I’m excited to be joined in that effort by my colleagues in local government, particularly those being sworn into office for their first term. I want to offer my best wishes and thanks to ALL of you. If you’re doing this kind of work, it’s because you love where you live and I feel grateful [….]
Once a year, at the beginning of the Salem Haunted Happenings Celebrations Mayor Kimberly Driscoll joins hundreds of little revelers in costume for Mayor’s Night Out. Dozens of local businesses offer special discounts and offers to residents and hand out treats for the little ones!
Over the summer Creative Salem partnered with the City of Salem, Salem Parks and Recreation and Retonica Event Lighting to host a series of “pop up” drive ins on the old Coast Guard Hangar at Winter Island in Salem MA. Here are a few highlights of the final August event in which we showed Raiders of the Lost Ark!
With over a dozen vehicles parked at the Salem Willows, the 2017 Touch a Truck was the biggest and most successful one yet! Kids of all ages had the opportunity to explore and interact with a wide range of vehicles. Touch a Truck is part of Salem Heritage Days
Every Sunday in August, the City of Salem, and Greg Coles Drum and Dance, give free dance lessons in Peabody Street Park. As an added bonus the AMAZING kids from Cultura Latina Dance Academy, hot off the heels of the Dominican Festival in Boston performed multiple traditional dance routines.
Salem celebrated the 4th of July in Salem this year with one of the biggest productions yet! From the AMAZING performances by Annie Brobst, Witch Pitch, The Hillyer Orchestra featuring many special guests to the BREATHTAKING fireworks finale, Salem once again showed it knows how to throw a celebration! Salem Celebrates the 4th! See the full set [….]
Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs works to inspire the next generation of ocean caretakers through education and engagement with the arts, science, and advocacy. The Bow Seat seed was born from a feeling of responsibility for our planet. It grew out of a deep concern for the health and future of our oceans and a [….]
By Claudia Paraschiv/ Salem Public Space Project For our fourth Community Design Event, Eat & Imagine at 289 Derby, our goal was simple: involve everyone in choosing between two design schemes with Placemaking Placemats before enjoying some spontaneous eats on site. Option A and Option B show these community driven designs by CBA Landscape Architects [….]
The Salem FLEA The City of Salem in collaboration with RM & Company invites artisans/vendors to showcase and sell their work the third Saturday from May-September, 10-5pm, in historic downtown Salem at Derby Square on Front Street. This area of the city was originally built as a marketplace and continues to be an important public [….]
Five Community Events will help design the new public space at 289 Derby Street Wednesdays from 5-8pm, May 24 – June 21 The City of Salem, Salem Public Space Project and Creative Salem welcome the community to participate in an exciting and innovative approach to placemaking. Last year, the City of Salem acquired 289 Derby [….]
CALL TO ARTISTS 2017 Salem Mural Slam Artists’ Row, Salem, MA CALL TO ARTISTS Mural Slam 2017 The City of Salem is seeking artists to participate in a “Mural Slam”, a public art project to take place during the Salem Main Streets, Salem Arts Festival, June 2-4, 2017. The site for the 2017 Salem Mural [….]
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 [….]
via Main Street America Salem, just north of Boston, is one of the nation’s oldest port cities. From the beautiful waterfront and harbor, to its vibrant streets, there is plenty to love about downtown Salem. The downtown district’s square mile is incredibly walkable, making it perfect for strolling and exploring the classic architecture, artesian shops, [….]
Innonorth Opus Underground (null) Via Innonorth In today’s connected world, companies have seen a dramatic shift in how their teams work, communicate and collaborate. Innovative companies are now consciously exploring how they can set up workspaces that are not simply places to house their staff, but whether or not there are better solutions to help [….]
On this episode of the Creative Salem podcast, we have Justin Miller in the podcast studio. Justin is the innovator behind the Innonorth movement and a Salem resident. Innonorth is a collaborative hub featuring the technology and innovation professionals in and around Salem MA with the mission of building the next great innovation hub in Mass. Podcast [….]