Winter Shorts

Saturday, January 20

10:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m. Walking Tours, Gallery Tours

Also offered on Sunday, January 21 — get the schedule here.


Above, clockwise from left: The Lens Gallery, Cape Ann Museum; Mosses B. Russell, The Wonson Twins [detail] c.1846, oil on canvas, gift of Margaret Farrell Lynch, 1994; Max Kuehne, desk secretary, c.1937, gift of Richard and Olive Kuehne, 1994; David B. Crowley, Unntitled #2 [detail], 1984, watercolor on paper, gift of the artist, 1988..

 

Join Museum docents on a variety of themed mini tours. Several twenty minute tours will be offered, beginning on the hour and on the half hour. Each tour will touch on a particular area within the Museum’s collections. This is a drop-in program – no reservations necessary. Free for CAM members and Cape Ann residents or with Museum admission.

10:30 a.m. Children at Work and Play on Cape Ann
A look at the various ways children spent their days, as depicted in paintings found throughout the Museum.
11:00 a.m. The Granite Quarrying Industry
From the Newburyport Customs House to the streets of Cuba, discover the impact of Cape Ann granite.
11:30 a.m. T. S. Eliot at the Museum
Learn more about the poet’s time in Gloucester, his family’s home and the inspiration that he found on Cape Ann.
12:00 p.m. Tell Me What You See
Discover the variety of interpretations different viewers have when viewing the same paintings.
12:30 p.m. Practical Art Objects
View items in the  Museum which are beautiful objects by themselves, but were also quite practical and useful in their day.
1:00 p.m. 15 Shades of Blue
Experience the Impact of Blue, the Color of the Sky and the Ocean, on a Whirlwind Tour of the Galleries.

1:30 p.m.

Six Views, One Harbor
A closer look at a selection of paintings of Gloucester Harbor. 
2:00 p.m.  Wood You?
Explore the versatility of wood from common kitchen items to fine furniture to exquisite sculptures by James McClellan. You won’t take wood for granted again! 
2:30 p.m. Lane Lithographs
See how Fitz Henry Lane’s skill and talent as a lithographer evolved along with the role of lithography in the 19th century.
3:00 p.m. The Granite Quarrying Industry
From the Newburyport Customs House to the streets of Cuba, come discover the impact of Cape Ann granite.
3:30 p.m. Tell Me What You See
Discover the variety of interpretations different viewers have when viewing the same paintings.

See Sunday's schedule here.

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