Motif No. 1 Day

Motif No.1 Day is organized and presented by Rockport Exchange and takes place from 9 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, May 21, 2016 in downtown Rockport. The Motif No.1 Day 5k and Fun Run starts at 9 AM.

The Motif No.1 Day Festival celebrates the Arts in Rockport. And all of it centers around the fishing shack-artist’s studio-tourist attraction that started it all: an old building right on one of Rockport’s historic wharves that was painted so often by artists at the turn of the last century that it was given the nickname Motif No.1 by Lester Hornby, a well know artist and instructor of the period. Film, poetry, dance, music, and art-making activities are all a part of the festival, as well as historical presentations and a 5k Road Race and Fun Run, with proceeds to benefit Rockport Public Schools’ wellness initiatives.

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