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Cape Ann Museum

October 2022

Hopper Paintings Around Portuguese Hill Walking Tour

October 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
$10 – $20

Explore the specific sites in the area of Gloucester known as Portuguese Hill depicted by renowned American realist painter Edward Hopper (1882-1967). Hopper is known to have painted in Gloucester on five separate occasions in the first decades of the 20th century. His paintings from this period capture the local landscape and architecture in a loosely rendered, light-filled style and are considered by many to be some of his finest works. Also included are watercolors painted by Josephine Nivison Hopper…

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Historic Dogtown: A Walk Back in Time

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$15 – $25

Dogtown is all of these things and more. But first, it is a place where proud people once lived and worked, at the center of Gloucester, for nearly 150 years – until it became “Dogtown” and died out. This tour will take you down the main roads of this early settlement, to meet some of the people, see where they lived and hear their stories. You will learn how Dogtown got its name, why people left, and how it has…

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