Each year there are several signature special events including the annual Poetry and Chili Festival, Entertainment Tonight!, our monthly Wine and Music Wednesday gatherings and the annual Art and Souls Masquerade Ball. During the 2013 season several new special events debut: the monthly Salon of Shorts, 2ndWednesday Theater, Authors and Art, and the end of Summer Blue and White Ball.
Popular events such as the monthly Wine and Music Wednesday, Gallery Openings and Art Barn Songwriters series continue in 2013, and we've added some exciting new regular events as well.
Wine & Music Wednesday, December
December 18, 6:00pm
Featuring a Holiday Singalong with our own David Kuehn!
Wine and Music Wednesday is an open house held in our Gallery on the third Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7:30pm, with wine tasting and live music.
Salon of Shorts
Ongoing: 4th Wednesday of every month, 7:30pm
Cotuit Center for the Arts will offer a new open mic series called Salon of Shorts on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the Art Studio. Award-winning poets, playwrights, and spoken word performers Christine Rathbun Ernst and Gregory Hischak will host the series, which will encompass all types of performances: poetry, storytelling, essay reading, music, performance art, improv, and stand-up.
Mashpee Plays Together: An Evening of Art & Music
January 10, 2014
5pm until 8 pm
Mashpee Plays Together is a group of educators, therapists, and parents who have partnered with the Kiwanis Club to build an accessible, integrated, Therapeutic Preschool Playground at the KC Coombs School in Mashpee MA.
Please join us to enjoy the musical styling's of Old Brown Shoe, Steve Gregory, and surprise performers from the talented staff and community of Mashpee.
January Sunday Student Showcase
Sunday, January 12 2pm
The Sunday Music Showcase is a series of free monthly performance events featuring students from across the Cape. This series is the result of a fantastic collaboration between the Cape Cod Conservatory, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cultural Center of Cape Cod and Wellfleet Preservation Hall, who have joined forces to present local student talent in inspiring, artistic locations.
The Excelano Project
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 5:00pm and 8:00pm
Cotuit Center for the Arts presents two performances of poetry by the nationally recognized Excelano Project on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM. The Excelano Project is a spoken word collective based at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. These student poets have been featured at the White House, on the HBO documentary "Brave New Voices," at the renowned Nuyorican Poets Cafe, on Broadway, and around the world.