Marion Art Center Events

On Sunday, August 26 at 4:00 pm, the Occasion Singers will perform a special family concert featuring songs from all of the Disney classics. The vocal ensemble has put together an all-Disney Revue which will include selections from America’s favorite Disney movies: The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Mary Poppins, Snow White and more.

As always, this group will showcase their talent with intricate harmonies and elegant arrangements. Children and the young at heart will be invited to sing along and dance when the music moves them. This concert is designed for fun and would be the perfect family outing to end the summer before school starts. Beverages and popcorn will be available with a donation.

The ensemble is directed by Cassandra Morgan with singers Christopher Saulnier, Rui Moniz, Eric Bosworth, Melanie Hannack, Denise Bastos and Caroline Blais.

Kids under 12 are free and adult tickets are $12.50 for MAC Members and $15.00 for non-members. The Marion Art Center is located at 80 Pleasant Street (corner of Pleasant Street and Main Street) in Marion, MA 02738. Reservations are highly recommended.

Please stop by the Center or call 508-748-1266 to reserve your seats.

The Summer Members Art Show opens at the Marion Art Center on Friday, August 24 with a gallery opening reception to meet the artists from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. All members in good standing have been invited to submit two pieces for the exhibition which will run until October 3.  This year, the exhibition will be themed “Small Works.” All work must be no larger than 144 square inches, including the mat and frame, or if unframed, no larger than 12” x 12.” Artists may drop off their work at the Marion Art Center on Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday, August 22 between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm. All pieces must be labeled with the artist’s name, the title, and the sale price. Artists receive a commission on all sales and the Marion Art Center receives a portion of those sales.

The Marion Art Center announces that it will be offering Watercolor Painting for Beginners starting on October 3 and will run until November 21. The course is 8 weeks long and will be offered on Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Patricia White is the instructor.

This course is designed for adults who would like to try watercolor painting but do not know where to start. Students will explore different techniques while working on the landscape, still life, figurative and/or imaginative painting in a nurturing environment. Supplies are not included. The fee for the 8-week course is $175 for Marion Art Center members and $190 for non-members (maximum 10 students).

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