Labor Day weekend- crisp morning air pairs

and a spare

Long Beach (view back to Cape Ann Motor Inn) – between Ida and Labor Day, and signs that summer’s behind us

Today! Ed Emberley @CapeAnnCinema 2PM is in good company as a Gloucester Daily Times weekend pick along with

Gloucester Stage Saturday morning live theater for tots, Our Lady of Good Voyage  Carillon Bells tonight 5pm, and North Shore Arts Association Sunday pot luck reception for its annual members’ Small Works Exhibition!


Ed Emberley is “drawing” them in today for Cape Ann Reads. Plus he’s part of the 8th Annual Cape Ann Cinema film festival running August 25-September 1st.  Other luminaries on site for special screenings during the film festival include:




Last Chance


The four-exhibit 2016 season opener at the North Shore Arts Association is closing this weekend on  June 11. Make time.

ROBERT DOUGLAS STEPHENSON  (1935-2015) retrospective, first floor, back of building.






GINGER GREENBLATT, solo exhibit installed along the walls between the Stephenson show and the first floor reception gallery. Our Lady of Good Voyage woodblock is $200.



ASSOCIATE MEMBERS exhibit, first floor, first gallery, 73 works of art and ARTIST MEMBERS exhibit, top floor, 130 works of art.


plus one more Stephenson on the top floor



Video- North Shore Arts Association Live Auction 2011 Preview With Suzanne Gilbert

For more information check out The North Shore Arts Association Web page at-
Gala Preview Party Friday July 29th 5:30PM
Live Auction Saturday August 6th 7-9PM

Coming at 8PM- North Shore Arts Association Live Auction 2011 Preview Interview With Suzanne Gilbert



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For more information check out The North Shore Arts Association Web page at-

Gala Preview Party Friday July 29th 5:30PM
Live Auction Saturday August 6th 7-9PM

North Shore Arts Association Live Art Auction Coming Up


Gala Preview Party – Friday, July 29, 5:30 – 8 pm
Public Viewing – July 29 – August 6

Live Auction – Saturday, August 6, 7 – 9 pm

Featuring Auctioneer Frank Kaminski
Doors open at 6 pm for final preview and light refreshments.
This year’s auction introduces several NEW features!

· Gala Preview Party, Friday, July 29, 5:30 – 8 pm

Join us on opening night for an exclusive opportunity to meet the artists and preview the outstanding selection of auction paintings, while enjoying live jazz music, creative hors d’oeuvres, open wine bar ….and beautiful views of Gloucester Harbor at sunset!

· Live online bidding!

If you can’t come to NSAA on August 6 to attend the Live Auction in person, you can still follow the proceedings live from the comfort of home using your computer, and place your own live bids at any time while the Auction is in progress! (Must register by August 5 to bid online; see instructions at )

· View all paintings online at your leisure, at

NSAA Catalog at

Tickets: $15 Live Auction Only * $20 Gala Preview Party Only * or
$30 for Both
· More paintings than ever before with over 100 works of art, this year’s auction offers exceptional variety of subject and style – truly something for everyone!
Seating is limited …please reserve early! Call 978-283-1857 OR register online at
More information:

2011 Auction Footer



North Shore Arts Association presents Artists Members Exhibition IV “Small Paintings”. The show will run from Sunday, July 24th through Saturday August 6th. Artists Members Exhibition III will continue through Saturday, July 23rd in the main gallery.

North Shore Arts Association is proud to host Music at Eden’s Edge on Saturday, July 23rd during their summer-long 30th Anniversary Celebration with the annual Norbert and Francesca Benotti Memorial Concert at 8 pm. This performance pays tribute to the late Vincent Ferrini, whose poetry inspired “Listening to the Sea Winds!”

North Shore Arts Association has a thriving artist membership of over 350 contemporary artists recognized nationally and worldwide. They come not only from Cape Ann, but throughout North America. NSAA’s historic old building, located at 11 Pirates Lane in Gloucester, provides the opportunity to view the largest collection of paintings and sculpture on Cape Ann.

North Shore Arts Association is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sundays from Noon to 5:00 pm. The gallery extends its evening hours to 8 pm on Fridays through August. In addition to exhibitions, NSAA also offers demonstrations, workshops, lectures, critiques, an art auction on August 6 and more. Please call 978-283-1857 or visit for more information.

Gloucester’s North Shore Arts Association Annual Art Auction and Gala August 14th

Dear Joey,
Could you please publish this in GMG on behalf of NSAA. I know I owe you a
batch of homemade macaroons. Hope you are enjoying summer on Cape Ann.
Gloucester’s North Shore Arts Association Annual Art Auction and Gala
fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 14th.
Many recognized artists from among the more than 350 members who contribute
to the NSAA event include: John Caggiano, Ray Crane, David Curtis, Tom Gill,
Robert Gruppe, Ken Knowles, Don Mosher, Charles Movalli, Dale Radcliffe,
Marilyn Swift and Jeff Weaver, among others.
The more than 150 works of art are available for viewing this week free of
charge at the NSAA gallery, 11 Pirates Lane in East Gloucester. Bids will be
accepted all week on silent auction pieces up to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday,
August 14th.
There will be a free opening reception to meet the artists on Sunday, August
8th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The Live Auction Gala on August 14 begins with a preview reception, with
hors d’oeuvres provided by Passports Restaurant of Gloucester, an open wine
bar, and live jazz music from the John Payne Band. Participants in the
Silent Auction need not be present at the Live Auction Gala, once bids are
recorded. Absentee bids will be accepted for all Silent and Live Auction
works until 5:30 p.m. Friday, August 13.
Auctioneer Frank Kaminski hosts the Live Auction, which starts at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets to the Gala and Live Auction are only $25 and reservations are
recommended as the event sells out every year.
For reservations call NSAA at 978-283-1857 or visit
Here is a link to a quick overview of this year’s Auction with the President
of the Association, Andrea van Gestel on YouTube:

Here is a link to Gallery Director, Suzanne Gilbert providing details of the
week¹s events on YouTube:

Images attached of auction artwork:
Ray Crane: Outbound, Gloucester
Jeff Weaver: Red Pilot House
Steve Kennedy: Fishing Boats
T.A. Charron: Good Harbor Beach
Tom Sutherland: Commonwealth Avenue
Thank you for support of this event.
North Shore Arts Association, 11 Pirates Lane, Gloucester MA 01930

Steve Kenendy




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Anyone see my macaroons?