The Art Center’s will start the Holidays with a gala opening of its Annual Holiday Shop Friday, November 16th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Both Galleries will feature one of a kind and limited edition gifts in ceramics, fiber, photographs, wood, jewelry, paintings, glass, scrimshaw, collage, toys, painted furniture, and more. Truman Terrell will entertain on piano while shoppers enjoy food and wine at the opening. Over 30 artisans will be selling their fine arts and crafts through December 20th.
Holiday Shop Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 1 to 5 and Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm. Admission is free.
The Marion Art Center Players will open their production of “It’s A Wonderful Life – The Radio Show Version” on Friday, November 30th, with shows on Saturday, December 1st, Friday, December 7th, Saturday, December 8th (all at 8:00pm) and a 4:00pm matinee on Sunday, December 9th. This beloved tale written by Frank Capra, has been adapted by Tony Palermo as a 1940’s style radio-on-stage production complete with a live audience and live sound effects. Rex McGraw is directing a stellar cast who will be put through their paces playing several roles each. This show is a perfect way to enjoy the season with family and friends. Tickets are $12.50 for Marion Art Center Members and $15.00 for non-members. Reservations are highly recommended: 508-748-3984.
On Saturday, December 8th, Timothy Wade, local sand and ice sculptor and painter, will give an ice carving demonstration starting at 10:00am on the patio outside the Art Center. Visitors are invited to come and watch as he transforms ice into beautiful sculpture, take a few pictures with the finished product, or stop by on their way along the Sippican Women’s Club House Tour.
The Marion Art Center is located at 80 Pleasant Street, Marion, MA 02738. For more information visit MAC’s website at www.marionartcenter.org or call 508-748-1266.