Motif No. 1 Day

2019 Festival Information 

May 18, 2019 FROM 9AM TO 5PM

About the festival

The Motif No.1 Day Festival celebrates Rockport across the arts!

M1D honors the fishing shack, artist’s studio, and tourist attraction that started it all: an old building right on one of Rockport’s historic wharves, a building painted so often by artists at the turn of the last century that it was given the nickname Motif No.1.

Featuring film, poetry, dance, music, art-making activities, historical presentations and more, along with the Motif No.1 Day 5k and Fun Run, (organized by the Rockport Public Schools’ WELL team), M1D is a festival with something for everyone. M1D focuses on honoring Rockport’s heritage of the arts, along with showcasing the arts in today’s Rockport.

To Volunteer for the Fest, click HERE (and thank you!)

2018 Promo & Events

The Schedule of Events:

The 2018 Commemorative Poster

Each year, Rockport Exchange releases a commemorative Motif No. 1 Day festival poster featuring work by a local artist. This year’s artist, Matt Anderson, is a Rockport High School senior. A huge thanks to Matt and the Rockport Educational Foundation for the use of his artwork in our commemorative poster.

Proceeds from poster sales  support the arts programming of Rockport Exchange.

Rockport Exchange Programming Supported by

Rockport Cultural Council


















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