Local Artists Make Connections at the Creative Collective Merchant Marketplace

The North Shore is a thriving community of artists and makers creating some of the coolest stuff the East Coast has to offer, and the Creative Collective Merchant Marketplace is providing a space for those makers and artists to sell what they’ve made to the people who want to buy it. One of the unique things about the market is the ability for the collective to offer opportunities to artists who are creating great work, but don’t necessarily have access to a brick and mortar store to sell it in.

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Meet the Member: Waters & Brown Paint and Decorating

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Meet the Member: Black Widow Yoga

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Salem Heritage Days 2018

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Gables Fest: 350 Years of Stories and Songs

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Meet the Member: Moonrise Fae

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Meet the Member: NOW Age Travel

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Meet the Member: Chaos Factor

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Meet the Member: Grace & Diggs

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Drinking Tea from Yinzhen’s Twelve LadiesCourt painters, Beijing, possibly including Zhang Zhen (active late17th–early 18th century) or his son Zhang Weibang (about 1725–about 1775)Kangxi period, 1709–23Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk72 7⁄16 × 38 9⁄16 in. (184 × 98 cm)Palace Museum, Gu6458-7/12

Empresses of China’s Forbidden City makes U.S. debut at Peabody Essex Museum

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) debuts Empresses of China’s Forbidden City, the first major international exhibition to explore the role of empresses in China’s last dynasty––the Qing dynasty, from 1644 to 1912. Nearly 200 spectacular works, including imperial portraits, jewelry, garments, Buddhist sculptures, and decorative art objects from the Palace Museum, Beijing (known as the Forbidden City), tell the little-known stories of how these empresses engaged with and influenced court politics, art and religion.

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Photo Gallery – Red Herring Morris Dancers present a Kettle of Fish – Salem MA

On June 16th the Boston-based Red Herring Morris Dancers came to Salem, MA for the 2018 Kettle of Fish, an annual event where Morris and Rapper teams from all over New England come to Boston and the surrounding areas for a weekend of dancing, singing, and general noisemaking.

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Meet the Collective – Phoenix School Salem

This rapidly changing world requires a different approach to education if the students of today are going to be successful adults in the future. In addition to a challenging academic curriculum designed to meet the needs of every child, the all-important 21st century skills of creative and critical thinking, collaboration, problem-solving, oral and written communication, and technology are integral parts of a Phoenix education. These are not new ideas to Phoenix. They have been part of our curriculum for 26 years. When your child walks through the door each day, you will know they are going to get the attention they need to meet the challenges they will face now and in the future.

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Meet the Collective – Green Tea Yoga

Although Green Tea Yoga has transformed throughout the years, yet remains a heart-centered studio focusing on community connection and spiritualism. This studio attracts an eclectic mix of individuals, from the beginner student to the experienced yogi, and provides an assortment of classes and wellness services for everyone. When you come through Green Tea Yoga’s front doors, you will feel the love and warmth from our instructors and you will experience an intimate and quaint setting.

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