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.
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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Rockport Art Association & Museum

Rockport Art Association & Museum

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Address: 12 Main Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-6604
Email: info@rockportartassn.org

The Rockport Art Association and Museum was founded in 1921. It is a private, charitable, non-profit, cultural organization, dedicated to the advancement and preservation of all phases of the visual arts. We sponsor exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, workshops and educational programs…

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Square Circle

Square Circle

Address: 11 Dock Square, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-7100

Paintings by local artists, modern graphics, sculpture, ceramics, Judaica, fused glass and more!

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Scott Tubby Fine Art

Scott Tubby Fine Art

Address: 26 Bearskin Neck, Rockport
Phone: (207) 329-2586

Scott Tubby’s hands have been shaping clay for more than thirty five years and painting canvases for most of the past fifteen. He has exhibited his work extensively throughout the US and is part of several important collections in the…

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I.N. Kamalic Gallery

I.N. Kamalic Gallery

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Address: 8-B Main Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-2654
Email: gallery@kamalic.com

The late Ivan N. Kamalic was a passionate observer with a keen ability to translate nature onto canvas. A plein air painter of scenes local, New England and of the New York tri-state area, his works also include paintings from…

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Canterbury Hill Studio & Gallery

Canterbury Hill Studio & Gallery

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Address: 41 Main Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-309-8468
Email: chs@canterburyhillstudio.net

For the love of art … whether it be metal sculpture, ceramics, fiber art, formed glass, flamework beads, paintings, jewelry, wood turning, photography, gilded frames, furniture, mosiacs, scroll work, cards or whimsical dolls.

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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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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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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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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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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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Rockport Music/ Shalin Liu Performance Center

Rockport Music/ Shalin Liu Performance Center

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Address: 37 Main Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-7391
Email: info@rockportmusic.org

Enriching lives through great music For over 30 years Rockport Music has been committed to one enduring purpose: enriching lives through great music. Located in the scenic seaport village of Rockport, Massachusetts, Rockport Music presents exceptional musical performances and events…

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Ken Knowles Fine Art

Ken Knowles Fine Art

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Address: 102 Main Street, Rockport
Phone: (508) 284-0427
Email: knowlesart@verizon.net

Ken knowles has 25 years experience painting outdoors, and has earned an award winning reputation. Knowles’ work is widely sought after, and is part of countless collections across the country and abroad. Ken’s studio is located on the corner of…

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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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The Art of David Arsenault Gallery

The Art of David Arsenault Gallery

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Address: 8 Dock Square, Rockport
Phone: 518-466-9093
Email: darsenaultart@gmail.com

Experience the peace and beauty of Cape Ann at The Art of David Arsenault Gallery, 8 Dock Square. Here you can enjoy David’s original oil paintings and canvas giclées. Using a vibrant palette, David’s images celebrate the magic of Cape…

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Sandy Bay Historical Society & Museums, Inc.

Sandy Bay Historical Society & Museums, Inc.

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Address: 40 King Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-9533
Email: info@SandyBayHistorical.org

SEWALL-SCRIPTURE HOUSE The Sewall-Scripture House at 40 King Street was built in 1832 by Levi Sewall with granite from his own quarry. It was lived in by his descendants until purchased by the Historical Society in 1957. A 1996 addition…

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Hershey Frame Shop

Hershey Frame Shop

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Address: 18 Railroad Avenue, Unit 2, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-2655

Hershey Frame Shop in Rockport, near Boston, Massachusetts, is the New England art collector’s complete solution for picture frames using conservation framing methods. It offers a wide variety of high quality contemporary and traditional picture frames, multiple styles of archival…

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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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Mosher Gallery

Mosher Gallery

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Address: 13 Main Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-3666

Donald Allen Mosher, born in Malden, MA, spent his early years in Topsfield and Saugus, graduating from Vesper George School of Art in 1968. He then worked as an illustrator and art director for 10 years, and has been an…

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