Edward Hopper & Cape Ann Lecture Series -- Hopper Comes to Cape Ann (sold out)

Wednesday, July 26

6:00 p.m.


This event is sold out.

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with Martha Oaks, Chief Curator at the Cape Ann Museum 
CAM Auditorium, 27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA 
Livestreamed on Facebook and Vimeo 

Individual Lectures: $10 for members, $25 for non-members 
Hopper Lecture Series: $50 for members, $125 for non-members 
Registration is required for all attendees.  

In the years between 1912, when Edward Hopper made his first visit to Gloucester, and 1923 when he returned, the city grew in every imaginable way boasting 40 hotels, 1000 cottages for rent, opportunities for golf, swimming and walking, and a growing number of venues for looking at and purchasing art. Explore this important time in Gloucester’s past and learn what Edward Hopper and Josephine Nivison experienced when they choose the city as their summer vacation spot. 

About the Presenter

Martha Oaks is a graduate of Colby College and Boston University.  She has organized numerous exhibitions at the Cape Ann Museum including ones exploring the work of Marsden Hartley, John Sloan, and Fitz Henry Lane.  She currently serves as Chief Curator of the Museum.

About the Lecture Series 

This collection of programs by leading scholars is being presented in conjunction with Edward Hopper & Cape Ann, celebrating one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century. This once in a generation exhibition offers a fresh look at Edward Hopper’s pivotal summer on Cape Ann in 1923, when he began painting watercolors outdoors with the encouragement of fellow artist and his future wife, “Jo” Nivison Hopper, whose works will also be on view.  

Edward Hopper & Cape Ann is made possible by the Whitney Museum of American Art, the major repository of the Hoppers’ artworks and lender of 28 oils, watercolors, and drawings, as well as the generous support of 27 institutional and private lenders. 

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