Gloucester Manship Artists Residency + Studios nominated for a Commonwealth Award

The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) announced 13 finalists vying for the Massachusetts 2019 Commonwealth Awards including Manship Artists Residency + Studios in Gloucester, Mass! press release from MARS: The Manship Artists Residency + Studios aka MARS is a finalist for the 2019 Commonwealth Awards. Announcing the thirteen 2019 finalists, Mass Cultural Council Executive Director Anita … Continue reading Gloucester Manship Artists Residency + Studios nominated for a Commonwealth Award

PAUL MANSHIP #GloucesterMA historic artist home and studio milestone! STARFIELD property purchased and in the news

Read Gail McCarthy article “Local group buys, plans art residency for sculptors’ estate” from the Gloucester Daily Times. American artist Paul Manship (1885–1966) was internationally renowned since the 1920s. He maintained multiple homes and studios: two in the Unites States (New York and Gloucester, MA); Paris; London; and three in Italy. This very special purchase–the only … Continue reading PAUL MANSHIP #GloucesterMA historic artist home and studio milestone! STARFIELD property purchased and in the news

Gloucester portion of Massachusetts 2017 $9,000,000 arts funding celebrates Paul Manship and…

How did Gloucester stack up? $375,500 From the release (May 18, 2017 – New Bedford, MA) –  “The Baker-Polito Administration and Massachusetts Cultural Council today announced $9.3 million in new awards from Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund (CFF), celebrating over $100 million in total cultural sector investments since the fund was established ten years ago. An additional … Continue reading Gloucester portion of Massachusetts 2017 $9,000,000 arts funding celebrates Paul Manship and…

Gloucestercast 243 With Ken Hecht, Karen Ristuben, Ken Hecht, James Caviston, Chuck Haybeck, Karen Pischke, Kim Smith, Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 9/24/17

Gloucestercast 243 With Ken Hecht, Karen Ristuben, Ken Hecht, James Caviston, Chuck Haybeck, Karen Pischke, Kim Smith, Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 9/24/17   When you subscribe you need to verify your email address so they know we’re not sending you spam and that you want to receive the podcast. So once you subscribe check your email … Continue reading Gloucestercast 243 With Ken Hecht, Karen Ristuben, Ken Hecht, James Caviston, Chuck Haybeck, Karen Pischke, Kim Smith, Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 9/24/17

Historical Commission 2019 Gloucester Preservation Awards | Ceremony May 19th at Cape Ann Museum

The 2019 Gloucester Preservation Awards Press Release from the Gloucester Historical Commission The Gloucester Historical Commission invites the public to attend the annual 2019 Preservation Awards ceremony on Sunday, May 19, 2 to 4 pm at the Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St. in Gloucester. The event features a slide show of winning projects and … Continue reading Historical Commission 2019 Gloucester Preservation Awards | Ceremony May 19th at Cape Ann Museum

Essex National Heritage Trails & Sails 2018 starts this weekend!

FREE Trails & Sails events throughout Gloucester, Cape Ann and all of Essex County during two upcoming weekends September 21-23 & 28-30, 2018! 3rd Annual Phyllis A Marine Association Art Show and Sale  Hosted by Phyllis A Marine Association Climb Up City Hall Tower, Hosted by Gloucester City Hall Restoration Commission   Historic Ice House Guided Tours Hosted by Cape Pond Ice … Continue reading Essex National Heritage Trails & Sails 2018 starts this weekend!

WINDHOVER ANNOUNCES “QUARRY DANCE Vll”

WINDHOVER ANNOUNCES “QUARRY DANCE Vll” At the Manship Artists Residency + Studios (MARS) Performed at Canney’s Pit in Lanesville, Gloucester, MA. 10 Leverett Street, Gloucester, Ma. Performances are: Friday, July 27th at 5:30pm Saturday, July 28th at 11:00am and 5:30pm Sunday, July 29th at 1:00pm. Windhover Performing Arts Center has presented dynamic and exciting Quarry … Continue reading WINDHOVER ANNOUNCES “QUARRY DANCE Vll”

WINDHOVER ANNOUNCES “QUARRY DANCE Vll”

WINDHOVER ANNOUNCES “QUARRY DANCE Vll” At the Manship Artists Residency + Studios (MARS) Performed at Canney’s Pit in Lanesville, Gloucester, MA. 10 Leverett Street, Gloucester, Ma. Performances are: Friday, July 27th at 5:30pm Saturday, July 28th at 11:00am and 5:30pm Sunday, July 29th at 1:00pm. Windhover Performing Arts Center has presented dynamic and exciting Quarry … Continue reading WINDHOVER ANNOUNCES “QUARRY DANCE Vll”

CONGRATULATIONS TO MARY KAY TAYLOR AND LOWELL’S BOAT SHOP!

Rebecca Reynolds (MARS board president), Annie Harris (CEO Essex National Heritage Area) and Mary Kay Taylor (Lowell’s Boat Shop education/grants director) Today I attended the Essex National Heritage Area annual spring meeting as a recently appointed heritage commissioner. The meeting was held at the Saugus Town Hall, a magnificently maintained, predominately Gothic Revival style building, … Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS TO MARY KAY TAYLOR AND LOWELL’S BOAT SHOP!

BREAKING #GloucesterMA: Passing the legacy– an historic Folly Cove Acorn printing press for the outstanding art department at O’Maley Middle School

Thanks to Mayor Romeo Theken, teacher Brett Dunton, Principal Lucey, and the extreme generosity of Manship Artists Residency & Studios (MARS) under the direction of Rebecca Reynolds, the O’Maley Innovation Middle School ramped up in a powerful fashion with an amazing and enviable addition to the art department: a rare loan of a Folly Cove … Continue reading BREAKING #GloucesterMA: Passing the legacy– an historic Folly Cove Acorn printing press for the outstanding art department at O’Maley Middle School

Essex Heritage Announces 2017 Partnership Grant Winners|including 4 Gloucester

Essex National Heritage photo YMCA grant recipient From their release: 20 Grants Awarded to Local Organizations  May 18, 2017 – The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, announced the 2017 Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Program recipients at the Commission’s spring meeting in … Continue reading Essex Heritage Announces 2017 Partnership Grant Winners|including 4 Gloucester

Jane Deering Gallery presents “GEOFFREY BAYLISS | Prints, Drawings — the rhythmic and lyrical” with an opening reception on Friday August 12th from 6-8pm @ 19 Pleasant Street, Gloucester. Bayliss is known for the sensitivity and sophistication of his ink drawings and viscosity monotypes, in which every mark is candid and purposeful, avoiding excess. In … Continue reading

The envelope, please! Nearly $310,000 Gloucester piece of MA’s 2016 art funding pie

How did Gloucester stack up? Read on to see the state’s Cultural Facilities Funding (CFF) totaling $221,000 plus Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) totaling $88,200 in Gloucester for 2016. It’s a safe bet that each resident in the City benefits from at least one of these 2016 projects.  Along with the categories below and others, make sure and think … Continue reading The envelope, please! Nearly $310,000 Gloucester piece of MA’s 2016 art funding pie