Current Classes

NOTICE: In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, most classes through the spring have been paused so that we can resume interrupted classes once it is safe to do so, and then reschedule upcoming classes with later start dates. We hope to resume our exciting 2020 programming SOON — please stay safe in the meantime.

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Search for an upcoming class by category on this page — just click on the class title to learn more, or use the gray search bar at the top, right of this page to find a class or instructor by keyword. If you have any questions, contact Christine in the Education Office: 508.428.0669.

Upcoming Summer Classes for Kids & Teens

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We are loading up our Summer Classes now! More added daily!

Summer Art, Session 1 with Hilary Hutchison & David Sigel AGES 11–16
10 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 6–17, 8:30am–12:30pm | $560/$476 members

Young Theatre Makers 1 with Celia! with Celia Krefter AGES 6–10
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 6–10, 9am–12pm | $190/$161.50 members

Summer Scenes & Songs with Ruthe Lew AGES 10–16
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 6–10, 9am–12pm | $190/$161.50 members

Introduction to Wheel-Throwing for Kids with Coco Raymond AGES 9–14
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 6–10, 9am–12pm | $200/$170 members

Tie-Dye & Fabric Design with Melanie Gillis AGES 9–15
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 6–10, 1–4pm | $200/$170 members

Art Explorers with Gabriella Melchiorri AGES 6–10
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 6–10, 1–4pm | $200/$170 members

Young Theatre Makers 2 with Celia! with Celia Krefter AGES 11–16
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 13–17, 9am–3pm | $380/$323 members

Fairy & Wizard Maker Week with Gabriella Melchiorri AGES 6–10
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 13–17, 9am–12pm | $200/$170 members

Castles and Fairy Houses with Melanie Gillis AGES 9–14
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 13–17, 9am–12pm | $200/$170 members

Exploring Abstract Art with Melanie Gillis AGES 9–15
3 classes: Wed–Fri, Jul 15–17, 1–4pm | $120/$102 members

Summer Art, Session 2 with Hilary Hutchison & David Sigel AGES 11–16
10 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 20–31, 8:30am–12:30pm | $560/$476 members

Duct Tape & Cardboard Maker Week with Judy Blatchford AGES 6–10
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 20–24, 9am–12pm | $200/$170 members

Clay Monsters and Creatures with Melanie Gillis AGES 9–14
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 20–24, 9am–12pm | $200/$170 members

Camp Shakespeare with Ed O'Toole AGES 8–14
10 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 20–31, 1–4pm | $380/$323 members

Pirate & Mermaid Maker Week with Gabriella Melchiorri AGES 6–10
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 27–31, 9am–12pm | $200/$170 members

Fabulous Fables in Clay with Gioia Grenfell AGES 9–14
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Jul 27–31, 9am–12pm | $200/$170 members

Summer Theater Lab: Beauty & the Beach with Susan Friedman & Ed O'Toole AGES 8–14
10 classes: Mon–Fri, Aug 3–14, 9am–3pm | $720/$612 members

Tile Time with Coco with Coco Raymond AGES 9–14
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Aug 3–7, 9am–12pm | $200/$170 members

Nature & Clay Camp with Chickie Celli AGES 7–12
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Aug 10–14, 9am–12pm | $200/$170 members

Summer Glass Blast: Stained Glass 1-Day Workshop with Neil Maciejewski AGES 12–17
1 class: Monday, Aug 17, 10am–4pm | $100/$85 members

Downstage Center with Kevin Quill AGES 8–15
5 classes: Mon–Fri, Aug 17–21, 9am–3pm | $380/$323 members

Summer Glass Blast: Stained Glass 2-Day Workshop with Neil Maciejewski AGES 12–17
2 classes: Thurs–Fri, Aug 20–21, 9am–3pm | $200/$170 members

Portfolio Prep with Melanie Gillis AGES 14–18
All summer, booking private sessions $50 per hour. Call the Box Office at 508-428-0669 or email Melanie Gillis to inquire.

