Motif #1 Day

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Bring the family to Rockport for a full day of activities on Motif No. 1 Day! Hosted by Rockport Festivals, this festival celebrates Rockport across the arts through the symbol of Rockport’s famous fishing shack, Motif No. 1, the subject of countless paintings and photographs throughout the last century. This event is rain or shine!

Rockport honors this iconic building and the community that surrounds it with a day dedicated to the arts, expressed in family-focused, interactive ways including:

  • The Sidewalk Chalk Art contest
  • Ineractive Art: Create a Book
  • Art in Motion: Van Gogh
  • Ineractive Art: Mural-making
  • A Petting Zoo of Musical Instruments
  • Games for Kids with SISU Fitness
  • Rockport Dance Academy Performance
  • "A Day in Rockport" Picture Book Walk
  • Words Interactive: Magnetic Poetry Slam
  • Fight or Flight Aerial Theater Company
  • Live music
  • Historical presentations
  • Art activities for children
  • Poetry readings
  • Film showings
  • Art Exhibit: motif 2015: 15 artists: original visions of Motif #1
  • Try Your Hand at Art
  • The Words Before Dinner event

The day also includes featured events at participating businesses, lots of great food focused fun and an exciting array of community events.  Use the link below for a full, updated schedule of events.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 10am-6pm
Downtown Rockport