The Centennial Gallery at 4 Centennial Drive is hosting a new Photography Show for ‘Peace and Healing,’ “70 x 7” highlights seventy images by seven local photographers. This colorful show fills two floors and showcases the work of Donna Ardizzoni, Laurinda Butcher, Michael Chamness, Dawn McDonald, Skip Montello, Karen Pischke and Elaine Somers —all known for their beautiful nature and nautical scenes. Some of these artists recently received awards at the Newburyport Art Association’s Annual Photography Interest Group Show.
This collaborative art show is open for public viewing weekdays 8am–6pm through September 24 at the Musculoskeletal Center, 4 Centennial Drive in Peabody. All artwork is for sale ‘as is’ and some can be custom-ordered. Masks are required in the building at all times. Contact us for sales and news of our artists. Come to an Open Reception on Sunday, September 12 from 2:00pm – 4:30pm with Jazz trio Beacon Blue performing. Free with Advance Registration via Eventbrite. Any questions, call or email: Karen Pischke 978-283-4258 or firstname.lastname@example.org Artist bios and contact information can be found at the Centennial Gallery artist table, along with a guest book for your comments. Stop by the show and experience a sense of awe, ‘peace and healing.’
A new exhibition titled Floral Portraits by Trudy Allen opens September 11th in the Gordon Grant Room at the North Shore Arts Association (NSAA). The exhibition is devoted to the Stacy Boulevard in Gloucester, MA for its stunning flower gardens, and will be on display through September 29, 2021.
Floral Portraits honors and thanks the Generous Gardeners, City of Gloucester, and the Department of Public Works for their dedication, contributions, and hard work maintaining our beautiful city. During the pandemic the flowers gardens on the Boulevard were planted and well cultured, giving the community an opportunity to enjoy the scenery while being safe. Trudy painted a series of individual flowers from the gardens documenting their life cycles.
Please join us on Sunday, September 12, 2021, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM for the opening reception.
Trudy will be giving an alcohol ink demonstration on September 25th at 2:00 PM where she will share her process, materials, and answer questions.
North Shore Arts Association is located at 11 Pirates Lane, Gloucester, MA 01930. For more information about events please call (978) 283-1857 or email email@example.com. Visiting hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM and Sundays 12 – 4 PM.
Photos by Arian Hewitt – firstname.lastname@example.org
Seagull Sentry. The harbor seemed extra quiet today after the bustling Schooner Festival and this lone seagull seemed to be surveying the scene.
We came upon a lovely Rocky Neck garden which had attracted several monarchs. I have not seen so many monarchs together like this in quite a long time so it was a heartwarming surprise sight. Monarchs flitting back and forth between several tempting blooms as if they knew I had a camera:
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