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 [….]

Pop-Up Children’s Museum Debuts In Peabody This Weekend

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In July of 2018, the Peabody Cultural Collaborative (PCC) received a $28,000 grant from the Essex County Community Foundation to curate a temporary or “pop up” children’s museum called CuriousCity. CuriousCity Aims To Help Revitalize The City By Making It A Family Destination By Greg Cook/ @aestheticresear On a recent afternoon, the George Peabody House Museum & [….]