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2016 Cape Ann Guide

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Experience Cape Ann 2016-2017 58 Arts & Culture: Points of Interest and events year round, including the acclaimed Rockport Chamber Music Festival, celebrating its 35th season from June 3 to July 10. Rockport Music also presents jazz, folk and world music throughout the year, with the Rockport Jazz Festival held August 11 to 14. Educational enrichment programs reach over 10,000 youth and adults annually. The Sargent House Museum (978) 281-2432 49 Middle Street, Gloucester Once the home of Judith Sargent Murray (1751-1820), America's frst published feminist, this elegant Georgian-style house is prominently located on a landscaped hill overlooking the harbor. Its interiors feature ornate woodcarvings, premier examples of Federalist-period furniture and an outstanding collection of family portraits by important early American artists. Unique works by John Singer Sargent, Mrs. Murray's great grandnephew, line the walls. Mrs. Murray led a tumultuous life fraught with writing successes and personal tragedies. To learn more, visit the Sargent House on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends, from Noon to 4:00 pm. Admission charged. Schooner Adventure at Maritime Gloucester (978) 281-8079 23 Harbor Loop Experience sailing on Gloucester's fagship Schooner! A National Historic Landmark and an icon of the American fsheries, Schooner Adventure is a 122´ historic wooden dory-fshing schooner built in 1926 in neighboring Essex, Massachusetts. Adventure is a living monument to the famous Grand Bank Gloucester Fishing Schooners and the intrepid fshermen that sailed these vessels. Berthed at the Harriet Webster Pier at Maritime Gloucester, Schooner Adventure is at the center of Gloucester's efforts to preserve its maritime heritage and working waterfront. Open seasonally for educational dockside tours, public and private day sails, functions and special events. Memberships available. Society for the Encouragement of the Arts Cape Ann (seARTS) (978) 281-1222 (messages only) seARTS Cape Ann, (Society for the Encouragement of the Arts on Cape Ann), is a coalition of artists, cultural organizations, civic groups, art connoisseurs and businesses supporting cultural and economic development by connecting and promoting Cape Ann's arts community. seARTS' calendar, eblasts, community programs and other activities provide marketing and collaborative opportunities for artists and arts groups of all genres. seARTS welcomes members from Cape Ann and beyond who share its passion for arts and culture. Whether you live or work here, or are planning an arts-focused visit, visit, sign up for our free weekly eblast, Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to learn more about Cape Ann arts and stay on top of current and upcoming developments. ©Arlene Taliadoros | 978.546.7391 EXPERIENCE Music AT THE SHALIN LIU PERFORMANCE CENTER Classical | Jazz | Folk | World "...beautiful to the eye as well as to the ear." THE NEW YORK TIMES

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