Gallery 53 Opening Party, May 28th

Gallery 53 on Rocky Neck

53 Rocky Neck Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930

Gallery hours, Daily, 10:00-6:00 PM, Fridays and Saturdays ‘till 9:00 PM

Gallery Opening May 25, 10-6; Opening reception, May 28, 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Gallery 53 on Rocky Neck Announces Opening Party on Saturday, May 28

New season presents artist demos and 8 new members

Gallery 53 on Rocky Neck opens for the season on Wednesday, May 25, followed by a festive opening party on Saturday, May 28, from 6 – 8 pm to celebrate the new season and welcome seven new gallery members. Save the date! The public is invited to visit the gallery on beautiful Rocky Neck in Gloucester, MA to meet the artists and enjoy an array of beverages and delicious edible treats.

The gallery welcomes eight new members: Deborah Barnwell, jewelry; Pam Courtleigh, assemblage; Rob Dieboll, painting; Gail Gang, painting; Ellen Garvey, blown glass; Kathleen George, painting; Shana Holub, ceramics, and Cornelius Sullivan, etching. See our Facebook page and web page for more pictures and further information about the upcoming season full of surprises.

On the same Saturday, May 28, our first Summer Artist Series artist holds her opening reception at the gallery, as well. The abstract paintings and mixed media of Kathy Soles, former Goetemann Artist in Residence on Rocky Neck, are on display in the Ann Fisk Room at Gallery 53 from May 25through June 7. The Gallery 53 SAS (Summer Artist Series) this year is exciting with seven incredible artists showing their work. See for detailed information.

The season also includes a series of artist demonstrations on Saturdays, from 1-3 pm. Please join us and watch how art is made up close and personal. A schedule and full list of participants is available on our web page

The Rocky Neck Art Colony, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, nurtures excellence in the arts through exhibitions, workshops, residencies and vibrant cultural events for its members and the public. Long renowned for its luminous light, this harbor and coastal location has been a magnet for some of the most revered realist paintings in American art and a catalyst for the progressive ideas of artists from Stuart Davis, Marsden Hartley, Milton Avery, and Nell Blaine, among many others. Today Rocky Neck continues to attract artists and art lovers to a thriving creative community. For up to date information visit

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