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Program and performance dates and times are subject to change or cancel without notice.

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September 2017 Events

Irish Traditional Music (T) 9/12-10/17

Irish Traditional Music (T) 9/12-10/17

September 12, 2017

Sep. 12-Oct. 17, 1-2 p.m. Fee-$36
The class is open to students who play any musical instrument. This class will introduce students to the basics of playing traditional Irish music and learning some standard Irish tunes. Ability to read music is not required although would be a good skill to have. The instructor, Sean Murphy, has been teaching Irish music and dance at venues on Cape Cod for many years. He leads one of the weekly “sessions” at O’Shea’s Olde Inne and plays in a local traditional Irish music group.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

“An Artist’s Voyage” at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum through 12/23/17

“An Artist’s Voyage” at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum through 12/23/17

September 16, 2017

For the first time on Cape Cod, view the award winning and internationally acclaimed artist John Stobart’s 19 original paintings and 12 framed prints of historically accurate views of maritime life in the great age of sail! This $2M collection is an extraordinarily rare example of fine draftsmanship and atmospheric perspective, seldom seen today beyond the recognized historic masters of painting.  Mr. Stobart’s Plein-Air works show nuanced light and spontaneity with broad brush strokes and chiaroscuro effect. This is a rare opportunity for the general public and art connoisseurs to view this caliber of paintings in a world class fine art gallery on Cape Cod, let alone a major museum anywhere in the world.
Thursday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm
Admission Prices
Adults (18+): $6.00
Students (9-17) & Seniors: $5.00
Children 8 & Under: Free

 

Location: 135 South St, Hyannis, MA

One on One Oil Painting w/ Sean Cassidy 9/18-10/23

One on One Oil Painting w/ Sean Cassidy  9/18-10/23

September 18, 2017

One on One Painting
Instructor: Sean Cassidy
Day: Mondays (6 weeks) Beginning September 18
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Price: Members $110/Non-Members $140
This course is for the beginner or the advanced beginner. Students will be asked to work from still life and from photographic reference of their choice. The goal is to understand how “to see” the world in a new way and learn to express that through the medium of oil painting. Sean will give individual instruction to you as he walks around to critique your work and give individual attention.

 

Location: 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable Village, MA 02630

Watercolor w/ Julie Blanchard 9/19-10/24

Watercolor w/ Julie Blanchard  9/19-10/24

September 19, 2017

Watercolor (Beginner/Intermediate)
Instructor: Julie Blanchard
Day: Tuesdays (6 classes) Beginning September 19
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Price: Members $110/Non-Members $140
This course will begin with a review of materials and basic watercolor techniques and end with the successful completion of paintings done on the spot. Direct watercolor painting, wet on wet and dry brush techniques will be demonstrated and practiced, knowledge of color, value and composition will also be addressed.

 

Location: 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable Village, MA 02630

Watercolors w/ Susan Stranz 9/19-10/24

Watercolors w/ Susan Stranz 9/19-10/24

September 19, 2017

Watercolor
Location: Yarmouthport Fire House, 340 Main Street
Instructor: Susan Stranz
Day: Tuesdays (6 Classes) Beginning September 19
Time: 12:30pm-3:00pm
Price: Members $144/Non-Members $168
This is a class designed for those who enjoy exploring all aspects of creating a watercolor painting. Susan will take you through the entire process from beginning with preliminary sketches, compositional decisions, color mixing and selection, to a variety of watercolor techniques. Students will work from a variety of subject matter including botanicals, still life, and landscape. Drawing experience helpful. All levels welcome. **The instructor is extremely allergic to fragrance. Please do not wear fragrance to class**

 

Location: Yarmouthport Fire House, 340 Main Street

Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner w/ Mary Moquin 9/19-10/24

Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner w/ Mary Moquin 9/19-10/24

September 19, 2017

Painting for the Absolute Beginner
Instructor: Mary Moquin
Day: Tuesdays (6 classes) Beginning September 19
Time: 1:00-3:30pm
Price: Members $165/Non-Members $185 ((Recommended- Add materials for $25))
**May add an additional Material Fee of $25, includes ALL materials ((Recommended))**
This class is the perfect introduction to oil painting, the class size will be limited to 10 so there will be time for individual attention and questions. Maybe you are only thinking about trying out oils but you are not ready to invest in materials, this is the class where you can try it out before purchasing anything. For an additional material fee of $25, I will provide all the materials, all you have to bring is yourself and your enthusiasm, you won’t have to lug a thing! We will spend 6 weeks learning how to use materials to paint simple objects from observation. We will cover the basics of value and color mixing. I will also do simple demonstrations. No pressure, it will be fun and you will have a better idea if it is a path you want to pursue further after this class.

