North Shore Photos – Crossing Water Festival

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Crossing Water (Sept. 7-14, 2019) is a week-long arts festival presented by Montserrat College of Art, that brings together the Salem and Beverly communities by fostering creation and connection through all forms of art—visual, narrative, performance, audio, and more.

A Laser Show To Celebrate Local Immigrants’ Stories And Confront Stigma

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By Greg Cook/ @aestheticresearPhotos by Creative Collective Originally published on Essex County Creates The laser and sound installation “Im|Migration” by Stephanie Benenson of Hamilton for the North Shore Community Development Coalition’s Punto Urban Art Museum repeats on May 16, 17 and 18 from 8 to 10 p.m. each night. As darkness settled on Salem’s Point neighborhood last [….]

A Century After They Built The Last Known Essex Clamming Skiff, Constructing A New One

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By Greg CookImages by Karen Ristuben Funded by ECCF’s Creative County Initiative, this Skiff & Basket project brings a piece of Essex history and cultural heritage back to life. It was made possible by training a group of vocational students in hands-on building skills and life lessons, giving them new appreciation for teamwork and confidence [….]

ECCF Awards $300,000 for Arts and Culture Projects Across Essex County

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ECCF Awards $300,000 for Arts and Culture Projects Across Essex County

In partnership with the Barr Foundation, ECCF grants 11 local collaborations funds for creative placemaking and public art projects