Marion Art Center

Don’t miss your chance to catch Art in Bloom at the Marion Art Center (MAC), with a reception on Friday, June 14, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. For 2 days,June 14-15, come see inventive floral arrangements on display in our galleries from the Marion Garden Group and other local arrangers. Participants will create floral interpretations of various artworks by Janet Gendreau and Peter Hussey, on display in our galleries. During the reception, enter a raffle for the chance to win one of two professional floral arrangements. Thanks to Sylvia Strand for her contribution of one of the designs.

            Our workshop, Floral Painting with Watercolors with instructor Patricia White will be held on Friday, June 14, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the MAC Studio. Price: $35 MAC members, $45 non-members, plus $10 materials fee. Sign up for a floral arranging workshop, Your Flowers in Your Vase, with instructor Heather Hobler on Saturday, June 15, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the MAC Studio. Price: $35 MAC members, $45 non-members, plus $15 materials fee. All workshop participants will be entered in the raffle. To register for workshops, visit

            The MAC will also hold its sidewalk sale from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. (Note: this will be the rummage sale only – other “sale-abration” activities may take place at a later date.) Shop the treasures unearthed while cleaning out the MAC from attic to basement – you’ll find bargains galore on everything from theater props to holiday décor to art supplies! 

            The MAC has a *NEW* date for its summer fundraiser. Save the date for Cocktails by the Sea, the Marion Art Center’s annual summer fundraiser, Friday, July 26, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at 183 Front Street, Marion. The event will include a silent auction, open bar, and light hors d’oeuvres, featuring music by 3rd Shift Jazz and entertainment from Overhead Arts, Inc. Tickets – just $75 – can be purchased at the MAC, by phone or online at Special thanks to our 2019 hosts, Anne & Trevor Hatton, and our sponsors, American Research & Management, Cape Cod 5, and Burr Bros. Boats, Inc. All fundraiser proceeds benefit the MAC’s ongoing operations, programming, and community outreach. Donations to the summer fundraiser (of any size!) are appreciated for those who cannot attend the event.

            ArtStart Is Almost Here. We still have room in Sessions 1 and 2 of ArtStart, the MAC’s summer program for young children ages 4 ½ through 9. Register online at

            The sessions will run as follows: Session 1 – June 24-28(5 days); Session 2 – July 1-5(4 days only, no class on 7/4); $195 for MAC members, $215 for non-members. Pro-rated Tuition for Session 2: $155 for MAC members, $175 for non-members. Camp runs 9:00 am – 12:30 pm daily, except for “show day” each Friday, which releases at 1:00 pm. Please note: Current MAC membership is required for discounted ArtStart tuition. If you are uncertain if your membership is current, please call the MAC at 508-748-1266.

Leave A Comment...