NEW Nights at Cape Ann Museum: First extended hours Aug 29 features Bowdoin College Professor Dana Byrd talk 𝙒𝙞𝙣𝙨𝙡𝙤𝙬 𝙃𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙧: 𝙋𝙞𝙘𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙏𝙧𝙤𝙥𝙞𝙘𝙨

Save the date from the Cape Ann museum Winslow Homer: Picturing the Tropics Illustrated talk and extended hours at the Cape Ann Museum GLOUCESTER, Mass. (August 15, 2019) – The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present a special evening of programming on Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. This is the … Continue reading NEW Nights at Cape Ann Museum: First extended hours Aug 29 features Bowdoin College Professor Dana Byrd talk 𝙒𝙞𝙣𝙨𝙡𝙤𝙬 𝙃𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙧: 𝙋𝙞𝙘𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙏𝙧𝙤𝙥𝙞𝙘𝙨

Cape Ann Museum Winslow Homer Sunset Harbor Cruise aboard the Schooner “Thomas E. Lannon” August 25

Winslow Homer Harbor Cruise A sunset adventure aboard the Schooner “Thomas E. Lannon”  GLOUCESTER, Mass. (August 15, 2019) – The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present an evening sunset harbor cruise on Sunday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m. In celebration of the special exhibition Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 1869 – … Continue reading Cape Ann Museum Winslow Homer Sunset Harbor Cruise aboard the Schooner “Thomas E. Lannon” August 25

Gloucester Sea Serpent Sighting | Cape Ann Museum unveils new public art

Gloucester Sea Serpent The Gloucester Sea Serpent is like a Massachusetts Loch Ness monster though an ocean rather than freshwater creature. Alleged sightings date back to 1638; see excellent research by Lise Breen for the HarborWalk marker #19 “The Sea Serpent”. In 2017, the Cape Ann Museum (CAM) celebrated the 200th anniversary of the Sea Serpent’s … Continue reading Gloucester Sea Serpent Sighting | Cape Ann Museum unveils new public art

Cape Ann Museum July 25 |special lecture and new biography about American artist Nell Blaine by author Cathy Curtis!

Alive Still: Nell Blaine, American Painter | A Talk with Author Cathy Curtis The Cape Ann Museum, is pleased to present an illustrated talk by author Cathy Curtis about beloved Cape Ann artist Nell Blaine on Thursday, July 25 at 7:00 p.m. This program is free for Museum members or $10 nonmembers. Reservations are required. For … Continue reading Cape Ann Museum July 25 |special lecture and new biography about American artist Nell Blaine by author Cathy Curtis!

Cape Ann Museum July 27 | Who Was Ben Butler? special program with Gloucester Stage

Upcoming special event at Cape Ann Museum Who Was Ben Butler? A series of presentations at the Cape Ann Museum The Cape Ann Museum and Gloucester Stage Company are pleased to present Who Was Ben Butler? a special arrangement of speakers and performers on Saturday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. This program will take place … Continue reading Cape Ann Museum July 27 | Who Was Ben Butler? special program with Gloucester Stage

Homer at the Beach exhibition of Winslow Homer marine paintings opening at Cape Ann Museum, Aug. 3

Mark your calendars! Cape Ann Museum announces super special exhibition and ancillary programs: Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 1869-1880 An Exploration of the Earliest Marine Works of Winslow Homer On view: August 3 to December 1, 2019   GLOUCESTER, MASS. (June 2019) – This summer, the Cape Ann Museum will exhibit 51 … Continue reading Homer at the Beach exhibition of Winslow Homer marine paintings opening at Cape Ann Museum, Aug. 3

CAPE ANN MUSEUM EVENT event Saturday June 1st 3pm special talk American landscape photography

Cape Ann Museum and Jane Deering Gallery reminder: CAPE ANN MUSEUM event . Saturday June 1st @ 3:00pm Holly Markovitz Goldstein, Ph.D., Art History Professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design presents a lecture on the various traditions throughout American Landscape photography. photo caption: Carleton Watkins . Stereograph of El Capitan in Yosemite, … Continue reading CAPE ANN MUSEUM EVENT event Saturday June 1st 3pm special talk American landscape photography

