Important Arts Marketing Opportunities for 2014!
2014 will be the year that will change the face of arts marketing on Cape Cod for years to come.
Over the next two months, there will be a series of meetings to explain the new opportunities that will exist to get your good work promoted in a new and dynamic way. Learn about the launch of the new ArtsCapeCod website, CapeCod ArtsApp, new opportunities available with Cape Cod Life, including a comprehensive news art guide, and finally the Arts Foundation's new membership program!
Please join us at the following locations (wine & cheese will be served):
  • Provincetown Art Association & Museum - January 14, 4 pm
  • Orleans Community Center - January 22, 4 pm
  • Chatham Orpheum - January 29, 4 pm
  • Highfield Hall - February 18, 4 pm
  • Heritage Museums & Gardens - February 19, 4 pm
We look forward to seeing you there!

Seeing the Light: Call for Volunteers & Sign Up Your Group for a Visit!
Red at Night by Michael Helfen
The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, together with the Cotuit Center for the Arts, announces the seventh year of their collaborative Seeing the Light winter art exhibit, from January 11 - February 22, 2014

Call for Outdoor Parking Lot Volunteers at the Cotuit Center for the Arts on January 11 from 6:30 - 7:45 pm: The AFCC is searching for 2 volunteers who can check-in at the Cotuit Center for the Arts at 6:15 pm, and assist in directing visitor parking outside. 

Sign up for a Group Trip to Seeing the Light: In addition to hosting school groups, the art exhibit welcomes groups of all kinds for a docent led tour. Scouts, Sports Teams, Senior Groups, Social Clubs...any and all are welcome to tour this exhibit free of charge. Availability is limited, so reserve your date today!
Contact AFCC Programs Coordinator, Christine Mascott at 508-362-0066 ext. 12 / if you are interesting in volunteering & to schedule your group visit.

For more information about our Seeing the Light exhibit at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, please visit:

Call for Nominations for the 2014 Creative Community Awards
The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod seeks nominations for the following four awards:
  • Collaborative Arts Project of the Year
  • Arts Educator of the Year
  • Community Leadership in Support of the Arts
  • Lifetime Achievement Award  
These awards will be presented at the Seventh Annual Creative Collaborative Conference on March 24, 2014 at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa in Hyannis. It is a one-day professional development conference that includes recognition of achievements in the arts and culture community on Cape Cod. Nominations are encouraged from and for artists, performers, arts educators, and cultural organizations. Nominations should celebrate recent achievements of significant regional impact within the 12 months prior to February 21, 2014. To nominate an individual or organization for an award, the nomination must be submitted by February 21, 2014 at 5 pm.

For more info & access to the survey's, visit: 

Tentative Office Hours Due to Weather  

Due to the snowfall forecast our office will be closed on January 2 at 12 pm.
Our office may remain closed on January 3 depending on the outcome of the blizzard. Any questions or concerns can be directed to our organization's e-mail:

Wishing everyone a Safe Snow Day!

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Thanks Its Sponsors 

AFCC Enewsletter Table of Contents
AFCC News  Theater, Dance & Film
Visual Arts  Auditions 
Literary  Classes & Workshops 
Children, Youth & Family  Applications, Grants, Spaces & Work 
Music Other Events & Notices 

Visual Arts

Meteor Over Chatham Fishing Pier  by Paul Blackmore
Holiday Menagerie Show at Harvest Gallery Wine Bar 
The Harvest Gallery Wine Bar presents a Holiday Menagerie Show through the 1st week of January.

A menagerie of styles, mediums and themed will be exhibited by Paul Blackmore, Mike Broomfield, Caroleann Danner, Gail Fields, Karen Ojala & Carl Richards.
776 Main Street, Dennis. For more info contact, Ginger Mochen: / 

Cultural Center Final Exhibit Weekend, Demonstration & Reception
by Jean Tucker
Watercolor Painting Demonstration by Jean Tucker, January 3, 10 am - noon: Jean will be giving a preview of the strategies she will be teaching in her upcoming class entitled, "Putting Light on Simple Objects." She will show guests how to put a strong light on simple still life objects to create a captivating painting. No charge, so stop by and reserve your place by visiting the Cultural Center or calling ahead.
Free Art Reception: Fourth Annual Members' Exhibition, January 4, 5 - 7 pm, and will continue to show through January 26: Come celebrate the Fourth Annual Members' Exhibition on display in all four galleries, and get the chance to meet an array of interesting artists. There are many fine artists among the nearly 2000 Cultural Center members who have work ranging in a variety of media (photographs, paintings, sculpture, assemblage art, fabric art, etc).
307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth. Info: 508-394-7100 /

Ginger Jar in the Morning
by Hilda Neilly
Cape Cod Museum of Art Exhibits
Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes, Salley Mavor - Nursery Rhymes as Fabric Art, now - February 16. Related Event: Presentation by Salley Mavor on January 4, 2 pm: The artwork of Pocketful of Posies was made from a variety of materials, all sewn together with different stitching techniques on naturally dyed wool felt. Each piece was photographed and printed onto the pages of the book, and the collection was made over a three year period. Salley has been developing this art form for the past thirty years and illustrating children's books for twenty years.
Robert Burkert: Paintings, Prints & Drawings, now - January 19: This exhibition shows Robert's extensive range of media including screen prints, drawings and paintings. Robert expresses his interest in observing and capturing accurately the movement of water as a theme in some of his work. 


