In the News: Weekly cultural splashdown launching

July 08, 2021 / Art and Music, Good to Know, In The News, Things to Do & See

Excerpt from Around Cape Ann, Gloucester Daily Times | Written by Gail McCarthy | Published July 8, 2021 | Photo: Courtesy image John Caggiano, North Shore Arts Association

An artistic storm hits Cape Ann on Thursday, July 8, when the first “Culture Splash” takes place at nearly 20 locations within Gloucester’s Rocky Neck and Harbortown cultural districts, which co-host this program.

Starting this week, and every Thursday through the end of August, Culture Splash will take place from 4 to 8 p.m.

The event includes art exhibitions, musical performances, and demonstrations. Cape Ann Transportation Authority (CATA) will provide free trolley rides from one cultural district to the other (approximately a 30-minute loop), featuring hop-on, hop-off stops. Cape Ann Harbor Tours also is providing a complimentary water shuttle from one district to the other.

Details about the many places to visit and the water shuttle and trolley stops may be found by visiting

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Learn more about Culture Splash, participating businesses, and happenings at Add this fun-filled artistic event to your visit to Gloucester this summer!