Read Cape Ann Museum Spreads Out by John Laidler July 7, 2019 here
Since 2017 Amy had dedicated her artistic career to her public art and writing project
I AM MORE PROJECT which began as a local portrait series to start a conversation about all the ways we are more than our mental challenges
The Annisquam Art Gallery opens June 10 through July 22, 2019.
Annisquam Art Gallery
Old Leonard School House
32 Leonard Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
We are located upstairs from the Annisquam Exchange
Gloucester, Ma. May 24, 2019
Non-traditional art venues and support from area businesses are mainstays in Gloucester and on Cape Ann. Make sure to catch the LEIGH SLINGLUFF solo show, Colors of Sky and Sea new plein air small works, at BankGloucester, 160 Main Street, through July 5th, 2019. How nice to see some sales ahead of the opening from this beautiful series! Meet the artist from 11-1pm on Saturday May 25.
I Am More at Cape Ann Savings Bank
Fourteen pastel and colored pencil I Am More portraits by Amy Kerr, featuring many Cape Ann residents, can be seen at Cape Ann Savings Bank during the month of May in their beautiful gallery space. The portraits are accompanied by essays by the subjects about how they are more than their life challenges, including grief, mental illness, addiction, and dysphoria. There are resources available at the display from local non-profits detailing free support groups and services in Cape Ann.
Special thanks to Bob Gillis, Jennifer Orlando, Steve Goodick, and everyone at Cape Ann Savings Bank for welcoming the display.
To see all of the I Am More portraits and essays, including 18 new ones from around the state go to www.amykerrdraws.org.
An amazing Art Show on Tuesday night at the beautiful Beauport Hotel. The turnout was incredible and the Beauport Hotel and their staff were so kind and helpful. For a Tuesday evening the crowds were terrific. Thank you Beauport Hotel for putting on this art show. Also thank you for supporting artists and for your generosity to Pathways for children.
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On Pavilion Beach
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Hope to see you all there.
Naomi is excited to be exhibiting her work at the art show at the Beauport Hotel on April 30th from 5:30 to 8:30 in the Grand Ballroom. She looks forward to sharing her art with others in hopes to see her friends old and new and especially for them to see her new paintings, small canvas pieces and framed gift cards for Mother’s Day, as well!
Join others for an evening showcasing local art! Over 50 artists from Cape Ann will be displaying paintings in our Grand Ballroom for purchase. Artist Dan DeLouise will also demonstrate a live painting to be raffled during the event. All raffle proceeds support Pathways for Children. The show is free and open to the public.
Beauport Hotel Gloucester
55 Commercial St, Gloucester, MA
Rockport “I Am More” Reception
The Rockport Police Department will be opening their doors to the public this Thursday evening (April 25th) from 7-9 pm for a reception featuring eight of the I Am More portraits by Gloucester artist Amy Kerr with accompanying essays on display in the Community Room at 168 Main Street in Rockport. The pastel and colored pencil portraits of mostly Cape Ann residents are displayed with essays by the subjects that describe all the ways they are more than their depression, alcoholism, bi-polar disorder, grief, suicidal thoughts, eating disorder, anxiety and panic attacks. There will be information available about free health and wellness resources available in Cape Ann, along with light refreshments.
A big thank you to Chief John Horvath and retired Rockport Police Officer Roger Lesch for making this event possible.
Cape Ann Art Exhibit
The State House and Senator Tarr will Honor Art and Artists of Cape Ann in a reception to be held at The State House in Senate Hall on May
8, 2019 at 10:00am -11:00 am.
