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!

Library & Archives

Library & Archives

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

Fitz Henry Lane Online

Fitz Henry Lane Online

Discover Fitz Henry Lane Online, an innovative interactive resource that includes a catalog of Lane’s paintings, drawings and lithographs; an extensive database of historical information, images and materials related to the subjects within Lane’s pictures; new scholarly essays; and a bibliography and archive of publications.

Historic Properties

Historic Properties

The Museum owns and maintains two historic properties: The White-Ellery House (1710) and the Captain Elias Davis House (1804). The White-Ellery House is open on select days from May through October. Guided tours of the Davis House are offered daily.

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.

Support the Museum

Support the Museum

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters we are able to produce world class exhibitions along with an exceptional array of programs and events throughout the year. Make a DONATION, JOIN the Museum or RENEW your membership today—thank you!