Special Events

Each year there are several signature special events including the annual Poetry and Chili Festival, Entertainment Tonight!, our monthly Wine and Music Wednesday gatherings, the monthly Salon of Shorts, 2nd Wednesday Theater and the annual Art and Souls Masquerade Ball.  

 

Salon of Shorts

Ongoing: 3rd Wednesday of every month, 7:30pm

Cotuit Center for the Arts offers an 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 host the series, which encompasses all types of performances: poetry, storytelling, essay reading, music, performance art, improv, and stand-up.

Happy Hour with Celeste Howe and Larry Marsland

July 3-September 4

Happy Hour ~ With Celeste Howe and Larry Marsland. Accompanied by Ted Myers on piano.

Kicking off July 3rd ~ the return of Friday Happy Hour at the Cotuit Center For the Arts!

Come Join Celeste Howe and Larry Marsland as they sing your favorite songs from Bacharach to Berlin and everything in between. Ted Myers will be tinkling the ivories as these two Cape Cod vocal treasures delight you with sincere and soulful song. Enjoy your cocktails and kick back as these two power house performers take you on a musical ride that’s sure to delight. Share your knowledge of song during our moments of trivia ~ there will be prizes!

Wine and Music Wednesday September 2015

September 16, 6:00pm
featuring Jordan Renzi

Wine and Music Wednesday is an open house held in our Gallery on the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, with wine tasting and live music.

Wine and Music Wednesday October 2015

October 21, 6:00pm

Wine and Music Wednesday is an open house held in our Gallery on the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, with wine tasting and live music.

15th Annual Art And Souls Costume Ball

October 30, 7:30pm

The 15th Annual Art and Souls Masquerade Ball will take place the night before Halloween, Friday, October 30.  There will be music, dancing, and “bone-chilling” refreshments. Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded. This is one of the best Halloween parties in New England.  Check out pictures from some of the previous years’ events by clicking here.

Sunday Student Showcase

Sunday, November 8 at  2:00pm

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.

Wine and Music Wednesday November 2015

November 18, 6:00pm

Wine and Music Wednesday is an open house held in our Gallery on the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, with wine tasting and live music.

Cotuit Center for the Arts Members’ Arts and Crafts Fair

Saturday, December 5

Plan to come and do your holiday shopping.

We will be featuring local artisans who produce fine arts, photography, jewelry, clothing, hand woven items, greeting cards, home furnishings and more. Holiday refreshments will be available.      

Wine and Music Holiday Singalong 2015

December 16, 6:00pm

Wine and Music Wednesday is an open house held in our Gallery on the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, with wine tasting and live music.

December's Wine & Music features a Holiday singalong featuring our own David Kuehn on piano!  Please join us for what has become a lovely annual tradition.

Key Idea Donations

Ongoing

The Key Idea™ invites Cape Codders and visitors to create a piece of key inspired art and writing that will become part of a large-scale community art exhibit at Cotuit Center for the Arts in Oct 2015. This multigenerational project explores what is important at different stages of life though the metaphor of a key.  People of all ages can participate by selecting a key, then creating a piece of art with a written explaination of what the key might open, start or do, alternatively what the key might secure or close.  Keys are objects that recall vivid memories and inspire powerful concepts.