 

Location: 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable Village, MA 02630

Experimental Masters w/ Mary Moquin 9/20-10/25

Experimental Masters w/ Mary Moquin 9/20-10/25

September 20, 2017

Experimental Masters
Instructor: Mary Moquin
Day: Wednesdays (6 weeks) Beginning September 20
Time: 9:15-12:00Noon
Price: Members $135/Non-Members $150
You have the basic skills, you can paint what something “looks” like with relative ease, but now it’s time to expand your artistic vocabulary and that comes through experimentation. We often fall into patterns of working and develop limiting beliefs of what painting is “supposed to be”. I will challenge those beliefs and ask you questions to help you figure out that direction your work wants to go in. All mediums are welcome and there is also a press so print-making techniques can be explored and incorporated.

 

Location: 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable Village, MA 02630

Trust the Process! w/ Ed Chesnovitch 9/20-10/25

Trust the Process! w/ Ed Chesnovitch 9/20-10/25

September 20, 2017

Trust the Process!
(All Levels Welcome | For Pastels, Oils and Acrylics)
Instructor: Ed Chesnovitch
Day: Wednesdays (5 weeks) Beginning September 20 (No Class Sept. 27)
Time: 1:00-3:30pm
Price: Members $105/Non-Members $120
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.  This class, for Pastels, Oils or Acrylics will focus on paintings that have light, color and attitude! Working on various grounds, we will explore underpainting techniques, mark making, and significant color choices to push a painting further. Learn to simplify your approach, get creative and trust the process!!

 

Location: 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable Village, MA 02630

Beg/Interm. Acrylics w/ Odin Smith 9/20-10/25

Beg/Interm. Acrylics w/ Odin Smith  9/20-10/25

September 20, 2017

Beginner/Intermediate Acrylics
Instructor: Odin Smith
Day: Wednesdays (6 weeks) Beginning September 20
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Price: Members $96/Non-Members $126
Find out why acrylic is the hottest trend in making art. Become familiar with the techniques of this exciting medium. Beginners to intermediates will learn to use stronger values, better composition, and more dynamic color to give your work strength, depth and interest. Learn to use these expressive mediums to bring light and life to your paintings, and most importantly, bring sense of self to your work.

 

Location: 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable Village, MA 02630

Christmas Shorts at The Cotuit Center for the Arts Opens 12/7

Christmas Shorts at The Cotuit Center for the Arts Opens 12/7

September 20, 2017

December 7-23
Come to the Black Box Theater for some Christmas fun in December! We will be presenting Christmas Shorts, five merry little comedies by Matt Hoverman, directed by Melinda Gallant.
A celebrated Winner of the 2009 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, playwright Matt Hoverman brings an evening of hilarious short holiday comedies to the stage. Christmas Shorts offers five original plays that humorously comment on holiday themes: family, the nativity, Xmas cards, and elves. An outstanding Christmas collection!
Going Home
Newlyweds Greg and Cheryl have resolved to spend Christmas together alone in their tiny apartment for the first time… but when Cheryl decides at the last minute she can’t resist the siren call of her dysfunctional family, it’s all Greg can do to keep her from Going Home.
The Student
A two-character holiday comedy about a burnt-out, adult education writing teacher who rediscovers his passion in one of the strangest student-teacher conferences of all time.
The Christmas Witch
Two dudes find their relationship challenged when an ex-girlfriend with a penchant for breaking hearts and feasting on human flesh shows up one holiday eve… Can even the bond that unites two male roomies withstand the coming of… THE CHRISTMAS WITCH?!
Xmas Cards
Every year, prosperous, conservative couple Ned and Nelly fill out their Christmas cards together. Or rather, Ned tries to fill them out and Nelly slowly drives him insane. Why should this year be any different?
Nativity
Two strangers (one dressed as Mary, the other as Joseph for separate upcoming holiday pageants) meet in the waiting room of the Bethlehem, PA Fertility Clinic one Christmas Morning.
Christmas Shorts
in the Black Box Theater
December 7-23, 2017
Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm; 2:00pm Sun
Tickets $18, $15 for Members

