Folk Art Traditions at The Cahoon
Sep
28
to Dec 22

Folk Art Traditions at The Cahoon

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This selection includes 10 folk art paintings from artists working from the early 19th century through contemporary times. The exhibition explores the history of folk art, as well as its particular importance as a cornerstone of the Cahoon’s permanent collection.   The artworks on display include portraits and landscapes ranging from serious representation to works filled with humor and whimsy and the represented artists include T. Nye, Dorothy B. Davis, Martha Cahoon, Ralph Cahoon, Elizabeth Mumford and Janet Munro. The exhibition provides an excellent introduction to the art form and includes detailed explanatory labels and additional information on the development of folk art traditions.

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Herman Maril-The Strong Forms of our Experience
Sep
28
to Oct 28

Herman Maril-The Strong Forms of our Experience

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This exhibition of nearly 90 artworks, on loan from the Maril Foundation, provides a comprehensive display by the 20th Century modernist artist Herman Maril (1908-1986) and includes works executed from 1929 – 1985. Although Maril’s oil paintings are widely known, he also mastered virtually all drawing media, including watercolor, gouache, artist crayon, pencil, ink, and ball point pen, samples of which are the focus of this exhibition.   A lifelong artist, Maril was a teacher of studio art at the University of Maryland and summered in Provincetown, MA where he worked daily in his studio. The exhibition includes many of his sketches and watercolors of fisherman, docks, and beaches from that time. Maril’s artworks are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Smithsonian American Art Museum, among others. A four-color catalog prepared by Dr. Ann Prentice Wagner, Curator of Drawings at the Arkansas Art Center, accompanies the show. For those visiting the museum who would like to learn more about Maril, a reading area is available with historic catalogs and books.

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Springtime Colors in the Fall
Oct
14
to Oct 26

Springtime Colors in the Fall

Creative Hands Gallery is proud to present Sarah Holl, Candice Ronesi, and Karen Leonard Muse, in a group invitational exhibit, “Springtime Colors in the Fall”. These three very talented women have such different styles of painting which will make for a great show. The opening reception will be held at the gallery on October 14, 2018, from 2:00 to 4:00, with wine, cheese and other assorted refreshments. The exhibit will run through October 26, 2018. The gallery is located at 812 Main Street, Unit 2, Osterville. There is additional parking behind the building, and the gallery does have a rear entrance. This is a free event. All are welcome! www.CreativeHandsGallery.com;

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Cape Cod: Light on the Landscape with Mark Bowie
Oct
18
to Oct 21

Cape Cod: Light on the Landscape with Mark Bowie

Cape Cod: Light on the Landscape
with Mark Bowie

October 2018: Thursday, Oct 18-Sunday, Oct 21- starting at 6:30PM Thursday

Cost: Members $330  Non-Members $400

Program Description

It all starts with the light… and the Cape has a special quality of light.  Here it interacts with the convergence of land and sea, the salty atmosphere, a variety of coastal environments and distinctive subject matter, all of which make this place unique.  In this brand new workshop, we’ll explore Cape light from pre-dawn to deep night, to experience the essence of this place and craft meaningful images — images with feeling, that come from the heart.

Professional landscape photographer and night shooting expert Mark Bowie will lead this power-packed workshop on the innovative techniques he uses for taking extraordinary landscape imagery.  He will lead day and night photography field sessions to some of the Cape’s finest scenery: the ocean, beaches, dunes, coastal waterways, lighthouses and fishing villages.  Our schedule and selection of shooting locations will remain flexible to take best advantage of the weather and lighting conditions.  Indoor instructional sessions will be held at the Cape Cod Art Center in Barnstable.  Mark will explore the beautiful interaction of light and subject that speaks to somewhere deep within us.  He’ll also offer strategies, tips and techniques for the field and the digital darkroom on:

 

  • The quality, direction and color of light
  • Reading weather and shooting the light
  • The interaction of light and subject matter
  • Shooting at sunrise, sunset, twilight and at night
  • Photographing the night landscape in relation to the celestial skies
  • Seeing from different vantage points
  • Designing and fine-tuning powerful compositions using the principles of visual flow, dynamic tension, balance, leading lines, shapes and patterns
  • Using exposure to control mood and atmosphere
  • Determining exposure at night
  • Achieving critical focus-day and night
  • Using Live View
  • Working creatively with your full suite of lenses
  • Varying shutter speed for artistic effect
  • Targeting color and tonal palettes
  • The artistry of long exposures
  • Creating expressionistic abstracts
  • Shooting multiple exposures — layer masks, HDR’s, panoramas, star trails and time-lapse sequences — and blending them with state-of-the-art software
  • Focus stackingto maximize depth of field
  • Processing images for maximum impact

Informative and inspiring, this workshop is geared for both amateur and advanced photographers who want to take their landscape imagery to new levels.  Join Mark to explore the wonders of Cape Cod light.  “Find the light and shoot what’s in it.”

 

Bio:

Mark Bowie is a professional nature photographer, writer and much sought after public speaker.  His work has been published internationally in books, on calendars and posters, and in advertising media.  His first two coffee table books, Adirondack Waters and In Stoddard’s Footsteps have become landmark regional publications.  They were followed by The Adirondacks: In Celebration of the Seasons.  He is an expert on night photography and has produced two comprehensive e-books on it: The Light of Midnight: Photographing the Landscape at Night, and After Midnight: Night Photography by Example.  He has also produced an e-book on his remarkable Finding November project, his search to find the hidden beauty of this under-appreciated month.  For more on his work, see www.markbowie.com.

