February School Vacation Week: The Black Experience on Cape Ann
February 21, 2023 February 24, 2023
10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Community Programs, Youth and Family Programs
Tuesday February 21 – Friday 24, 2023
Downtown Campus, 27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA
Free for school-age children, 18 and under, and their guardians
Put on your winter coat and visit the Cape Ann Museum during February School Vacation Week! The Museum will be free for school-age children, 18 and under, and their guardians from Tuesday, February 21 – Friday, February 24. As part of Black History Month, activities for visitors of all ages will be set up throughout the Museum to share the Black Experience on Cape Ann.
Make your own quilt inspired by Lanes Cove by Doris Prouty (1947-2020), learn about the history of the Gloucester Juneteenth Celebration, visit the CAM Library & Archives to hear stories of Black people on Cape Ann, and experience the history of Black mariners in the Maritime & Fisheries Galleries.