January 2008 programs at Historical Museum

January 2008 programs at Cape Ann Historical Museum

The Cape Ann Historical Museum presents the following programs during the month of January, 2008 which are free and open to the public:

Afternoon Chat with Joe Garland
Saturday, January 12, 2008 at 2:00 p.m.
Join celebrated Cape Ann author Joe Garland, author of Down to the Sea, The North Shore, and Eastern Point among many others titles, for an informal chat and book signing.

Music at the Museum
Robert Squires, guitar
Saturday, January 19, 2008 from 2:00’4:00 p.m.
Virtuoso guitarist Robert Squires presents a varied program of classical guitar throughout the galleries.

Open House: Cape Ann Historical Museum Library & Archives
Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.
Discover treasures from the library and archives of the Cape Ann Historical Museum: log books * scrapbooks * photographs * maps * vessel lists * letters & journals * newspapers * family histories * military records * and much more’

Film Screening: Virginia Lee Burton: A Sense of Place
A film by Christine Lundberg and Rawn Fulton
Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 2:00 p.m.
Join us in Folly Cove Auditorium for a one-hour documentary that explores the life and art of acclaimed children’s book author-illustrator, Virginia Lee Burton. Reservations are required; please call the Museum at 978-283-0455.

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 $8.00 adults, $6.00 seniors, $4.50 students, children under 12 and Museum members are free. Admission for Cape Ann residents is free during the month of January. The Museum is wheelchair accessible. For more information please call: (978) 283-0455. Additional information can be found online at www.capeannhistoricalmuseum.org