Walking tours offer socially-distanced experience to understand ties to artists like Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, and Fitz Henry Lane

Cape Ann Community

(left) The Fitz Henry Lane Gallery at the Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, MA, 2020; (right) The Lane House as it looked in the mid-1960s after Urban Renewal cleared surrounding buildings. Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives.

GLOUCESTER, MASS. (November 2020) – During the month of November, the Cape Ann Museum is offering more walking tours throughout the city to educate participants about the region’s significant influence on many important artists from Edward Hopper and Fitz Henry Lane to Winslow Homer.

In the time of the global pandemic, the 1 ½-hour outdoor walking tours on Saturdays and Sundays are a safe and easy way to learn more about the influence of Cape Ann’s storied light, natural beauty and maritime history that has inspired many of America’s most renowned artists. Tour guides point out the notable sites that these artists rendered in some of the world’s most famous paintings and beloved works…

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