Tag Archives: Catherine Ryan

A Beautiful and Moving Tribute to Carol Gray, Retiring Sawyer Free Library Director

John Ronan and Company (Senator Bruce Tarr, Paul McGeary, Mary Weissblum, and Scott Memhard) Reading John’s Very Humorous Poem About Carol The library was packed with Carol’s colleagues, friends, and well-wishers, all with hearts full of thanks and gratitude for her guiding hand throughout the library’s recent years of growth and development. Everyone spoke of … Continue reading

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Thank you Friends of the HarborWalk Cleanup Dream Team!

Thank you Beth, Susan, Jessie, Catherine, George, and Charles–an awesome team and an awesome job well done!!! We had our first Friends of the HarborWalk cleanup this morning and made great progress. We didn’t get to I4-C2 and hope to … Continue reading

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Turner, Monet, Whistler, Dow…Lane? Wall Street Journal focus on Fitz Henry Lane

Cat Ryan Submits- Hi Joey Turner, Monet, Whistler, Dow…Lane? Check out John Wilmerding’s review of Fitz Henry Lane’s half-dozen foggy views such as Ship Starlight in the Fog (c.1860) which is in the collection of the Butler Institute of American … Continue reading

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CROSS-COUNTRY CHRONICLE Catherine Ryan on Gloucester, MA in landmark FSA/OWI documentary photographs Part 2

  American Photographer ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN (1915-1985)19 FSA photos in Gloucester, MA, September 1937 Joey recently featured Wallflowers, by Gordon Parks on GMG which reminded me of the road less traveled within the historic collection of photographs archived at the Library … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Catherine Ryan!!!

Catherine, George, and Charles Ryan Thank you Catherine for all the beautiful work that you do on behalf of Gloucester’s artists, arts, and the  community at large. With two bright and active twin sons, I don’t know how you manage … Continue reading

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Round Up of Top 2013 Local and National Art Stories: Advocacy

Hats off to Catherine Ryan for this amazing series! THANK YOU CATHERINE!!! Part One: ADVOCACY The word “Creative” Replacing the noun ‘artist’ with ‘creative’ nearly mainstream, at least for the DIY and the art world! National news, December 5, 2013: No, not … Continue reading

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Round Up of Top 2013 Local and National Art Stories: Aplomb

Local and national common threads include advocacy, aplomb, and access. Oh, and Amazon. December 5, 2013 was a huge news day. Here, aplomb (awards and institutions) Part Two: PLOMB Gloucester, MA:  the Gloucester HarborWalk designed by Cambridge Seven Associates took home an impressive array of local, regional, and … Continue reading

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Round Up Of Top 2013 Local and National Art Stories: Access

To Our GMG Readers: My apologies for our being behind in posting this series for Catherine Ryan. The following story, “Access,” is actually part three of a terrific three part series that Catherine wrote titled, “Round Up of Local and … Continue reading

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GloucesterCast 11/10/13 With Guests Kim Smith and Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro

GloucesterCast Podcast Taped 11/10/13 With Guests Kim Smith Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Topics Include: Donuts from Brother’s Brew, Gloucester High Only Plays 7 Regular Season Football Games, Passports and Olive Kitteridge Filming, Frances McDormand and Bill Murray in … Continue reading

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charting the paths for plastic soup patches of our oceans

Catherine Ryan submits Hi Joey, It’s not beach balls and rubber duckies. Great time lapse visualizations of how garbage moves around our oceans to the 6 largest patches (they used surface drifter buoys with GPS sensors). “What we found is … Continue reading

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Local Updates- Engage!

Cat Ryan submits- Hi all, Here are few deadline events that may interest you, and some wonderful Gloucester news. So many updates are possible because of the strong support and lead from the City of Gloucester through the office of … Continue reading

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Betsy Wall, Director of Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce’s Coffee and Connections featuring Betsy Wall, the Director of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, was very well attended this morning and was hosted by Chamber board member Mat Anzivino of the Rockport … Continue reading

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The 2013 Annual Governor’s Conference on Travel and Tourism took place in the Hall of Flags of the State House

Catherine Ryan submits- I sat with Peter Webber of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce and a great group from Newburyport.  The Massachusetts Director of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) is Betsy Wall and she’s impressive! She has pushed for investment … Continue reading

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Willow Rest From Cat Ryan

Yummy lunch and lots to look at! Rusty Kinnunen linocuts on exhibit along with other creative folks work. His linos range $25- $80, editions from 20 to 50, lobster, beaches, boats, whales…

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Photos from Committee for the Arts Trails and Sails and Block Party

Hi Joey, During two Trails and Sails weekends and the last Block Party, the Committee for the Arts (CFTA ) was pleased to participate and spread awareness about municipal art.  One event: during the block party we were at Main … Continue reading

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Catherine Ryan Live Blogging From Harvard Faculty Club

Live blogging from Harvard Faculty Club. Here to learn and share atGREAT forum on place making hosted by MA Smart Growth Alliance and featuring Fred Kent and other presenters from the outstanding folks of Project for Public Spaces. They are … Continue reading

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