CAPE COD MUSUEMS
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts 02675
Gorey won a Tony Award for costume design for the Broadway play, Dracula, starring Frank Langell a.
In 1979 Edward Gorey purchased the 200 year-old sea captain’s home at 8 Strawberry Lane on the Yarmouth Port Common, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. After his death in 2000 the house became a museum, dedicated to Gorey’s life and work and his devotion to animal welfare. The house and its annual Gorey exhibits are open to the public from April through December.
The Edward Gorey House celebrates and preserves the life and works of Edward Gorey, an American author, illustrator, playwright, set and costume designer. In honor of his legacy, The House, owned and lived in by Gorey himself, displays his diverse and extraordinary talents and reflects his distinct personality. The House also honors Gorey's passion and concern for animals, raising awareness about local and national animal welfare issues. As a dedicated commemoration to Gorey, the House strives to educate and inspire its visitors, offering a unique introduction to Edward Gorey, the artist and person.
From Aesop to Updike, Edward Gorey's Book Cover Art opens in April. Featuring both first editions and original art, five decades of Edward Gorey's commercial assignments. Intriguing, distinguishable, elegant and a little off. A remarkable additional body of work from an artist already known for his remarkable body of work.
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