Captain Avery Museum
Captain Avery Museum
FOUNDED BY THE SHADY SIDE RURAL HERITAGE SOCIETY IN 1984

Coming Events
May 1, 2015
Art of the Catch

May 16, 2015
Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage

June 17, 2015
Osprey Banding

June 19, 2015
Osprey Banding

January 23, 2016
Taste of the Yucatan

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Welcome to the Captain Avery Museum and the 1859 home of Salem Avery, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn about the life and livelihood of a Chesapeake Bay waterman in the late 19th century; the fishing club that owned the home for 60 years; and the exciting ways local history and the property are being preserved today.
1418 East West Shady Side Rd., Shady Side, Maryland 20764
Gerry Robertson, Executive Director
MEET THE ARTIST

Art of the Catch, by Maria Bryk
May 1st, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Exhibit runs May 1st - July 26th

Come meet Maria! She will be our honored guest for a special Meet the Artist reception here at the museum. We will be hosting her solo exhibition, Art of the Catch, which features the very latest of her acclaimed photography documenting life today on the Chesapeake Bay. Select works will be for sale.

Maria Bryk is a Washington DC photographer who has fellowed in Southern Africa and Norway and served in the Peace Corps in Paraguay. She worked as the in-house photographer for the Newseum for seven years before embarking on her own. Her work has been published in the Washington Post, USA Today, Huffington Post, Communication Arts, the New york Times, abc.com and bbc.co.uk.

She was featured in Art202 Journal's "Thirtytwo under 32" as a local young artist to watch. Art of the Catch documents a look at today's watermen and industry on the Chesapeake Bay.

Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage
in Southern Anne Arundel County

Sponsored by Captain Avery Museum

Saturday, May 16

WINTER LUNCHEON SERIES SOUP RECIPES

We're getting many recipe requests for the soups we prepare right here in our museum and serve at our Winter Luncheon Series. Please go to our facebook page for each recipe. We post them there each week.
Or download them here. Enjoy!

P.S. If you follow us on Facebook you'll always be in the know about what we're up to.

Osprey Banding Trips
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
OR
Friday, June 19, 2015
Join Greg Kearns, head biologist at Jug Bay Natural Area, for a hands-on experience ....
READ ON: RESERVATIONS AND INFORMATION

TASTE OF THE YUCATAN:
A Culinary Vacation
January 23-30, 2016
Spend a week in Mexico at a luxurious, magnificently restored 17th century hacienda. Guided tours are interspersed with Mayan cooking classes and/or lounging in a hammock ....
READ ON: RESERVATIONS AND INFORMATION


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Captain Avery Museum.


Museum: Most Sundays, 1 - 4 pm from April through November, except major holiday weekends.
Library: Mondays, 12 - 3 pm, except major holiday weekends.
Outdoor Exhibits: every day, dawn to dusk
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