Motif #1 Day

Sidewalk Chalk art at Motif #1 Day in Rockport Massachusetts - a day of family fun! Image: Motif 1 by David Arsenault

Bring the family to Rockport for a full day of activities on Motif No. 1 Day! Hosted by Rockport Festivals, this festival celebrates Rockport across the arts through the symbol of Rockport’s famous fishing shack, Motif No. 1, the subject of countless paintings and photographs throughout the last century.

Rockport honors this iconic building and the community that surrounds it with a day dedicated to the arts, expressed in family-focused, interactive ways including:

  • The Sidewalk Chalk Art contest
  • A scavenger hunt throughout downtown
  • Circus Performers
  • The famous festival Dock Square Chowder Stand
  • Live music
  • Historical presentations
  • Art activities for children
  • Poetry readings
  • Film showings
  • Art exhibits
  • Dramatic presentations
  • The Words Before Dinner event

The day also includes featured events at participating businesses and an exciting array of community events and other activities for children sponsored by Rockport Music at the beautiful  Shalin Liu Performance Center.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017 9am-5pm