekend Cape Ann Community Cinema presents the groundbreaking documentary 'They Shall Not Grow Old'. Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, filmmaker Peter Jackson allows the story of World War I to be told by the men who were there. Life on the front is explored through the voices of the soldiers, who discuss their feelings about the conflict, the food they ate, the friends they made and their dreams of the…

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Celebrate Wearable Art PKNight

November 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$10 – $20

PK Night starts at 7:00 p.m. / Galleries open until 9:00 p.m. Join the seARTS Wearable Art Group in a colorful storytelling night in the “PK” format! PechaKucha (chit-chat) is a format, where a presenter shows 20 VISUAL slides for 20 seconds of commentary. Six presenters who are involved in different aspects of Wearable Art have been invited to share their unique stories in 6 minutes (or less each). Among the presenters will be highly talented makers and creatives who…

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Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 1869-1880

November 26, 2019 - December 1, 2019
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Cape Ann Museum will exhibit some 50 original works by renowned American artist Winslow Homer. Come and disover the story of Homer and Cape Ann.

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December 2019

Sargent and Fashion at Cape Ann Museum

December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$10 – $20

Join MFA curator Erica Hirshler for a sneak preview of her forthcoming exhibition, Sargent and Fashion, a major show opening in 2021 that examines the role of dress in the painter’s work.

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Cape Ann Museum’s Family Tour

December 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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CAM's 30-minute family tours are an exciting and accessible way to engage younger audiences. Tours are offered on the last Saturday of the month and conclude with hands-on projects and games in the Museum's Activity Center. Recommended for families with children under 12 (children must be accompanied by an adult).

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January 2020

Winter Shorts – Gallery Talks|Tours at Cape Ann Museum

January 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Winter Shorts are back at the Cape Ann Museum! Learn more about the Museum through this specialty tour offered each Saturday in January. Each Winter Shorts tour focuses on three or four discreet areas of the collection and is a great way for visitors to learn about the Museum and its collections.

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Second Saturday: Faces of the Community

January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Cape Ann residents of all ages are invited to join Museum Educator Kendall Reynolds and artist Mary Rhinelander for a self-portrait workshop. Sit down at a family-style table in the Museum’s auditorium with members of the Cape Ann community to draw a portrait of yourself in oil pastel. This portrait workshop kicks off a community-wide public art project to be unveiled at the June 2020 opening of the Museum’s expanded campus. Hope to see you there! Space is limited; registration…

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Winter Shorts – Gallery Talks|Tours at the Cape Ann Museum

January 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Winter Shorts are back at the Cape Ann Museum! Learn more about the Museum through this specialty tour offered each Saturday in January. Each Winter Shorts tour focuses on three or four discreet areas of the collection and is a great way for visitors to learn about the Museum and its collections.

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Winter Shorts – Gallery Talks|Tours at Cape Ann Museum

January 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Winter Shorts are back at the Cape Ann Museum! Learn more about the Museum through this specialty tour offered each Saturday in January. Each Winter Shorts tour focuses on three or four discreet areas of the collection and is a great way for visitors to learn about the Museum and its collections.

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Let’s Talk About the Future! CAM Community Conversations Series

January 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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As the Cape Ann Museum looks forward to 2023 and the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Museum, the staff is rethinking exhibitions and the work that is being done within the community. Help the Museum plan for the future by participating in a series of conversations about the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, programming and more.

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Winter Shorts – Gallery Talks|Tours at Cape Ann Museum

January 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Winter Shorts are back at the Cape Ann Museum! Learn more about the Museum through this specialty tour offered each Saturday in January. Each Winter Shorts tour focuses on three or four discreet areas of the collection and is a great way for visitors to learn about the Museum and its collections.

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Judith Sargent Murray: A Complicated Woman

January 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Judith Sargent Murray characterized herself as a supremely rational person. In reality, like virtually all of us, Sargent Murray's life was filled with anomalies and contradictions. While some were small and unimportant, others—especially her attitudes toward class and gender differences—were profoundly troubling and never truly resolved. Sheila Skemp is the author of First Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle for Female Independence. This program is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Our Souls Are by Nature Equal to Yours:…

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February 2020

Tutta la Famiglia: Portrait of a Sicilian Caffe in America

February 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Join the Cape Ann Museum for a community celebration in honor of the newly released Tutta la Famiglia! Photographer Paul Cary Goldberg talks about his long-term photo project at Caffe Sicilia and the process of getting his book published. He and Caffe Sicilia's Maria Cracchiolo share insights about food, community and continuity. Following the presentation, all are invited to eat, drink and be merry! Provisions provided by Caffe Sicilia. Music by Steve Lacey. Books for purchasing and signing will be…

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A Conversation with Copley

February 8, 2020 @ 11:30 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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$15

John Singleton Copley is famed for the hints of personality his meticulous portraits capture. In this first-person presentation by living history interpreter Daud Alzayer, the audience will have a chance to meet the artist and hear a speculative description of the encounter.

