Gloucester Public Schools Arts Festival

2019 Gloucester Public Schools Citywide Arts Festival

Saturday, May 11, 2019

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I know for sure that the annual Gloucester Public Schools Arts Festival is a favorite yearly event for many, many families.  With a perfect combination of both performance and visual art….and with the work and artistic creativity of each school in the district represented….this is truly a special event.   There will be both live performances and art displays for all to enjoy at the Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester’s City Hall, and the Sawyer-Free Library.   The day’s events will kick off with a Proclamation by Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken at 11:15 at City Hall and will continue until 4:00 pm.

Please also stop by and put your stamp….well, fish….on the collaborative Koi Fish art project that will be taking place between 12-2 in the courtyard of the Cape Ann Museum.

All three venues are within easy walking distance of each other….helping to make this event as easy as it is wonderful!

Please refer to the information and schedule provided in the official press release below…and we hope to see you there! 

Gloucester Public School Arts Festival on May 11th to celebrate the artistic creativity and talent from students in every school in the District.  Event sponsored by the Gloucester Education Foundation.

Gloucester, Mass., — The annual Gloucester Public Schools Arts Festival is celebrating the talents of Gloucester students with another extensive downtown event, featuring art and performances from children in every school in the Gloucester Public School District.

The annual Gloucester Public Schools Arts Festival takes place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 and is a showcase of student visual and performance art, including painting, ceramics, photography, woodworking, theater and music from every school in the district. This celebration features art and performances from children in every school in the Gloucester Public School District. Art will be on display and performances will take place throughout the downtown area — in City Hall, Sawyer Free Library, and the Cape Ann Museum.

All are invited to participate in a collaborative art project—making Koi fish creations with paper – that will take place from 12:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Cape Ann Museum courtyard.

 If you go…

What: Gloucester Public Schools Arts Festival

When: Saturday, May 11, from 11 am to 4 pm (see below for a schedule of events)

Where: Sawyer Free Library, City Hall, Cape Ann Museum

2019 Gloucester Public Schools Arts Festival Schedule of Events

(subject to change)

Performances

Cape Ann Museum:

12 noon – 2 pm          Community Art Project – Creating Koi Fish with Paper (Courtyard)

Rain Location:  Sawyer Free Library – Main level (near elevators)

12:15- 12:35               Veterans’ 4th & 5th Grade Chorus “The Gleeful Eagles” (Auditorium)

12:40 – 1                     GHS Chorus Performance (Auditorium)

2 – 2:30                       GHS Theatre Program Performance: Selections from Mamma Mia!  (Auditorium)

City Hall Auditorium:

11:15                           Proclamation by Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken

11:30 – 12 noon          Mad Hot Ball Demonstration (District 5th Graders)

12:05 – 12:30              Recorder Performance (District 3rd Graders)

12:35 – 1                     Ukulele Performance (East Gloucester & Plum Cove 4th Graders)

1:05 – 1:35                  Dancing Through the Decades with Sarah Slifer Swift of MAGMA

1:35 -2:35                   GHS Engineering Department Interactive Demonstration

3 – 3:25                       O’Maley Chorus and Stage Band Performance

3:30 -4                        GHS Docksiders Performance

Sawyer-free Library:

12:30 – 1                     Music, Song & Dance with Sound Harbor – Session 1 (Friend Room)

1:30 – 2                       Music, Song & Dance with Sound Harbor – Session 2 (Friend Room)

 

All Day Visual Art Displays

Cape Ann Museum:

  • Gloucester Pre-School
  • Beeman – Blue
  • West Parish – Green
  • Veterans’ – Red

City Hall:

  • O’Maley Innovation Middle School (Auditorium)
  • Art Haven (Auditorium)
  • GHS Cabinet Design (Auditorium)

 Sawyer-free Library:

  • GHS Visual Arts, Clayworks, Photography (Matz Gallery/First level)
  • East Gloucester – Black (Mezzanine)
  • Plum Cove – Purple
  • West Parish – Green

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