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Donations are NECESSARY TO CONTINUE THE GOOD WORK WE’VE BEGUN...

As we begin our 98th season, first let us share some of our accomplishments from this past year, including: the offering of a wide range of workshops, adult and children classes, sketch groups, artist demonstrations, gallery walks, lectures and the installation of almost fifty exhibitions.

Please call the Rockport Art Association & Museum at 978-546-6604 to make your donation. THank you!

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RAA&M ARTIST MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION 2019

Drop-Off Day/Applications Due: Monday, November 4th, 2019, 10 AM – 3 PM

Exhibiting Artist Members in the categories of Painting, Graphics, Sculpture and Photography are admitted through an annual jury process which evaluates the merit of their work, based on professionalism of technique and originality. They are some of the country's most talented fine artists and fine art photographers.

Benefits of being an RAA&M Exhibiting Artist Member: exhibition opportunities in solo, member group, non-juried & juried shows; opportunities to instruct and attend workshops; and participation in year-round classes, sketch groups, lectures and artist demonstrations.


2019 ARTIST MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION INFORMATION

Image:  Marion Parkhurst Sloane (1876-1954) ,  Barnstable, MA, oil on board.

Image: Marion Parkhurst Sloane (1876-1954), Barnstable, MA, oil on board.

 

SPECIAL EXHIBIT WITH SELECT WORKS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

From Sketchbook to Canvas: The Process of Aldro T. Hibbard, N.A. (1886 – 1972)

Long revered for his New England winter landscapes, the work of Aldro T. Hibbard has enchanted collectors for more than a century. Bold, scenic, endlessly inventive… Yet the question remains: How did Hibbard build his masterpieces? How did he move from firsthand observations of his environment towards his final painted compositions? In this revolving exhibition of sketches just released from the Hibbard Estate, paired with a selection of his masterful paintings, we are now afforded the chance to not only see how Hibbard conceived and built his compositions, but to own them as well.

August 17 – September 23, 2019, in the Marguerite Pearson Gallery

Due to extraordinary popular demand, this exhibit has been extended from October 2 to October 27, 2019, in the Wegenroth Gallery!

Image:  Aldro T. Hibbard ,  Fall in Gloucester , Oil, 34x30”, from the private collection of Dorothy Sterman, Beverly.

Image: Aldro T. Hibbard, Fall in Gloucester, Oil, 34x30”, from the private collection of Dorothy Sterman, Beverly.

 

EDUCATION

For artists, learning and creative growth never ends. Seize the opportunity to take part in our extensive educational offerings including workshops, artist demonstrations, gallery talks, guest lectures, weekly classes and sketch groups, creative community paint-ins and a free veterans art program.

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EXHIBITIONS

Rockport Art Association & Museum hosts a variety of exhibitions over the course of the year, highlighting both the Artist Members and Museum Collection of Cape Ann School artists, such as Aldro T. Hibbard, William Lester Stevens, Theresa Bernstein, and more. Additionally, the RAA&M schedules a number of Special Exhibitions of traveling shows, as well as collector's shows.

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HISTORY

For more than 150 years painters have visited the picturesque towns that make up this unique area of Cape Ann. Playing host to many of the very best, most celebrated artists in America from the 19th century to now, including Aldro T. Hibbard, William Lester Stevens, Theresa Bernstein, Harry Vincent, and more. The RAA&M Permanent Collection contains several of these artists. Moreover, the Adopt A Painting Program seeks generous donations for the conservation and preservation of works from the Permanent Collection to inspire future generations.

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ART & SEA GIFT SHOP

The Art & Sea Gift Shop at the Rockport Art Association Museum showcases local handmade jewelry, wares, as well as other small trinkets. Please check back often because our selection is always changing.

ART & SEA GIFT SHOP

RAA&M NATIONAL JURIED SHOW

Exhibit opens: Saturday, November 23, 2019, 10:00AM
Opening reception: Saturday, November 23, 2019, 2:00 – 4:00PM


RAA&M CALENDAR OF EVENTS