 

What To Bring

For questions contact Mark Bowie at mrbowie@earthlink.net

Photo Equipment Suggestions

In addition to all your basic equipment like cameras and lenses, I consider the following items important.  You can learn more about them at the workshop, but I made this checklist as a reminder to bring them if you already own them.  Items essential to this workshop are in bold:

Camera  – and extra camera body if you have one, just in case.

Lenses – Lenses from wide-angle zooms to telephotos will be of use on this workshop.  Also consider bringing your other favorite lenses, including macro and fast super wide-angle lenses in the 14-24mm range, especially for night photography.

Tripod – Light levels are usually too low early in the day and at night to photograph properly without a sturdy tripod.  If you need to purchase one, I can offer recommendations.  Hunt’s Photo often offers discount specials to my students.

Lots of Memory Card Storage.

Camera Battery Charger and Extra Batteries.

Non-abrasive Lens Cleaning Cloth and Wipes.

Polarizing Filter

Neutral Density (ND) Filters, Graduated Neutral Density Filters – To extend exposure times.  I use Tiffen 3- and 6-stop IR neutral density filters.  See www.tiffen.com.  Lee Filters also makes quality filters.  See www.leefilters.com.

Graduated Neutral Density Filters – Primarily for daytime use.  I use Singh-Ray 2-stop soft and 3-stop hard-edge graduated filters.  See www.singh-ray.com/grndgrads.html.

Shutter Release ­­– You can use a locking cable release, a wireless remote, or the camera’s self-timer (usually good only for exposures up to 30 seconds).  Shutter releases are available for specific camera models, from simple units that only trip the shutter, to more advanced units that allow the photographer to program exposure time, count down the exposure, shoot multiple exposures and timed intervals. These are available from photo retailers, including Hunts Photo and Video.  I use a wireless remote shutter release, the hahnel Giga T Pro II, about $99.

Intervalometer – For time-lapse photography.  If you are a Canon shooter, consider the Canon TC-80N3 Remote timer, or an equivalent. See

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/164271-REG/Canon_2477A002_Timer_Remote_Controller_TC_80N3.html.

 

Here’s a less expensive alternative, but identical in structure and function: http://www.amazon.com/Cowboystudio-Timer-Remote-Control-Shutter/dp/B003PFYKGW/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1378831815&sr=8-6&keywords=canon+remote+timer.

 

 

Many Nikons have a built-in intervalometer, or you can use the Nikon MC-36A Multi-Function Remote Cord, about $190.  See http://www.huntsphotoandvideo.com/detail_page.cfm?ProductID=27032&mfg=Nikon&show=yes.  My hahnel Giga T Pro II remote has the same features for about half the price.

Flashlights &/or Headlamp – preferably with a red light, or cover with a red filter to prevent stray light from distracting others during night photography sessions.  Bring both small and large lights for light painting.  Bring other light sources, like LED’s or glow sticks, for painting with wild colors.

Rain/snow Cover – For camera and lens protection.  An inexpensive plastic shower cap works well in many instances.

Heat wraps – placed around the lens barrel to inhibit condensation.  I use Therma-Care heat wraps and similar brands.  About $5 for a box of 3.

Small towel, cloth or gaffer’s tape for covering the viewfinder to prevent light leak during long exposures.  Most cameras come with a viewfinder cover, but they’re often inconvenient to use.

Battery-powered Alarm Clock/Watch

Cell Phone.

 

Computer Equipment Suggestions

Laptop Computer – I highly recommend bringing your own laptop computer for downloading, processing and viewing your images.

Processing Software – Good choices include Adobe Lightroom, Elements, and Photoshop. We use Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photography Plan, about $10/month.  Free 30-day trials of these programs are available from Adobe.

To create time-lapse movies you may also want the following software:

  1. Lightroom. A free trial version is available at https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/tdrc/index.cfm?product=photoshop_lightroom

 

  1. QuickTime Pro: $29.99. Available at: http://www.apple.com/quicktime/extending/
  2. LRTimelapse: The free down load will allow you to load up to 400 images: http://lrtimelapse.com/download/.This software is particularly good at reducing flicker.

Back-up device – Such as an external hard drive.

Clothing & Outdoor Gear Suggestions

Warm Clothing – It is preferable to dress in warm layers for field trips as temperatures can change significantly and quickly.  Night can be very chilly at this time of year.

Warm Jacket or Coat.

Fleece Underlayer/Wool Sweater – Can be added or removed as the temperature falls or rises.

Rain Jacket & Pants – For wind as well as rain protection.

Warm Gloves/Mittens, Hat, and Hiking Boots or Sneakers.  Several pairs of warm, moisture-wicking socks.  Two pair of footwear is wise, in case one gets wet.  Sandals or muck boots are great for getting in the ocean and streams.

Hand Warmers.  Foot warmers.

Dress for the indoor sessions will be casual.

Other Suggestions

Water bottle.

Energy bars or other snacks.

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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Oct
21
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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The Best of the Woods Hole Film Festival
Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00

The Best of the Woods Hole Film Festival

Keepers of the Light by Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth, feature documentary, 2018 | 61 min. | USA

Synopsis

Built over 200 years ago in a small Wampanoag community at the tip of an island in the Atlantic, the Gay Head Lighthouse is one of America's most famous beacons. From whaling days to electrification, "Keepers of the Light" tells the story of evolving technology, heroism and shipwrecks, and the people who are called upon in each generation to keep the light, woven with the story of the recent race against time to save the historic beacon from falling over the edge of the rapidly eroding cliffs.

