Cape Ann Historical Re-opens with Special Exhibits

During the month of February the Museum’s galleries and library are closed to the public. The Museum will reopen on March 1.

Three special exhibits will open during the month:

March 4: intimate portraits, new work by Rob Amory, is an exhibition of more than 25 large format, high resolution digital portraits. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 4 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

March 18: Oil and Watercolor: Paintings of Cape Ann by Christopher Pullman Christopher Pullman’s lucent watercolors and lush oil paintings capture both the temporal and enduring qualities of Cape Ann. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

March 1: Whaling on Cape Ann, 1737-1938: The Untold Story. Art and artifacts from Cape Ann’s forays into whaling. On Saturday, March 11 at 3:00 p.m. a slide show, lecture and exhibit tour will be presented by the Museum’s Associate Curator of Collections, James Craig, and Mason Weinrich, Director of the Whale Center of New England. The program is free and open to the public.

The exhibits continue through June 18.

The Cape Ann Historical Museum is located at 27 Pleasant Street in Gloucester. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Museum is closed during the month of February, on Mondays and on major holidays. Admission is $6.50 adults, $6.00 seniors, $4.50 students, children under 6 and Museum members are free. The Museum is wheelchair accessible.