Final Haverhill Art Walk of the season showcases Opera and Puerto Rican art exhibit

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Haverhill, MA —  Haverhill Art Walk culminates a five event season with a grand finale.

Buttonwoods Museum at 240 Water Street will be hosting a Puerto Rican Art Exhibit guest curated by Dr. Graciela Trilla. It will feature art created in various mediums including paintings, drawings, lithographs, wood carving prints and serigraphs, as well as ceramics and an exhibit of the 500 year old Puerto Rican art of making lace recognized as Mundillo.

Along Merrimack Street, Wisteria Montessori School features James Sullivan, with ceramicist Cynthia Mwaura selling her work at Haverhill Print Café and photographer Nick Rao set up across the street at La Pizza Di Forno.

Washington Square will be hopping with live music curated by artist collective Heaventown Haverhill, Bubbles McGee entertaining folks of all ages across the street and outside Casa Blanca, you’ll find Michael LaBranche, Marie Neuner and Cindy Knight painting in Plein Air.

The Switchboard at 43 Washington St. will be hosting the Haverhill High Fine Arts Academy Faculty Show and next door at G’s restaurant, Debbie Shirley will be offering a live demo. Down on Wingate St, The Winged Rabbit will be featuring work by owner and artist Patricia Bruno, with a wood burning demo by Rachel Johnson at The Peddler’s Daughter and the newly opened Sketches and Drips showcasing work by Kristen Anderson.

Visit Rise Movement Studio at 143 Essex Street for Dance Demos with Melanie Capalbo accompanied by violinist Sarah Nicolau. This month we welcome the YMCA to the art walk route as Mela Rogers presents cartooning demonstrations.

Aliana de la Guardia of Guerilla Opera will be presenting a free preview of an immersive and multimedia chamber opera based on true stories of Ellis Island immigrants.  ELLIS: Chapter One, Raysel’s Story will begin at 6:30pm at GAR Park, ending at HC Media.

A full map of the event’s programming can be found on the Haverhill Art Walk Facebook event and Creative Haverhill website. Haverhill Art Walk highlights local businesses and underutilized spaces with plein air painting, exhibitions, demonstrations, and music performances.

Haverhill Art Walk is coordinated by Hailey Moschella in conjunction with Creative Haverhill to support the local arts community. Haverhill Art Walk is supported by a grant from the Haverhill Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency, as well as the Mass Cultural Council Cultural Districts program.



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