At the end of the 18th century, as whaling Captains amassed fortunes from the oil of whales, Senator Peleg from Massachusetts requested the light to protect ships from the treacherous “Devil’s Bridge.” President John Adams authorized the lighthouse and the Federal taking of the property to put it on. The check to pay for its construction was cut by Alexander Hamilton. Paul Revere supplied metal for the roof.

Before American highways, the waterways off of the East Coast were an important way to transport goods and commodities up and down the coast and beyond. Martha’s Vineyard Sound, at the height of its nautical traffic, was second only to the English Channel in number of vessels per day. It was in the context of the importance of whale’s oil and then the industrial revolution that the Gay Head Lighthouse became one of the most important lighthouses on the East Coast.

In recent years, it became clear that the receding cliff was beginning to threaten the lighthouse itself. The community understood that if they did not take decisive action, the lighthouse would be lost forever. In 2013, the lighthouse was declared one of America’s 11 most endangered places, and the island’s residents began to rally to save the iconic lighthouse from the encroaching edge of the cliff. The story of the lighthouse quickly became of interest around the world, and journalists encroached on the town of Aquinnah from all corners of the globe, attracted by the story of the Gay Head Light and the community’s efforts to save her. The film weaves the modern narrative arc of community efforts to save the light with the history of the lighthouse. 

Winner, Director's Choice Award, Emerging New England Filmmaker (2018), sponsored by Talamas. The filmmakers will participate in a post-screening Q&A.

Sunday, October 21, 7 pm
Tickets $14, $12 for members

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Boats, Buoys & Bubbles ~ A STEM playgroup for Princes & Princesses
Oct
23
10:00 AM10:00

Boats, Buoys & Bubbles ~ A STEM playgroup for Princes & Princesses

Join Us for some super-fun STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) activities designed for young learners ages 2.5 to 5 years old and their Grownups. A themed snack is included.
Classes are: 10/23, 10,30, 11/6 &11/13 
10am - 11:30am
Activities including Boats, Buoys & Bubbles will all be included in the hands-on interactive fun facilitated by Mary Wilson of Pitter Patter Play & Learn programs.

The class will celebrate on 11/17 with a Pirate & Princess party! Dress up, Dance & Delight in Delicacies intended for Pirates & Princesses!

Space is limited for this program - registration is required.

Cost: $100 per child ages 2.5 and up for the 5 week program.

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Heather Abel Reading and Book Signing at Sturgis Library
Oct
24
7:15 PM19:15

Heather Abel Reading and Book Signing at Sturgis Library

Heather Abel, the author of The Optimistic Decade, will be reading and signing her latest book in the Lowell Room! This event is part of our Fiction Writing program funded through a generous grant from the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod. Free and open to the public. Books will be for sale at the event. A Q and A will follow the event. Bring all the writing related questions you've always wanted to ask!

Free to the public. Registration is appreciated! Email sturgisreference@comcast.net, call 508-362-6636, or visit our website at www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/heather-abel-reading-and-book-signing/

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The Life and Death (Mostly Death) of Edgar Allan Poe at Sturgis Library
Oct
30
6:30 PM18:30

The Life and Death (Mostly Death) of Edgar Allan Poe at Sturgis Library

Join local historian, Greg Williams, as he explores the history and myths of Poe’s short life. . . and death. Does anyone really know how Poe died? We shall see. . . Eldritch (festive) beers and wines will be served. Celebrate a spooky Halloween Eve with the library!

Free to the public. Registration is appreciated! Email sturgisreference@comcast.net, call 508-362-6636, or visit us online at: http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/a-very-greg-williams-halloween/

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HyArts Artist Shanties November Weekends
Nov
2
to Nov 23

HyArts Artist Shanties November Weekends

The HyArts Artist Shanties are open weekends in November from at least 10AM until at least 3PM with many artists opening early and staying later.

Location: Hyannis Harbor Overlook, 51 Ocean St at the corner of South & Ocean, Hyannis

Browse among the colorful shanties featuring local artists who work and sell their wares right from their “seaside studios”.  
Artwork varies and includes painting, jewelry, sculpture, glass, ceramics, fiber, mariner knot work, wood carving, and much more! 
Artists change weekly. 

Directions:

Directions to Harbor Overlook HyArts Shanties

Visitor Parking:

Free Public Parking:
Barnstable Town Hall Parking Lot Main Street Access
Barnstable Town Hall Parking Lot - South Street Access

Metered Public Parking:  
Ocean Street Parking Lot

More Parking Information Including Locations, Hours, Costs:
Town of Barnstable Parking Management

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CLICK 2018 Photography Conference
Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

CLICK 2018 Photography Conference

Join us for Click! 2018 featuring Canon Explorer of Light Jack Reznicki, Bobbi Lane, Barbara Braman, Mike Goodman, Gail Hansche, Andy Howard, John Klingel, Jurgen Lobert, Bob Singer, John Tunney, Lori Whalen and Betty Wiley.

– 12 instructors, 25 sessions packed with tips, techniques and inspiration to help you advance your photography. There’s something for everyone – from beginners to pros.

– Bring your camera! Hands-on shooting ops with live models and Kung Fu demonstrations with the USA Kung Fu Academy!

– Win Valuable Prizes! We’ll be giving away a Wacom Intuos Pro Professional Pen & Touch Tablet worth $350, two ON1 Plus Pro with ON1 Photo
RAW 2018 and other prizes!

– Print competition: Color Scenics and B&W Scenics. Grand Prize in each category is the Topaz Complete Plugin Collection – all 17 Topaz plugins with free upgrades for life – a $499.99 value! Click here for the rules.

 Register Early to Win! The first 100 registrants will be entered into a drawing for the amazing Tamron SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (model F013) – a $599 value!

