Museum extends current exhibits and adds new exhibit
The Cape Ann Historical Museum is presently hosting three exhibits. The current exhibits, Theresa Bernstein, American Modernist and Jan Matulka, A Painter’s eye on Cape Ann have been extended and will now run through Sunday, September 17, 2006. Bernstein (1890-2002) contributed to a critical period in American art history and to the development of Cape Ann as an artist colony. Jan Matulka, A Painter’s eye on Cape Ann consists of paintings and drawings by modernist artist, Jan Matulka (1890-1972). A contemporary of Stuart Davis, Matulka’s work represents a vision of Cape Ann in the 1930s.
The Museum is also hosting a special exhibit, Gallery-On-The-Moors: 1916-1922. This exhibit will continue through January 31, 2007 and features the work of such prominent artists as: John Sloan, Frank Duveneck and Childe Hassam.
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. For more information call: 978 283 0455 or visit: www.capeannhistoricalmuseum.org.