The Cape Ann Museum invites you to a book signing with Marian Mullet & Martha Winsor, authors of Richard Andrew: Called to Paint, on Sunday, October 9, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. This drop-in program is free and open to the public. Books will be available to purchase that day. Andrew, a Cape Ann painter, was a student of Margaret Fitzhugh Browne. The signing will take place among the special exhibition, Margaret Fitzhugh Browne: Sixty Years of Portrait Painting, which is coming to a close on Columbus Day Weekend.
Richard Andrew: Called to Paint chronicles the life, artwork, and achievements of the 20th century artist, Richard Andrew. Popular for his deeply sensitive portraits and breathtaking landscapes, the artist was most recognized for his contribution to honor the 104th Massachusetts Infantry that performed with great distinction during World War I. His extraordinary murals line the walls of the third floor halls of the Massachusetts State House Legislative Chambers.
The Cape Ann 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 Cape Ann residents, students, and seniors. Children under 12 and Museum members are free. The Museum is wheelchair accessible. For more information please call: (978) 283-0455. Additional information can be found online at www.capeannmuseum.org.