1919The artists Theresa Ferber Bernstein and William Meyerowitz rented the summer guest house at 1 Eastern Point Road in East Gloucester after they were married.Arts and Culture, Art

Summer guesthouse at 1 Eastern Point Road on the corner of Rocky Neck Avenue, c. 1916. Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 13823
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Bernstein and Meyerowitz met two years prior in New York when they were involved with the People’s Art Guild, which was an organization that sought to bring art to New York’s East Side settlement houses. Later, they were involved with the Gallery-on-the-Moors, the North Shore Arts Association, the Gloucester Society of Artists, and the Cape Ann Society of Modern Artists.

Rocky Neck Historic Art Trail. “Rocky Neck Guest House,” January 14, 2019. http://trail.rockyneckartcolony.org/index.php/rocky-neck-guest-house/. Curtis, Judith, Rocky Neck Art Colony: 1850-1950, Gloucester, Massachusetts Bernstein, Theresa, William Meyerowitz: The Artist Speaks, as quoted in Jackson, Girard, Theresa Bernstein: Expressions of Cape Ann & New York, 1914-1972, Stamford Museum & Nature Center & Smith-Gerard, Stamford, CT, 1989.
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