Gloucester, MA: Cape Ann Museum has generated more good news. Check out the article in North Shore Magazine’s current issue: “Collaborative & Commercial: Cape Ann Museum’s latest exhibit focuses on the printmaking skills of Gloucester artists Fitz Henry Lane” , by Robert G. Pushkar
North Shore Magazine holiday gift guide highlighted specialty items from the Cape Ann Museum gift shop like Michael Updike slates and Sarah Eliz pillows. Another article about Sweetgum Textiles Co and its new magazine, PLACE, mentions Gloucester woodworkers Alyssa Pitman and Winston Daddario of Spire Woodshop.
Beyond Gloucester and Cape Ann articles: Who knew The Stories Podcast was produced in Haverhill, the Gambino Prosecco co-founders (and couple) live in Swampscott and grew up in Lynn, and that an Amazon store opened at Lynnfield Market?
The must see Cape Ann Museum exhibition Drawn from Nature & on Stone: The Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane- opened October 7, 2017 and continues through March 4, 2018. Drawn from Nature & on Stone is the FIRST comprehensive exhibition focusing on Fitz Henry Lane (1804-1865) as a printmaker. Georgia Barnhill, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Graphic Arts Emerita at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA, served as guest curator and worked closely with the Museum to organize this special show. Barnhill will be giving another curator gallery talk Saturday, December 2, 9:30AM.
CONCERT TOMORROW Ballads & Folk Songs with Emerald Rae, champion fiddler and folksinger, Saturday, November 25 at 3:00 p.m. Cape Ann Museum
ANNUAL EDUCATORS OPEN HOUSE* Wednesday November 29, 2017, Cape Ann Museum *FREE, registration required. “Get Inspired! A chance to meet & mingle with other teachers. Share ideas for using the Museum’s collections and learn about strategies for strengthening students’ skills through art observation and appreciation.”
- 4:00-4:45 – explore the galleries and printmaking in the activity center
- 4:45 – 5:15 “Black and White: A Closer Look” An interactive presentation combining art history and art observation technques for school
- 5:15 Raffle Drawing** win mini grants to cover classroom supplies, field trips transportation costs, and more!
- 5:15 to 6PM Wine and cheese reception