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Young at Art: Marble Paper Valentines

February 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Come to the Cape Ann Museum Activity Center to create Valentines with Turkish marbled paper! You'll learn to make our own colorful paper using shaving cream and food coloring, then turn them into beautiful valentines for loved ones.

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Let’s Talk About the Future! CAM Community Conversations Series

February 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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As the Cape Ann Museum looks forward to 2023 and the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Museum, the staff is rethinking exhibitions and the work that is being done within the community. Help the Museum plan for the future by participating in a series of conversations about the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, programming and more.

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Promises and Limits of the New Republic

February 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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A panel discussion and conversation exploring the concept of freedom in post-revolutionary America, followed by optional teacher professional development workshop. This discussion features scholars Joanne Pope Melish, Associate Professor of History Emerita at the University of Kentucky; Kabria Baumgartner, Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, Durham; and Lise Breen, local historian and researcher on the history of slavery on Cape Ann. Bethany Jay, Associate Professor of History at Salem State University will moderate the discussion, addressing the broad context of freedom…

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March 2020

Let’s Talk About the Future! CAM Community Conversations Series

March 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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As the Cape Ann Museum looks forward to 2023 and the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Museum, the staff is rethinking exhibitions and the work that is being done within the community. Help the Museum plan for the future by participating in a series of conversations about the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, programming and more.

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CANCELED – Greenbelt’s 2020 Film & Lecture Series: Health Hunger and Food Access

March 29, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Join the Greenbelt for their next Film & Lecture Series topic, Health Hunder and Food Access that will feature a series of short, independent films followed by a Q&A with North Shore hunger relief organizations The Open Door and The Food Project. This is a free event.

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October 2020

Cape Ann Museum Opening Day

October 1, 2020
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Cape Ann Museum opens to the public on Thursday, October 1! The Museum will reopen its main campus at 27 Pleasant Street with new safety precautions for social distancing, reduced capacity, touch-less doors, increased cleaning, and other measures in adherence to Gov. Baker’s Phase 3 re-opening plan. If you’ve visited before, you will find there are some new changes in order to ensure the health and safety of all. Please review the new protocols before reserving your tickets for…

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March 2021

Cape Ann Museum: Bones of Homes Walking Tour

March 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Bones of Homes walking tour provides participants with an architectural overview of Gloucester building styles from the mid-18th to the mid-20th century

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April 2021

Cape Ann Museum: April Vacation Week

April 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - April 25, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Free

Take a break from the screen and come visit the Cape Ann Museum with your kids during April Vacation Week!
Free for families with children under 18. Reservations are required.

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July 2021

From Boats to Birds, A Sculptor’s Journey With Brad Story and Harold Burnham

July 8, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Join Cape Ann Museum for a conversation between Harold Burnham, a master boat designer, shipwright and sailmaker, and Essex sculptor Brad Story. Virtual and limited in-person tickets available.

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Courtyard Concert: David Coffin

July 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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During the summer, enjoy free concerts in the Cape Ann Museum Courtyard at 27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, on Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 pm. Offered as part of the city-wide Culture Splash, the Courtyard Concerts feature local and regional musicians whose music ranges from salsa to sea shanties, bluegrass to jazz, and reggae to folk.

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September 2021

POSTPONED – The Cultural and Environmental Significance of the Great Marsh

September 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Celebrate arts and culture and nature in and around Gloucester during Trails and Sails 2021! The Great Marsh was a creative catalyst for renowned American artists Fitz Henry Lane and Martin Johnson Heade. A panel discussion, presented on the first day of a special spotlight exhibit of work by Lane and Heade, will explore the Great Marsh’s cultural and environmental significance.

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Joe Garland’s Gloucester Walking Tour – The Fort

September 26, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on November 21, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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As part of the celebratory events leading up to Gloucester’s 400th anniversary, the Cape Ann Museum recently published the fifth edition of the late Joseph E. Garland’s beloved book "The Gloucester Guide: A Stroll through Place and Time."

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October 2021

Cape Ann Museum: Second Saturdays

October 9, 2021
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One event on November 13, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on December 11, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 8, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 12, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on March 12, 2022 at 12:00 am

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Cape Ann residents are free on the second Saturday of the month! Register for tickets and plan your visit to the Museum.

