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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture

Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture
1048 Washington Street

Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture), as a nonprofit cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, interpretation and cultural enrichment of the greater Cape May region for its residents and visitors, proudly joins the chorus of voices decrying racism, prejudice, discrimination and injustice, in all its forms, in every corner of our nation. As the steward of four historic sites and the storyteller of more than 200 years of area history, Cape May MAC is well aware that, "Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it." We will continue to strive to serve a broad and diverse community, to illuminate all the threads with which the fabric of history is written, seek out all voices, and include and encourage full participation.

Upcoming Events at Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture

Murder Mystery Dinner

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 at 7:30pm
Chalfonte Hotel
Cape May, NJ
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TEDxCapeMay "Body & Soul"

Sunday, Oct 2, 2022 from 1:30pm to 5:00pm
Cape May Convention Hall
Cape May, NJ
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Murder Mystery Dinner

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 at 7:30pm
Chalfonte Hotel
Cape May, NJ
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Victorian Weekend Crafts and Collectibles Show

Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Emlen Physick Estate
Cape May, NJ
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Victorian Weekend Crafts and Collectibles Show

Crafts and Collectibles by the Sea

Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cape May Convention Hall
Cape May, NJ
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Crafts and Collectibles by the Sea

Halloween Crafts and Collectibles Show

Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Emlen Physick Estate
Cape May, NJ
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Halloween Crafts and Collectibles Show

Fall Crafts and Collectibles Show

Saturday, Nov 5, 2022 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cape May Convention Hall
Cape May, NJ
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Fall Crafts and Collectibles Show

Holiday Crafts and Collectibles Show

Friday, Nov 25, 2022 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cape May Convention Hall
Cape May, NJ
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Holiday Crafts and Collectibles Show

Holiday Crafts and Collectibles Show

Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Cape May Convention Hall
Cape May, NJ
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Holiday Crafts and Collectibles Show

Recent News

Cape May MAC - Join Us For Halloween Happenings!

Join us for Halloween Happenings! Believe it or not, autumn is here—and October at the Physick Estate has plenty of spooky fun for the entire family. Pay the spirits of historic Cape May a visit through specially-themed tours and events…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture Fall Newsletter - September 12, 2022

Read Cape May MAC's Fall Newsletter Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture)'s Fall Newsletter is here! You can read online by clicking the photo above or the link below. Fall is jam-packed with Cape May tours, activities and events. Read features…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture : Look back in time to Victorian-era Cape May aboard the HistoricDistrict Tour

Known as the “Queen of the Seaside Resorts” for its quaint Victorian cottages and pristine beaches, Cape May is the oldest seaside resort in the country—and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976! And there's no finer…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture - Victorian Illusions, Spirits, And Mysteries Abound On New Cape May Mac Combo Trolley Tour

Victorian illusions, spirits, and mysteries abound on new Cape MayMAC Combo Trolley Tour! Spirits, Magic & Mysteries—Oh my! A new combo trolley & Physick Estate tour immerses visitors in the fascinating oddities of Victorian…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture : This year's Lessons of History Lecture is a timely topic

As tensions between the US and China mount, and as our “Lessons of History” lecture on Oct. 9 approaches, my Team and I felt this would interest you. Our lecture, by Professor Steven David of The Johns Hopkins School of International…

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Solve a Cape May Mystery: Visit the Physick Estate For An Interactive Whodunit!

Murder, Mystery, Mayhem! You're invited to Clueless at the Physick Estate to solve an interactive murder mystery — Can you determine who's innocent? It's the 10th Anniversary of Clueless at the Physick Estate! Join us for a night of…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture - It's The Dog Days Of Summer

Doctor Physick's Dog Days of Summer Paperback Book $13.95 Buy Now In the hustle and bustle of Victorian–era Cape May, Dr. Emlen Physick has a very important job: taking care of his many, many, many dogs. Based on the true life of the…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture - Celebrate Christmas in July!

Pre-order Christmas Candlelight House Tour Tickets Christmas Candlelight House Tour Tickets are on sale now. Celebrate Christmas in July by purchasing your tickets to Cape May's longest running and most popular Christmas tour! TICKET …

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Cape May MAC's Summer Newsletter - July 17, 2022

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Graveyard, Ghosts and Mansions Combo Tour

Graveyard, Ghosts & Mansions Combo Tour Take a trolley ride to the Historic Cold Spring Presbyterian Cemetery and hear staff's personal and unusual experiences in the 1879 Physick Estate Hear the stories and experiences of ghost activity in…

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Cape May MAC’s Cape May Lighthouse, Physick Estate Are 2022 Travelers’ Choice Award Winners

Cape May MAC’s Cape May Lighthouse, Physick Estate are 2022 Travelers’ Choice award winners Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture) today announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice award winner for the…

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Eliot Lewis, From Hall And Oates, Performs At The Outdoor Stage At The Physick Estate August. 25

World renowned singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Eliot Lewis (www.eliotlewis.com ) is the headline performer on Thursday, Aug. 25 for a special night of storytelling and classic hits from the man himself, unplugged on an intimate stage,…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture - TEDxCapeMay : Ideas worth spreading at a place worth visiting

Cape May MAC invites you to the 11th season of TEDxCapeMay where TEDx meets Cape May for "ideas worth spreading" in a place worth visiting. Licensed by TED.com, TEDxCape May combines the filming of 12 outstanding presentations and performances with…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture - Planning For Father's Day

Dad's Climb Free on Father's Day! Sunday, June 19, 2022 In honor of Father's Day, we invite dads to climb FREE at both the Cape May Lighthouse and the World War II Lookout Tower during open hours. Looking for a perfect gift for Father's Day?…

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So many choices! Beautiful gardens, weird Victorians, the dangerousfishing industry, and more. Cape May MAC dives deep with you!