Pottery & Sculpture Classes

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

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

Guided Metal Clay Studio Sessions with Kim Rumberger PAUSED
3 classes: Mondays, Mar 16–30, 5:30–8:30pm

Introduction to Tile Making with Mary Richmond PAUSED
8 classes: Wednesdays, Mar 18–May 6, 2–4pm

The Clay Social with Sarah Rossi PAUSED
5 classes: Thursdays, Mar 19–Apr 16, 6:30–8:30pm

Slabs and Raku Firing with Lois Hirshberg PAUSED
4 classes: Sat & Sun, March 21–22 & Apr 4–5, 10am–2pm/4pm

Introduction to Polymer Clay Decoden with Coco Raymond PAUSED
4 classes: Sundays, March 22–Apr 12, 10am–1pm

Developing Your Portrait Sculpture with Neil Grant PAUSED
8 classes: Tuesdays, Mar 24–May 12, 9am–12pm

Throwing & Surface Decoration with Kimberly Sheerin PAUSED
8 classes: Thursdays, Apr 2–May 28, 12:30–3:30pm

Teen Wheel, April 2020 with Kimberly Sheerin PAUSED
8 classes: Thursdays, Apr 2–May 28, 4–5:30pm

Serious About Metal Clay, April with Kim Rumberger PAUSED
4 classes: Fridays, Apr 3–24, 6–9pm

Night Throwing Mondays, Spring 2020 with Jeanmarie O’Clair PAUSED
8 classes: Mondays, Apr 6–May 25, 6–9pm

Youth Clay Club, Spring Session for ages 9–13 with Sarah Rossi PAUSED
8 classes: Tuesdays, Apr 7–May 26, 6–7:30pm

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

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

The Clay Social, May with Sarah Rossi PAUSED
5 classes: Thursdays, Apr 30–May 28, 6:30–8:30pm

Beyond Tradition: Sculpting a Realistic Face Jug with Paul Haigh PAUSED
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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Art Party! Saturday Kids' Workshop, Winter 2020 for ages 8–14 with Donna Rockwell & Hannah Bouvier PAUSED
IN SESSION/drop-in: Saturdays, Feb 8–Mar 14, 1–4pm

Painting: The Beauty of Imperfection with Ed Chesnovitch PAUSED
IN SESSION/drop-in: Mondays, Mar 2–Apr 6, 1–4pm

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

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

Make Your Own Accordion and Single Signature Journals or Sketchbooks with Mary Richmond PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, Mar 15, 10am–3pm

Sketching for Scaredy Cats II with Mary Richmond PAUSED
8 classes: Tuesdays, Mar 17–May 5, 10–11:30am

Sketching for Scaredy Cats I with Mary Richmond PAUSED
8 classes: Tuesdays, Mar 17–May 5, 12–1:30pm

Watercolor for Scaredy Cats II with Mary Richmond PAUSED
8 classes: Tuesdays, Mar 17–May 5, 2–4pm

Spring Watercolor Studio, Any Level Welcome with Mary Richmond PAUSED
8 classes: Thursdays, Mar 19–May 7, 10am–12pm

Watercolor for Scaredy Cats III with Mary Richmond PAUSED
8 classes: Thursdays, Mar 19–May 7, 12:30–2:30pm

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

Make Your Own Coptic Stitched Journal or Sketchbook with Mary Richmond PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, Mar 29, 10am–3pm

Stop By & Sketch Free Weekly Workshop! with Mary Richmond & Michelle Law PAUSED
13 classes/drop-in: Fridays, Apr 3–Jun 26, 2–4pm

Mixed Media Figure Weekend Workshop with Jackie Reeves PAUSED
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Apr 4–5, 10am–4pm

Encountering Art: A Workshop for Artists & Writers with Mary Richmond & Kim Baker PAUSED
6 classes/drop-in: Wednesdays, roughly every 6 weeks in conjunction with each new Gallery installation, Apr 8–Dec 2, 10:30am–1:30pm

