July in the galleries: ‘Women in the World’

CAMBRIDGE — “Women in the World: The Impact of the 19th Amendment,” is the July exhibition in the galleries at DCA. This exhibit was organized by local artist Lori Dever, to reflect the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which was signed into law in August 2020 – recognizing women’s right […]

July exhibition at DCA: ‘Women in the World’

CAMBRIDGE — On July 3, Dorchester Center for the Arts will open “Women in the World: The Impact of the 19th Amendment.” Organized by local artist Lori Dever, the exhibit is being presented in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which was signed into law in August 1920 […]

Spectrum: DCA will open with John Barth exhibition

On June 6, 2020 Dorchester Center for the Arts will be reopening the downstairs galleries and gift shop from noon-6 p.m. To mark the opening, a new exhibition curated by John Lewis will be on view entitled, “Art from the Southbank: Works inspired by John Barth’s vision of the Eastern Shore.” Acclaimed author and Cambridge […]

DCA is seeking new artists for its gift shop

CAMBRIDGE – Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to announce they will soon be reopening with limited hours. This means Studioworks, the onsite artisans’ gift shop, will be opening as well. Studioworks is a hidden jewel in downtown Cambridge. Once inside, visitors will find an intriguing selection of handmade items created by talented artists […]

Preserving Nathan’s local heritage at DCA

Dorchester Center for the Arts is located at 321 High St., in the historic Nathan’s Furniture Store. This is just one building in the former Nathan complex on High Street. Meyer Nathan, who founded the family business, established his first store in Cambridge in 1880. The original building was a two-and-a-half story Georgian structure that […]

Spectrum: Events are canceled at DCA

The Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) is closely monitoring the evolving situation regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The safety and security of our visitors, staff and volunteers is our highest priority. We are following recommended guidelines from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and our state and local health agencies, and will continue […]

ESHC, DCA leaders meet Rotary Club members

CAMBRIDGE — The Rotary Club of Cambridge had the pleasure of meeting the new Chief Executive Officer of the Eastern Shore Hospital Center, Forrest A. Daniels, MPA, DSC, FACHE. Dr. Daniels, who previously served as Chief Operation Officer of Clifton T Perkins Hospital, is dedicated to the overall mission of healthcare with increased customer satisfaction […]

Black History Month event begins local observances

CAMBRIDGE — Dramatic performances, dances, audio-visual presentations, music and speeches were all part of the Black History Celebration at Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) on Friday. The event began this year’s countywide observance of African-American culture, history and contributions to local life. Robin Stanley and Omeakia Jackson welcomed guests who filled DCA’s George B. […]

DCA to celebrate 50 years in 2020

In 2020, DCA celebrates 50 years of art for all! The tradition continues with a full lineup of instructional arts opportunities. Winter classes are just beginning, and offerings include drawing, painting, fiber, ceramics, carving, glass, and more. Find the full catalog online at www. dorchesterarts.org. Highlights include: Picture Perfect Pets Students will learn the techniques […]

Water/Ways wraps up six-week stay in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — The Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit wrapped up a successful six-week run on Nov. 30 in Cambridge, but it is still possible to view some of the local exhibit items from the “Water Moves Us” companion exhibit, including the video stories. The local exhibit, which shared space with the Smithsonian exhibit, showcased everything from the […]