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Rocky Neck Cultural Center

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6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
(978) 515-7004 http://rockyneckartcolony.org/cultural-center/

October 2017

Cape Ann Plein Air

October 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join America’s top painters at the premier New England plein air competition. CAPA 2017 builds on the success of the region’s inaugural plein air event – held in October of 2016 – which attracted painters, collectors and art enthusiasts from around the U.S. to Cape Ann. Widely considered to be the birthplace of plein air painting, Cape Ann today remains the showcase for a vibrant and growing group of artists spread throughout the North Shore communities of Gloucester, Rockport, Essex and…

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April 2018

ART FROM THE SOUL: Nine Painters

April 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - May 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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ART FROM THE SOUL: Nine Painters April 12 – May 13, 2018 The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 Gallery Hours: Thursday - Sunday, 12-4 pm Artist Reception: Sunday, April 22, from 2 to 4 PM. Free of charge Gloucester, MA—The Rocky Neck Art Colony (RNAC) is pleased to present an exhibition of contemporary paintings created by a group of 9 artists who view the creative process as intimately connected to one’s individual inner emotions, including the soul. "Art From…

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May 2018

Rocky Neck 5K Run/Walk & Team Challenge

May 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The fifth annual Rocky Neck 5K Run/Walk & Team Challenge, sponsored by the Rocky Neck Art Colony to benefit Gloucester’s Rocky Neck Cultural District and the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck Building Fund, takes place on Sunday, May 6, 2018 and once again this year includes a Team Challenge. The USATF-sanctioned race will take off from the Causeway on Rocky Neck and return by way of Gloucester’s ocean-rimmed Back Shore to finish on Rocky Neck, where participants will be treated to a celebratory post-Race…

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December 2018

Melodies and Tea Reception at the Rocky Neck Winter Wonders Holiday Show

December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Come have a cuppa tea and hear Lantern Light perform seasonal melodies on Saturday, December 8th, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Rocky Neck Cultural Center! The acoustic quartet, “Lantern Light” performs a blend of folk, bluegrass, Celtic, Americana, roots and original music. Their relaxed style, varied instrumentation, and beautiful harmonies showcase their obvious love for the music they play. They draw from a deep well of songs from the familiar to unique and lesser-known treasures. Lantern Light…

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March 2019

Rocky Neck Now 2019 Artist’s Talk

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Loren Doucette, Temple Within, mixed media On Sunday, March 10, five artists from the exhibition “Looking All Around: Rocky Neck Now 2019” will speak about their artwork from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Rocky Neck Cultural Center in  Gloucester. Visitors are invited to tour the exhibition with artists Loren Doucette, Robin Colodzin, Cindy Journey, Andy Matlow, and Vanessa Michalak as they pause by their work, answer questions and share their processes and inspiration.  The Artist’s Talk is open to…

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Painting by Vanessa Michalak, Storm Over Halibut Point, oil on canvas, Rocky Neck Now, Discover Gloucester

ROCKY NECK NOW, 2019: Looking All Around, The Annual Spring Members’ Show

March 14 - March 24
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Ocean, clouds, rocks and trees; birds, boats and buildings are just a few of the many elements that have inspired generations of artists in the creation of masterful works of art on Cape Ann. The Rocky Neck Art Colony (RNAC) is pleased to open the 2019 season with the highly anticipated annual spring members’ show.  ROCKY NECK NOW, 2019: Looking All Around provides the opportunity for artist members to display work inspired by many of these same elements—and more. The exhibition runs through Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Cultural Center on Rocky Neck.

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May 2019

Discover Rocky Neck

May 10 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

This art exhibition, studio and gallery walk introduces Rocky Neck studios and galleries to locals and gives people a chance to recommend, collect, and buy local artwork.

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Discover Rocky Neck Public Opening Reception

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Come meet the artists and experience the diversity and excitement of the work currently coming to life on Rocky Neck. Light refreshments will be served.

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June 2019

Free Guided Studio/Gallery Tours

June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Rocky Neck Art Colony is holding a series of free Guided Studio and Gallery Tours on Sunday, June 9 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Participants will have a chance to see private artist studios — usually open only by appointment, galleries normally open limited hours and popular studios and galleries with new work. You may visit the East Gloucester Studios on your own by car. The studios will be open from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Please follow the map…

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July 2019

Resident Artist Eva Siivonen’s Opening Talk

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join Eva Siivonen at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck for her opening talk, discussing her latest moving image artwork. The event  will take place on July 1, at 7pm at the Rocky Neck Cultural Center in Rockport, MA. About Eva: A video artist, originally from Helsinki, Finland, Eeva Siivonen currently lives in London, Ontario. She earned her BFA and MFA degrees in documentary film directing from Aalto University in Helsinki before moving to the US as a Fulbright Scholar…

