Friday, January 27

6:30 p.m. — 8:30 p.m.

Music and Performance

CAMafterhours ... An evening of friends, fun and discovery

 party goers appetizers

Come celebrate at the Museum after regular visiting hours! Join us for interactive games in the galleries, a dance performance “Dancing the Woods” by artist Dawn Pratson, light refreshments and local beverages.

CAMafterhours is perfect for people looking to meet and mingle with other creative adults, switch up their date-night, and/or experience the Museum in a more hands-on way. If you haven’t visited us before, then this is the night to do so and enjoy the magic of the Museum after dark. Guests are invited to continue the evening at Gloucester’s Short & Main restaurant, a short walk away.

Tickets are $20 for Cape Ann Museum members, $25 for nonmembers (ages 21+). Includes Museum admission, guided and self-guided games in the galleries, dance performances, music, hors d'oeuvres and local brews – including Far From the Tree (Salem), Old Planter's Brewing Co. (Beverly), and Ipswich Ale Brewery (Ipswich), among others.

Tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite or by calling (978)879-6349 or emailing info@capeannmuseum.org.

 About the “Dancing the Woods” Performance

Dawn Pratson was an active member of the arts community in and around Cape Ann and Boston from 1983–2003 as a dancer/choreographer, musician, teacher and creative arts therapist. Dawn and friends will perform thematic movements throughout the Museum culminating in a music and dance performance in the exhibition gallery of Voicing the Woods. Performers include: Sarah Slifer Swift, Lou Cannon, Carl Thomsen, Reg Edmonds, Cynthia Williams, Sue Ann Willis, Dawn Pratson.

Friday Night Fun at the YMCA

Parents with elementary school aged children are encouraged to consider dropping the kids off at the nearby Cape Ann YMCA’s Friday Night Fun. FNF is open to kids in grades K–5 and includes games, swimming and dancing. The program runs  from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and requires parent/guardian drop off and pick off. Call the Y at (978) 283-0470 for further informaiton or to register.  

Jeremy Adams exhibit cheers

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