Arts and Entertainment in Rockport, Mass
Iconic Motif No. 1 draws artists and art lovers to our picturesque harbor. Rockport’s art colony, one of the oldest in America, is home to over thirty galleries and the Rockport Art Association and Museum. In an unmatched setting, Rockport’s world-class performing arts center, the Shalin Liu, hosts shows year round. Lively festivals fill the streets from May – December.
Cynthia Curtis Pottery

Cynthia Curtis Pottery

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Address: 80 Pigeon Hill Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-6186
Email: cynthiacurtispottery@verizon.net

A North Shore native, Cynthia Curtis has always been drawn to the ocean and its vastly changing colors. Her wheel-thrown and hand-built, high-fire stoneware pottery is glazed in a range of blues, greens, purples, and whites. Inspired by nature, Cynthia…

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Tusinski Gallery

Tusinski Gallery

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Address: 2 Main Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-2244

Karen Tusinski subscribes to the natural contrasts found in our world. Geometric and organic form play together in each piece, combining in an energized abstraction. Common themes include bright poppies in a variety of color schemes, pebble strewn beaches with…

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Motif No. 1

Motif No. 1

Address: Bearskin Neck, Rockport

Images of Rockport’s iconic fishing shack on Bearskin Neck are known and recognized throughout the world, and instantly familiar to any student of art or art history. How Motif No. 1 Got Its Name: “ROCKPORT’S trade mark is the dark…

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Old Sloop Coffeehouse

Old Sloop Coffeehouse

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Address: First Congregational Church 12 School Street, Rockport
Phone: (978) 309-9667
Email: info@oldsloopcoffeehouse.org

Old Sloop Coffeehouse is an outreach project of the First Congregational Church, offering great music in a variety of styles at affordable prices in a friendly and welcoming environment. We sell fair trade coffee and tea from Equal Exchange, which…

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Windemere Art & Antiques

Windemere Art & Antiques

Address: 20A Main Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-3513

Located on Main Street in the former Granite Shore Hotel, Windemere Art & Antiques features paintings and prints, one of-a-kind jewelry, vintage jewelry, and vintage collectables and proudly features local and regional artists. We currently feature paintings by Bill Chisholm…

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Rockport Legion Band

Rockport Legion Band

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Address: Legion Hall Bandstand, Rockport
Email: rockportband@gmail.com

The Rockport Legion Band is Cape Ann’s only year-round community concert band; we’re located at the very tip of Cape Ann in scenic Rockport, Massachusetts. The Band was founded in 1932 as a volunteer (that means that no one gets…

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The Paper House (1922)

The Paper House (1922)

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Address: 52 Pigeon Hill Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-2629

It was built by Mr. Elis F. Stenman, a mechanical engineer who designed the machines that make paper clips, began building his Rockport summer home out of paper as a hobby. That was in 1922. The paper was meant to…

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George Anderson Gallery

George Anderson Gallery

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Address: 11 Main Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-1008
Email: scott.tubby@gmail.com

George Anderson is a contemporary artist specializing in marine / nautical, abstract, Mexican, rural and urban motifs. George resides in Rockport, MA, where he owns an oceanside gallery. He is well known for paintings that reflect marine or nautical subjects…

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Rockport Dance Academy

Rockport Dance Academy

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Address: Isinglass Place,
Phone: 978-559-1495

Rockport Dance Academy, owned by Emily Twombly and established in 2010, is committed to providing high quality instruction in all facets of dance. We provide a progressive, versatile curriculum of instruction in a positive learning environment. We cater to students…

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