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Early work by Ed Touchette Exhibition

July 11 - July 28
Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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An exhibition of early work by Gloucester artist, Ed Touchette, opens July 11 and will be on display until July 28 in the Studio Gallery of the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck. The public is invited to the Opening Reception on Thursday, July 11 from 5:00 to 7:30 PM. Ed Touchette has lived and worked as a fine artist in Gloucester since 1974 and has received numerous awards and solo exhibitions. His work is in the permanent collection of the…

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September 2019

SHOW UP, SHOW DOWN! Conversations between makers and materials

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - September 8 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 13, 2019

Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Encompassing two floors of the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, the Rocky Neck Art Colony is pleased to offer SHOW UP! SHOW DOWN: A visual conversation between makers and materials. Featuring work by eight artists, this exhibition runs for six weeks beginning Thursday, September 5 and continues through Sunday, October 13, 2019. The pubic is invited to enjoy the art and conversation at the opening reception at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester MA on Sunday, September 8, from…

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SHOW UP, SHOW DOWN! Conversations between makers and materials

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - September 15 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 13, 2019

Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Encompassing two floors of the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, the Rocky Neck Art Colony is pleased to offer SHOW UP! SHOW DOWN: A visual conversation between makers and materials. Featuring work by eight artists, this exhibition runs for six weeks beginning Thursday, September 5 and continues through Sunday, October 13, 2019. The pubic is invited to enjoy the art and conversation at the opening reception at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester MA on Sunday, September 8, from…

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SHOW UP, SHOW DOWN! Conversations between makers and materials

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - September 22 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 13, 2019

Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Encompassing two floors of the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, the Rocky Neck Art Colony is pleased to offer SHOW UP! SHOW DOWN: A visual conversation between makers and materials. Featuring work by eight artists, this exhibition runs for six weeks beginning Thursday, September 5 and continues through Sunday, October 13, 2019. The pubic is invited to enjoy the art and conversation at the opening reception at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester MA on Sunday, September 8, from…

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SHOW UP, SHOW DOWN! Conversations between makers and materials

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - September 29 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 13, 2019

Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Encompassing two floors of the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, the Rocky Neck Art Colony is pleased to offer SHOW UP! SHOW DOWN: A visual conversation between makers and materials. Featuring work by eight artists, this exhibition runs for six weeks beginning Thursday, September 5 and continues through Sunday, October 13, 2019. The pubic is invited to enjoy the art and conversation at the opening reception at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester MA on Sunday, September 8, from…

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October 2019

SHOW UP, SHOW DOWN! Conversations between makers and materials

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - October 6 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 13, 2019

Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Encompassing two floors of the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, the Rocky Neck Art Colony is pleased to offer SHOW UP! SHOW DOWN: A visual conversation between makers and materials. Featuring work by eight artists, this exhibition runs for six weeks beginning Thursday, September 5 and continues through Sunday, October 13, 2019. The pubic is invited to enjoy the art and conversation at the opening reception at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester MA on Sunday, September 8, from…

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SHOW UP, SHOW DOWN! Conversations between makers and materials

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - October 13 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 13, 2019

Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Encompassing two floors of the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, the Rocky Neck Art Colony is pleased to offer SHOW UP! SHOW DOWN: A visual conversation between makers and materials. Featuring work by eight artists, this exhibition runs for six weeks beginning Thursday, September 5 and continues through Sunday, October 13, 2019. The pubic is invited to enjoy the art and conversation at the opening reception at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester MA on Sunday, September 8, from…

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PAPERWORKS: Art as Evidence

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Rocky Neck Art Colony is pleased to celebrate 41 artists selected for inclusion in the highly anticipated exhibition, PAPERWORKS: Art As Evidence. This juried exhibition at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester MA, runs for six weeks beginning Thursday, October 17 and continuing through Sunday, November 24, 2019. The pubic is invited to enjoy the art and conversation at the opening reception on Saturday, October 19 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM with light refreshements and beverages served. Street…

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PAPERWORKS: Art as Evidence

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Rocky Neck Art Colony is pleased to celebrate 41 artists selected for inclusion in the highly anticipated exhibition, PAPERWORKS: Art As Evidence. This juried exhibition at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester MA, runs for six weeks beginning Thursday, October 17 and continuing through Sunday, November 24, 2019. The pubic is invited to enjoy the art and conversation at the opening reception on Saturday, October 19 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM with light refreshements and beverages served. Street…

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