October 10 – December 7, 2013
117 Cabot Street, Beverly
Reception: October 10, 4- 6pm
Roundtable DIscussion w/ Artists: October 23, 5- 7pm
The Bear Gallery and Beverly Historical Society are happy to announce the show Building Beverly at the Society’s John Cabot House, 117 Cabot Street. The show, which features art inspired by Beverly’s built environment, will be up through December 7th.
Montserrat College of Art, an independent institution of art, provides an intensive visual arts education that will enable students to sustain a lifelong involvement in art and design and to become informed, responsible members of society. In addition, Montserrat is committed to contributing to the cultural life of its surrounding communities. Through its degree, diploma, and community-based programs, Montserrat offers:
• A vital learning community for students deeply engaged in the study of art and design which encourages and nurtures their unique talents, visions, aspirations, and commitment.
• A varied curriculum that challenges the individual, fostering the growth of technical and perceptual skills, as well as intellectual awareness and understanding.
• An accomplished and diverse faculty of artists, designers and scholars that is dedicated to stimulating and reinforcing student progress and to promoting the highest standards of artistic and intellectual development.
• A continuing array of public programs, such as exhibitions, artist talks, master classes and more, which enhances the cultural life of our campus and the surrounding communities.
Beverly Historical Society: The mission of the Beverly Historical Society, founded in 1891, is to collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate Beverly’s regional history. In addition to a collection of nearly a million objects and documents related to Beverly history, the Society preserves and interprets the 17th century Balch House and Hale Farm, and the 1781 John Cabot House. Throughout its history, the Society has collected, preserved, and interpreted Beverly history, offering programs to the public, as well as to teachers and students. The Society's trustees, staff and volunteers are committed to creating a sustainable future and increased services to the public.