BEAUTIFUL COMMUNITY FAREWELL SEND OFF FOR CAPE ANN MUSEUM’S RHONDA FALOON

Cape Ann Museum’s beloved director Rhonda Faloon’s retirement celebration was held Saturday afternoon at the Cape Ann Museum. The Museum’s auditorium was filled to overflowing with friends and well wishers. Commendations and heartfelt speeches were given by Mayor Sefatia, Councilors Paul Lundberg and Scott Memhard (on behalf of all the City Councilors), Representative Ann Margaret Ferrante, … Continue reading BEAUTIFUL COMMUNITY FAREWELL SEND OFF FOR CAPE ANN MUSEUM’S RHONDA FALOON

Historical Commission 2019 Gloucester Preservation Awards | Ceremony May 19th at Cape Ann Museum

The 2019 Gloucester Preservation Awards Press Release from the Gloucester Historical Commission The Gloucester Historical Commission invites the public to attend the annual 2019 Preservation Awards ceremony on Sunday, May 19, 2 to 4 pm at the Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St. in Gloucester. The event features a slide show of winning projects and … Continue reading Historical Commission 2019 Gloucester Preservation Awards | Ceremony May 19th at Cape Ann Museum

Week 6 Questions uses Cape Ann Museum open content | Try #greatteacher Mr. Goulart’s local history trivia for 9th graders at #GloucesterMA High School – good luck!

For six weeks I’ve been posting local history trivia questions from Shaun Goulart’s creative weekly scavenger project for his 9th grade history class at Gloucester High School one week behind the students’ pace. This is the final week! The questions are posted today and answers posted Thursday.  Good luck! Mr. Goulart’s Local History Scavenger Hunt … Continue reading Week 6 Questions uses Cape Ann Museum open content | Try #greatteacher Mr. Goulart’s local history trivia for 9th graders at #GloucesterMA High School – good luck!

Esther Pullman exhibition reception Saturday April 13th Cape Ann Museum

news from Cape Ann Museum ESTHER PULLMAN Green Places/Green Spaces/Greenhouses April 13 – June 16, 2019 OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, April 13, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Join artist Esther Pullman for the opening of an exhibition of her large-scale panoramic photographs. Reception is free for Cape Ann Museum members or with Museum admission. Shot over a twenty-year … Continue reading Esther Pullman exhibition reception Saturday April 13th Cape Ann Museum

Retirement party for Ronda Faloon Cape Ann Museum Director

Cape Ann Museum members and the Cape Ann community are invited to a retirement celebration for outgoing director Ronda Faloon Saturday May 4, 2019 3-5pm RSVP here GOING OUT ON TOP Ronda Faloon is retiring after an accomplished and beloved tenure at the helm as Director of Cape Ann Museum. She was an outstanding choice … Continue reading Retirement party for Ronda Faloon Cape Ann Museum Director

Don’t miss Anita Silvey take on Virginia Lee Burton at Cape Ann Museum! March 9th

Delightful speaker inspiring topic – bound to be a great talk! Virginia Lee Burton: Her Books, Her Legacy Author, Publisher and Professor Anita Silvey discusses the legacy of Virginia Lee Burton  GLOUCESTER, Mass. (March 1, 2019) – The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present Virginia Lee Burton: Her Books, Her Legacy with Anita Silvey … Continue reading Don’t miss Anita Silvey take on Virginia Lee Burton at Cape Ann Museum! March 9th

#GloucesterMA Public Art – last chance to Instagram temporary mural at Cape Ann Museum

  Once Upon a Contest – Selections from Cape Ann Reads travel exhibition closes at Cape Ann Museum February 24, 2019. The radiant show has stopped people in their tracks to sit and read awhile. The show celebrates children’s picture books by local authors and artists. A temporary mural by Bonnie L. Sylvester has generated … Continue reading #GloucesterMA Public Art – last chance to Instagram temporary mural at Cape Ann Museum