Tag Archives: 1950s

Four Winds The Art & Letters of Rocky Neck In The 1950s

Photos From Alice Gardner-

Opening Reception Today, June 15.On View until September 29, 2013. Free and open to the public. Don’t miss this outstanding show. Lots of energetic color and color . Experience the joy of the artists who painted on Rocky Neck in the 50’s.

13 Days!!! A Contest From The Infamous Fred Buck! AND St Peter’s Fiesta Family Free Fun Day At Cape Ann Museum!!!!

Fred Buck Writes-

joey – from the charlie lowe archives at the cape ann museum:  late 1950s, practice for the race.  i recognize sleepy and paul ciluffo (?) behind him…  first person to name everyone in the boat AND the winner of that year’s race wins the grand prize – 8×10 glossy of the pic and 2 free passes to the museum.  stay tuned, folks.  more to come!
infamous f.b.

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I believe my father is the second man from the top left of the boat.  Saint Peter’s Fiesta will always be my favorite time of the year.

Thanks Fred

click here for a link to the GMG Fiesta coverage

Today Is The Cape Ann Museum Fiesta Family Fun Day Exhibit!

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Museum presents St. Peter’s Fiesta – Inspired Family Fun Day June 11th(Today)!

Viva San Pietro! Visit the Cape Ann Museum on Saturday, June 11 to learn more about Gloucester’s historic St. Peter’s FiestaThe second Saturday of each month is family fun day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Drop by to enjoy free admission for family members, gallery exploration handouts, and art & history activities, including Fiesta inspired oar decorating, a Fiesta parade map activity, and a Greasy Pole challenge. Light refreshments will be served throughout the day.  This program is free and open to the public.

The Cape Ann 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. The Museum is closed on Mondays, and on major holidays. Admission is $8.00 adults, $6.00 Cape Ann residents, students and seniors. Children under 12 and Museum members are free. The Museum is wheelchair accessible. For more information please call: (978) 283-0455. Additional information can be found online at www.capeannmuseum.org