Special Events

October 12
Plein Air Workshop at Cogswell’s Grant in Essex with Marianne Thompson. Click here for complete information.

Look Again: Four local artists explore intention, vision, structure and beauty while painting en plein air around Cape Ann
The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
September 14, 2017 – October 15, 2017
Thursday through Sunday, 12 noon – 4 pm
Opening reception: Friday, September 15, 2017, 4 – 6 pm


Guided Tours of the Cape Ann Museum: Tuesday, October 11th  through Saturday, October 15th at 3:00 p.m.

Cape Ann has long-inspired the work of painters, sculptors, photographers and other creative folk. Please join us for a “Highlights of the Collection” Tour, featuring a range of work by Fitz Henry Lane, Winslow Homer, Cecilia Beaux, Marsden Hartley, Milton Avery, Walker Hancock and Paul Manship as well as by many artists working in the area today. This tour is free and open to all Cape Ann Plein Air participants, friends and visitors (Museum admission included) during Cape Ann Plein Air Week.

FITZ HENRY LANE (1804-1865), Brace’s Rock, 1864, Oil on canvas. Gift of Harold and Betty Bell, 2007 [Accession # 2007.10)

MARSDEN HARTLEY (1877-1943), Summer Outward Bound, Gloucester, 1931, Oil on board. Accession # 2009.51.9

Bernard Chaet, Sunrise, undated. Oil on canvas. Gift of the artist, 2011. [2011.40.1].