ART

November 7, 2022
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City of Salem Request for Submissions for Temporary Interactive Public Art

by joeyphoenix
The City of Salem, MA, invites artists from the greater Boston area to submit materials for consideration for the award of a $12,000 commission grant to create a temporary, interactive, public art installation in underutilized public parks in Salem, MA 01970. The Salem Public Art Commission, in conjunction with the City of Salem ‘s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Services; Mayor
November 7, 2022
October 18, 2022
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Meet the Member: Art by Heather Maes

by joeyphoenix
Interviewee: Heather Maes (she/her) In your words… Tell us about your organization, business, initiative. I am a Salem artist who loves painting wild and weird watercolor and mixed media creations. My work is inspired by nature, science fiction and Salem’s Halloween/horror spirit, but I’m always open to new areas of inspiration. I’ve also contributed to public works of art, such as
October 18, 2022
October 12, 2022
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Montserrat Named as Regional Top College

by joeyphoenix
Montserrat College of Art has been recognized as one of the top colleges in the region by U.S. News & World Report, earning rankings in the publication’s 2023 Best Colleges issue. The annual report ranks Montserrat in 22nd place in Top Performers in the Social Mobility category and 28th place for Regional Colleges (North) category. This is the first year that Montserrat has
October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022
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Arts, Culture & Live Events at Fall Newburyport ArtWalk on Oct. 15

by joeyphoenix
Meet the artists, see demonstrations, and enjoy an Autumn celebration in a historic downtown Newburyport’s thriving arts and culture scene will be on full display inside and outside on Saturday, October 15 for the Fall Newburyport ArtWalk. ArtWalk, which runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., is a great opportunity to browse paintings, photography, sculptures and more in a self-guided tour of
October 12, 2022
September 19, 2022
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Artoberfest Event October 1st Salem Arts Association Press Release

by joeyphoenix
Salem Arts Association is proud to present Artoberfest.  Join us for our 2nd Annual Artoberfest. It’s Octoberfest with a Creative Twist! Saturday October 1, 12-6 pm at Salem Maritime Historic Site, 160 Derby Street, located on the park next to the Salem Arts Association. A free event featuring live music, dance, art making, food, & Beer Garden. Bring a blanket,
September 19, 2022
August 9, 2022
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Hawthorne and Melville Relationship Explored in Immersive Performance

by joeyphoenix
Salem State’s Center for Creative and Performing Arts opens it fall season with ReWritten, Friday, September 16 at 7:30 pm in the Sophia Gordon Center, 356 Lafayette Street. ReWritten is an immersive multi-disciplinary performance that explores the often-silenced intimate relationship between authors Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville. Moving between their lives, work, and remaining letters, ReWritten reimagines an intergenerational queer
August 9, 2022
August 2, 2022
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New Exhibition Explores How the Camera Transformed 19th-Century China

by joeyphoenix
Power and Perspective: Early Photography in China On view September 24, 2022 through April 2, 2023 The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents Power and Perspective: Early Photography in China, a new exhibition that explores how the camera transformed perceptions of 19th-century China. Photography’s development as a new art form and technology in the 19th century coincided with profound changes in the way
August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022
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New Exhibit at GALA: Landscapes, Oceanscapes & Cityscapes

by joeyphoenix
GALA (Galleries at LynnArts) is happy to announce their late summer show, “Landscapes, Oceanscapes & Cityscapes” curated by David La Chapelle and Linda Lea Bertrand. As with past openings, this exhibit is sure to provide wonderful local art and in keeping with the idea of sharing multiple artforms at our opening reception, we will have the Squeezebox Stompers Duo playing
August 2, 2022
July 14, 2022
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Pop-up @ GALA presents Sarah Arcotta

by joeyphoenix
All summer long, GALA (Galleries at LynnArts) will be offering week long Pop-ups to area artists and creatives.  From July 12th to July 18th, Sarah Arcotta will be in the community gallery.  Cabinets of curiosities, also known as ‘wonder rooms’ or ‘wunderkammer’ were collections of xtraordinary objects. These cabinets of curiosities attempted to categorize and tell stories about the wonders
July 14, 2022
June 20, 2022
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Introducing Salem Arts Association’s Creative Collective Innovation Award Winner

by joeyphoenix
This past weekend, Salem Arts Association Presented 2022 Scholarships to Three Local Graduates, Arianna Shalhoub, Lena Faeskorn, and Leena Sarhan. In 2022, the Salem Arts Association introduced the Creative Collective Innovation Award, presented to a graduate from any North Shore school who demonstrates creative innovation in visual arts, performance, and multi-media. This award encourages inclusive innovation in any creative efforts
June 20, 2022