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Charles Olson Lecture: Ammiel Alcalay

October 23, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Beginning from his own childhood memories of Olson as a family friend in Gloucester, Ammiel Alcalay will discuss the continuing legacy and importance of Olson as a poet and thinker, drawing from his own work on the Middle East and the re-imagining of life and culture on this continent under the shadow of empire and the national security state.

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Joe Garland’s Gloucester Walking Tour – The Fort

October 24, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on November 21, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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As part of the celebratory events leading up to Gloucester’s 400th anniversary, the Cape Ann Museum recently published the fifth edition of the late Joseph E. Garland’s beloved book "The Gloucester Guide: A Stroll through Place and Time."

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November 2021

Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies

November 8, 2021 - November 14, 2021
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The growth of two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies is the subject of a special exhibition, on display at the Cape Ann Museum. The exhibition features works by artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Monhegan and Cape Ann trace the roots of their respective art colonies back to the mid-19th century and specifically to the years immediately following the Civil War.

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Cape Ann Museum: Second Saturdays

November 13, 2021
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One event on November 13, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on December 11, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 8, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 12, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on March 12, 2022 at 12:00 am

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Cape Ann residents are free on the second Saturday of the month! Register for tickets and plan your visit to the Museum.

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CAMTalks: Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Artists With Judith A. Curtis

November 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Dive into the stories behind two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies with Judith A. Curtis, author of several works on Cape Ann artists. Presented alongside "Cape Ann & Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies," this lecture will give an overview of the artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Among them are Theresa Bernstein, Walter Farndon, Eric Hudson, Margaret Patterson and Charles Movalli.

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Joe Garland’s Gloucester Walking Tour – The Fort

November 21, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on November 21, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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As part of the celebratory events leading up to Gloucester’s 400th anniversary, the Cape Ann Museum recently published the fifth edition of the late Joseph E. Garland’s beloved book "The Gloucester Guide: A Stroll through Place and Time."

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Cape Ann Museum: Shop, Sip, Support!

November 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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You're Invited! On Giving Tuesday, give the gift of CAM! Jump start on holiday shopping and shop at the Cape Ann Museum's thoughtfully curated holiday gift shop featuring exciting new merchandise from local designers.

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December 2021

Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies

December 1, 2021 - December 5, 2021
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 13, 2022

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The growth of two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies is the subject of a special exhibition, on display at the Cape Ann Museum. The exhibition features works by artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Monhegan and Cape Ann trace the roots of their respective art colonies back to the mid-19th century and specifically to the years immediately following the Civil War.

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Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies

December 6, 2021 - December 10, 2021
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 13, 2022

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The growth of two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies is the subject of a special exhibition, on display at the Cape Ann Museum. The exhibition features works by artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Monhegan and Cape Ann trace the roots of their respective art colonies back to the mid-19th century and specifically to the years immediately following the Civil War.

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Cape Ann Museum: Second Saturdays

December 11, 2021
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One event on November 13, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on December 11, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 8, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 12, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on March 12, 2022 at 12:00 am

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Cape Ann residents are free on the second Saturday of the month! Register for tickets and plan your visit to the Museum.

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Middle Street Walk at the Cape Ann Museum

December 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Cape Ann Museum is proud to be a partner of the Middle Street Walk on Saturday, December 11. Join us for a free, event-filled stroll on historic Middle Street in Downtown Gloucester. Free and open to the public.

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Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies

December 13, 2021 - December 17, 2021
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 13, 2022

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The growth of two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies is the subject of a special exhibition, on display at the Cape Ann Museum. The exhibition features works by artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Monhegan and Cape Ann trace the roots of their respective art colonies back to the mid-19th century and specifically to the years immediately following the Civil War.

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Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies

December 20, 2021 - December 24, 2021
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 13, 2022

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The growth of two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies is the subject of a special exhibition, on display at the Cape Ann Museum. The exhibition features works by artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Monhegan and Cape Ann trace the roots of their respective art colonies back to the mid-19th century and specifically to the years immediately following the Civil War.

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Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies

December 27, 2021 - December 31, 2021
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 13, 2022

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The growth of two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies is the subject of a special exhibition, on display at the Cape Ann Museum. The exhibition features works by artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Monhegan and Cape Ann trace the roots of their respective art colonies back to the mid-19th century and specifically to the years immediately following the Civil War.

