Current Classes

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Classes in the much-anticipated John and Marjorie McGraw Family Ceramics Studio begin January 13, 2020! Check out our brand new Pottery & Sculpture curriculum below—register now before the rush!

NEW! Pottery & Sculpture Classes

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Throwing for Beginners (SOLD OUT) with Ron Dean
8 classes: Mondays, Jan 13–Mar 2, 9am–12pm

Intermediate Throwing with Ron Dean
8 classes: Mondays, Jan 13–Mar 2, 1–4pm

Choose Your Own Adventure for ages 7–13 with Sarah Rossi
10 classes: Tuesdays, Jan 14–Mar 17, 5:30–7:30pm

Introduction to the Pottery Wheel (SOLD OUT) with Holly Heaslip
6 classes: Wednesdays, Jan 15–Feb 19, 9:30am–12:30pm

The Clay Sampler PM (SOLD OUT) with Neil Grant
3 classes: Wednesdays, Jan 15–29, 6:30–8:30pm

Intro to Throwing & Surface Decoration with Kimberly Sheerin
8 classes: Thursdays, Jan 16–Mar 5, 12:30–3:30pm

Teen Wheel (SOLD OUT) for ages 12–17 with Kimberly Sheerin
8 classes: Thursdays, Jan 16–Mar 5, 4–5:30pm

Vessels with Sarah Rossi
8 classes: Thursdays, Jan 16–Mar 5, 6–9pm

The Clay Sampler AM (SOLD OUT) with Neil Grant
3 classes: Thursdays, Jan 16–30, 10am–12pm

Introduction to Silver Metal Clay Jewelry (SOLD OUT) with Kim Rumberger
1 class: Monday, Jan 20, 6–9pm

Learn Portrait Sculpture with Neil Grant
8 classes: Tuesdays, Jan 21–Mar 10, 9:30am–12:30pm

Long Pose Open Studio, January with Neil Grant
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Jan 25–26, 10am–4pm

Night Throwing, Mondays with Jeanmarie O’Clair
8 classes: Mondays, Feb 3–Mar 23, 6–9pm

Night Throwing, Wednesdays (SOLD OUT) with Jeanmarie O’Clair
8 classes: Wednesdays, Feb 5–Mar 25, 6–9pm

The Clay Sampler AM, February (SOLD OUT) with Neil Grant
3 classes: Thursdays, Feb 13–27, 10am–12pm

Introduction to Silver Metal Clay Jewelry, February with Kim Rumberger
1 class: Monday, Feb 24, 6–9pm

Continuous Coils: Handbuilding with the Spiral with David M. Cravenho
8 classes: Wednesdays, Feb 26–Apr 22, 6–9pm

Outside of the Box: Slab Construction with David M. Cravenho
8 classes: Fridays, Feb 28–Apr 24, 1–4pm

Introduction to the Pottery Wheel, Spring 2020 (SOLD OUT) with Holly Heaslip
6 classes: Wednesdays, Mar 4–Apr 8, 9:30am–12:30pm

Wheel Time With Holly with Holly Heaslip
8 classes: Wednesdays, Mar 4–Apr 22, 1:30–4:30pm

Long Pose Open Studio, March with Neil Grant
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Mar 7–8, 10am–4pm

Throwing for Beginners, Spring 2020 with Ron Dean
8 classes: Mondays, Mar 16–May 4, 9am–12pm

Intermediate Throwing, Spring 2020 with Ron Dean
8 classes: Mondays, Mar 16–May 4, 1–4pm

Night Throwing, Spring 2020 with Jeanmarie O’Clair
8 classes: Wednesdays, Apr 8–May 27, 6–9pm

Long Pose Open Studio, April with Neil Grant
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Apr 18–19, 10am–4pm

Beyond Tradition: Sculpting a Realistic Face Jug with Paul Haigh
3 classes: Fri–Sun, May 1–3, 10am–4pm

Model a Clay Figure from Life with Fred X Brownstein
5 classes: Mon–Fri, May 25–29, 9am–4pm

Long Pose Open Studio, May with Neil Grant
2 classes: Sat & Sun, May 30–31, 10am–4pm

Long Pose Open Studio, July with Neil Grant
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Jul 11–12, 10am–4pm

Long Pose Open Studio, August with Neil Grant
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Aug 22–23, 10am–4pm

Long Pose Open Studio, October with Neil Grant
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Oct 3–4, 10am–4pm

Long Pose Open Studio, November with Neil Grant
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Nov 14–15, 10am–4pm

Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media Classes

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Sketching for Scaredy Cats I, Winter 2020 with Mary Richmond
8 classes: Tuesdays, Jan 7–Feb 25, 10–11:30am

Watercolor for Scaredy Cats I, Winter 2020 with Mary Richmond
8 classes: Tuesdays, Jan 7–Feb 25, 2–4pm

Watercolor Wednesdays with Rosalie, January 2020 with Rosalie McCarthy
6 classes: Wednesdays, Jan 8–Feb 12, 9am–12pm

Acrylics with Rosalie, January 2020 with Rosalie McCarthy
6 classes: Wednesdays, Jan 8–Feb 12, 1–4pm

Winter Watercolor Studio, Any Level Welcome with Mary Richmond
8 classes: Thursdays, Jan 9–Feb 27, 10am–12pm

Painting Powerful & Personal, Winter 2020 with Ed Chesnovitch
6 classes/drop-in: Mondays, Jan 13–Feb 17, 1–4pm

Drawing from Life with Jackie Reeves
6 classes: Thursdays, Jan 16–Feb 20, 9:30am–12pm

Mixed Media Studio I with Jackie Reeves
6 classes: Thursdays, Jan 16–Feb 20, 1–4pm

Big Brush Painting with Joe with Joe Gallant
1 class: Saturday, Jan 18, 9am–12:30pm

Color Theory Demystified with Mary Moquin
6 classes: Wednesdays, Feb 5–Mar 11, 1–4pm

Art Party! Saturday Kids' Workshop, Winter 2020 for ages 8–14 with Donna Rockwell & Hannah Bouvier
6 classes: Saturdays, Feb 8–Mar 14, 1–4pm

Acrylic Abstracts from Life with Mellissa Morris
6 classes: Fridays, Feb 21–Mar 27, 1:30–4:30pm

Big Brush Painting with Joe with Joe Gallant
1 class: Saturday, Feb 22, 9am–12:30pm

Watercolor Wednesdays with Rosalie, March 2020 with Rosalie McCarthy
6 classes: Wednesdays, Feb 26–Apr 1, 10am–1pm

Acrylic Fridays with Rosalie, March 2020 with Rosalie McCarthy
6 classes: Fridays, Feb 28–Apr 3, 10am–1pm

Figure Drawing Studio with Jackie Reeves
4 classes/drop-in: 1st Tuesdays monthly, Mar 3–Jun 2, 5–8pm

Encountering Art: A Workshop for Artists & Writers with Mary Richmond & Kim Baker
7 classes/drop-in: Wednesdays, roughly every 6 weeks in conjunction with each new Gallery installation, Mar 4–Dec 2, 10:30am–1:30pm

Narrative Storytelling: A Collage Workshop with Ric Haynes
1 class: Saturday, Mar 14, 10am–4pm

Big Brush Painting with Joe with Joe Gallant
1 class: Saturday, Mar 28, 9am–12:30pm

Craft and Do-It-Yourself Classes

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Beginner Stained Glass PM, January 2020 with Neil Maciejewski
4 classes: Thursdays, Jan 9–30, 5–8pm

Beginner Stained Glass AM, January 2020 with Neil Maciejewski
4 classes: Fridays, Jan 10–31, 10am–1pm

In the Loop: A Monthly Knitting & Crocheting Meet-up with Jennie Valentine
6 classes: Monthly on the 3rd Monday, Jan 20–Jun 15, 5–8pm

Introduction to Silver Metal Clay Jewelry (SOLD OUT) with Kim Rumberger
1 class: Monday, Jan 20, 6–9pm

Stained Glass Feather Suncatcher Workshop with Neil Maciejewski
1 class: Sunday, Jan 26, 10am–4pm

Fantastic Furniture Painting, February 2020 with Nancy Frary
6 classes: Tuesdays, Feb 4–Mar 10, 1:30–4pm

Intermediate Stained Glass, February 2020 with Neil Maciejewski
4 classes: Wednesdays, Feb 5–Mar 4, 10am–1pm

Beginner Stained Glass PM, February 2020 with Neil Maciejewski
4 classes: Thursdays, Feb 6–Mar 5, 5–8pm

Beginner Stained Glass AM, February 2020 with Neil Maciejewski
4 classes: Fridays, Feb 7–Mar 6, 10am–1pm

Stained Glass Stand Sculpture Workshop, Intermediate Level with Neil Maciejewski
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Feb 8–9, 10am–4pm

Introduction to Silver Metal Clay Jewelry, February with Kim Rumberger
1 class: Monday, Feb 24, 6–9pm

Bonsai for the Novice, Spring 2020 with TJ Seguin & David Margaretos
4 classes: Sundays, Mar 1–Mar 22, 10am–12pm

