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, MD
Meet Gerry Robertson, the museum's new Executive Director.
Read more here.
Special Summer Sundays
for families on
the Museum's Waterfront
1:30 - 3:30 PM
Sunday, August 3rd:
For all details and registration
Register by August 1.
Come to the Captain Avery Museum for a new, exciting exhibit, "Seasons of the West River Watermen."
Learn about watermen, their knowledge and tools of the trade, from oystering, crabbing and fishing to boat building and repair
and the roles they played
in their families and communities.
The exhibit will be on display from 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Sundays from April through November (other than holiday weekends).
With many thanks to: Four Rivers Heritage Area, Arts Council of Anne Arun-del County and Earl Hargrove & Family
Tuesday,September 9, 2014
|Experience one of the world's great gardens.|
Register by August 13.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
|Enjoy and educational visit and lunch. |
Register by September 2.
|CIRCQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE at the KENNEDY CENTER|
Saturday, December 13, 2014
|Artists include amazing aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists. |
|TASTE OF THE YUCATAN:|
A Culinary Vacation
January 10-17, 2015
|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. |
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