The Cape Ann Art Exhibit portrays extraordinary talent and diversity in both media and vision. Each Artist has displayed a life of dedication to community, preserving, promoting and representing the Value of ART to our lives. This show is happening because of Karen Tibbetts. Featured artists of today and in tribute include
John Nesta* (who we will be honoring)
*for more information about these artists See Rocky Neck and Cape Ann Museum
Mayor Romeo Theken adds: “If anyone wants a ride to Boston we will have a bus leaving Gloucester at 8am.” To reserve a spot text 1 (617) 293-1295
news from Cape Ann Museum
April 13 – June 16, 2019
OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, April 13, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Join artist Esther Pullman for the opening of an exhibition of her large-scale panoramic photographs. Reception is free for Cape Ann Museum members or with Museum admission. Shot over a twenty-year period, these large-scale panoramic photographs of greenhouses explore such universal themes as the passage of time, the cycle of the seasons, death and rebirth, and have also unavoidably become a metaphor for our threatened planet.
- Gallery Talk with Esther Pullman on Saturday, April 20.
- American Landscape Photography: Art as Storytelling, an illustrated lecture by Holly Markovitz Goldstein, Ph.D., Art History Professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design on Saturday, June 1.
While you’re at it marking your calendars
Pullman’s work is featured in two openings on Pleasant Street on April 13th and it’s easy to schedule both!
Pullman’s work is included in a group show, A Turning Poing: the Contemporary Landscape, at Jane Deering Gallery, which represents her work. The gallery is located next to the museum. The show is opening the same day:
Venue: Jane Deering Gallery, 19 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, Mass.
Group show: A Turning Poing | The Contemporary Landscape
Artists: Gabrielle Barzaghi, Paul Cary Goldberg, Tom Fels, Jacob Hessler, Jeff Marshall, Adin Murray, Esther Pullman, Steve Rosenthal and Erma Wheeler from New England; Nell Campbell, Gail Pine and Young Suh from California; Gail Barker, Neeta Madahar and Michael Porter from the United Kingdom
Opening Reception: Saturday April 13, 4:00-6:00pm
Join us for an evening showcasing local art! Over 50 artists from Cape Ann will be displaying paintings in our Grand Ballroom for purchase. Artist Dan DeLouise will also demonstrate a live painting to be raffled during the event. All raffle proceeds support Pathways for Children. The show is free and open to the public.
Beauport Hotel Gloucester
55 Commercial Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
These photos are mostly installation views BEFORE the lovely reception for Once Upon a Contest at the Manchester Historical Museum. The show continues through April 26th. There was quite a turn out on that gorgeous sunny Saturday so I fell off duty taking photographs during the party. The Editor of the Manchester Cricket was on site; I will add a link to any story/photos. Please visit the beautiful exhibition, read the books explore the museum and library, and discover Leslie Galacar’s temporary public art installation created just for this site.
photo: Beth Welin Director of the Manchester Historical Museum and Sara Collins Director of the Manchester Public Library
GHS Theatre Presents
Don’t miss your chance to dance and sing along with this great show!
Opening night was last night (Thursday April 4th), the show is great – a MUST SEE. Remaining Shows:
Friday, April 5th 7:00pm
Saturday, April 6th at 1:00pm and 7:00pm
Tickets available in advance here or at the door! Come out and support the show!
Come out this weekend, and if you can resist singing along, then please see the ticket booth for a prize!
I Am More in Rockport
The I Am More portrait series by Amy Kerr can be seen in Rockport for the first time during the month of April at the Rockport Police Department in the Community Room (168 Main Street). Thanks to the work of retired police officer Roger Lesch and the support of Chief John Horvath, eight of the pastel and colored pencil portraits and their accompanying essays can be seen on display, with access 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The remaining eight portraits are on display at Therapy for Intentional Living (TILI) at 11 Vinnin Street in Salem for the month of April. Owner Elissa Riggio Tossi will open the TILI I Am More display to the public on Sunday April 28th from 11-4 pm.
Published reports broaching the merger surfaced in September 2018. Now it’s an official merger under the Trustees.
BREAKING NEWS: The residents of Lincoln have voted to approve The Trustees integration with the deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, adding another special place to our properties!
The deCordova–along with its nearly 30 acres of beautiful landscapes and internationally acclaimed collection of more than 3,400 objects–will be a unique cultural site for The Trustees, and furthers our mission to connect people to inspiring places.
The town of Lincoln continues to retain ownership of its lands (most of the property) after this integration.