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The Rise of Sinn Fein & the Irish War of Independence
Nov
7
to Dec 5

The Rise of Sinn Fein & the Irish War of Independence

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Sinn Fein was formed in 1905 by Arthur Griffith.  The execution of the leaders of the 1916 Rebellion changed the political situation in Ireland forever. The Rebellion had drawn attention to the long history of British injustice in Ireland and had demonstrated that the cause of Irish freedom was not illusory.

The course will include audio visual materials. All students will receive a PowerPoint presentation for each class. This class meets in the Photography & Digital Arts Studio on the lower level of the Education Wing.

Four Wednesdays except 11/21. Instructor is Sean Murphy.

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Holiday “Port” Tasting with Diane Slater, Saturday, December 8
Dec
8
11:00 AM11:00

Holiday “Port” Tasting with Diane Slater, Saturday, December 8

Gallery Artrio 2018 Calendar

Summer Exhibit: A Cape Cod Summer
July Opening,  “If you’re fond of sandy dunes…”, Thursday, July 19
August Opening, “Boats, Beaches & Brews”, Thursday, Aug 16

Annual September Soiree, Saturday, Sept 8

“Italy Invitational”, Columbus Day – Opening,  Saturday, October 6

Holiday “Port” Tasting with Diane Slater, Saturday, December 8

Hours:
MAY: Open Saturdays in May, 11-5; Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, Sunday & Monday, 11-5.
JUNE: Friday & Saturdays in June, 11-5 until June 16.
SUMMER: Tuesday – Saturday, 11-5 beginning June 16. Closed Sunday & Monday.
We are also open by appointment: text 617-538-0336 or email galleryartrio@yahoo.com

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Chasing Coral Movie Screening at Sturgis Library
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Chasing Coral Movie Screening at Sturgis Library

Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. Join Sturgis Library in spreading the message about the dangers one of our most beautiful ecosystems faces and how you can help! The movie screening is appropriate for all ages.

The event is free and open to the public! Registration is appreciated. Email Sturgisreference@comcast.net, call 508-362-6636, or visit our website at http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/chasing-coral-movie-screening/

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The Best of the Woods Hole Film Festival
Oct
14
7:00 PM19:00

The Best of the Woods Hole Film Festival

Afghan Cycles by Sarah Menzies and Shannon Galpin, feature documentary, 2018 | 90 | USA and Afghanistan

Synopsis

What lengths would you go to in order to ride a bicycle? Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women’s rights - human rights - and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a daily basis, from discrimination to abuse, to the oppressive silencing of their voices in all aspects of contemporary society. These women ride despite cultural barriers, despite infrastructure, and despite death threats, embracing the power and freedom that comes with the sport.

Afghan Cycles follows members of the National Cycling Team in Kabul, and young riders in the Bamiyan region who are mountain bikes to commute to school and run errands. For all of them, the bicycle is a symbol of freedom. But sometimes, the danger and obstacles can prove too much, as we learn when one of the main characters flees to France to secure a better situation and future for herself and her family.

Sunday, October 14th, 7 pm
Tickets $14, $12 for members

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Uncovering Your Mark with Ann Trainor Domingue
Oct
13
1:00 PM13:00

Uncovering Your Mark with Ann Trainor Domingue

Uncovering Your Mark

Instructor: Ann Trainor Domingue

Date: Saturday, October 13

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Cost: $85 Members | $105 Non-member

Description:

Each of us has a unique set of life experiences and interests. In this workshop you’ll uncover ‘your marks’ –and learn through a practical fun process–ways to incorporate them into your artwork. The ‘Uncovering Your Mark’ workshop will help you generate ideas and more importantly how to use them to enrich your art–uncovering the most ‘authentic’ you as you continue on your lifelong art journey.

This workshop is a hands-on class where students will make personal discoveries through thoughtful inquiries and then apply the info through small scale sketching exercises and preliminary color play. Class is focused on generating ideas rather than finished artworks. Your approach can be realistic, semi-abstract, abstract or anything in between and beyond.

All levels welcome. At any point in your art journey.

Supplies: Note–Simpler is better.

  • Pencil
  • Sketchbook—mixed media sketchbook—for dry and wet media. Recommended Aquabee Super Deluxe Sketchbook 9×9 or 9×12

https://www.dickblick.com/products/bee-paper-aquabee-super-deluxe-sketchbook/

  • simple watercolor or gouache setup—6 colors or so.
  • watercolor pencils—any colors
  • colored pencils–any colors
  • watercolor brushes
  • small rinse container
  • paper towels—not roll, 10 sheets or so
  • Sharpie fine point marker
  • masking tape
  • kneadable eraser
  • any art tool you ‘love’ to use

Artist Bio:

www.anntrainordomingue.com

Ann is a native New Englander born in Fall River, Massachusetts, lived in Barrington, Rhode Island and now resides in Goffstown, New Hampshire. Her work is always inspired by the New England landscape and reflects on many aspects differently through combinations of forms, figures, color and textures. Her previous career includes 30+ years in the marketing/advertising field as a graphic designer, brand manager, art director and illustrator.

Ann’s teaching experience includes leading art classes for the Currier Art Center in Manchester, NH; presenting on master artists for the Currier Museum of Art community education programs; and teaching independent classes in drawing, watercolor, sketching, mixed media, artist development workshops; and mentoring artists.

  • Copley Artist in the Copley Society of Art in Boston
  • Signature Member of the New England Watercolor Society
  • Member New Hampshire Art Association, past board member
  • Rhode Island College BA art studio/painting

Ann’s artwork can be found in galleries in New England– Gallery Antonia, Chatham, MA; Camden Falls Gallery, Camden, ME; Portland Art Gallery, Portland, ME; Kennedy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH; Art3 Gallery, Manchester, NH.

