b'N E W B U R Y P O R TS C U L T U R A L D I S T R I C TN ewburyports Cultural District, a dynamic community of artists, award-winning writers, galleries, museums, performance spaces and cultural landscapes, along with culinary and shopping experiences creates an energetic, walkable streetscape for visitors and residents. Our vibrant venues co-exist within a preserved city of historic signicance, where you can experience the beauty of our federal-style architecture and downtown brick buildings anchored by a striking waterfront. Learn about our deep-rooted maritime history at two of our museums that deliver with collections from the 17th to 20th centuries, including a Federalist mansion and period rooms with gallery spaces depicting local history. If you fancy visual arts, we have all of that too, with places like the Newburyport Art Association and our many gallery and studio spaces, where our artist community exhibits and sells their works throughout the year in individual and group artist shows.The performing arts, especially those of the local variety, are a big part of what makes Newburyports cultural district special. The Firehouse Center for the Arts hosts all kind of performances by our Newburyport Arts Collective including plays, lm, music and dance. We have the Maudsley Arts Center along with our beautiful parks where an array of theatrical organizations are poised to entertain with outdoor performances.Did we mention our fun-lled festivals and music galore! We host an array of events such as our renowned Newburyport Literary and Chamber Music Festivals, and our signature Yankee Homecoming to name a few. Spend time at a few of our many cultural and national resources such as the Clipper City Rail Trail and our downtown boardwalk and sculpture park loaded with local art. Just a short distance away, you can experience the beauty of our beaches on Plum Island, and our nationally known bird watching and wildlife destination at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge.We invite you to come and participate in the arts and culture in one of Americas heritage cities. Were a creative destination that is safe, healthy and open. Newburyports worth the short trip, its a special place, you wont be disappointed.Donna D. HoladayNewburyport Mayor from 2010-2022iLViVi}UiLVLi}UVviLV44 NorthofBoston.org | 2022 Destination Guide & Group Planner'