Calling all Artists!


Calling All Artists!

GET your FISH-on! The Truro Historical Society is having a fish-filled summer. JOIN US…DECORATE a hand-made pine FISH Your fishy art is for our SILENT AUCTION fundraiser to benefit the Highland House Museum Here’s what you get to decorate: SIZE: 19” long X 5” wide Your fish art will be hung in the foyer of the Highland House Museum throughout the Silent Auction. The auction … [Read More...]

Exhibitions at Highland House


Living Legacy: Nine Portraits and Stories of Truro Elders

June 1- June 30 “Living Legacy” is an exhibit of large format black and white portraits of Truro elders shot by photographer and artist Mason Morfit and accompanied by personal stories and memories of Truro from live interviews conducted by Ellen Anthony. This project, funded by a grant from Truro Treasures, will continue the important work and project begun by artist Joyce Johnson. The work will be displayed as an exhibition at the … [Read More...]


Draggers, Trawlers and Traps: A Century of Fishing on the Outer Cape

June 27 - September 30 "Draggers, Trawlers and Traps:  A Century of Fishing on the Outer Cape" is a multi-faceted exhibit celebrating the history and legacy of Outer Cape fishermen and the unique history of Truro’s by-gone trap fishing industry. This exhibition features hand-built scale models by North Truro fisherman Alfred J. Silva and son Mark Silva. These intricate wooden boat models were built between the 1950s and the present day. … [Read More...]

We Invite You to Join Our Community!



Participate in Truro's rich local history and learn about subjects that connect Truro to the outside world. This summer … [Read More...]