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Artistic Possibilities w/ Procreate: Creating Digitally on a Mobile Device Workshop w/ Catherine Caddigan
Oct
13
9:30 AM09:30

Artistic Possibilities w/ Procreate: Creating Digitally on a Mobile Device Workshop w/ Catherine Caddigan

 Artistic Possibilities with Procreate: Creating Digitally on a Mobile Device
Instructor: Catherine Caddigan
Day: Saturday, October 13th
Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm
Location: Cape Cod Art Center – 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable, MA 02630
Cost: $110 Members | $140 Non-Members
This workshop requires an iPad, we will be downloading Apps from the App Store. Bring a variety of imagery that you want to work with on your iPad. (You can photograph your material, with your iPad camera or your phone or scan it and transfer it to your iPad in advance of the workshop) Imagery of any kind should work, but background material and textures are helpful.
Procreate is a very powerful standalone drawing App with over 200 brushes, but for our purposes, one can create a work of art in just a few hours. We will start in a tutorial format, with live demonstration of some of the features of Procreate. There will be a slide presentation as well, and time for questions. Some of the techniques we will cover are layering, masking, color adjustment, importing imagery, painting, erasing and blending.
There will be a break for lunch.
From there we will move into our own projects, and experiment with Procreate and some of the ways it can interact with other apps. I hope to be able to give you pointers and share some techniques that I use. We will finish by sharing and talking about the work from the day.
Bio: Catherine Caddigan is an artist who has practiced many forms of photography. She received her MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a concentration in photography and printmaking. Currently she is concentrating on Mobile Art. For the past few years she exhibits works created with mobile devices. She is inspired by collage artists of the 20th century, and strives to express more than a simple capture. Her layering and collage technique is meant to observe culture today, in all its complexity. She feels that the mobile devices of today are a reflection of the information driven culture.

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The Art of Landscape Photography – The Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park w/ Ronald Wilson & Bob Bergeron
Oct
11
to Oct 14

The Art of Landscape Photography – The Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park w/ Ronald Wilson & Bob Bergeron

The Art of Landscape Photography – The Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park with Ronald Wilson & Bob Bergeron

Date: October 11-14 (4 days)

Location: Schoodic Institute | Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park www.schoodicinstitute.org

Cost: $875 Members | $925 Non-Members – The workshop includes 3 nights lodgings, a meal plan of field breakfast, bag lunch and dinner, and a lobster bake on Sunday afternoon. All participants will have their own  private bedroom, in a shared apartment. Accommodations will include WiFi, DirectTV, hard line telephones, fully equipped kitchens, as well as dining and living rooms.

Limit 12

All Levels Welcome.

Explore the quiet side of Acadia National Park: Uncrowded | Unexplored | Unexpected

The 2,000-acre Schoodic Peninsula offers a wide array of opportunities to experience Maine’s rugged coast from the cliffs at Raven’s Nest to the summit of Schoodic Head along a spruce and fir trail to the giant slabs of pink granite that extend into the open Atlantic at Schoodic Point.

Nearby the seaside villages of Birch Harbor, Prospect Harbor and the quaint Corea will be an opportunity to photograph classic downeast Maine.

ABOUT WORKSHOP:

“The question is not what you look at, but what you see” Henri David Thoreau

The art of seeing is the active process of observing the world around us with deliberate thoughtfulness. In photography it’s what you do with what you see that counts. Subject matter provides the building blocks while composition acts like glue holding it all together, and light sets the stage for capturing a moment capable of conveying a sense of being there.

The workshop begins on Thursday with an orientation and power point presentation on “The Art of Landscape Photography” covering the aesthetics of photography and technical aspects of digital imaging.

The workshop features approximately 15 hours in the field with 3-hour sessions beginning each day in the pre-dawn and in the afternoons until twilight. Ronald had an intimate knowledge of these regions and designs an itinerary based on habitat, tides, and weather. Walking distances will vary from roadside vantage points to moderate trail hikes.

Complimenting the field experience will be 8-10 hours of classroom time where we will meet each day for an open dialogue covering subjects from capture to post processing and how to create a digital workflow using Lightroom and Photoshop. In the digital age our ability to teach has been considerably enhanced. Individual instruction, viewing images and group critiques to evaluate results is done in an environment that seeks to help you build confidence in your creative and technical skills and become a better photographer.

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 Sustainability and “the Sweet Life” with William Powers
Oct
9
6:30 PM18:30

Sustainability and “the Sweet Life” with William Powers

Sustainability and “the Sweet Life”: How personal happiness is linked to community and nature with William Powers

Drawing on decades-deep experience living and working abroad on development and conservation projects, Powers offers insights and provocative anecdotes about the real link between happiness and sustainability from the academic as well as personal perspective. Powers will discuss his new book Dispatches from the Sweet Life: One Family, Five Acres, and a Community’s Quest to Reinvent the World, a memoir that explores these issues. Books will be available for purchase at the event provided by Titcombs Books.

