Essex County Community Foundation

September 9, 2019
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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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PARTY ON THE SALEM/BEVERLY BRIDGE WITH CROSSING WATER

by cns2020
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 15, 2019
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A Laser Show To Celebrate Local Immigrants’ Stories And Confront Stigma

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By Greg Cook/ @aestheticresearPhotos by Creative Collective Originally published on Essex County Creates The laser and sound installation “Im|Migration” by Stephanie Benenson of Hamilton for the North Shore Community Development Coalition’s Punto Urban Art Museum repeats on May 16, 17 and 18 from 8 to 10 p.m. each night. As darkness settled on Salem’s Point neighborhood last Saturday night, machines began to
May 15, 2019
May 13, 2019
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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