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Firehouse Artist Shanties Inspired by Newburyport’s Early Clam Huts

Presented by Firehouse Center for the Arts at Newburyport Waterfront Park, Newburyport MA

Jun 09 2019
Firehouse Artist Shanties Inspired by Newburyport’s Early Clam Huts

The Firehouse Center for the Arts is partnering with the City of Newburyport to bring even more art to its constituents – this time, outside of its Market Square theater.

Through the construction of waterfront shanties, the Newburyport Arts and Culture Shanties Project will create a centralized artist colony, giving artists a place to both showcase skills and sell handcrafted items.

The shanties will kick off with a “community build day” on June 8th, with the end vision of brightly-hued wooden-planked shanty huts, modeled loosely after Newburyport’s historic clam shacks which lined Joppa Flats in the 1950s. The shanties will reside along the waterfront

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Contact: 978.462.7336

LOCATION

Newburyport Waterfront Park

Waterfront, Newburyport, MA 01950

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