Get your reservations ahead of time for
Quick Steps & Ballads
Saturday, January 6 at 3:00 p.m.
This special performance was conceptualized and coordinated by local musicians Kristina Martin, Kathleen Adams and Beverly Soll with music transcription and program design by Andrew Soll. Featured performers include the Waring School Singers, 'Leven, Vintage Victorian of Nahant, and other individuals from around the north shore area. Don't miss this opportunity to see the dances and hear the songs that were popular in the 19th century! Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition Drawn from Nature & on Stone: The Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane, on view through March 4, 2018.
Above, left to right: The Old Arm Chair: A Ballad. Lithograph on paper. Drawn by F. H. Lane. Lithograph by B. W. Thayer & Co. Lithography, Boston, 1840. Published by Oakes & Swan, Boston. Collection of the Cape Ann Museum. Museum purchase, 2012.The Maniac. Lithograph on paper. Drawn by F. H. Lane. Lithograph by Thayer's Lithographic Press. Published by Parker & Ditson, Boston, 1840. American Antiquarian Society. Sicilian Vespers. Lithograph on paper. Drawn by F. H. Lane. Lithograph by Pendleton's Lithography, Boston. Published by C. Bradlee, Boston, c.1832. Boston Athenaeum. Gift of Charles E. Mason, Jr., 1978.