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Salem Photos – Inauguration 2017 at Peabody Essex Museum

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I’m excited to be joined in that effort by my colleagues in local government, particularly those being sworn into office for their first term. I want to offer my best wishes and thanks to ALL of you. If you’re doing this kind of work, it’s because you love where you live and I feel grateful [….]

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Salem Photos – Touch a Truck – Heritage Days 2017

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With over a dozen vehicles parked at the Salem Willows, the 2017 Touch a Truck was the biggest and most successful one yet! Kids of all ages had the opportunity to explore and interact with a wide range of vehicles. Touch a Truck is part of Salem Heritage Days

Salem Scene – Public Art Salon on Artist’s Row

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The collaborative creation of a Community Table for people and pollinators will serve as the primary project to engage people in making art and making friends. The Artist in Residence Program will run on Thursdays in July and August, 3-7pm, during the Farmers’ Market as a way to help establish Artists’ Row as a local destination by adding [….]

Salem Celebrates the Fourth of July

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Salem Celebrates the Fourth of July Mayor Kimberley Driscoll is pleased to announce that Salem will hold its Independence Day celebration at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site on Derby Wharf on Tuesday, July 4th. Salem Celebrates the Fourth of July “There’s no better place to celebrate Independence Day than in historic Salem,” said Mayor Driscoll. [….]

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 [….]

Salem Scene – The Salem Flea

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The Salem FLEA The City of Salem in collaboration with RM & Company invites artisans/vendors to showcase and sell their work the third Saturday from May-September, 10-5pm, in historic downtown Salem at Derby Square on Front Street. This area of the city was originally built as a marketplace and continues to be an important public [….]

Call for Art – Salem Arts Festival Juried Gallery

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The 2017 Salem Arts Festival has announced an invitation to local visual artists to submit their work for the juried gallery at Old Town Hall during the 9th annual festival on June 2 through June 4. The juried gallery will be selected by an on-site review process again this year, which will be held the [….]

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 [….]