Rocky Neck Art Colony, Inc.
6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
The Rocky Neck Art Colony was founded in the mid-19th century and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in 1973. With the creation of the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck in 2012, the Art Colony programs are reaching a wider demographic as our visual arts focus is expanding to include more diverse cultural and educational offerings.
Programs include: Offerings at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck which include art exhibitions, music and spoken word performances, as well as community celebrations, weddings, and other private events. The Goetemann Artist Residency: one of the few visual artist live-work residencies in Eastern Massachusetts. Gallery 53 (formerly Rocky Neck Gallery): A coop gallery of over 30 artists that is open each year from May - October. The Rocky Neck Historic Art Trail, self-guided and docent tours to 15 locations where renowned American artists of the 19th and 20th century lived and worked.