What a week…I narrowly survived the festivities!  It’s been foggy…R got this amazing picture the other day…down by the river… I got a tour of the new Children’s Room remodel at the Salem Public Library… was on a panel for city club talking about interesting places in Salem, places of community…(with stellar panelists Sarah Evans, […]

Rex Amos at 12X16

You still have 4 days to get over to 12X16 Gallery to see the work of Rex Amos, showing with Eunice Parsons.  His elegant chine colles, assemblages and meticulously cut collages are wonderful…and the play between Rex’s work and Eunice’s work is fascinating and fun. Rex showed last year at the Hallie Ford in a […]

Week’s Worth

Not a momentous week, but like most of our weeks, filled with the lovely variety of things that make our lives…here’s what I’ve been up to: Check this out people…every Tuesday in May conservationist Tom Fuller will be working on the Hallie Ford Museum of Art’s native basket collection in the lobby so you can […]


Yesterday was “Bloomsday” when all over the world (but most especially in Dublin) devotees of James Joyce celebrate the master.  Salem probably was never one of the hot beds of celebration historically, but when combined with the opening of Rex Amos’ show of collage, chine colle and ephemera at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, […]