April School Vacation Week: Reading through the Museum

Thursday, April 20

10:00 a.m.

Community Programs, Youth and Family Programs

Downtown Campus, 27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA 
Free for school-age children, 18 and under, and their guardians 

Celebrate the return of spring with a visit to the Cape Ann Museum during April School Vacation Week! The Museum will be free for school-age children, 18 and under, and their guardians from Tuesday, April 18 – Friday, April 21. Explore the galleries with a scavenger hunt and family-friendly activities then head to the CAM Studio for an art project. 


April Vacation Week Activites
Check back each day of the week for new activities!

Read through the Galleries 
Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

Explore the galleries! Turn your visit into a scavenger hunt for the whole family with the new Spring Cassie the Friendly Sea Serpent Scavenger Hunt Guide. See who can find all the artworks first, use the prompts to learn about the works of art, and find children’s books along the way to sit and read.  

Kids Learn How to Make a Children’s Book 
Tuesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 20 from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
CAM Studio 
Free for school-age children, 18 and under, and their guardians   

Meet Alice Gardner who will be reading her new book Exploring Gloucester Massachusetts that showcases beloved Gloucester landmarks in the form of an ABC book. Activities include story reading, art making and an ABC scavenger hunt around the Museum. 

Find her book at our online store link Exploring Gloucester Massachusetts Book Purchase or in the Museum Store.

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