Watercolor Wednesdays with Rosalie, April 2020 with Rosalie McCarthy PAUSED
6 classes: Wednesdays, Apr 15–May 20, 10am–1pm

Acrylic Fridays with Rosalie, April 2020 with Rosalie McCarthy PAUSED
6 classes: Fridays, Apr 17–May 29, 10am–1pm

Big Brush Painting with Joe with Joe Gallant PAUSED
1 class: Saturday, Apr 18, 12:30–4pm

Sequential Storytelling: A Cartooning Workshop with Ric Haynes PAUSED
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Apr 18–19, 10–4pm Sat & 12:30–5:30pm Sun

Make a Sketchbook from One Sheet of Watercolor Paper with Mary Richmond PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, Apr 19, 10am–3pm

Paint & Printmaking Workshop with Melanie! for ages 9–15 with Melanie Gillis PAUSED
1 class: Wednesday, Apr 22, 11am–4pm

Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners with Mary Moquin PAUSED
6 classes: Wednesdays, Apr 22–May 27, 2–5pm

Loosen Up! Watercolor Workshop with Lisa Goren PAUSED
1 class: Saturday, Apr 25, 10am–3pm

Fabric Collage: An Image Worth a Thousand Words with Margot Stage PAUSED
1 class: Saturday, Apr 25, 10am–2:30pm

Needle Felt Painting Workshop with Melanie Gillis PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, Apr 26, 10am–4pm

Make Your Own Watercolor Sketchbook with Mary Richmond PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, May 3, 10am–3pm

Big Brush Painting with Joe with Joe Gallant PAUSED
1 class: Saturday, May 23, 9am–12:30pm

Plein Air with Doris Rice with Doris Rice
3 classes: Wed–Fri, June 24–26, 10am–4pm

Big Brush Painting with Joe with Joe Gallant
1 class: Saturday, July 11, 9am–12:30pm

Big Brush Painting with Joe with Joe Gallant
1 class: Saturday, Aug 15, 9am–12:30pm

Big Brush Painting with Joe with Joe Gallant
1 class: Saturday, Sep 19, 9am–12:30pm

Big Brush Painting with Joe with Joe Gallant
1 class: Saturday, Oct 17, 9am–12:30pm

Craft, Maker, and Do-It-Yourself Classes

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In the Loop: A Monthly Knitting & Crocheting Meet-up with Jennie Valentine PAUSED
IN SESSION/drop-in: Monthly on the 3rd Monday, Jan 20–Jun 15, 5–8pm

Make Your Own Accordion and Single Signature Journals or Sketchbooks with Mary Richmond PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, Mar 15, 10am–3pm

Stained Glass Feather Suncatcher Workshop, March with Neil Maciejewski PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, Mar 15, 10am–4pm

Beginner Stained Glass PM, March 2020 (SOLD OUT) with Neil Maciejewski PAUSED
4 classes: Thursdays, Mar 19–Apr 9, 5–8pm

Beginner Stained Glass AM, March 2020 with Neil Maciejewski PAUSED
4 classes: Fridays, Mar 20–Apr 10, 10am–1pm

Stained Glass Mirror Workshop with Neil Maciejewski PAUSED
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Mar 28–29, 10am–3pm

Make Your Own Coptic Stitched Journal or Sketchbook with Mary Richmond PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, Mar 29, 10am–3pm

Bonsai 103, Spring 2020 with David Margaretos & TJ Seguin PAUSED
5 classes: Sundays, Mar 29–Apr 26, 10am–12pm

Serious About Metal Clay, April with Kim Rumberger PAUSED
4 classes: Fridays, Apr 3–24, 6–9pm

Fantastic Furniture Painting, April 2020 with Nancy Frary PAUSED
8 classes: Tuesdays, Apr 7–May 26, 1:30–4pm

