From Boats to Birds, A Sculptor's Journey

Thursday, July 8

2:00 p.m.

CAMTalks, Exhibit Openings & Events, Virtual

With Brad Story and Harold Burnham

Join CAM for a conversation between Harold Burnham, a master boat designer, shipwright and sailmaker, and Essex sculptor Brad Story. After graduating from college in 1969, Story returned home to work with his father, Dana Story, in the family shipyard. The Storys had been building boats in Essex since the 1660s and the business was in young Story’s blood.  After 27 years working in the yard, Story gave it up, turning to designing and building three-dimensional works of art that combine his fascination with airplanes, birds and boat building. In this conversation, Story and Burnham will explore the relationship between ships and sculptures and how they’re tied to Cape Ann.

Limited in-person seating available at the Janet & William Ellery James Center:
Free for members, $10 for non-members
Livestreamed for free on Facebook and Vimeo


Image Credits: Brad Story. Anhinga, 2011. Wood, Epoxy, Fiberglass and Found Objects. Collection of Mollie and John Byrnes. 

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