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April 8, 2022
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Lawrence Arts Collective Announces Programming for Spring/Summer 2022

by Felicia Cheney
The Lawrence Arts Collective is pleased to announce the start of spring and summer programming. The Collective is a pilot artist-in-residence program supported by the Lawrence Public Library in partnership with 599 Studios, Ateneo Dominicano, El Taller Cafe & Bookstore, Elevated Thought, Essex Art Center, Izizwe Dance Studio, and Merrimack River Watershed Council. The program matched each organization with an
April 8, 2022
January 11, 2022
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Essex Arts Center to Open Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

by Felicia Cheney
From Essex Art Center 20 January – 17 March 2022 | Free Admission In her first solo exhibition in the Merrimack Valley, artist Marla L. McLeod explores contemporary social issues and symbols of pride for BIPOC Americans through painting, textile, sculpture, and photography. Marla L. McLeod (b. 1981) is a mixed-race (African-American, White, and Native) artist born in California and
January 11, 2022
November 23, 2021
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#NonprofitNovember: Essex Art Center

by joeyphoenix
#NonprofitNovember is highlighting Creative Collective’s nonprofit Business Members in a series of featured interviews. These short features will grant some insight into how these nonprofits have grown and developed through the years and how they plan to use what they’ve learned to further their respective missions in 2022.  This Holiday season, follow the hashtag #NonprofitNovember to learn more about the
November 23, 2021
November 19, 2021
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#StayLocal2021 Guide to Lawrence, MA

by joeyphoenix
#StayLocalMA (#StayLocal2021) is an innovative and collaborative regional approach to explore, dine, and shop locally. Creative Collective created The Stay Local MA Campaign to support your favorite small businesses throughout the community – both in-store and online and keep your money local. “Small businesses are the lifeblood of most communities and on the North Shore that couldn’t be more true,”
November 19, 2021
October 28, 2021
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Essex Art Center’s current exhibitions stir the imagination and inspire our human capacity to “Shape Things”

by joeyphoenix
From Essex Art Center Essex Art Center’s current exhibitions highlight ceramics and the rich and diverse history the medium has had since the organization’s move to their building on Island Street in 1995. According to Leslie Costello, one of Essex Art Center’s founders, the nonprofit didn’t have room for wheels and a kiln until they moved from Essex Street into
October 28, 2021
July 12, 2021
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Essex Art Center seeks to establish an arts and culture district in Lawrence by installing art along the city’s canal

by joeyphoenix
From Essex Art Center Essex Art Center is excited to announce Gateway to the Arts, a public art installation along the city’s canal from Union Street to the bridge between Island Street and Canal Street. In April, Essex Art Center launched its L.I.V.E. on Island Street campaign, a series of community-focused initiatives to serve Lawrence and its residents better. As
July 12, 2021
March 12, 2021
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Essex Art Center’s New Executive Director to Go L.I.V.E. with Community Programming

by joeyphoenix
This month, Creative Collective is celebrating Women’s History Month! Follow along as we tell the stories of women writers, makers, small business owners, organizational leaders, and community heroes.  by Joey PhoenixImages provided by Essex Art Center Lawrence-based Essex Art Center (EAC) named multimedia artist, poet, arts administrator, and Indiana native Monica Manoski (she/her/hers) as Executive Director in January of this year. Manoski
March 12, 2021
February 17, 2021
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Meet The Member: Essex Art Center

by joeyphoenix
Website: https://www.essexartcenter.org/Interviewee: Executive Director- Monica Manoski (she/her/hers) Interested In Having Your Business Featured And Partnering With The Collective To Grow Your Business? #joincreativecollective Today! In your words… Tell us about your organization, business, initiative. Essex Art Center is a hub for contemporary art, serving as a production space for artists and a gathering space for the community. We aim to
February 17, 2021
May 28, 2020
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Thinking Openly, Connecting Creatively with Essex Art Center

by joeyphoenix
Originally Posted on Essex County Createsby Joey Phoenix Since 1993, The Essex Art Center in Lawrence has been offering classes, events, and exhibitions to the public in an ongoing effort to inspire and sustain lifelong growth and learning for a diverse community of artists in greater Lawrence.  Their goal has been to provide opportunities for people of all ages to
May 28, 2020