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    Motif #1 Day

    Presented by Town of Rockport

    May 18, 2013


    Motif #1 Day

    Downtown Rockport will come alive with music, art, dance and poetry on Motif No. 1 Day on Saturday, May 18. Motif No. 1 Day is a long-standing Rockport tradition, a chance to celebrate Rockport across the arts through the symbol of Motif No. 1, the fishing shack which has been subject of countless paintings and photographs throughout the last century. Motif No. 1 Day brings a focus on the arts in Rockport both past and present. The festival includes interactive art events such as the Sidewalk Chalk Art contest with prizes awarded in categories for children, teens, adults & families, a scavenger hunt for small versions of Motif No. 1 hidden throughout downtown, a chowder stand in Dock Square, live music, historical presentations, and art activities for children. Jazz, Bluegrass, and classic American Band music will all be featured at the festival with an appearance by the Rockport Legion Band among others. The day also includes participation by Rockport businesses and an array of community events The Rockport Art Association is hosting a free presentation by historian Les Bartlett on the subject of Motif No. 1 as well as a Photography Reception, open to the public, where festival-goers will enjoy meeting the photographers behind the juried work presented at the RAA.

    Downtown Rockport

    Main Street
    Rockport, MA 01966

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    General Day and Time Info:

    10:00am - 5:00pm

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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