COMMUNITY DIRECTORY : AD HOC Committee for Gloucester Arts Center / Fisheries Museum Complex

NEXT MEETING: Wed. May 31, 2000 See details below!


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This site is established to keep the community informed of the information and progress concerning the Gloucester City Council's AD HOC Committee in their research, planning and development of a cultural center. If AD HOC committee member have information they would like to discuss posting here; e-mail @ ArtsGloucester and write Gloucester AD HOC in the subject box.

The Gloucester City Council Ad Hoc Committee for the Arts Center will be holding its next ...

Open Meeting

Wed. May 31, 2000
7 PM
Senior Center
67 Middle Street, Gloucester, MA


The Arts Center office is now located at

28 Poplar Street
Gloucester , MA 01930
Telephone # 978 281-4810

For further information and to confirm meeting time, call :
Harriet Webster at 283-0931

MISSION STATEMENT - This statement is not carved in stone. It will develop and evolve as we progress. For the development of a Complex including "the Gloucester Maritime Museum" and "the Gloucester Arts Center".

Needs Assessment Questionnaire - To be listed, send in to the Tourism Commission.


Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) - N. Adams, MAScheduled to open publicly in 1998, The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) is an extrardinary porject to convert a 27-building historic mill complex in the Berkshire mountains of Western Massachusetts into a multi-disciplinary center for visual, performing and media arts. More than a static display hall, MASS MoCA will provide space, tools, and time for artists, cultural institutions and businesses working in sculpture, theater, dance, film, digital media and music. New work will be creatd in patnership with high technology and new media companies.

Fisheries Museum, Lunenberg, Nova Scotia - The Gloucester City Council expressed their interest in an Arts Center, Fisheries Museum similar to Lunenberg N.S. and to provide hands-on educational opportunities for the children of the community. This proposal would provide for the community as well as attracting visitors to the City by generating interests and needs for the Gloucester community.

Pacific Harbor - Northwest Passage Oregon Coast Aquarium - Oregon's rugged and scenic coastline has long attracted visitors to the state, and the Oregon Coast Aquarium has quickly developed into the most popular attraction along Highway 101.

Oregon Coast Aquarium - Come and get close to over 170 species of aquatic animals, without getting wet or eaten. Dedicated to exposing its visitors to Oregon's unique coastal resources, the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport was declared one of the nation's top 10 aquariums by Parade magazine. It consistently earns rave reviews by travelers from around the world.

The Gloucester Arts Centre - Canada - Our Canadian sister town of Gloucester seems to be thinking the same. It will be interesting to watch the two progress.

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