1921-1928Aldro Hibbard (1886-1972) was the director of the Rockport Summer School of Drawing and Painting, which operated from 1921-1928.Arts and Culture, Art

Portrait of Aldro Hibbard, c. 1960s. John Fields, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 15950
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The school was attended mostly by World War I veterans on the GI Bill and was the first of several schools to open on Bearskin Neck.

McCarthy, Gail. “Around Cape Ann: Aldro Hibbard Masterwork Returns to Rockport.” Gloucester Daily Times, July 30, 2020. https://www.gloucestertimes.com/news/the_catch/around-cape-ann-aldro-hibbard-masterwork-returns-to-rockport/article_f517ada3-6070-5088-811a-debf369bdac4.html. Oaks, Martha, and Cape Ann Historical Museum, editors. Ars Longa, Vita Brevis: Rockport Artists in the 1930s: July 10 through October 16, 2010: Cape Ann Museum. Cape Ann Museum, 2010.
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