Karmimadeebora McMillan: Wandering stars…for whom it is reserved…the blackness…the darkness…forever

Montserrat Gallery 23 Essex St, Beverly, MA, United States

The Boston-based artist, Karmimadeebora McMillan, mines Black material culture and historical archives to reimagine Black histories through diverse media. In her first major solo exhibition in the region, McMillan creates an immersive installation featuring animation, painting, and sound. Wandering stars…for whom it is reserved…the blackness…the darkness…forever is a kaleidoscopic journey through time that draws inspiration from sci-fi, speculative fiction, and ...

Parts and Pieces of the Universe

Essex Art Center 56 Island Street, Lawrence, MA, United States

Essex Art Center is thrilled to open its 2024 exhibition season with Parts and Pieces of the Universe by Leah Piepgras. Piepgras is a Texas-born North Andover resident who was raised in a family of artists. Trained formally as a sculptor, Piepgras gracefully traverses performance, painting, and installation. Parts and Pieces of the Universe is a snapshot of a lifetime ...

Endicott College 2024 Faculty Exhibit

Manninen Center for the Arts at Endicott College 406 Hale Street, Beverly, MA, United States

Get ready for the 2024 Faculty Exhibit, where our incredible professors will showcase their talents and creativity in person—don't miss out!2024 Faculty ExhibitJoin us for the 2024 Faculty Exhibit at the Manninen Center for the Arts at Endicott College! This in-person event showcases the incredible talent and creativity of our esteemed faculty members. Get ready to be amazed by a ...

30 under 30! Featuring Award Winning Endicott College Interior Architecture

Manninen Center for the Arts at Endicott College 406 Hale Street, Beverly, MA, United States

Get ready for an epic gathering, 30 under 30! Join us in person to celebrate the incredible achievements of our award-winning Endicott Colle30 under 30! Featuring Award Winning Endicott College Interior Architecture AlumniFriday, February 2–Tuesday, April 30Spencer Presentation GalleryFree and open to the publicReception: February 22 | 4–6 p.m. | Carol Grillo GalleryJoin us for an exciting in-person event at ...

I Am More

Library Gallery 23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA, United States

Portraits and essays addressing how we are more than our mental illness, health diagnosis, disability or life situation. The traveling exhibit I Am More will be on display at Montserrat College of Art in February. This exhibit features pastel and colored pencil portraits by artist Amy Kerr, accompanied by essays written by individuals describing how they are more than their ...

Loretta Park: About to Thaw

Carol Schlosberg Gallery 23 Essex St, Beverly, MA, United States

Loretta Park incorporates weaving and fiber-art techniques with an array of everyday objects to create colorful and tactile sculptures.  From colorful nylon rope, plastic ice-cube trays, plates, and cups to scraps of cloth and paper, Park transforms commonplace materials and classic techniques into newly imagined color blocks of form and texture. An interdisciplinary artist, Park’s artworks evoke aspects of painting, assemblage, ...

Exhibition: Our Fire Is Stronger Than Your Bombs

The Winfisky Gallery 1 Meier Drive, Salem, MA, United States

War posters by contemporary Ukrainian illustrators On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The war continues until now, ruining the lives of millions of people and uprooting the principles of civilized life as we know it. This exhibition was first installed at Dartmouth College from February 24-March 31, 2023 at the one year anniversary of the ...

Salem Public Schools Charlotte Forten Display at Old Town Hall

Old Town Hall

With a special thanks to all of the participating students and teachers, Old Town Hall is pleased host to a unique installation featuring ‘idea boards’ and other projects from a variety of Salem Public School classrooms on the theme of Charlotte Forten’s life and legacy. Along with this display will be a brief history of Charlotte Forten and her connections ...

Event Series Vacation Adventures

Vacation Adventures

The Phoenix School 28 Goodhue St Suite 2 - 3, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

For kids 6-10 who love to learn even on vacations For kids 11-14 who want to join the Teen Leadership Program February 20-23, April 16-19  2024 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Fee: $70 a day for ages 6-10 or $250 for the week; $100 for the Teen Leadership Program (ages 11-14). Registration is required at least one week prior to ...

