‘HERE & NOW’ SERIES BRINGS ARTISTS TO HISTORIC SITE
Here & Now: Contemporary Artists Working in The Sargent House Museum Garden
Launches this Sunday with artist Kathy Gentile Roberts
Here & Now was conceived as a means to revitalize the 1782 Sargent House and energize the under-utilized Sargent House Museum garden. The garden’s tiers, which were added to the site in 1925 by preservation architect Joseph Everett Chandler, create unique spaces for artists to set up and find inspiration in the garden. Known for restorations at the House of the Seven Gables and the Paul Revere House, Chandler made various alterations to the historic site and grounds.
Built in 1782 for Judith Sargent Murray—an early feminist writer, philosopher, and social activist, the Sargent House is a fine example of high-style Georgian domestic architecture, enlarged during the Federal period, and converted into a museum during the height of the Colonial Revival.
There are still opportunities available for artists to participate in the Here & Now series. Interested artists should contact Site Manager Kate Laurel Burgess-Mac Intosh at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 978-412-5290.
Upcoming Artists in the Here & Now Series
July 31: Kathryn Gentile Roberts
August 7: Mary Rhinelander McCarl
August 14: Dorothy Englander
August 21: Carole Anne Meehan
August 28: Coco Berkman