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March 2021

Maritime Gloucester: Of Ships (and Men) Out of Gloucester (Zoom)

March 9 @ 7:00 pm

Join Maritime Gloucester and local historian and photographer Charlie Seavey as he takes you through a presentation of the maritime history of Gloucester and Cape Ann, based largely on photography from various sources, including some public domain. Charlie will revisit local schooner races, men at sea, harbors, vessels, and other nautical stories. About Charlie Seavey: Charley the son of a Maine boatbuilder, and a lifelong photography geek, including a stint in the Air Force as a photo interpreter. A Rockport…

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Live-Streamed Virtual Memorial Ceremony for COVID-19

March 10 @ 6:00 pm

On Wednesday, March 10, the state’s emergency shutdown anniversary, the Museum will present a live-streamed virtual memorial ceremony at 6 p.m. that can be seen live on Facebook and Vimeo. This ceremony will serve as an opening for the Cape Ann Museum COVID-19 Memorial and a vigil for those lost. The Cape Ann Museum COVID-19 Memorial is comprised of three parts: a video art installation from LuminArtz, the Cape Ann Cairns Memorial, and the Gloucester Memorial Quilt. These interconnected projects…

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Dangerous Temptation or Genuine Opportunity: A women’s history lecture

March 11 @ 6:00 pm

In her illustrated talk, Elizabeth DeWolfe, professor of history at the University of New England, explores the promise and the perils of 19th-century factory work for women through the essays, poetry and prose of the era. DeWolfe is the author of ‘The Murder of Mary Bean,’ an award-winning book and true story of a ‘factory girl’ who lost her life in the upheavals of an industrializing nation. To sign up for this FREE event, go to www.sargenthouse.org/events. You will receive a…

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A Virtual St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan

March 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

WGBH’s A St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan is making its return virtually this year with Rockport Music! Enjoy a light-hearted and lively series of concerts and dance that explore the various connections of Irish music and culture around the world.

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