1928The Rockport Art Association incorporated.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Local Organizations, Art

“Rockport Art Association.” Gloucester Daily Times, 24 Mar. 1928, p. 3, https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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The Association stated its mission as the advancement of art. The organization was soon able to buy a home, the Old Tavern, a downtown structure built before 1787. Artists organized multiple fundraising events, including their famous costume balls. Each ball had an exotic theme.

Curtis, Judith, Rocky Neck Art Colony: 1850-1950, Gloucester, Massachusetts.
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