Monday at the MuseumDec 14, 2021
Historical Society of Old Yarmouth
Join us today with Marie Zahn, administrator of the Historical Society of Old Yarmouth (HSOY). Hear from Marie about Captain Bangs Hallet House (the only furnished Captain’s house on Cape Cod open to the public), the nature trails of HSOY and the exciting lecture series starting in early 2022. For more information about the historical society go to hsoy.org. Recorded on November 11, 2021.
Harwich Historical Society
Join us today with Marie Zahn, executive director of the Harwich Historical Society. Hear about the only cranberry exhibit on Cape Cod, the Elmer Crowell Barn (the amazing history behind the building and the man) and the renovations happening at the Brooks Academy building. For more information about the historical society, go to harwichhistoricalsociety.org and their bird carving videos can be found on YouTube under Harwich Historical Society. Recorded on November 11, 2021.
Join us today as we speak with Kevin Wright, Executive director at the Atwood Museum. Hear how the museum is the home of the Chatham Historical Society and started almost 100 years ago in 1923. Hear about the closing exhibits Main Street, and World War 2. The new exhibits of 2022 are discussed as well as some hints of what we can see in them. For more information about the museum, go to chathamhistoricalsociety.org. Recorded on November 11, 2021.
Cape Cod Maritime Museum
Join us today as we speak with Liz York, the executive director at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum in Hyannis, MA. Hear about the new historical exhibits of Provincetown Cod Fishing and the Portland Gale of 1898 while in the Fine Arts Gallery there are two photography exhibits showcasing unique perspectives of Cape Cod. The Museum now has a rowing program open to all over 18. To learn more about the Cape Cod Maritime Museum, go to capecodmaritimemuseum.org. Recorded on November 9, 2021.
Provincetown Art Association and Museum
Join us today with Chris McCarthy, executive director of the Provincetown Art Association (PAAM). Chris has been at PAAM for 20 years. Hear about the beginnings of PAAM, how it is the longest art colony in the United States, the uniqueness of PAAM today and why you need to get to Provincetown soon. For more information about the museum, go to paam.org. Recorded on October 13, 2021.
Cahoon Museum of American Art
Join us today with Sarah Johnson, executive director of the Cahoon Museum of American Art and Cristoff Shay, the newly hired Director of Advancement. Hear about the museum, the special meanings behind the exhibits, what is happening for the next two months at the museum, the unique building and Ralph and Martha Cahoon whose home was turned into the Cahoon Museum of American Art. For more information about the museum, go to cahoonmuseum.org. Recorded on October 13, 2021.
John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum
Join us today as we speak with Wendy Northcross, Executive director at the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum. Hear how the museum started almost 30 years ago (listen for the amazing statistic Wendy shares on what led to the museum), the history of the JFK rocker at the museum, hear about your last chance to see the exhibit Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe before it leaves in December and hear hints of what is coming in 2022. For more information about the museum, go to jfkhyannismuseum.org. Recorded on October 12, 2021.
National Marine Life Center
Join us today as we speak with Connie Merigo, the executive director at the National Marine Life Center in Buzzards Bay, MA. Hear about Cold Stunned Turtle Season, what happens daily at the Center, the future plans of NMLC and how you can support them. To learn more about the National Marine Life Center, go to nmlc.org. As you walk along Cape Cod beaches, if you ever encounter a cold stunned turtle, call the MA Audubon Wellfleet Sanctuary at 508-349-2615 x6104. If you encounter a marine mammal on the beach, call International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) at 508-743-9548. Recorded on October 12, 2021.
How the Cape Cod Museum Trail Started
Hear from the men who started and supported the Cape Cod Museum Trail. The Trail began in 2013 with an idea from Glenn Ritt. Glenn, worked with Peter Muise, then CEO and President of First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union to have First Citizens’ support the Trail in First Citizens’ ongoing community support of the arts and culture of Cape Cod. Hear their first hand story today. To visit the Cape Cod Museum Trial website, go to capecodmuseumtrial.com.