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January 2022

Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies

January 3 - January 7
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 13, 2022

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The growth of two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies is the subject of a special exhibition, on display at the Cape Ann Museum. The exhibition features works by artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Monhegan and Cape Ann trace the roots of their respective art colonies back to the mid-19th century and specifically to the years immediately following the Civil War.

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Tell Me a Story: Your Life in Pictures

January 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on January 13, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on January 20, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on January 27, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on February 3, 2022 at 3:30 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Tell Me a Story explores storytelling in books and art works. Over the course of a few weeks, we will read a chapter book and explore similar narratives found in the Museum’s art objects. At the end of each book, participants will create their own artwork based on these themes. January's book is Deborah Zemke’s Bea Garcia: My Life in Pictures.

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First Fridays: Art After Hours with Sarah Slifer Swift and Steven Lacey

January 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Enjoy free admission to the Cape Ann Museum every First Friday during Art After Hours. Each month, CAM will partner with a practicing, contemporary artist to interpret the Museum’s collections. January's features Sarah Slifer Swift from Movement Arts Gloucester, MA (MAGMA) and Steven Lacey, guitarist, will bring art to life through improvisational dance and music.

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Cape Ann Museum: Second Saturdays

January 8
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One event on November 13, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on December 11, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 8, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 12, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on March 12, 2022 at 12:00 am

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Cape Ann residents are free on the second Saturday of the month! Register for tickets and plan your visit to the Museum.

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Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies

January 10 - January 14
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 13, 2022

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The growth of two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies is the subject of a special exhibition, on display at the Cape Ann Museum. The exhibition features works by artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Monhegan and Cape Ann trace the roots of their respective art colonies back to the mid-19th century and specifically to the years immediately following the Civil War.

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Tell Me a Story: Your Life in Pictures

January 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on January 13, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on January 20, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on January 27, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on February 3, 2022 at 3:30 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Tell Me a Story explores storytelling in books and art works. Over the course of a few weeks, we will read a chapter book and explore similar narratives found in the Museum’s art objects. At the end of each book, participants will create their own artwork based on these themes. January's book is Deborah Zemke’s Bea Garcia: My Life in Pictures.

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Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies

January 17 - January 21
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 13, 2022

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The growth of two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies is the subject of a special exhibition, on display at the Cape Ann Museum. The exhibition features works by artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Monhegan and Cape Ann trace the roots of their respective art colonies back to the mid-19th century and specifically to the years immediately following the Civil War.

Find out more »

Tell Me a Story: Your Life in Pictures

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 13, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on January 20, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on January 27, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on February 3, 2022 at 3:30 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Tell Me a Story explores storytelling in books and art works. Over the course of a few weeks, we will read a chapter book and explore similar narratives found in the Museum’s art objects. At the end of each book, participants will create their own artwork based on these themes. January's book is Deborah Zemke’s Bea Garcia: My Life in Pictures.

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Gloucester’s So Salty

January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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At the end of January, the Cape Ann Museum is partnering with cultural institutions and businesses across Gloucester to celebrate the Fish City’s recognizably salty character with Gloucester’s So Salty. Inspired by our friends down in Salem and their annual Salem’s So Sweet event, Gloucester’s two-day event will include ice sculptures on display, salty sweets for sale, free kids art activities, and much more.

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Gloucester’s So Salty

January 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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At the end of January, the Cape Ann Museum is partnering with cultural institutions and businesses across Gloucester to celebrate the Fish City’s recognizably salty character with Gloucester’s So Salty. Inspired by our friends down in Salem and their annual Salem’s So Sweet event, Gloucester’s two-day event will include ice sculptures on display, salty sweets for sale, free kids art activities, and much more.

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Cape Ann and Monhegan Island Vistas: Contrasted New England Art Colonies

January 24 - January 28
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 13, 2022

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The growth of two of New England’s oldest and most revered summer art colonies is the subject of a special exhibition, on display at the Cape Ann Museum. The exhibition features works by artists who visited and were inspired by both Cape Ann and Monhegan. Monhegan and Cape Ann trace the roots of their respective art colonies back to the mid-19th century and specifically to the years immediately following the Civil War.

Find out more »

Tell Me a Story: Your Life in Pictures

January 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on January 13, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on January 20, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on January 27, 2022 at 3:30 pm

One event on February 3, 2022 at 3:30 pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Tell Me a Story explores storytelling in books and art works. Over the course of a few weeks, we will read a chapter book and explore similar narratives found in the Museum’s art objects. At the end of each book, participants will create their own artwork based on these themes. January's book is Deborah Zemke’s Bea Garcia: My Life in Pictures.

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