Free to the public. Registration is appreciated! Email sturgisreference@comcast.net, call 508-362-6636, or visit our website at: http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/william-powers-reading-and-book-signing/

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The Best of the Woods Hole Film Festival 2018
Oct
7
7:00 PM19:00

The Best of the Woods Hole Film Festival 2018

A selection of the Best Short films from the 2018 Woods Hole Film Festival. The 110 minute program includes comedy, drama, documentary and animation. The screening includes two local films: Keeper by Marnae Crawford Samuelson, a documentary about Woods Hole's Eel Pond Bridge (Runner Up, Audience Award, Best Short Documentary, 2018 Woods Hole Film Festival), and Liberty and Justice: A Cautionary Tale in the Land of the Free by Falmouth residents Salley Mavor, Rob Goldsborough and Mattias Bossi, a stop-motion animation satirical take-off of the traditional Hansel and Gretel folk tale re-imagined as a journey through the current political landscape. All of the sets and puppets were hand-sewn and constructed specifically for the film. (Winner, Audience Award, Best Short Animation, 2018 Woods Hole Film Festival).

Sunday, October 7th, 7 pm
Tickets $14. $12 for members

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September Sounds at the Shanties: The Skiffs
Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

September Sounds at the Shanties: The Skiffs

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER SOUNDS AT THE SHANTIES: 

BISMORE PARK,  2:00pm-3:30pm

Schedule:
Sept 1-29 and October 6
Sept 1st: Kareem Sanjaghi Trio, pop/jazz/Latin                             
Sept 8th: The Wicked Trio, blues/pop/British Invasion               
Sept 15th: Jeffrey Ashur Trio, jazz                             
Sept 22nd:  Donn Legge Band, pop/rock
Sept 29th:  Bert Jackson Trio, jazz/Latin
Oct 6th:  The Skiffs, A Celtic Americana Stew of Roots, Rock, Blues & Greens

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“Italy Invitational”, Columbus Day – Opening
Oct
6
11:00 AM11:00

“Italy Invitational”, Columbus Day – Opening

Gallery Artrio 2018 Calendar

Summer Exhibit: A Cape Cod Summer
July Opening,  “If you’re fond of sandy dunes…”, Thursday, July 19
August Opening, “Boats, Beaches & Brews”, Thursday, Aug 16

Annual September Soiree, Saturday, Sept 8

“Italy Invitational”, Columbus Day – Opening,  Saturday, October 6

Holiday “Port” Tasting with Diane Slater, Saturday, December 8

Hours:
MAY: Open Saturdays in May, 11-5; Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, Sunday & Monday, 11-5.
JUNE: Friday & Saturdays in June, 11-5 until June 16.
SUMMER: Tuesday – Saturday, 11-5 beginning June 16. Closed Sunday & Monday.
We are also open by appointment: text 617-538-0336 or email galleryartrio@yahoo.com

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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Oct
5
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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Sturgis Library Pottery, Basket, & Dishware Sale
Oct
1
10:00 AM10:00

Sturgis Library Pottery, Basket, & Dishware Sale

Join Sturgis Library for our annual Pottery, Basket, Dishware, and Housewares Sale! All kinds of unique items will be available, including baskets of every size, plates, bowls, mugs, vases, planters, and decorative pieces. A number of the pottery pieces were crafted by known/famous potters. Free to the public.

Call Lucy Loomis with questions at 508-362-6636 or email her at sturgislibrary@comcast.net

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LoveLocal Fest
Sep
30
11:00 AM11:00

LoveLocal Fest

11 AM - 6:00pm
Help us celebrate our 6th LoveLocal Fest season where the LoveLiveLocal vision comes to life as we unite the community (of locals & visitors alike) and showcase an amazing collection of Cape Cod’s homegrown artists, artisans, farmers, food trucks, musicians + other independent makers.
Along the Hyannis Harbor at Aselton Park, bring the whole family, a blanket & beach chairs and make a day out of it!

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September Sounds at the Shanties: Bert Jackson Trio
Sep
29
2:00 PM14:00

September Sounds at the Shanties: Bert Jackson Trio

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER SOUNDS AT THE SHANTIES: 

BISMORE PARK,  2:00pm-3:30pm

Schedule:
Sept 1-29 and October 6
Sept 1st: Kareem Sanjaghi Trio, pop/jazz/Latin                             
Sept 8th: The Wicked Trio, blues/pop/British Invasion               
Sept 15th: Jeffrey Ashur Trio, jazz                             
Sept 22nd:  Donn Legge Band, pop/rock
Sept 29th:  Bert Jackson Trio, jazz/Latin
Oct 6th:  The Skiffs, A Celtic Americana Stew of Roots, Rock, Blues & Greens

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Lost and Found: Mixed Media w/ Jackie Reeves
Sep
29
9:30 AM09:30

Lost and Found: Mixed Media w/ Jackie Reeves

Lost and Found: The art of letting go of control and embracing process through drawing, painting and collage
Instructor: Jackie Reeves
Day: Saturday, September 29
Time: 9:30am-3:330pm
Cost: $110 Members |$140 Non-members
Skill Level: Some art experience is required, knowledge of the basics of drawing, and composition.
Class maximum: 12
Description:
The goal of this workshop is to loosen up, experiment and play with drawing marks, painting spills, drips, drags, imprints (etc), and collage. The idea is to let go of control and push your limits allowing the materials to take the lead as you aim to develop a small series of artworks by the end of the day. This could potentially serve as a launching pad to give you new direction in your work.Working from your imagination you will begin by creating abstract marks on paper based on your interpretation of my prompts. By allowing yourself to get lost in the process you will make new discoveries for your studio practice. Following your instincts, you will respond to the imagery unfolding before you and begin the process of editing and shaping by cutting, ripping, masking, glazing and painting.

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Free Concert-Kathleen Healy-Singer Songwriter
Sep
28
7:30 PM19:30

Free Concert-Kathleen Healy-Singer Songwriter

Join us at West Parish of Barnstable's continuing concert series highlighting Cape Cod musicians, singers, and songwriters who have released recordings of their own original music within the last year.

