Friday, July 29
10:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.
The Cape Ann Museum invites you to experience 19th century Gloucester history as this walking tour leads you through the neighborhoods and waterfront that inspired the artwork of native son Fitz Henry Lane.
Participants are encouraged to bring smart phones or tablets in order to use the rich sources of information in the newly released Fitz Henry Lane Online catalog raisonne. During this walk, you will connect specific locations to the paintings they inspired by accessing the online catalog. Alternative visuals will also be available.
Guided walking tours are held rain or shine and last about 1½ hours; participants should be comfortable being on their feet for that amount of time. $10 members; $20 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Space is limited; reservations required. Call (978)283-0455 x10 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Tickets can also be purchased online at Eventbrite.
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Upcoming Fitz Henry Lane waking tours: Saturday August 6; Friday August 19
Image credit: Fitz Henry Lane (1804–1865). Gloucester Harbor at Sunrise, c. 1850, oil on canvas. Gift of Lawrence Brooks, 1970. [Acc. #2020]