‘Dominican Faceless Dolls’ at Salem Armory Regional Visitor Center

Salem Maritime National Historic Site announces the installation of Dominican Faceless Dolls, a bilingual (English/Spanish) exhibit on display May 7 – June 30, Wednesday – Sunday, 10 am – 4pm at the Salem Armory Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street in Salem. Co-created with North Shore Community Development Coalition (North Shore CDC), the exhibit celebrates … Continue reading ‘Dominican Faceless Dolls’ at Salem Armory Regional Visitor Center

Author Signing with Dan Gagnon

Join us on Thursday, June 30th for an author signing event with Dan Gagnon. From 1:00-5:00 Gagnon will be on-site signing copies of his new book “A Salem Witch: The Trial, Execution, and Exoneration of Rebecca Nurse.” This biography of witch trial’s victim Rebecca Nurse vividly recreates seventeenth century Salem, and in the process challenges … Continue reading Author Signing with Dan Gagnon

‘Psychomanteum’ at Old Town Hall

Open your mind and enter the Psychomanteum; a unique experiential installation that explores the psyche. Intertwining mythological practices, psychological techniques, and physiological responses, the Psychomanteum allows participants to interact with the specters residing in their conscious and subconscious.

Culture House

The City of Salem and CultureHouse have partnered to open a three-month-long community arts and culture pop-up hosted at Old Town Hall in Downtown Salem. CultureHouse Salem transforms the historic structure into a vibrant, connected, and accessible destination that supports local creatives. The short-term goal of this project is to activate this underused community resource … Continue reading Culture House

My Journey to Morocco

Indra Persad Milowe is a Trinidad born visual artist living and working in Salem, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Her art brings to life many of her childhood memories of growing up in Trinidad in the 1950’s and 1960’s. My interest is in nature, still life and design. I adored my St. Augustine Girls High School art teacher, … Continue reading My Journey to Morocco

Salem Farmers’ Market

The Salem Farmers’ Market is a tradition that dates back to 1634. With its peak around 1930, where more than 40 vendors sold goods in collapsible wooden stalls, an estimated 10,000 people visited the market on a single Saturday. In the early 1970s, the market ended, and the Salem Redevelopment Authority redesigned the square into … Continue reading Salem Farmers’ Market

Tactical Bouzouki at Old Town Hall

Enjoy our final evening at Old Town Hall with a performance of Greek, English, Irish, and American tunes using authentic instruments of the Rebetiko tradition! Tactical Bouzouki plays Rebetika (Greek urban blues) and Smyrneika (music emerging from a confluence of musically sophisticated refugees from Asia Minor and marginalized classes in Greek cities in the early … Continue reading Tactical Bouzouki at Old Town Hall