In the Galleries

In the Galleries

The Museum's spacious galleries display a wide selection from the permanent collection, as well special exhibitions throughout the year.

The Collections

The Collections

The collections represent the history of Cape Ann, its people, its industries, and especially its art and culture—we invite you to explore!

Photo Contest

Photo Contest

At the Water's Edge – an online photo contest starting March 1 – Get all the details here.

Lane Lithograph Symposium

Lane Lithograph Symposium

The Cape Ann Museum is calling for papers for a symposium to be held at the Museum on October 28, 2017. Organized in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition Drawn from Nature & on Stone: The Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane, this conference will explore the print ... read more.

A Truly American Art Museum

A Truly American Art Museum

The Museum's collections, displayed in an intimate and inviting setting, celebrate the rich story of Cape Ann's evolving artistic and cultural history.The fine arts collection spans the full range of art made on and about Cape Ann, and uses the Museum's Library & Archives, historic buildings and artifacts to ground that art in a powerful sense of place.

Library & Archives

Library & Archives

The Museum's Library & Archives houses books, maps, photographs, primary source materials and more, all related to Cape Ann. 

In the News

In the News

Check out our news page for recent coverage of Voicing the Woods: Jeremy Adams, Instrument Maker and Kodachrome Memory: Nathan Benn's North Shore, 1978.