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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. 


Artists 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.


Enjoy a delicious meal and help preserve Gloucester's revolutionary history

Lunch or Dinner at Pier 23 Kitchen
October 11, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

On October 11, 15 percent of meal sales at Pier 23 Kitchen, excluding alcohol, will be donated to the Sargent House Museum. Located in downtown Gloucester, the Sargent House Museum was built in 1782 for early feminist writer Judith Sargent Murray. Stop by Pier 23 Kitchen to enjoy juicy burger, flavorful wings, or a fresh salad and support the preservation of Gloucester’s revolutionary history.

Location: 23 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA



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.