Upcoming

“Redefining Women: The Impact of the Revolution on Gender Ideology”: 1 p.m. March 7, Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St., Gloucester. Free. For information: 978-283-0455, ext. 10; http://capeannmuseum.org. The Cape Ann Museum will present “Redefining Women: The Impact of the Revolution on Gender Ideology,” a lecture by scholar Carol Berkin. Berkin is a presidential professor of history, emerita, of Baruch College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York. Following the presentation, Elizabeth Matelski, professor of history at Endicott College in Beverly, will lead a conversation between Berkin and the audience about women’s suffrage.

Celtic Music Session: 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 8 and 22 and April 12 and 26, Jalapenos, 86 Main St., Gloucester. For information: 978-283-8228. Celtic singer Michael O’Leary, string players Adrienne Howard and Linda Swicker and piper/whistle player/singer David de la Barre will host their traditional Celtic music session. In the style of an Irish house or pub seisiun, this is an acoustic session of mostly traditional songs and tunes from the Celtic countries — with an occasional Quebecois tune or maritime song tossed in.

Eric Colville concert: 7:30-9:30 p.m. March 13, Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St., Gloucester. Free. For information: 978-515-7004. Award-winning folk-rock singer/songwriter Eric Colville will perform with percussionist/drummer Peter Malaquias, bassist Rory McKenzie and Colville’s son Julian on keyboards and backing vocals. Colville has songs placed on network television, including ABC’s “All My Children” and PBS’ “Roadtrip Nation.” He has previously performed at the 30A Songwriting Festival and The Kerrville Folk Festival alongside songwriters including John Oates of Hall & Oates, Jeff Black, Shawn Mullins, Sam Bush, Gary Louris of the Jayhawks and Jeffrey Steele.

Celtic Music Session: 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 15 and April 5 and 19, Antique Table, 7 Central St., Manchester. For information: 978-704-9833. Celtic singer Michael O’Leary and string players Bob and Jen Strom will host their traditional Celtic music session. In the style of an Irish house or pub seisiun, this is an acoustic session of mostly traditional songs and tunes from the Celtic countries — with an occasional maritime song tossed in.

Bach Birthday Concert: 7:30 p.m. March 21, Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation, 10 Church St. Cost: $30; $10, students; free, those younger than 12. For information: http://gloucestermeetinghouse.org. The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation will celebrate the music of Johann Sebastian Bach with an orchestral concert on the 335th anniversary of the composer’s birth. This year’s Bach Birthday Concert is performed by the Appleton Consort, led by Mark Dupere, and played on period instruments.

Martyn Joseph concert: 7:30 p.m. March 21, First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Cost: $12, advance; $14, adults; $5, those younger than 18; $28, families. For information: http://oldsloopcoffeehouse.org. Old Sloop Coffeehouse will present Martyn Joseph in concert. Joseph is a singer-songwriter who has had a career spanning 30 years, 32 albums, over a half a million record sales and thousands of live performances. Boston-based singer-songwriter Antje Duvekot will open.

Cape Ann Symphony “Mozart, Haydn, Brahms and Lewin” concert: 2 p.m. March 22, Manchester Essex Regional High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. Cost: $43, adults; $38, seniors; $15, students; $5, those younger than 12. For information: 978-281-0543; http://capeannsymphony.org. The Cape Ann Symphony will present a concert featuring work by composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn and Johannes Brahms and a performance by a guest artist, Grammy-winning pianist Michael Lewin.

Exhibits

“Finding Structure”: noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday through March 29, Rocky Neck Art Colony, 6 Wonson St., Gloucester. Free. For information: 978-515-7004; director@rockyneckartcolony.org; http://rockyneckartcolony.org. “Finding Structure,” the annual members show, is the opening exhibition of 2020 at the Rocky Neck Art Colony. This year’s theme, finding structure, provided the opportunity to display work inspired by or including the use of structure, as a literal or abstract device in any medium. Homes, factories and stairs, lobster pots, ropes and ladders are just a few of the many elements that have inspired generations of artists in the creation of works of art on Cape Ann. An artists’ talk will be held at 3 p.m. March 8. The closing celebration will be held at 3 p.m. March 29.

“Our Souls are by Nature Equal to Yours: The Legacy of Judith Sargent Murray”: through April 1, Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St., Gloucester. Cost: $12; $10, Cape Ann residents, seniors and students; free, those younger than 18 and museum members. For information: http://capeannmuseum.org. The Cape Ann Museum will host “Our Souls are by Nature Equal to Yours: The Legacy of Judith Sargent Murray,” an exhibition with educational programming focused on the life and legacy of the feminist writer Judith Sargent Murray.

“Tom and T.M. Nicholas: A Father and Son’s Journey in Paint”: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays through April 12, Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St., Gloucester. Cost: $12; $10, Cape Ann residents, seniors and students; free, museum members and those younger than 18. For information: http://capeannmuseum.org. The Cape Ann Museum will host an exhibit exploring 40 years of artistic collaboration between Rockport father and son, Tom and T.M. Nicholas called “Tom and T.M. Nicholas: A Father and Son’s Journey in Paint.” The Nicholas works were created in the well-known style of the Cape Ann School of Painting and curated from numerous private collections. A gallery talk by Judith Curtis will be held at 9:30 a.m. March 14. A gallery talk by T.M. Nicholas will be held at 9:30 a.m. April 4.

“Odds Were Against Me” exhibit: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays, through Jan. 3, 2021, Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St., Gloucester. Cost: $12, adults; $10, Cape Ann residents, seniors and students; free, museum members and youths younger than 18. For information: 978-283-0455, ext. 10; http://capeannmuseum.org. The museum will pay tribute to renowned local women artists in this exhibition featuring works by Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington and Katharine Lane Weems. The exhibition has been organized to recognize the 100th anniversary of American women winning the right to vote with the passage of the 19th Amendment. Other featured artists include Cecilia Beaux, Theresa Bernstein and Emma Fordyce MacRae.