Explore a variety of Cape May MAC tours Take The Gardens of Cape May Tour, Fisherman's Wharf Tour, or Magic & Mystery Tour while you're here The Gardens of Cape May Tour June 25 (12 properties!) MORE INFO Magic & Mystery House Tour…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture - Celebrate heritage and diversity during new Roots of Cape Island Trolley Tour

New in 2022! The roots of Cape Island and the surrounding area’s economy are in whaling and farming and while new industries have evolved since then, that heritage is still celebrated today. Hear how whalers centuries ago eked out a dangerous…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture - Cape May MAC Book Club launches June 18 this summerwith six lesser-known Victorian writers

CAPE MAY, N.J. (June 2, 2022) — Join Evelyn Maguire in a new Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture) cultural event — a summer series of lively book discussions designed for everyone, of books chosen from lesser-known Victorian authors. …

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Explore The Architecture Of Cape May's Historic District During This New Guided Walking Tour

New in 2022! See America’s only National Historic Landmark City up close on the new Architectural Walking Tour, a one-hour tour that explores Cape May’s renowned Historic District by foot. Put on your sturdy shoes and stroll along the…

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Cape May Mac Community Day a Time To Celebrate Your Hometown History May 7, 2022

County residents and Coast Guard families get free admission May 7 to two local historic sites Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture) invites county residents and Coast Guard families to visit the Cape May Lighthouse and World War II Lookout Tower…

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Cape May MAC's Spring Newsletter - April 25, 2022

Cape May MAC's Spring Newsletter is here! You can read online by clicking the photo above or the link below. Spring 2022 is bustling. Read features about upcoming events, as well as stories and news about Cape May MAC members, volunteers and donors.…

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33rd Annual Cape May Music Festival Begins May 1 with 15 Indoor and Outdoor Music Events Over Eight Weeks

Cape May Music Festival all live in 2022 Cape May MAC's 33rd annual Cape May Music Festival begins May 1 with 15 indoor and outdoor music events over eight weeks CAPE MAY, N.J. After mostly virtual concerts in 2020 and a hybrid of virtual and…

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Full moon climbs in 2022 at Cape May Lighthouse rare opportunities to climb to the Watch Gallery at night

CAPE MAY, N.J. (April 4, 2022) – Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture) offers rare opportunities for nighttime climbs up the 199 spiral steps to the Watch Gallery of the Cape May Lighthouse during select full moon dates each year. A full moon…

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Cape May MAC - Magic And Mystery House Tours Begin April 2 In Cape May

Purchase Tickets Magic And Mystery House Tour celebrates famous Victorian magicians, illusionists Victorians were fascinated with mystery and illusion and this tour through select rooms in the 1879 Physick House Museum celebrates that…

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Cape May MAC - Museums,Arts,Culture Calendar ofEvents for 2022

March 25, 2022) CAPE MAY, N.J. - Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture) presents the following major tours, activities and events in 2022. For more information, visit capemaymac.org or call 609-884-5404. Through April 30 Carroll Gallery Exhibit…

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Exhibition: A Diamond Of Their Own 2022

The remarkable history of the Negro Leagues as portrayed by artist Sydnei SmithJordan. “A Diamond of Their Own: The Remarkable History of the Negro Leagues as portrayed by artist Sydnei SmithJordan,” is presented by Cape May MAC…

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Cape May MAC Christmas Candlelight House Tours Return In Person on Dec. 4, 11 and 18

Cape May, NJ - Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture) launched the Cape May Christmas Candlelight House tour in 1973 and ever since it has been a highlight of the Christmas season in Cape May, America’s only National Historic Landmark City. On…

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Cape May Museums, Arts, Culture Weekly News - July 16, 2021

Cape May Craft Beer, Music & Crab Festival is back Aug. 14 at the Emlen Physick Estate This summer hit named one of the 5 Best NJ Summer Festivals by CBS NY features hard shell crabs, craft beers, family entertainment and music all day…

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Magic and Mystery House Tour at Physick Estate Focuses on Victorians’ Fascination with Illusion

Take a step back in time to the Victorian Era this spring and summer inside the 1879 Physick House Museum and learn about the Victorians’ fascination with magic, illusion, the mysterious and the odd. Visitors on the Magic & Mystery House…

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Cape May MAC Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Focused On Safe Community Involvement In 2020

Cape May, NJ - Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture) held its annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., ushering in six weeks of Cape May holiday tours, activities and events in 2020, with some…

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