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Cape Ann Museum

April 2019

Green Places/Green Spaces/Greenhouses

April 13 - June 16
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free – $12

Photographic Panoramas by Esther Pullman In 1999, Esther Pullman began photographing places where plants were cultivated—fields, nurseries and most of all greenhouses. The project began without an overt message in mind. However, in the nearly 20 years since then, it has revealed many themes and deeper meanings: the passage of time, the cycle of the seasons, death and rebirth. It has also become a metaphor for our threatened planet. The panoramic color photographs shown in Green Places/Green Spaces/Greenhouses explore the…

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Drawing Workshop with Gabrielle Barzaghi

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
$85 – $100

Brush up on your drawing skills in this four session workshop, which will be held in the Museum galleries. We will carefully observe and draw from sculptural forms and practice basic drawing skills including: visual measuring, structural line, line weight and textural tone. With a focus on composition we will study and draw from the Museumʼs masterworks. There will be demos, talks, and lots of individual attention. Materials provided. Meets on April 4, 11, 18 & 25. Cost is $85…

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ARTWEEK: Yoga in the Gallery

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
$5 – $10

ARTWEEK features unexpected and creative experiences that are interactive or offer behind-the-scenes access to artists or the creative process. As part of ARTWEEK 2019, Director of Library & Archives Molly O’Hagan Hardy will lead a 75 minute yoga session in one of the Museum’s galleries. Please bring your own mat, all levels welcome. $5 Museum members; $10 nonmembers. Reservations required. Reservations required. Sign up online at Eventbrite or call (978) 283-0455 x10.

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May 2019

Cape Ann Blossoms Preview Party

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
$75

Celebrate the Season! Join floral designers, special guests, Museum members and friends for an intimate evening celebration of creative and innovative floral design with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Over the weekend of May 4th & 5th, visitors to the Cape Ann Museum will delight in creative floral arrangements designed by twenty-two professional florists, garden club members and floral designers, each tasked with interpreting a specific piece of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. The arrangements will be on display in…

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Cape Ann Blossoms

May 4 - May 5
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free – $12

Explore the galleries to view spectacular arrangements by twenty-two North Shore floral artists, paired with works of art throughout the Museum. Over the weekend of May 4th & 5th, visitors to the Cape Ann Museum will delight in creative floral arrangements designed by twenty-two professional florists, garden club members and floral designers, each tasked with interpreting a specific piece of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. The arrangements will be on display in galleries throughout the Museum, paired with the…

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Stephanie Cole – My Life in Pieces: Painting with Stuff

May 11 - July 7
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free – $12

Stephanie Cole was born in Connecticut; she studied painting at California College of Arts and Crafts and later at the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford, CT. By the mid-1960s, Cole and her husband Jim had settled in Rockport where she taught art in the Rockport elementary school and raised their children. By the early 1980s, she was moving from painting into experimentation with elaborate mosaic-like sculptures that she calls her “memory sculptures.” Today, her sculptures each made…

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Gloucester Public School Arts Festival 2019

May 11
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
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. Free and open to the public.

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CAM Annual Meeting

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free

Celebrate the Museum’s accomplishments in 2018 and welcome CAM’s new Director Oliver Barker. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

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OPENING RECEPTION: Stephanie Cole

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free – $12

Join the artist for the opening reception of Stephanie Cole—My Life in Pieces: Painting with Stuff an exhibition of expressive, autobiographical sculptures. Free for Museum members or with Museum admission.

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June 2019

American Landscape Photography: Art as Storytelling

June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free – $10

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. "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…

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August 2019

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

August 3 - December 1
Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, MA 01930 + Google Map
Free – $12

An Exploration of the Earliest Marine Works of Winslow Homer This summer, the Cape Ann Museum will exhibit some 50 original works by renowned American artist Winslow Homer. The exhibition will be the first close examination of the formation of this great artist as a marine painter. The Cape Ann Museum will be the sole venue for this exhibition, which will include loans from some 40 public and private collections. In 1869, Winslow Homer (1836–1910) exhibited his first picture of…

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