Cape Ann Museum Book Club

The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present a monthly book club for year-round residents of Cape Ann. Beginning this October and running through April, the Museum will host book club meetings on the third Tuesday of the month in its auditorium from 11:00a.m. to 12:30p.m.

Space is limited to 15; reservations are required and will be for the entirety of the October to April program length. Due to the afternoon meeting time participants are invited to bring their boxed lunches. Free for Museum members or included with general admission. Not a member? Join prior to registration and save at least $15! Contact Program Coordinator, Kate LaChance to book your spot now! katelachance@capeannmuseum.org

The selection of books can be seen below along with the meeting date at which it will be discussed.

winter, woman reading

Image: Charles Allan Winter (1869–1942), Woman Reading, c. 1898. Oil on canvas. Museum purchase, 2015. Funds provided by Arthur Ryan.

October 18 – Wendy Warren, New England Bound Description

November 15 – Anna Solomon, Leaving Lucy Pear Description

(skip December)

January 17 – Jeff Bolster,  The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail Description

February 21 – Erik Larson, The Devil in the White City Description

March 21 – Adele Crockett Robertson, The Orchard Description

April 18 – Honor Moore, The White Blackbird Description

 

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The Cape Ann Museum celebrates the art, history and culture of Cape Ann – a region with a rich and varied culture of nationally significant historical, industrial and artistic achievement. The Museum’s collections include fine art from the 19th century to the present, artifacts from the fishing, maritime and granite quarrying industries, textiles, furniture, a library/archives, and two historic houses. For a detailed media fact sheet please visit www.capeannmuseum.org/press.

The Museum is located at 27 Pleasant Street in Gloucester. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $10.00 adults, $8.00 Cape Ann residents, seniors and students. Youth (18 and under) and Museum members are free. For more information please call: (978)283-0455 x10. Additional information can be found online at www.capeannmuseum.org.

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