Kathleen Healy will be performing new works from her fall 2018 release, title TBA.

Kathleen is a hard-working musician & songwriter living on Cape Cod. She draws from her experience of living and raising a family near the beach for many of her songs. Some say salt water runs through her veins. She writes from the heart and her honest lyrics and often poignant subject matter lend themselves to the unique quality of her voice.

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An Evening with George Michelsen Foy at Sturgis Library
Sep
27
6:30 PM18:30

An Evening with George Michelsen Foy at Sturgis Library

Author and NYU Professor, George Michelsen Foy, will be reading from his latest book, "Run the Storm: a Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro", and discussing seafaring, hurricanes and similar topics. A Q +A and book signing will follow the reading. Books will be provided by Titcombs Books.


Free to the public. Registration is appreciated. Call 508-362-6636, email Sturgisrefernce@comcast.net, or visit our website at: http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/an-evening-with-george-michelsen-foy/

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Cape Cod Independence Day Celebration
Sep
27
4:00 PM16:00

Cape Cod Independence Day Celebration

Commissioners to Sign Document at Regular Meeting on September 27, 2018

The first Barnstable County Independence Day will be celebrated on September 27, 2018, when the Barnstable County Commissioners will convene for their regular weekly meeting, open to the public, at the Olde Colonial Courthouse, 3046 Main St., at 4:00 PM. A reconstructed document listing the 13 original signatories will be signed by the three County Commissioners, with plans to later circulate the scroll to every town on Cape Cod to add official signatures. During the meeting, Phineas Fiske, a member of Tales of Cape Cod Board of Directors, will present the history of September 27, 1774. A reception will immediately follow and is also open to the public.

Barnstable County Commissioner Leo Cakounes says, “Commemorating September 27th as Barnstable County Independence Day is important because it raises awareness of the role our region played leading up to American Independence. It is yet another reason to be proud of where we live.”

The County Commissioners expressly invite descendants of the 13 original signatories to this event. Original signatories are James Otis, Thomas Smith, Joseph Otis, Nymphas Marston, Shearjashub Bourne, David Thacher, Daniel Davis, Melatiah Bourne, Edward Bacon, Isaac Hinkley, Solo Otis, Kenelm Winslow, and Richard Bourne.

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Matt Nokia at The Cotuit Center for the Arts
Sep
26
7:30 PM19:30

Matt Nokia at The Cotuit Center for the Arts

MATT NAKOA is an internationally touring singer/songwriter, recently appearing at The White House, throughout India, and regularly with folk icon Tom Rush. Growing up on a small goat farm in rural NY State, Matt discovered music as a means of teenage escape and trained to be a concert pianist. Matt was ultimately accepted as a vocalist to Berklee College of Music where he studied alongside soon-to-be Grammy winners St. Vincent and Esperanza Spalding among others. After school, Matt landed in NYC’s vibrant piano bar scene. There he quickly became a star performer at Manhattan’s famous Brandy’s Piano Bar, with lines waiting outside the door each Saturday night.

WEBSITE:  https://artsonthecape.org/

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Libby E-book Class
Sep
26
2:00 PM14:00

Libby E-book Class

Cotuit Library is now doing in-house tech classes on the last Wednesday of every month. This month we will be discussing the basic know-how’s of the free library e-book and audiobook app, Libby. We request that you bring your own personal devices to practice on, but laptops are available for use at the library for those who need them.

Registration is required for attendance; maximum of 8 people per class.

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events or contact the Library.

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Natural Jewelry Art Workshop for Teens
Sep
25
5:00 PM17:00

Natural Jewelry Art Workshop for Teens

ECO JEWELRY

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

5:00-7:00pm

 

Artists from the Green Art Workshop 

will instruct students in grades 6 through 12. 

 Create earrings and other jewelry 

out of everyday objects 

with a theme of nature and /or natural designs.  

 Materials will be supplied for attendees, 

but you may also bring in materials 

with a theme of nature and and natural designs. 

 This program is free and open to the public 

but registration is required. 

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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Sep
23
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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Passport to America:  The Immigrant Story
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Passport to America: The Immigrant Story

  • Barnstable Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Cotuit Center for the Arts is proud to partner with the Cape Symphony on a musical journey to our own country, Ellis Island: The Dream of America, a powerful celebration of the historic immigrant experience by composer Peter Boyer.

This innovative work brings together soaring music, historical images and text from the Ellis Island archives, and the voices of real people who entered the United States in pursuit of the American dream. Among those who came here in the 20th century were many important composers – we present works by some of these talented immigrants, including the brilliant Igor Stravinsky.

Jung-Ho Pak, Conductor

Chatham Chorale

Joseph Marchio, Music Director


Program:

ELLIS ISLAND: THE DREAM OF AMERICA 
Peter Boyer

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER 
Igor Stravinsky

AMERICA, AN EPIC RHAPSODY IN THREE PARTS (PART 3) 
Ernest Bloch

CIRCUS POLKA: FOR A YOUNG ELEPHANT 
Igor Stravinsky

SUNSET BOULEVARD SUITE 
Franz Waxman

OVERTURE TO DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER 
Bright Sheng

Barnstable Performing Arts Center
September 22 @ 7:30 PM
September 23 @ 3:00 PM

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September Sounds at the Shanties: Donn Legge Band
Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

September Sounds at the Shanties: Donn Legge Band

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER SOUNDS AT THE SHANTIES: 

BISMORE PARK,  2:00pm-3:30pm

Schedule:
Sept 1-29 and October 6
Sept 1st: Kareem Sanjaghi Trio, pop/jazz/Latin                             
Sept 8th: The Wicked Trio, blues/pop/British Invasion               
Sept 15th: Jeffrey Ashur Trio, jazz                             
Sept 22nd:  Donn Legge Band, pop/rock
Sept 29th:  Bert Jackson Trio, jazz/Latin
Oct 6th:  The Skiffs, A Celtic Americana Stew of Roots, Rock, Blues & Greens

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Sober Social Coffee House and Open Mike
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Sober Social Coffee House and Open Mike

Great refreshments, socializing, entertainment, and more. Bring your friends and have some fun! Part of the Cultural Center’s Sober Social Program. Lots of socializing, but no alcohol! Generously funded by the Cape Cod Foundation, Cape Air, the Cape Cod Five Foundation, and the Yarmouth Substance Awareness Committee.

