Arts

Letterpress Workshops at RAW

RAW Art Works is offering Letterpress workshops in Central Square Six-Word Memoir Letterpress Workshop (Half-day)  January 27, 9:00 am –1:00 pm OR 2:00 pm –6:00 pm   This half-day letterpress workshop at Raw Art Works is an introduction to letterpress printing and hand typesetting for the complete beginner. You’ll get a hands-on experience working with the materials…

5 Questions: Craig Brown

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Just in case Netflix’s The Crown hasn’t quenched your thirst for the royals…… Craig Brown is the author of 18 books, and a prolific journalist. He has been writing his parodic diary in Private Eye since 1989. He has been a columnist for, among others, The…

Photos: Lynn Museum/LynnArts Holiday Open House

Lynn Museum/LynnArts had a festive open house today from 2:30pm to 7:30pm. It was the public’s last chance to see the popular exhibit of works by Jeff Fioravanti, entitled “The Vision Place of Souls”, which focuses on Fioravanti’s interpretations of the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War, curated by Jocelyn Almy-Testa. It was also…

Downtown Lynn Holiday Sale Saturday & Sunday

From Lynn Museum / LynnArts – The Downtown Lynn Holiday Sale in LynnArts Shop local this holiday season and support local artists, designers, and craft makers by participating in the Downtown Lynn Holiday Sale, benefiting LynnArts!  This two day event will feature local art, greeting cards, jewelry, sculpture, pottery, and Lynn merchandise. Current vendors include…

Beyond Walls Announces Second Mural Festival, Call for Walls

12/7/17 The mural festival is coming back in 2018 and seeks new walls From Beyond Walls – This coming August, Beyond Walls is planning a second mural festival featuring new street artists from around the world as well as local talent. Beyond Walls is currently looking for new canvases (exterior walls) in the downtown area.…

5 Questions: Loretta Swit

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – “Switheart” chronicles the artwork of TV Icon Loretta Swit, a true champion of the animal kingdom. Watercolorist, award-winning animal activist, and actress, Ms. Swit is renowned for her starring role on TV’s most honored series, M*A*S*H, for which she won two EMMY’s and worldwide acclaim.  SD:…

5 Questions: Bernard Dotson

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Bernard Dotson is excited to be part of “ELF The Musical,” which tells the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous…

Photos: Open Studios at LynnArts & Lydia Pinkham

11/20/17 Lydia Pinkham Laboratories on Western Ave. had their annual Open Studios this past Saturday and Sunday, and LynnArts (of Lynn Museum/LynnArts) had theirs on Saturday with a free trolley running all day between locations provided by the Downtown Lynn Cultural District. Here’s a collection of photos of – most of the participating artists –…