Dance and Movement

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Relax and Restore: Meditation and Mindfulness, Winter 2020 with Marcy Breier
6 classes/drop-in: Thursdays, Jan 23–Mar 5, 1–2pm

Barre with Susan! February 2020 with Susan Mendoza Friedman
6 classes/drop-in: Mondays, Feb 3–Mar 16, 10–11am

Monday Morning Beginner Tap, Spring 2020 with Susan Mendoza Friedman
12 classes: Mondays, Feb 3–Apr 27, 11:15am–12:15pm

Monday Afternoon Beginner Tap, Spring 2020 with Susan Mendoza Friedman
12 classes: Mondays, Feb 3–Apr 27, 5:30–6:30pm

Intermediate Tap with Susan! Spring 2020 with Susan Mendoza Friedman
12 classes: Thursdays, Feb 6–Apr 23, 4:30–5:30pm

Advanced Beginner Tap with Susan! Spring 2020 with Susan Mendoza Friedman
12 classes: Thursdays, Feb 6–Apr 23, 5:45–6:45pm

Yoga to Soothe Your Soul, Spring 2020 with Sue Andersen
4 classes: Wednesdays, Mar 4–Mar 25, 4:30–6pm

Barre with Susan! April 2020 with Susan Mendoza Friedman
6 classes/drop-in: Mondays, Mar 30–May 4, 10–11am

African Dancing with Issa Coulibaly & Sam Holmstock
Ongoing: 1st Sundays monthly, 6:15–7:30pm

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Stop, Look, & Listen: Poetry Workshop, Winter 2020 with Marjorie Block
6 classes: Thursdays, Jan 16–Feb 20, 10am–12pm

Tell It Like It Really Was: Writing the Personal Narrative with Susan Moeller
6 classes: Wednesdays, Feb 5–Mar 11, 3–5pm

Encountering Art: A Workshop for Artists & Writers with Mary Richmond & Kim Baker
7 classes/drop-in: Wednesdays, roughly every 6 weeks in conjunction with each new Gallery installation, Mar 4–Dec 2, 10:30am–1:30pm

What's Your Story, Morning Glory? with Christine Ernst
Ongoing: Saturdays weekly, 9–11am, no class Nov 16

The Playwrights Lab at Cotuit Center for the Arts with Jean and James Anton
Ongoing: Twice monthly, on the 2nd Sunday and 4th Saturday, 6pm–9pm and 10am–12pm

Music

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Guitar 101 with Steve, Winter 2020 for ages 12+ with Steve Gregory
8 classes: Fridays, Jan 10–Feb 28, 4:30–6pm

Intermediate Ukulele, Winter 2020 for ages 12+ with Steve Gregory
8 classes: Saturdays, Jan 11–Feb 29, 10:30am–12pm

Beginner Ukulele, Winter 2020 for ages 12+ with Steve Gregory
8 classes: Saturdays, Jan 11–Feb 29, 9–10:20am

Intermediate Ukulele, Spring 2020 for ages 12+ with Steve Gregory
8 classes: Saturdays, Mar 7–Apr 25, 10:30am–12pm

Beginner Ukulele, Spring 2020 for ages 12+ with Steve Gregory
8 classes: Saturdays, Mar 7–Apr 25, 9–10:20am

Drumming Through Trauma with Sam Holmstock
Ongoing: Tuesdays weekly, 5:30–6:30pm

Intermediate African Drumming with Issa Coulibaly & Sam Holmstock
Ongoing: 1st Sundays monthly, 5–6:15pm

Photography

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Finding Your Visual Voice, January 2020 with Andy Howard
3 classes: Wednesdays, Jan 15–29, 5–7pm

Theater and Performance

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Improv Your Life! with Melinda Gallant
1 class: Saturday, Jan 11, 9am–12pm

Improvising Musical Theater, Winter 2020 with Rachel Hischak
6 classes/drop-in: Sundays, Jan 12–Feb 16, 9–11:30am

Centerlings Musical Improv Monthly Workshop with Rachel Hischak
6 classes/drop-in: 1st Wednesdays monthly, Feb 5–Jul 1, 6–9pm

Improv Your Life! with Melinda Gallant
1 class: Saturday, Feb 15, 9am–12pm

Improv Your Life! with Melinda Gallant
1 class: Saturday, Mar 14, 9am–12pm

Improv Your Life! with Melinda Gallant
1 class: Saturday, Apr 18, 9am–12pm

Improv Your Life! with Melinda Gallant
1 class: Saturday, May 9, 9am–12pm