Friday, September 21, 7:00-9:00pm
Free Admission

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Town of Barnstable Celebrates Parking Day
Sep
21
2:00 PM14:00

Town of Barnstable Celebrates Parking Day

Town of Barnstable Celebrates PARK(ing) Day

September 21st, 2018, 2:00 PM-5:00 PM Main Street, Hyannis

 Parking Management will be celebrating PARK(ing) Day, Friday, September 21st, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, along Main Street, Hyannis. Activities are free and open to all ages.

Created in 2005 by Rebar Group, Inc. (www.rebargroup.com) PARK(ing) Day has blossomed into a global experiment occurring annually in hundreds of cities, dozens of countries on every permanently-inhabited continent on earth

The concept behind this international celebration day is to repurpose parking spaces into park-like areas for artistic expression, recreation and social exchange.

The September 21st event includes:

  •    Early voter registration with the Town Clerk

·     Greater Hyannis Chamber’s Keeping Barnstable Beautiful

·     ArtsBarnstable Artful Creations

·     Gateway Greeter Photo Booth

·     Parking’s “ParkHappy Plinko” game; and,

·     Surprise spaces created by:

Ø  Barnstable Police Department

Ø  Barnstable Airport

Ø  Barnstable Senior Services

Ø  Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority

Ø  Hyannis Main Street Business Improvement District (BID)

Ø  John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum

Ø  Sturgis East

For more information, please contact Mona Solmonte, Town of Barnstable Parking Management, 508-862-4613 or email at:  mona.solmonte@town.barnstable.ma.us

 

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Film: Hecho en Mexico
Sep
19
3:00 PM15:00

Film: Hecho en Mexico

As part of our Royston Nash Music series, we will be watching the documentary Hecho en Mexico, a film about Mexico’s most iconic contemporary artists and performers.

This movie is part of our Royston Nash Music Appreciation Series, supported in part by the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, the Mid Cape Cultural Council, and the Kirkman Trust.

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events or contact the Library.

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George Gritzbach at The Cotuit Center for the Arts
Sep
15
7:30 PM19:30

George Gritzbach at The Cotuit Center for the Arts

Cotuit Center for the Arts presents Cape Cod’s longtime favorite roots and blues legend George Gritzbach and his Band on Saturday, 15, at 7:30 PM.

Strongly rooted in roots and rhythm and blues music, and known for his innovative originals and inventive takes on classic tunes, Gritzbach studied under guitar great Rev. Gary Davis early in his career.

Gritzbach has played with such musical greats at B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Robert Cray, and others in a variety venues: nightclubs, performing arts centers, festivals, and more. Over the years, he has toured the US, Canada, and Europe, and his previous album, “The Sweeper,” was released on labels in Europe.

This concert will feature songs from his soon-to-be released all-original CD, “Roots, Rhythm & Blues.”

Gritzbach is backed by a seasoned rhythm section featuring Scott Lariviere on bass and back-up vocals, Christian McCarthy on drums, and Johnny Menezes on keyboards. They will be joined by the newly formed “Hot Gritz Hornz” featuring Peter Murray on saxophone, John Wolf on trombone, and Grant Eagleson on trumpet. Also joining Gritzbach for this concert is a gospel-style vocal chorus, which will debut showcasing harmonies and back-up vocals.

The Washington Post called Gritzbach an “exceptional songwriter” and described a recent CD as “as good and surprising as he is in person, with wonderful original material and knock-out slide guitar work.” The Boston Globe called Gritzbach a “sizzling hot, no-holds barred electric bluesman” and “one of the finest guitar players in America.” Frets Magazine wrote “exquisitely gritty and gravely on one cut, mellow and clear on the next…excellent vocal style.”

Saturday, September 15
7:30pm
Tickets $30, $25 for balcony seats

$5 discount for members. $2 discount for seniors

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Japan and Its Prints in the Floating World: Part 2
Sep
15
2:00 PM14:00

Japan and Its Prints in the Floating World: Part 2

Japanese print enthusiast Tom Silver explores the origin and development of Japanese prints during the Edo era (1600-1867). The first prints focused on courtesans and kabuki actors, with the genre ultimately developing into the sophisticated art form admired by the likes of Monet and van Gogh. The period encompasses many of the most familiar names in Japanese prints - including Utamaro, Hokusai, Hiroshige, and Kuniyoshi. We will look at early period prints and then focus on masterpieces by each of these artists.

There will also be an “artifacts table” with beautiful Japanese crafts and antiques from the last two centuries.

Tom Silver developed an interest in this art while searching for an unusual gift for his wife. That search sparked a love for Japanese art, history, and culture. Mr. Silver’s talks at libraries and other institutions showcase print masterpieces from the 350-year history of the Japanese print genre. Mr. Silver is a Cape Cod summer resident, and a New Jersey native with degrees from Drew University and Rutgers University.

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events or contact the Library.

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