16 Rocky Neck - Gloucester HarborWalk
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16 Rocky Neck
There were no galleries in those days and no one ever expected to sell a picture, so you weren’t interested in making it. You were only interested in actually being a good artist….And, of course, you didn’t need as much money. I remember we had a little house in Gloucester. I think we paid $30.00 a month, you know. So you could live the whole summer for about $150.00.” Sally Avery recalling summers in Gloucester in the 1930s

— Oral history interview with Sally Michel Avery, November 3, 1967, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

16 Rocky Neck

Boat and dock, drive and park, and walk along a storied past to one of our country’s oldest, continuous, and scenic art colonies. There are studios and galleries nestled among colorful residential homes, shops, and restaurants. The North Shore Art Association, the Gloucester Stage Company, and the Gloucester Writers’ Center are all within walking distance.

Photograph in Color; by Joey Ciaramitaro©
Lively Rocky Neck

Lively Rocky Neck

 Photos by : Ellen Lefavour©, David Cox©, Joey Ciaramitaro©; Woodcut by Don Gorvett
rocky neck ©David Cox
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Nights on Rocky Neck EJ Lefavour
DON GORVETT rocky neck harmony

Writers Center Now (1:48)

Writers Center Now (1:48)

The Writer’s Center is helping to keep Gloucester’s literary tradition alive.

 

Horovitz Dishes Gloucester & McNally (4:43)

Horovitz dishes Gloucester & McNally 4:43

 Gloucester Stage founder; Interview Script Notes©

Beckoning Since the 1800s (2:59)

Beckoning Since the 1800s (2:59)

Deep roots for theater and artist groups, such as Atwood’s Playhouse-on-the-Moors and Gallery-on-the-Moors; North Shore Art Association; Little Theater; and Gloucester Stage.

 

Rocky Neck Historic Art Trail

Rocky Neck Historic Art Trail

 © Rocky Neck Art Colony

Rocky Neck Historical Art Trail – A map and guide to the artists, galleries and old hotels that occupied Rocky Neck as well as other areas in Gloucester that have artistic locations, studios and more.