CAM Video Vault Guide

Get a front row seat to CAM's digitized programs held at the Museum from 1992 to the present in this virtual lecture series. View the promo video above, or dive right in to the vault!


Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Don Gorvett, Printmaker
Presented by Don Gorvett | April 25, 2009

Fitz Henry Lane 2017 Symposium: Laid Down on Paper: Printmaking in America, 1800 to 1865

Lane Lithographs: An Overview
Presented by John Wilmerding | October 27, 2017

Morning Session: Fitz Henry Lane in Lowell; Fine or Commercial Lithography: A Cultural and Material Reappraisal of Fanny Palmer’s Prints Published by Currier & Ives; Rock, Paper, Press: Collecting Prints and Geological Knowledge in the 1820s
Presented by  Helena Wright; Marie-Stephanie Delamaire and Joan Irving; Rebecca Szantyr | October 28, 2017

Afternoon Session: Assembling the Runaway: Self-Liberation and Visual Games of the American Civil War; Representing Firefighters: Conflagration of the Masonic Hall, Philadelphia; Fitz H. Lane’s Maritime Lithographs, Robert Bennet Forbes, Pirates of the South China Sea
Presented by  Christine Garnier; Ellen Sondag; Margaretta Lovell | October 28, 2017

Granite Quarrying Industry

Quarrying on Cape Ann
Presented by Barbara Erkkila & Sinikka Nogelo | November 11, 2007 | Read the transcript here.

Homer at the Beach

Winslow Homer: New Insights
Presented by Dr. Sylvia Yount, Keynote Speaker Winslow Homer Symposium | October 4, 2019 | Read the transcript here.

Maritime & Fishing Industries

The Empire and the Seaport: Trading Overseas in the Early Republic
Presented by Robert Booth | January 14, 2012 | Read the transcript here.

All the Ships at Sea: A Celebration of Cape Ann's Role in the Maritime Trades
Presented by William Trayes | May 5, 2012 | Read the transcript here.

Charles Olson, Newman Shea, and the Fishing Strike of 1917
Presented by David Rich | November 17, 2012 | Read the transcript here.

Women of Cape Ann

Sisters of the Brush: Women Artists in 19th Century America
Presented by Erica Hirshler | August 12, 2007 | Read the transcript here.

Drawn to the Light: Women Artists of Cape Ann, 1900-1950
Presented by Janet Comey | July 10, 2008 

Women Workers at Mighty Mac
Present by John Ronan and Gerolama “Gerri” Lovasco | March 8, 2008 

The Girl I Left Behind Me
Present by Mary Rhinelander McCarl | March 23, 2013 

Historic Preservation

Private Lives, Public House - The White-Ellery House: The Stories of Families Who Lived There
Presented by Stephanie Buck & Martha Oaks | April 3, 2010 | Read the transcript here.


Your Old House: Paint and Maintain to Conserve Historic Character
Presented by Sally Zimmerman| November 15, 2008 | Read the transcript here.


Spring has Sprung!

Ravenswood: Wilderness to Special Place
Presented by Electa Kane Tritsch | November 15, 2008 | Read the transcript here.


Conversations with Contemporary Artists
With Brad Story, Sculptor | April 23, 2011 | Read the transcript here.


Gloucester Endures

As the Wind Turns or There is No Such Thing as Plain Sailing: Mishap and Mayhem on the High Seas
Presented by Stephanie Buck | January 7, 2012 | Read the transcript  here


How Gloucester Kept Its Head Above Water During the Great Depression
Presented by Mary Rhinelander McCarl | November 6, 2010 | Read the transcript here.


Introductory Feature

Coming of Age in the Rocky Neck Art Scene of the 1950s

Presented by Peter Anastas | July 13, 2013 | Read the transcript here.


Previously released videos

VL59—Redefining Women: The Impact of the Revolution on Gender Ideology
Presented by Carol Berkin and Elizabeth Matelski | March 7, 2020


VL 58—Promises and Limits of the New Republic
Bethany Jay (moderator), Joanne Pope Melish, Kabria Baumgartner, Lise Breen | February 29, 2020


VL 57—Judith Sargent Murray: A Complicated Woman
Presented by Sheila Skemp | January 25, 2020

Gone ... Fishing: Jeffrey Marshal
With artist Jeffrey Marshall [10/11/18]

Harrison Cady: View from the Headlands
Curatorial Assistant Leon Doucette talks with Lisa Smith of 1623 Studios [9/28/18]

Unfolding Histories exhibition
Guest curator Molly O'Hagan Hardy talks with local historians

Insights into the Artist Harold Rotenberg
With CAM Curator Martha Oaks and Judi Rotenberg [5/7/18]

Charles Movalli: Cape Ann & Beyond
Lecture by Judith Curtis [4/1/17]

Margarett Sargent: The Bold and the Beautiful
A presentation by CAM docent Margaret Bernier [3/25/17]

Essex County's Spectacular Great Salt Marsh
Lecture by Doug Stewart [2/6/16]

Return of the Thacher Island Lens [5/23/13]

The Light Is Different Here: A Look Inside the Cape Ann Museum [10/17/13]

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