T.C. Cannon Epochs in Plains History: Mother Earth, Father Sun, the Children Themselves

Salem Photos – T.C. Cannon Edge of America at PEM

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T.C. Cannon: At the Edge of America On view March 3, 2018 to June 10, 2018 More information One of the most influential, innovative, and talented Native American artists of the 20th-century, T.C. Cannon embodied the activism, cultural transition and creative expression that defined America in the 1960’s and ‘70s. Cannon’s work — as an [….]

Gwen Smith, from the series The Enigma of Yoda, 2002–18, sixteen inkjet printed photographs. Courtesy of the artist.

Fresh sights & new ideas | PEM announces 2018 exhibition schedule

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PLAY spurs productivity. PLAY is a catalyst for creativity. PLAY is an escape from conformity. PLAY reinvents the rules. PLAY empowers the players. PLAY stimulates innovation. PLAY enables exploration. PLAY is a response to uncertainty. PLAY rewards misbehavior. PLAY negotiates conflict. PLAY resists productivity. PLAY is… PlayTime is the first major thematic exhibition celebrating the role [….]

Black and White Dance Photo Salem MA Sarah Jennie

Salem Creative Spotlight – Sarah Jennie Photography – Dance/Salem

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As a photographer, I constantly strive to challenge myself to continue growing as an artist. When I create my own project, it is derived from my personal passions and what I find inspiring. That is how my “Dance//Salem” project came to life. Sarah Jennie Photography

Kirk Hammett Peabody Essex Museum Creative Salem

Salem Photos – It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection preview

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Kirk Hammett, best known as the guitarist of the rock band Metallica, is also an avid collector of classic horror and sci-fi movie posters. This exhibition features 90 works that provide insight into the evolution of horror and sci-fi films and how they have played upon contemporary societal fears. Hammett acknowledges his poster collection as [….]

Punto urban art museum

El Punto: A Forgotten Neighborhood

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Mural pictured above by @donrimx/ All photos by Robyn Giannopolo Creative Salem will be starting to showcase a series of contributor stories featuring Salem residents and how local art and creativity touch their day to day lives. We start with this wonderful story from a local resident and how the new murals being created in [….]

ROAD TRIP – Beyond Walls Mural Festival Lynn MA

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BEYOND WALLS Lynn, the North Shore’s largest city, is transitioning from a historic manufacturing hub to a vibrant live/work and commuter community with a diverse population. The city is rich in architecture, culture and history. Most of the former industrial buildings have been transformed into housing or are used commercially. Lynn also has a burgeoning [….]

New Salem artist in residence program on Artist’s Row will create community connections

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Mayor Kim Driscoll and the Public Art Commission (PAC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Artist in Residence Pilot Program at Artists’ Row  with Claudia Paraschiv, architect, and owner of Studioful – Architecture, Community Art, and Neighborhood Design, and founder of Salem Public Space Project.    The Artist in Residence Pilot Program (AIRPP) seeks to [….]

Exploring the urban environment with Matthias Neumann

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The City of Salem Public Art Commission sought out proposals from artists and designers interested in creating site-responsive public art installations in the heart of downtown Salem during the summer/fall of 2017. Artists and designers working in any media, including light, sound, or other multimedia submitted proposals. The City was particularly interested in installations that [….]

Public Art Salem Mural Slam Creative Salem

Call for Artists and Designers “Celebrating the Urban Environment”

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Call for Artists and Designers “Celebrating the Urban Environment” Salem, Massachusetts, Summer 2017 Salem, MA – The City of Salem seeks proposals from artists and designers interested in creating site-responsive public art installations in the heart of downtown Salem during the summer/fall of 2017. Artists and designers working in any media, including light, sound, or [….]

“THE BRIDGE AT 211” WELCOMES SALEM ARTS ASSOCIATION

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NEW HOME FOR SALEM ARTS ASSOCIATION GALLERIES AND SHOP “THE BRIDGE AT 211” WELCOMES SALEM ARTS ASSOCIATION The Salem Arts Association is pleased to announce our move to a new home at “The Bridge at 211” in Salem, MA. This facility will provide the Salem Arts Association with excellent gallery exhibition space, a gallery shop, [….]

Tidal Shift: Redirecting the Current of Public Space

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By Joey Phoenix Third Places are at the forefront of our communities. They are integral to the culture, the life, the ebb and flow of our cities. Yet, they’re often underutilized and taken for granted. That is, unless they have advocates. In Ernest Hemingway’s short story “A Clean Well-Lighted Space,” two waiters argue over whether [….]