Cinema Salem – February 23-26

Cinema Salem 1 E India Square Mall, Salem, MA, United States

Friday, February 23, 2024 ANIMATED 2024 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS  4:45PM  7:15PM DOCUMENTARY 2024 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS   7:00PM LIVE ACTION 2024 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS   4:15PM BOB MARLEY: ONE LOVE (PG-13)  5:00PM  7:30PM DRIVE-AWAY DOLLS (R)  4:30PM  6:45PM THE WATERMELON WOMAN   10:00PM Saturday, February 24, 2024 ANIMATED 2024 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS  4:45PM  7:15PM DOCUMENTARY 2024 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS  4:15PM LIVE ACTION 2024 ...

ROE by Lisa Loomer

Sophia Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts 356 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA, United States

ROE, by acclaimed playwright Lisa Loomer, is a theatrical survey of the complicated and divisive underpinnings of Roe v. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that established a woman’s right to an abortion. The playwright has updated the script since the Court’s June 2022 ruling in Dobbs. V. Jackson Women’s Health, overturning that constitutional right. Loomer’s incisive play cuts ...

Liz Nofziger: Flail

Frame 301 Gallery 301 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA, United States

A site-responsive work for Frame 301 as part of In•Animate Objects by Liz Nofziger concurrently on view in the Founders Gallery at 248 Cabot Street. Resurrected on the half hour, the contained Air Dancers® frantically seek both connection and escape while serving as an absurd timepiece. The tragi-comic efforts of these yellow beacons are partnered with the constant flutter of ...

Let None Be Excluded: The Origins of Equal School Rights in Salem

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

In the 19th century, Salem residents celebrated the city’s early public school system for welcoming and educating all children. Despite the system’s success, the Salem school committee decided in 1834 to establish separate schools for Black children. This sudden decision and its implementation angered Black residents who launched a near-decade long struggle for the educational rights of their children. Their ...

Event Series Bats!

Bats!

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

Meet bats — live and up close — in this multisensory exhibition exploring the wondrous world of bats and our connections with them. The only mammals that can truly fly, these animals have developed a host of superpowers that have benefited both humans and habitats around the world. Yet bats remain shrouded in mystery. Often misunderstood creatures, bats have long ...

Leah Piepgras: Parts and Pieces of the Universe

Essex Art Center 56 Island Street, Lawrence, MA, United States

Opening Reception Saturday, January 13 at 6:00 PM Conversation with the Artist Saturday, January 13 at 6:30 PM   Essex Art Center is thrilled to open its 2024 exhibition season with Parts and Pieces of the Universe by Leah Piepgras. Piepgras is a Texas-born North Andover resident who was raised in a family of artists. Trained formally as a sculptor, ...

Event Series Castle Trivia

Castle Trivia

The Castle: A Board Game Cafe 140 Rantoul Street, Beverly, MA, United States

Want to give us a heads up you’re coming and save yourself and your friends a spot? Book a reservation for when you plan to arrive through OpenTable and just indicate under “Special Requests” what event you’d like to participate in!

VOX ONE In Concert

Salem State University Recital Hall 71 Loring Avenue, Salem, MA, United States

Vox One is an award-winning a cappella jazz quintet that combines elements of blues, funk, gospel, and folk into their own brand of vocal music, which is "most adventurous and distinction." - San Francisco Examiner. The group, formed in 1988, has since developed a unique style considered to be the cutting edge of a cappella. Vox One members Jodi Jenkins-Ainsworth ...

VOX ONE

Salem State University

Vox One is an award-winning a cappella jazz quintet that combines elements of blues, funk, gospel, and folk into their own brand of vocal music. Vox One has performed internationally, and has opened for Ray Charles, Chicago, the Persuasions, the Bobs, the Woody Herman Orchestra, the Count Basie Orchestra, and most recently appeared on Ahmad Jamal’s latest recording After Fajr. The ...

Start Up Tuesday – The Startup Roadmap: Staffing Your Business

Enterprise Center MA

The SCORE Startup Roadmap includes 12 modules*. This workshop will present the module entitled “Staffing Your Business” where you will think through the costs and benefits of hiring workers and whether you should hire employees, independent contractors or both. If you aren’t a “people person” hiring a salesperson can help you attract more clients. And if you’re opening a store, ...