Creative County Initiative

May 25, 2024
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Festivals
MUSIC

YES! Fest – A Celebration of Music and Arts in Downtown Peabody!

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YES! Fest – A Celebration of Music and Arts in Downtown Peabody! June 1st is almost here, and the excitement is building for YES! Fest! This FREE music and arts festival will occur in downtown Peabody on Saturday, June 1st, from 1 PM to 9 PM. The festival aims to showcase the incredible talent of northeast Massachusetts and create a
May 25, 2024
August 4, 2023
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Art Installation
Newburyport

We Share One Sky: A Mural Project Led by Felipe Ortiz in Newburyport

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These murals will visually represent the shared human experience on our small planet, highlighting minority voices and lesser-known perspectives of Newburyport through contemporary nontraditional imagery. The south-facing wall of The Tannery Marketplace’s Mill No. 4 in Newburyport has long been adorned with a brick-red shade. But this summer, the wall is set to come alive with colors and vibrancy as
August 4, 2023
December 21, 2019
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PHOTOS
TRENDING

Photos: Co-Creating Culture Mural Unveiling

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By John Andrews A little outside the North Shore, we traveled to Lawrence to catch up once again with Marquis Victor of Elevated Thought (Read the amazing article by Joey Phoenix here and learn more) This time around, Marquis and the Elevated Thought team, with a huge assist from their students, created a stunning and empowering new mural on the
December 21, 2019
September 12, 2019
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Beverly

The Cabot To Host 2019 Essex County Arts & Culture Summit

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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
September 9, 2019
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Beverly
PHOTOS

North Shore Photos – Crossing Water Festival

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Crossing Water (Sept. 7-14, 2019) is a week-long arts festival presented by Montserrat College of Art, that brings together the Salem and Beverly communities by fostering creation and connection through all forms of art—visual, narrative, performance, audio, and more.
September 9, 2019
September 4, 2019
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Beverly
Communities

PARTY ON THE SALEM/BEVERLY BRIDGE WITH CROSSING WATER

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Crossing Water (Sept. 7-14, 2019) is a week-long arts festival that will bring together the Salem and Beverly communities by fostering creation and connection through all forms of art—visual, narrative, performance, audio, and more. From lighting the bridge to poetry readings (and everything in between), Crossing Water will feature eight days of programming along the waterfronts on both sides of the Beverly-Salem bridge.
September 4, 2019
May 13, 2019
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North Shore Creative Happenings
TRENDING

A Century After They Built The Last Known Essex Clamming Skiff, Constructing A New One

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By Greg CookImages by Karen Ristuben Funded by ECCF’s Creative County Initiative, this Skiff & Basket project brings a piece of Essex history and cultural heritage back to life. It was made possible by training a group of vocational students in hands-on building skills and life lessons, giving them new appreciation for teamwork and confidence as individuals. On a recent
May 13, 2019