In the News: Fitz Henry Lane’s Hometown Harbor

March 03, 2021 / Art and Music, History/Maritime, In The News, Things to Do & See

EXCERPT FROM FITZ HENRY LANE’S HOMETOWN HARBOR | THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | PUBLISHED MARCH 3, 2021 | PHOTO BY CAPE ANN MUSEUM We are delighted to share this captivating feature from The Wall Street Journal highlighting the “Cape Ann Museum’s unparalleled collection of 19th-century painter and printmaker’s luminous works. From its earliest days as… Read more »

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In the News: Why this salty Massachusetts coastal town hooks artists

February 17, 2021 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Things to Do & See

PERMISSION TO POST BY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC| WRITTEN BY HANNAH SHEINBERG What attracts visitors and artists to the salty and beautiful coastal city of Gloucester? Writer Hannah Sheinberg spends time in Gloucester and shares her findings in her recent article featured on nationalgeographic.com. In Gloucester, maritime history and magical light lure visitors to the state’s lesser-known… Read more »

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In the News: Join a sea shanty sing-along with Gloucester’s David Coffin

February 16, 2021 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Things to Do & See

PERMISSION TO POST FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE | Written by Lauren Daley | February 15, 2021 Sea shanties (or chanties) have been part of Gloucester’s history for ages and can still be heard to this day through local singing groups across Cape Ann and globally through the digital landscape. Originally working songs, this style of… Read more »

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Gloucester’s Rich History

September 18, 2020 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

In addition to a rich maritime heritage, artist communities have also played a significant role in Gloucester’s history and culture. Rocky Neck, one of America’s oldest continuously working art colonies, has attracted such accomplished artists as Milton Avery, Nell Blaine, Stuart Davis, Childe Hassam, and many more. Also nestled within Gloucester are the quaint villages… Read more »

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More Fun Gloucester Destinations You Can Safely Visit

September 02, 2020 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

The month of September is stunningly beautiful here in Gloucester on Cape Ann. Remember, summer isn’t officially over until September 22. Whether you are a new visitor or know our charming historic seaport inside and out, make some plans to visit us. Wear your mask, keep your 6-ft distance, and come play (by the rules)… Read more »

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