Enjoy visiting Ipswich, America's first period town, to view a historic American folk art show featuring folk artist, JOHANNE CASSIA at Hall Haskell House Visitor Center Gallery! This art show is open FREE to the public. The Hall Haskell House historic site gallery is a wonderful place to view art reflecting early American history. Johanne Cassia, american folk artist, is one of a small number of artists painting in 17th and 18th century style. Johanne is an accomplished artist who creates early village scenes, maritime seascapes, and landscapes. She offers original paintings, framed and matted prints, and greeting cards of her work. She designs and delivers painting classes for John Adams National Park, Ipswich Museum, Custom House Maritime Museum, and Rebecca Nurse Homestead. She is passionate about the history, traditions, and spirit of America. Olde Ipswich Shop & Gallery is proud to be a founding partner of the NEWLY formed "Woman Owned Businesses on the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway"!
This American folk art show with Johanne Cassia will be in the Hall Haskell House Visitor Center on S.Main Street, Ipswich, MA. This show will be held from Sept 19-25 (Including Trails & Sails weekend Sept 22-24). Ipswich has more first period homes (over 60) than any other town in America. Also of note: There is a "Open Doors" house tour on Sat. 23 in Ipswich featuring 10 homes but tickets are needed. Ipswich is a fascinating first period town with historic homes, Ipswich Museum, fine restaurants and several breweries. Ipswich river runs through the center of town where you will find small shops, coffee shops and eateries.
36 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, 01938
Hall Haskell House Visitor Center is located on Rte 1A/133 in Ipswich, MA. Coming on Rte 1 going south of Newburyport or coming north of Topsfield, turn on to Topsfield road and proceed to Ipswich center then turn right on Rte 1A/133. Visitor center is on S. Main Street. Parking is Elm Street Lot or on the street. Coming north on Route 128 exit Rte 1A, Exit 20 toward Hamilton and proceed 8 miles to Ipswich on Rte 1A. Visitor center is on Rte.!A/133. Watch for Elm Street parking lot on the right and you will see ahead of you little red house, Hall Haskell House Visitor center. Few parking spots on the street. The Visitor Center sign over the door is only visible when heading north to the town. There will be large ART SHOW signage along outside of the building on the street side.