CAM Book Club - "Dogtown" CANCELLED

Thursday, March 22

10:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Members Events

Thursday's meeting has been cancelled due to the expected snowstorm; please come to the Wednesday session instead if possible (details here).

Dogtown: Death and Enchantment in a New England Ghost Town, by Elyssa East

A college art history course assignment about American Modernist Marsden Hartley brought this author down a path of discovery in Cape Ann’s Dogtown.

Find more information on this title here.


The Cape Ann Museum's monthly book club is for year-round residents of Cape Ann. Beginning in October and running through May, the Museum will host book club meetings in its auditorium. A Museum docent and staff member will be present to facilitate each book group discussion to allow for a flow of ideas, provide connections to the collections and history of Cape Ann, and to suggest talking points if needed. The selection of books can be seen below along with the meeting date at which it will be discussed.  2017-2018 CAM Book Club selections were chosen for their captivating subject matter, excellent scholarship and/or insight into the history of Cape Ann. All CAM members are encouraged to read along and keep an eye out for related programming and exhibits this year.

Space is limited; reservations are required and are for the day chosen (either Wednesday or Thursday) for the entirety of the October to May program. Free for CAM members only — nonmembers interested in particpating may join at

Email Director of Education and Public Programs Courtney Richardson to book your spot now or call (978)283-0455 x12.

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