 

Location: Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit, MA

Acrylic Painting (Int/Adv.) w/ Odin Smith 9/22-10/27

Acrylic Painting (Int/Adv.) w/ Odin Smith 9/22-10/27

September 22, 2017

Acrylic Painting (Intermediate/Advanced)
Instructor: Odin Smith
Day: Fridays (5 weeks) Beginning September 22 (No class Sept.29)
Time: 9:30-12:00Noon
Price: Members $92/Non-Members $116
Find out why acrylic is one of the hottest trends in making art. Become familiar with the techniques to best use this exciting medium. Learn to use stronger values, better composition, and more dynamic color to give your work strength, depth and interest. Beginners to intermediates will learn to use this expressive medium to bring light and life to their paintings, and most importantly, bring a sense of self to their work.

 

Location: 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable Village, MA 02630

Intro to Watercolor: Methods & Techniques w/ Karen Pinard 9/22-10/27

Intro to Watercolor: Methods & Techniques w/ Karen Pinard  9/22-10/27

September 22, 2017

Intro to Watercolor: Methods & Techniques
Instructor: Karen Pinard
Day: Fridays (five classes) Beginning September 22 (No class Oct.27)
Time: 9:30am-12:00Noon
Price: Members $92/Non-Members $116
(Limited to 8 students)

This course is designed for students interested in learning the methods, various techniques, and materials associated with watercolor. Each week will feature different aspects of this medium. Color theory and basic methods will be reviewed in the first class.

 

Location: 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable Village, MA 02630

Intro to Digital Photography w/ John Tunney 9/18-10/24

Intro to Digital Photography w/ John Tunney 9/18-10/24

September 25, 2017

Intro to Digital Photography
Instructor: John Tunney
Day: Mondays (5 Classes) Beginning September 18 (No class Oct. 9)
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Price: $135 Members/$150 Non-Members
The class is designed for anyone (beginner or experienced) who wants to learn to use their digital camera and make better photographs.
We will cover the essentials of good photography, including your camera’s controls, the principles of good composition and how to use shutter speeds, exposure and depth of field to craft your pictures. In addition, we will cover the basics of how to edit your pictures on your computer. Plan to take lots of pictures. Classes will include weekly photo assignments and helpful review sessions.
Bring to class your camera, manual and 5-10 pictures on a flash drive.

 

Location: 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable Village, MA 02630

Drawing Fundamentals (2-Part Course) w/ Susan Stranz 9/19-10/24

Drawing Fundamentals (2-Part Course) w/ Susan Stranz  9/19-10/24

September 26, 2017

Drawing Fundamentals (2-Part Course)
Location: Yarmouthport Fire House, 340 Main Street
Instructor: Susan Stranz
Day: Tuesdays (6 Classes/session) Beginning September 19
This is a 2-Part course… Students must commit to Part I and Part II. Purchase of each can be made all at once or separately (ex. after the first one begins)
Time: 9:00am-11:30pm
Price: Members $144/Non-Members $168 (Per Session)
Good observational and drawing skills are the basis for creating quality fine art. By learning to translate what they see into drawings, students are prepared to move into other media. This is a class designed for the beginner as well as those wanting to refresh their basic drawing skills. Topics of instruction will include composition, line, form, value, proportion, and perspective. Using both graphite and charcoal, students will strengthen their skills while being led through a series of exercises in addition to creating individual drawings. Subject matter will vary and include still life, landscape, and the figure. This class is a pre-requisite to the Mixed Media Drawing class with Susan Stranz. **The instructor is extremely allergic to fragrance. Please do not wear fragrance to class**

 

Location: Yarmouthport Fire House, 340 Main Street