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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
November 30, 2019
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Salem Main Streets Annual Tree Lighting 2019

by cns2020
An annual Salem tradition! Salem Main Streets hosts Santa’s arrival from the roof of the Hawthorne Hotel, a community stroll through Salem and finally the tree lighting at Lappin Park. Every year, the community comes out en mass and some special surprises are added to the festivities including carolers from History Alive, The Grinch, Santa, and Krampus! Click through for
November 30, 2019
May 13, 2019
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A Century After They Built The Last Known Essex Clamming Skiff, Constructing A New One

by cns2020
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
March 29, 2019
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Pop-Up Children’s Museum Debuts In Peabody This Weekend

by cns2020
In July of 2018, the Peabody Cultural Collaborative (PCC) received a $28,000 grant from the Essex County Community Foundation to curate a temporary or “pop up” children’s museum called CuriousCity. CuriousCity Aims To Help Revitalize The City By Making It A Family Destination By Greg Cook/ @aestheticresear On a recent afternoon, the George Peabody House Museum & Peabody Leather Workers Museumstood empty
March 29, 2019