Beginner Stained Glass PM, April 2020 with Neil Maciejewski PAUSED
4 classes: Thursdays, Apr 16–May 7, 5–8pm

Beginner Stained Glass AM, April 2020 with Neil Maciejewski PAUSED
4 classes: Fridays, Apr 17–May 8, 10am–1pm

Make a Sketchbook from One Sheet of Watercolor Paper with Mary Richmond PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, Apr 19, 10am–3pm

Tie-Dye Workshop with Melanie! for ages 9–15 with Melanie Gillis PAUSED
1 class: Tuesday, Apr 21, 11am–4pm

Fabric Collage: An Image Worth a Thousand Words with Margot Stage PAUSED
1 class: Saturday, Apr 25, 10am–2:30pm

Needle Felt Painting Workshop with Melanie Gillis PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, Apr 26, 10am–4pm

Make Your Own Watercolor Sketchbook with Mary Richmond PAUSED
1 class: Sunday, May 3, 10am–3pm

Beginner Stained Glass PM, May 2020 with Neil Maciejewski PAUSED
4 classes: Thursdays, May 14–Jun 4, 5–8pm

Beginner Stained Glass AM, May 2020 with Neil Maciejewski PAUSED
4 classes: Fridays, May 15–Jun 5, 10am–1pm

Dance and Movement

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

Dance Party: Salsa! with Ellen Brodsky PAUSED
1 class: Friday, Mar 20, 7–8:30pm

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

Dance Party: Swing! with Ellen Brodsky PAUSED
1 class: Friday, Apr 17, 7–8:30pm

Ballet for the Beginner AM, Spring 2020 with Lucy Lee PAUSED
8 classes: Wednesdays, Apr 22–Jun 10, 9–10:30am

Ballet for the Beginner PM, Spring 2020 with Lucy Lee PAUSED
8 classes: Wednesdays, Apr 22–Jun 10, 5–6:30pm

Dance Party: Disco Hustle! with Ellen Brodsky PAUSED
1 class: Friday, May 15, 7–8:30pm

Dance Party! with Ellen Brodsky PAUSED
1 class: Friday, Jun 19, 7–8:30pm

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

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Stop, Look, & Listen: Poetry with Marjorie, April 2020 with Marjorie Block PAUSED
6 classes: Wednesdays, Apr 1–May 6, 10am–12pm

Art History with Marilyn: From The Baroque to Present Day with Marilyn Rossi PAUSED
8 classes: Wednesdays, Apr 1–May 20, 2–4:30pm

Italian for Beginners, Spring 2020 with Marilyn Rossi PAUSED
8 classes: Thursdays, Apr 2–May 21, 1–3:30pm

Encountering Art: A Workshop for Artists & Writers with Mary Richmond & Kim Baker PAUSED
6 classes/drop-in: Wednesdays, roughly every 6 weeks in conjunction with each new Gallery installation, Apr 8–Dec 2, 10:30am–1:30pm

Classic & Contemporary: 6 Films of the 40s with Ed O'Toole PAUSED
6 classes: Tuesdays, Apr 28–Jun 2, 1–3:30pm

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

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

Music

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

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

Photography

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Intro to Photography with Sue Simon PAUSED
6 classes: Mondays, Mar 16–Apr 20, 10am–12pm

Macro & Tabletop Photography Workshop with Sue Simon PAUSED
1 class: Saturday, Mar 21, 10am–4pm

Photo Transfers & Emulsion Lifts with Barbara Ford Doyle PAUSED
2 classes: Sat & Sun, Mar 21–22, 10am–3pm Sat & 12–5pm Sun

Intro to iPhone Photography & Digital Art with Lisa Jo Rudy PAUSED
4 classes: Mondays, Apr 6–27, 12:30–2:30pm

Theater and Performance

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

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

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

Improvising Musical Theater, May 2020 with Rachel Hischak PAUSED
6 classes: Sundays, Apr 19–May 24, 10:30am–1pm

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