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June 2017

Rock Bound: Painting the American Scene on Cape Ann and Along the Shore

Free - $12
June 3 - October 29

In the years immediately following the Civil War, Cape Ann set out on a path that would make it one of New England’s most vibrant and influential art colonies of the early 20th century. As the foundation on which this growth took place was broad, with countless artists working in a myriad of media, no one trend or style would come to dominate the emerging colony. There did arise, however, a fascination with capturing the “American Scene” as embodied on…

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Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour

June 3 @ 10:00 am - June 4 @ 5:00 am

Visit 20 unique studios during the 34th Cape Ann Artisans Open Studios Tour. Saturday & Sunday, June 3 & 4th. Time: 10AM-5PM. Weave along the scenic coastline of Gloucester and Rockport into small neighborhoods and downtown. It’s a unique opportunity to meet 22 working artists in a relaxed setting. Enjoy an array of pottery, painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, mosaics and jewelry. Download a brochure and map at www.capeannartisans.com

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Reading the Past: A Calligraphic Installation

Free
June 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

A one-day contemporary art installation at the White-Ellery House. Reading the Past: A Calligraphic Installation by Susan Kapuscinsky Gaylord Using excerpts from the 1848 journal of a 13-year-old Gloucester girl, Gaylord’s installation will bring the rhythms of everyday life alive through her subject’s observations of school and home. This program is free and open to the public. Gaylord studied English literature at Boston University and since the late 1970s has been working with words, letterforms, design and expressive mark making.…

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Arts Fest Beverly 2017

Free
June 17 @ 10:00 am

Arts Fest Beverly is a free outdoor festival that’s fun for the whole family! Over 150+ juried fine artists and crafters, music and entertainment, kids’ activities, art-on-the-spot creations and outdoor food court!

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October 2017

Drawn from Nature & on Stone: The Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane

Free - $12
October 7, 2017 - March 14, 2018

The first ever comprehensive exhibition focusing on 19th century American artist Fitz Henry Lane (1804–1865) as a printmaker. Georgia Barnhill, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Graphic Arts Emeritus at the America Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA, is serving as guest curator of the exhibition. The exhibition and the exhibition catalog are being organized in connection with Fitz Henry Lane Online, a catalogue raisonné and resource tool created by the Cape Ann Museum. Fitz Henry Lane has long been recognized as…

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