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Art show at bank

The public exhibit “Finding Joy in Challenging Times,” created by artist Kathryn G. Roberts, is available for viewing now through Saturday, Aug. 7, in BankGloucester’s lobby on Main Street. A full-time artist specializing in vibrant watercolor, art —always the Gloucester native’s passion — has evolved into a full-time business at her Cape Ann Art Gallery, where she also teaches classes. Visitors are welcome by appointmant, and all art featured in this show is for sale. Affiliated with the New England Watercolor Society, Rockport Art Association, the Experimental Art Group, North Shore Art Association, The Rocky Neck Art Colony and seARTS, Roberts has participated in numerous group shows on the North Shore and curated multiple solo exhibitions. Her work is shown in collections throughout the U.S. Many of her paintings are in collections throughout the United States and are on view on Instagram @kathygrobartgallery. Questions? Contact or 978-675-9903.

Art in the Barn

ESSEX— Greenbelt’s Art in the Barn will be online this year, now through June 13, due to public health precautions. The online show and sale features works by 100 artists in the region, 15 of whom are new this year. Artwork in this juried show includes fine art paintings, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, woodworking and photography. Large sculptures can be viewed in person, outdoors at Cox Reservation, 82 Eastern Ave., Essex, through June 13. Half of artists’ proceeds support Greenbelt land conservation. Visit for link to the online exhibit and sale. Questions? Call 978-768-7241 or email

Sculpture lectures

As spring transitions to summer, Cape Ann Museum is turning its attention to art outside. On Friday, June 11, at 1 p.m., watch “Contemporary Plein Air” with Loren Doucette. The lecture will also be live-streamed for free on Vimeo and Facebook. On view from June 18 to July 30 at the Janet & William Ellery James Center at CAM Green will be the exhibition “Dorothy Kerper Monnelly, Brad Story, and the Great Marsh.” Monnelly’s photographs and Story’s sculptures are both inspired by the North Shore seascapes, in particular the Great Marsh. Please reserve a timed entrance now at Admission is $12 adults, $10 Cape Ann residents, seniors and students. Youth (under 18) and Museum members are free. For more information, visit

Teen internships

LEAP for Education is running a free 2021 summer internship program for youth and young adults from Gloucester and surrounding towns. Participants will work virtually eight to 10 hours a week on a project with a mentor or company, and attend regularly scheduled Zoom workplace skills workshops with speakers on important topics such as job interviewing, job hunting, and resume writing. Interns receive school credit and a salary or $500 stipend. Interested teens and young adults may email program coordinator JoAnn Leavitt, at for more information, to set up an interview, or to register. Career and business mentors are needed. Mentorships require about 90 minutes a week.

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