"Bloom" will be the first integrated exhibition mounted in collaboration with Cape Cod Collaborative Arts Network. This exhibition will feature the work of local artists of all abilities, including artists with disabilities.
Laura Fantini is a hyper-realistic minimalist artist living and working in both Brooklyn, NY and Bologna, Italy. She specializes in colored pencil still life defined by strong contrast values and highly theatrical compositions with dramatic lighting.
Come gather 'round people wherever you roam! Cotuit Center for the Arts will hold its 8th annual celebration of the music of Bob Dylan. The show will feature the Dylan-interpreting talents of Art Tebbetts, Danielle Miraglia, and Matt Borrello.
Zion Union Heritage Museum will host Sing Sistah Sing!—a dazzling tribute to Leontyne Price, Marian Anderson, Donna Summer, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, and other singers in the pantheon of American music.
Celebrate the Kentucky Derby Cotuit Style! We’ll have live betting, a hat parade and contest, photo ops with horses, surprise events and of course, mint juleps! This year, the event falls on Cinco de Mayo, prompting a fun “mash-up”.
These sessions provide an opportunity to work in a studio environment from a live model in the artists preferred medium. Artist Jessie Nickerson will structure and time the model as well as be available for some basic instruction and coaching.
With Sam Holmstock of Entrain. A Drum Circle is a group of people from just a few to, say, 50, sitting in a circle experiencing the spontaneous creation of music on a variety of drums and World percussion.
Turn that old side table into a masterpiece or that ugly chair into an heirloom! Transform old, unwanted, or unused pieces of furniture into works of art! If you can hold a paintbrush you can master the techniques taught in this class.
Hilarious, soulful and heartwarming, "Cougar the Musical" unleashes three divine but disillusioned women who develop a taste for hot, young men. They let their inner cougar roar and purr, finding self-love and empowerment in the process.
Let go and allow your art to take place without preconceived notions. The journey an artist strives for is to arrive at a place where discoveries happen. Leave your comfort zone and enter a world of exciting and expressive painting.
Learn how to use your controls, adjustments, and abilities to help you take and make better pictures. Join fine art photographer/ photography instructor Susan Simon in this five-week class as you uncover the essentials of photography.
Students will learn basic chords and strumming patterns to classic songs that everyone knows. Once you’ve learned a few basic techniques, you’ll be on your way to playing pretty much any song you’d like to.
Intermediate Ukulele covers finger picking, single note melody playing, advanced and novelty strumming patterns, tablature, jazz chords and other fun approaches to the instrument. Arrangements are new and fresh for each new session.
Using big brushes, water-mixable oil paints, and a palette knife, full-time Sandwich-based artist Joe Gallant will demonstrate and guide you through the steps of creating your own large horizontal seascape.
Contrary to popular belief, watercolor is very forgiving. It has a fluidity and transparency unlike any other medium. Prior to beginning a beautiful painting, you'll be guided in sketching the subject (no prior drawing experience necessary).
In this fast-paced class, award-winning juried fine art photographer and instructor Bob Singer explains and illustrates high dynamic range imaging and shows you how to easily create your own HDR masterpieces in your computer’s digital darkroom.
This is a chance to learn the skills of painting while soaking in the beautiful surroundings of Cape Cod. Students will learn how to select a subject, which will be followed by a step-by-step painting demonstration.
This class will discuss the art form of doing “nothing” as both stage and screen ensemble with an emphasis on continuity, consistency, and creating a believable world that both the audience and all the actors in the scene can be fully immersed in.
Students will draw and sketch what they observe, as well as create mixed-media pieces in 2D and 3D, and will keep a nature journal where they write or respond to nature creatively on their own. For ages 11-16.
Exciting studio-based program and will introduce students to a wide range of art materials and ways of making art. Students will create daily art projects while sharing creative studio experiences with a class of their peers.
Young actors will explore scene study, theater games, improvisation, and stage craft in this fun and vibrant workshop culminating in a performance of individual scenes on the Center's Mainstage for friends and family!
This class is for beginner and intermediate level students who want to learn how to create realistic portraits in clay. Instructor Neil Grant teaches a step by step method that demystifies the process for sculpting a head.
Wine and Music Wednesday is an open house held in our Gallery on the third Wednesday of every month, with wine tasting and live music. Join us for a splendid selection of wines and and entertainment featuring Karaoke with Liz Solomon!
The Grab Brothers are true brothers—Larry and Marc Grab—with music that explodes in a kick-ass blend of “Retro for Today” lead guitar crunching rhythms, mystical-leaning lyrics and arena-filling vocals that pull your heart strings on a whim.
Use the power of storytelling to create art with accomplished illustrator Maddie Edgar! Together with Maddie, students will read old folk tales, fairy tales, storybooks, and songs and create their own illustrations in response. Ages 6-12.
Use the power of storytelling to create art with accomplished illustrator Maddie Edgar! Together with Maddie, students will read old folk tales, fairy tales, storybooks, and songs and create their own illustrations in response.
Join Us at the Best Party of the Summer!
Entertainment Tonight! Cotuit Center for the Arts’ thoroughly fun and entertaining annual fundraiser. Indulge in gourmet hors-d'oeuvres, bid in the silent and live auctions, and dance the night away.
Before the ‘60s were hip, they were square! Join television hostess Hope Henderson and her musical sidekicks for their 1962 holiday special! Meet Hope’s tv family and special guest stars as they bring holiday cheer and ring in the new year.
“7 Deadly Sins – an international juried photography exhibit” will run October 13 – November 11. The 2nd international juried photography exhibition presented by CCftA will offer seven prizes totaling more than $3,000 in cash prizes.
“Rumble Bumble” is a musical, a comedy, and an exploration of the mind of Tommy, the star (along with three singing puppets) of the smash hit syndicated children's television program “Rumble Bumble,” which takes place on the farm of the same name.
A show to treasure. David Lindsay-Abaire’s ripping Ripcord is a deeply satisfying and vastly entertaining story of two elderly women thrown together by a comic cosmic force possessed of a wicked sense of humor.
The Sons of Serendip are a musical group of four friends, who through a series of serendipitous events, came together in graduate school at Boston University and rocketed to popularity after a 4th place finish on America’s Got Talent.
Last year this same quartet and vocalist paid tribute to Michel LeGrand. This is their return engagement to honor another exceptional composer, pianist, songwriter, arranger and singer: JOBIM. Don't miss this one night only event.
Join Rosalie McCarthy for a fun summer workshop version of her popular year-round class and discover the versatility of acrylics. Twelve hours are packed into just three classes where you'll discover and develop your own painting style.
Learn to make beautiful and unique pieces in clay that can’t be achieved simply by hand or with a potter’s wheel. The slab roller creates large sheets of uniform thickness, and the possibilities are endless!
A modern comedy by Christopher Durang that turns Chekhov on his head. You won’t want to miss this satirical and hysterical look at the lost opportunities and dashed dreams of three wacky siblings and their friends living in Bucks County, PA.
Liberace and Peggy Lee return to Cotuit! New York City favorites David Maiocco and Chuck Sweeney reprise their iconic performances as the music legends who defined four decades of music and pop culture.
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a modern comedy by Christopher Durang that turns Chekhov on his head in a hysterical look at the dashed dreams of three wacky siblings and their friends.