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Events and Programs

The Sargent House Museum hosts a number of community events over the course of the season. Please check back regularly for new events and additional information. 


Artist in the garden
Year round  

The Sargent House Museum welcomes local and visiting artists to draw inspiration from our garden and house for their artwork. Please contact us to participate.  


Be our guest - Garden cocktail Party
June 14, 2018 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM

A private event for Sargent House Museum Members, as well as local business owners from area hotels, motels, inns, and bed & breakfasts. Please come enjoy our gardens, chat with Sargent House staff, and join an exclusive, after hours mini-tour of the historic home. Learn about how a visit to the Sargent House Museum can enhance your guests’ stay in beautiful Cape Ann.
Please RSVP before June 10, 2018.
Please include your name, business, and the number of guests in your email.


Revolutionary tea party in the garden
June 24, 2018 | 11:00 Am - 12:30 PM

Come and learn about how Americans like Judith Sargent Murray took tea in the 1770s, from brewing bohea to brewing revolution. Sample some of the teas thrown into Boston Harbor at the Boston Tea Party, and brew your own liberty tea.
Tickets are available at the door - $5 per person includes admission, as well as teas and snacks. Parents are encouraged to bring children!



Harvest Festival
November 17, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Sargent House Museum invites you to explore the first floor of the museum and learn about the historic eighteenth century home of Judith Sargent Murray. The Museum gift shop will also be open with seasonal crafts and artwork available for purchase.
Admission is FREE, and guests are also welcome to enjoy seasonal treats.



Middle Street Walk
December 1, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy the holiday season at the Sargent House Museum. Visitors will have the opportunity experience the first floor decorated for the holidays while enjoying seasonal treats and performances by the Rockport High School Madrigal Choir and Jazz Trio.
Admission is FREE, and all decorations are for sale and their proceeds benefit the Sargent House Museum.