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Cape Ann Museum

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27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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January 2020

Our Souls Are by Nature Equal to Yours: The Legacy of Judith Sargent Murray

January 13 - March 31
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The portrait of Judith Sargent Murray will remain on display at the Cape Ann Museum through March 31, 2020 and will be accompanied by examples of Murray’s letter books on loan from the Mississippi State Archives, correspondence between her and President George Washington on loan from the Library of Congress, and examples of Murray’s published works including her book, The Gleaner, published in 1798.

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Winter Shorts – Gallery Talks|Tours at Cape Ann Museum

January 25 @ 11:00 am
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Winter Shorts are back at the Cape Ann Museum! Learn more about the Museum through this specialty tour offered each Saturday in January. Each Winter Shorts tour focuses on three or four discreet areas of the collection and is a great way for visitors to learn about the Museum and its collections.

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Judith Sargent Murray: A Complicated Woman

January 25 @ 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Judith Sargent Murray characterized herself as a supremely rational person. In reality, like virtually all of us, Sargent Murray's life was filled with anomalies and contradictions. While some were small and unimportant, others—especially her attitudes toward class and gender differences—were profoundly troubling and never truly resolved. Sheila Skemp is the author of First Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle for Female Independence. This program is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Our Souls Are by Nature Equal to Yours:…

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February 2020

Tutta la Famiglia: Portrait of a Sicilian Caffe in America

February 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Join the Cape Ann Museum for a community celebration in honor of the newly released Tutta la Famiglia! Photographer Paul Cary Goldberg talks about his long-term photo project at Caffe Sicilia and the process of getting his book published. He and Caffe Sicilia's Maria Cracchiolo share insights about food, community and continuity. Following the presentation, all are invited to eat, drink and be merry! Provisions provided by Caffe Sicilia. Music by Steve Lacey. Books for purchasing and signing will be…

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CAM Book Club

February 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on December 19, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on January 16, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on February 20, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on March 19, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on April 16, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on May 21, 2020 at 10:30am

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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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…

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Let’s Talk About the Future! CAM Community Conversations Series

February 22 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 2:00pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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As the Cape Ann Museum looks forward to 2023 and the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Museum, the staff is rethinking exhibitions and the work that is being done within the community. Help the Museum plan for the future by participating in a series of conversations about the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, programming and more.

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March 2020

Let’s Talk About the Future! CAM Community Conversations Series

March 14 @ 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 22, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 2:00pm

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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As the Cape Ann Museum looks forward to 2023 and the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Museum, the staff is rethinking exhibitions and the work that is being done within the community. Help the Museum plan for the future by participating in a series of conversations about the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, programming and more.

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CAM Book Club

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on December 19, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on January 16, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on February 20, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on March 19, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on April 16, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on May 21, 2020 at 10:30am

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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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…

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Greenbelt’s 2020 Film & Lecture Series: Health Hunger and Food Access

March 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Join the Greenbelt for their next Film & Lecture Series topic, Health Hunder and Food Access that will feature a series of short, independent films followed by a Q&A with North Shore hunger relief organizations The Open Door and The Food Project. This is a free event.

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April 2020

CAM Book Club

April 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 21, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on December 19, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on January 16, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on February 20, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on March 19, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on April 16, 2020 at 10:30am

One event on May 21, 2020 at 10:30am

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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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…

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