Did You Know (Rocky Neck Art Colony) – You’re Invited

RNAC art walk flier

That the Rocky Neck Art Colony is one of the oldest working art colonies in the country, and has been luring artists and appreciators to its picturesque shores since the 1850’s? Today the art colony still draws artists from around the world to paint and experience the magic that is Rocky Neck. Rocky Neck is home to artists and non-artists alike, many unique galleries, The Cultural Center, Gloucester’s Rocky Neck Cultural District, and four restaurants (Sailor Stan’s for breakfast, The Studio and Madfish Grille for lunch and dinner and The Rudder for dinner). The main draw to Rocky Neck Art Colony is of course the unique flavor of the art and artists that make Rocky Neck their home and place of business.

Artists are a special breed of people, who have chosen to pursue their passion and make the world a more beautiful place. The artists of Rocky Neck are especially unique, talented and diverse in the work they create. On Rocky Neck, you can find exceptional traditional representational works, abstract, contemporary, decorative, two and three-dimensional paintings, photographs, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, wearable art, greeting cards, books and more. And you will find some of the nicest people you will meet anywhere.

Starting on Saturday, August 16 and continuing each Saturday through September, the galleries on Rocky Neck will be featuring the Rocky Neck Art Walk. It will start at 9:30 am on Madfish Wharf with a GMG Mug Up at Khan Studio and the Good Morning Gloucester Gallery and YUPO Gallery. After having coffee, refreshments and visiting with old and new friends, you can take a leisurely visit through the galleries on Rocky Neck, meet and chat with the artists and learn about their creations and creative process, at a time when the Neck isn’t crowded and parking isn’t a problem.

Come have fun, experience something new, and discover the unique treasure of Gloucester that is the Rocky Neck Art Colony.

E.J. Lefavour

3 comments

  • Sounds wonderful! I think Saturday morning is going to be a good call for a lot of reasons!!

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    • Hi Pat,
      Yes, I think changing things up is good. The best thing about Saturday morning is that Joey can come to Mug Up! There are also a lot of people who could never come to Mug Up because they go to church on Sunday morning. People also think more about shopping on Saturday than they do on Sunday, and unlike openings which happen at night when parking can be such a problem on Rocky Neck, this will all happen early enough that people should have no problem at all finding a parking space.

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  • Have a great time -and remember that’s what friends are for :-) Dave & Kim:-)

    That’s What Friends Are For

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