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Cape Ann Museum

August 2018

Gone … Fishing

August 10 @ 10:00 am - November 25 @ 5:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free – $12

A special exhibition of recent work by Jeffrey Marshall Using a variety of materials including oil, pastel and conté, ink and grease pencil, Marshall works out of a studio overlooking the Morse Sibley Wharf in East Gloucester. It is one of the few remaining wharves from which Gloucester’s dwindling number of day-fishermen continues to work. At the site, he has discovered a world littered with the detritus of the working waterfront: buoys and nets, twisted cables and rusted engine parts,…

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October 2018

New England Philharmonic Chamber Players: The Power of Pattern

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
$25 – $40

The New England Philharmonic Chamber Players present a concert celebrating the Folly Cove Designers. Arranged by Danielle Maddon, Leader, NEP Chamber Players. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition The Little House: Her Story. Space is limited, reservations required. $25 for Museum members / $40 non members. Reserve online at Eventbrite. For more information please call (978) 283-0455 or email info@capeannmuseum.org.

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The Annual Charles Olson Lecture: “A Life of Olson, With Glyphs” by Ed Sanders

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free

This illustrated lecture, “A Life of Olson, with Glyphs,” will feature a sequence of projected color Glyphs with text and comments on key points in Charles Olson’s life and times, including the personal interactions of Olson with Ed Sanders beginning in 1962 and continuing until Olson’s passing in early 1970. Included will be a tracing of Olson’s remarkable influence on poetry and writing, lasting into this era and beyond, plus Sanders’ attempt in 1968 to spur a relationship between Olson…

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November 2018

Opening Celebration: “The Little House”

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free – $12

The Little House: Her Story celebrates the enduring legacy of Virginia Lee Burton’s award-winning 1942 book The Little House. With programs and activities for all ages. Free for CAM members or with admission. Reservations recommended.

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

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free – $10

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. Dolin depicts…

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Archives Illuminated

November 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free

Join CAM Library & Archives Director Molly O’Hagan Hardy and the volunteer community archivists for a closer look at the reopened Library & Archives. Reservations required. Free and open to the public.

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Sky / Horizon / Light: Perspectives on Crane Beach

November 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free

Paintings by Dorothy Arnold Please join us for the opening reception of a special exhibition of paintings by Dorothy "Doffie" Arnold (1924–2018). Free and open to the public; reservations recommended. →Read more about the exhibition The exhibition of will remain on display through February 2019.   Dorothy Arnold (1924–2018), Crane's Beach, 1986. Acrylic on paper.

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