Opening Reception of Magazine Beach–A Place Apart

18 Nov

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Despite the cold and wet, we had a wonderful turnout last night at the opening of Magazine Beach—A Place Apart. Thanks to those who weathered the weather. And the rest of you, we hope you’ll stop by and see the show.

Exhibition Dates: November 3, 2014 – February 27, 2015

Location: at Cambridge Arts, Gallery 344, City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, 2nd Floor

Hours: Monday, 8:30am-8pm; Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30am-5pm; Friday, 8:30-12noon

Many thanks to:

  • Cambridge Arts for inviting us to work with them on an exhibition about Magazine Beach;
  • Brian Conway for his exquisite design;
  • Marilyn Wellons for her research, writing and assistance in so many ways;
  • Lillian Hsu and Diana Lempel (CAC) for their helping to shape the show, making it much more interesting;
  • Diana Lempel for her text, interactive idea, and clarifying questions;
  • Jeremy Gaucher for helping to mount the show;
  • Fred Woods for his film;
  • David Craft for the plant specimens from Magazine Beach;
  • Tom Scanlon for his commitment to bringing nature into the exhibition;
  • All the object loaners and image and information providers;
  • The Cambridge Historical Commission for sharing their rich, rich files and knowledgeable staff;
  • Janet Theurer for her beautiful bouquets of Magazine Beach plants; and to
  • the Magazine Beach Committee of the CNA for their tireless efforts to revitalize the park.

The Magazine Beach Committee includes: Marge Amster, Brian Conway, Olivia Fiske, Richard Garver, Decia Goodwin, Max Moore and Cathie Zusy. Other board members of the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association are also key players: Bill August, Jay Shetterly, Colleen Clark and Leslie Greis. And hundreds of others have assisted at the park. Thanks to all of you and to DCR, the guardians of Magazine Beach!

Working together, we’re making make the park nicer for everyone.

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