Salem Video – Painted Stairs Mural at Collins Middle School

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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 [….]

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 [….]

Salem Arts Festival Mural Slam 2017

CALL TO ARTISTS – 2017 Mural Slam!

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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 [….]

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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 [….]

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 [….]

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An introduction to Tidal Shift.. A Salem Public Space Project

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Making Waste Worthwhile with Salem Public Space Project By Joey Phoenix Pictures by John Andrews Photography for Creative Salem  We’ve all been there, stuck in traffic on a busy street, when suddenly a something slightly grey and otherworldly slips into your field of vision. Once your eyes focus you see it clearly for what it [….]

Monday Links

Monday Morning Links

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Monday links are curated from near and far and feature some local highlights, creative and inspiring motivational posts, some local news highlights and occasionally a surprise or two! A little attempt to help you start your week off positively creative!   Peabody Essex Museum To Exhibit Over 300 Pairs Of Shoes, Including Elton John’s And Queen Victoria’s The [….]

House of Roulx and Montserrat College of Art present “Hepburn’s Humanity”

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Hepburn’s Humanity House of Roulx, in conjunction with Montserrat College of Art, presents “Hepburn’s Humanity,” a one night exhibit featuring an inspired collection of exclusive work by Los Angeles based artist Free Humanity. Free’s work focuses on political situations and notable figures who have had a positive impact on the world. His mission statement reads: “Take [….]

The Kindness Rock Project Comes to Salem

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  Kindness Rocks Project Artists’ Row – 24 New Derby Street Saturday, October 1, 1-4pm Salem, MA- Mayor Kim Driscoll, City of Salem Public Space Initiative and the Artisans at Artists’ Row announce a “The Kindness Rocks Project” event to take place on October 1st from 1-4pm at Artists’ Row, 24 New Derby Street. The Kindness Rocks [….]

Mayor Kimberley Driscoll and the Salem Public Art Commission (PAC) announce “TradeWind,” a public art installation in Derby Square, running July through September, 2016.

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Mayor Kimberley Driscoll and the Salem Public Art Commission (PAC) announce “TradeWind,” a public art installation in Derby Square, running July through September, 2016. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A call for artists and designers for this site specific installation around Old Town Hall and Derby Square brought in eighteen proposals. The team of op.AL, [….]

CALL TO ARTISTS – 2016 Salem Mural Slam

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Artists’ Row, Salem, MA “FOR INFORMATION: Deborah Greel, Public Art Planner Department of Planning and Community Development 120 Washington Street Salem, MA 01970 www.salem.com dgreel@salem.com 978-619-5681 ” The City of Salem is seeking artists to participate in a “Mural Slam”, a public art project to take place during the Salem [….]

Salem Issues Call for Artists & Designers for 2016 Public Art Installation

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Salem Issues Call for Artists & Designers for 2016 Public Art Installation Submission deadline if February 12, 2016 for summer installation in conjunction with the Salem Arts Festival Salem, MA – The City of Salem seeks submissions from artists and designers interested in creating a site-responsive public art installation in the [….]

What is the POINT? How a crosswalk bridges a cultural divide and invigorates a creative movement in Salem MA.

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Story by Chris Ricci Photos and Social by John Andrews/Social Palates To say there are many different forms Salem takes as you journey across the city is an understatement. (It’s no secret/There is no question that Salem is a city of many forms…) From the student-heavy Lafayette Street area to the bustling artsy downtown area, [….]

What is the POINT? How a crosswalk bridges a cultural divide and invigorates a creative movement in Salem MA.

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Story by Chris Ricci Photos and Social by John Andrews/Social Palates To say there are many different forms Salem takes as you journey across the city is an understatement. (It’s no secret/There is no question that Salem is a city of many forms…) From the student-heavy Lafayette Street area to the bustling artsy downtown area, [….]