Retrospective celebrates ‘town artist’ Vernon Smith

When you bring up the subject of art in the town of Orleans, chances are the name Vernon Smith is going to be a big part of the conversation.“Vernon Smith was THE ‘town artist’ who worked and lived in Orleans basically from the 1920s until he passed away in 1969,” said Tom Cronin of Orleans, … Continue reading Retrospective celebrates ‘town artist’ Vernon Smith

Lexington Minute Man statue repair plans still up in the air

The Capt. John Parker Statue, the de facto symbol of Lexington’s proud history, is in need of repairs, but debate goes on about just how to refurbish it more than six years after money was appropriated to make the repairsThe statue, which was constructed in 1900 by British sculptor Henry Hudson Kitson, has cracks and … Continue reading Lexington Minute Man statue repair plans still up in the air

Music, food, auctions and more at Pres Hall garden party

The 10th annual Wellfleet Preservation Hall Garden Party on May 27 will take place at the height of spring, when crab apples and cherries burst forth in fleecy blossoms, and busy gardeners hoe and plant. At this year's event, Hall executive director Janet Lesniak said there will be more party fun as well as more paintings, … Continue reading Music, food, auctions and more at Pres Hall garden party

Cape Ann Art Haven recently announced the appointment of Traci Thayne Corbett as executive director.In this role, she will lead Art Haven’s operations including the after-school and vacation programs for grades 1-8, classes at The Hive for teens and adults and the Teen Artist Guild. She will also be responsible for raising the funds to … Continue reading

NAA announces annual Party & Art Auction

The Newburyport Art Association has announced the date of its 16th Annual Party & Art Auction on June 10. The event will feature a silent auction that includes 2-D works, crafts and packages, and a live auction with traditional and contemporary 2-D works and more.This NAA fundraiser event is made possible by the donations of … Continue reading NAA announces annual Party & Art Auction