New Hours During ArtStart – The MAC’s ArtStart summer camp is in full swing! Regular hours during this time, June 22 – July 22, are as follows: Tuesday – Friday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Sunday – Monday: CLOSED.
Arts in the Park – Don’t miss the annual Arts in the Park Festival at Bicentennial Park in Marion (corner of Main and Spring Streets) on Saturday, July 6from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, featuring a select group of local artists and artisans. Goods include baskets, ceramics, clothing, collage, fiber, glass, jewelry, woodworking, painted & crafted furniture, paintings, photography, and more! There will be arts activities in the NBAM/Artworks! ArtMobile, musical entertainment by Yesterdays’ Country Band, food for sale by Walrus & Captain of Mattapoisett, and a table full of unique raffle items provided by our vendors! Arts in the Park is sponsored in part by a grant from the Marion Cultural Council, a local chapter of the Mass Cultural Council. Rain date: Sunday, July 7.
Marion General Store will sell MAC Fundraiser Tickets – Tickets for Cocktails by the Sea, the Marion Art Center’s annual summer fundraiser beginning July 5. The MAC’s premier event will be held on July 26, 2019 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at 183 Front Street, Marion, at the home of Trevor and Anne Hatton. This year’s fundraiser will feature a silent auction, open bar and light hors d’oeuvres, music by 3rd Shift Jazz, and entertainment from Overhead Arts, Inc.! Tickets – just $75 – can also be purchased in person at the MAC, by phone, or online at marionartcenter.org/events/cocktails-by-the-sea. Special thanks to our 2019 sponsors, American Research & Management, Cape Cod 5, and Eastern Bank. 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.
Call for Entries – Summer Members’ Show – Drop off dates – On Friday, July 12, the MAC will present its Summer Members’ Show, with an opening reception from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Any current MAC member is invited to participate and can drop off up to 2 pieces for the exhibition. Drop off date for works is scheduled for Tuesday, July 9, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. During the reception, we’ll also celebrate the musicians of the Buzzards Bay Musicfest happening July 10-14. Visit https://www.buzzardsbaymusicfest.com/ for more information.