arts and culture

May 28, 2024
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Arts and Culture Advocacy Series

Investing in Creativity: The Economic Benefits of Supporting the Arts

by cns2020
Investing in Creativity: The Economic Benefits of Supporting the Arts.  By Chris O’Keeffe and Creative Collective Chris O’Keeffe is the founder of OK Creative: The Language Agency.  Have you checked out the recent Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 report? It’s a direct and clear articulation of the power and value of arts-based happenings and a vibrant creator community in our
May 28, 2024
March 16, 2024
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City of Salem

Celebrating Words and Community: Salem Introduces Poet Laureate Program

by cns2020
In a move that underscores the city’s deep-rooted appreciation for arts and culture, Mayor Dominick Pangallo has announced the formation of the Salem Poet Laureate Program. This initiative, a collaboration between the Mayor’s Office and the Salem Public Library, aims to spotlight the profound impact of poetry within the Salem community. As we approach National Poetry Month this April, the
March 16, 2024
January 31, 2024
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City of Salem

Celebrating Black History Month in Salem: A Tapestry of Events and Tributes

by cns2020
Salem, MA – This February, Salem’s Human Rights Coalition is thrilled to unveil a rich tapestry of events celebrating Black History Month. These gatherings promise to be more than just events; they’re an invitation to engage, reflect, and celebrate the profound contributions of Black individuals to our community and history. Community Celebration & Flag Raising: A Warm Welcome to Black
January 31, 2024
August 18, 2023
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Creative Collective Member Events
Diversity and Inclusion

Celebrating Diversity and Culture: A Recap of the Fusion Fest at The House of the Seven Gables

by cns2020
Celebrating Diversity and Culture: A Recap of the Fusion Fest at The House of the Seven Gables In the historic city of Salem, the heartbeat of diversity and cultural expression can be heard through the enchanting sounds of drumming, dance, and song. On a day filled with rhythm, flavor, and artistry, The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association hosted
August 18, 2023
July 29, 2021
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The City of Salem’s Arts & Culture Program is pleased to announce the awarding of the Naumkeag Portrait Project commission to artist Chris Pappan

by Felicia Cheney
Pappan was selected from a pool of over 60 applicants and 4 finalists as the awardee of this commission by a Jury Panel consisting of arts professionals, City staff & community members, as well as members of both the Salem Public Art Commission and the Massachusett Tribal Council.  Chris Pappan is an artist of Kanza, Osage and Lakota descent based
July 29, 2021
June 29, 2021
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Lynn
PARTNER STORIES

Mayor Thomas McGee Announces Hiring of LaCrecia Thomson as the City of Lynn Arts and Culture Planner

by Felicia Cheney
LYNN- Mayor Thomas McGee is pleased to announced the hiring of LaCrecia Thomson as the new Arts and Culture Planner in the City of Lynn. LaCrecia was selected from a list of several highly-qualified candidates who applied for the position and will be the third member of the recently established Planning Department. The Planning Team are members of the Mayor’s
June 29, 2021
March 24, 2020
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COVID-19

Virtual Museum Tours Open a Window to Arts and Culture

by joeyphoenix
Museums and arts and cultural organizations across the country have shut their physical doors to the public, but have opened virtual windows for people to see what’s inside from the comfort of their homes. Here are the places offering virtual Museum tours both in Massachusetts and around the U.S. If you know of a Museum offering this that isn’t listed
March 24, 2020
September 12, 2019
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Beverly

The Cabot To Host 2019 Essex County Arts & Culture Summit

by cns2020
Morning plenary session of all-day event to discuss artist resources, cultural planning, placemaking, and public art (Beverly, MA – September 11, 2019) The Cabot is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the morning portion of the 2019 Essex County Arts & Culture Summit, presented by Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF).  Part of the Foundation’s Creative County Initiative, this
September 12, 2019
January 10, 2019
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Arts and Culture Advocacy Series
North Shore Creative Happenings

Arts and Culture Advocacy Series: Peyton Pugmire

by cns2020
The Arts and Culture Advocacy Series features voices in the community who are actively working to promote arts and culture as an essential and valuable part of business, community, and daily life.  Tell us a bit about yourself and what role you play in the creative community?  My name is Peyton Pugmire, and I am the Founding Director and owner
January 10, 2019