Landscapes = Still Lifes, Still-Lifes = Landscapes, now - February 9: Exhibitions Curator Michael Giaquinto has mined CCMA's permanent collection with an eye for images, compositions and perspectives of the works. He has selected landscapes and still life paintings from renowned Cape Cod artists to show how important an artist's sense of composition is to both pictorial concepts.


Larger Than Life, now - February 9: A selection of large paintings from CCMA's permanent collection, is now exhibited in the Hope/McClennen Gallery. Included in this exhibition are Malcolm Preston's Wave Series, Selina Trieff's Pink Bird on Her Shoulder, Joseph Fanelli's Nude with Sunflowers, and James Lechay's Cathedral 2.


60 Hope Lane, Dennis. Info: 508-385-4477 /

Illuminated Note II
by Darlou Gams
Small Gems Special Exhibition at Bowersock Gallery 
Bowersock Gallery presents a Small Gems special exhibition, now - January 4.

This exhibition highlights the Bowersock Gallery's Small Gems. The gallery has the feel of a wonderful late nineteenth-century parlor salon with many works crammed into a space, making it both warm and magical.

373 Commercial Street, Provincetown. For more info contact, Steve Bowersock: 508-487-4994 / 

The Pointing Robot by Ned Sonntag
Meet Artist Ned Sonntag at the Media Center 
The Cape Cod Community Media Center invites you to Meet Artist Ned Sonntag on January 6 from 5 - 7 pm.
Ned Sonntag is an underground cartoonist and illustrator, who's done most of the Licensing Art you've seen involving Betty Boop. Work by the artist will be displayed in the Gallery through the month of January, so be sure to stop by and enjoy Ned's art! 
17 Shad Hole Road, Dennisport. Info: 508-394-2388 / 

Faculty Exhibition at the Creative Arts Center in Chatham's
Oil Instructor Rosalie Nadeau

The Creative Arts Center in Chatham announces their Faculty Exhibition that will continue now - January 23, with an opening reception on January 12 from 4 - 5:30 pm.

Enjoy some great conversation as you talk with instructors, and get the chance to see their new works of art in the newly renovated galleries.The following instructors will be participating: Maryalice Eizenberg (oil), Ellen Scott (precious metal clay), Robert Mesrop (watercolor), Susan Williams (pottery), Steve Allrich (oil), Mary Carroll Allen (problem solving for composition and color), Odin Smith (oil and pastel), and many more!

154 Crowell Road, Chatham. Info: 508-945-3583


First Warning
by Chris O'Dell Ferguson
Woodruff's Holiday Sale

Woodruff's Art Center presents a Family Matters show from January 19 - March 2, with an opening reception on January 19 from 5 - 7 pm.

Family Matters is a powerful showing of heart and soul. It is about three individual styles, collectively revealing one family. The talented Ferguson Family of Marstons Mills returns for their second exclusive exhibit. The new art created by this tight knit family of artists is remarkable.

1 North Market Street, Mashpee. Info: 508-477-5767 / 


More Visual Arts
  • Brewster Ladies' Library presents an Art Show featuring Linda Grom's artwork, now - January 31. View the work of artist Linda Grom, a musical composer as well as a painter. Linda infuses her abstract acrylic works with emotion in this exhibit sponsored by the Brewster Ladies' Library. 1822 Main Street, Brewster. Please call the library at 508-896-3913 before visiting the exhibition room, due the exhibition room sometimes begin in use for a program and not open for viewing.  
  • Cape Cod Art Association presents A Class Act in both galleries from January 9 - 20, with an opening reception on January 9 from 4 - 6 pm. This exhibit and sale includes work from CCAA art students and their instructors. Come see emerging local talents alongside their established artist instructors. 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable. Info: 508-362-2909 / 

Literary Arts

More Literary Events

Children, Youth & Family
Fiction Craft Class for Teens at the Sandwich Public Library    
The Sandwich Public Library presents a Fiction Craft Class for Teens on January 4, 1 - 3 pm.
This workshop is perfect for aspiring teen writers who want to learn how to plot a story, weave tall tales, set-up pacing, and putting your ideas to paper (or on screen). CC YA Author & Journalist, Kate Conway will share lots of great techniques in this workshop that is funded by Alice & Michael Baker. There is no fee to apply, and materials will be provided.
142 Main Street, Sandwich. For more info contact Kathy Johnson: 508-888-0625 ext. 305 / 

More Children, Youth & Family Events 

Musical Performances
Truro Library Winter Music Series
Truro Library kicks off their Winter Music Series Lineup with the Kami Lyle Trio on January 4 at 12:30 pm.

Kami plays piano and trumpet and has a distinct vocal style. The trio also features Sally Baris and Jake Armerding, both contributing a wealth of personality and talent. The Truro Library is proud to host Kami and her band for the afternoon. Come early to get a great seat or to find a good read.
7 Standish Way, North Truro. To find the rest of the Winter Music Series line up, visit: 

Music & More at the Cape Cod Museum of Art
The Cape Cod Museum of Art begins their Music & More program with the Bob Hayes Band on January 5 at 2:30 pm.

Music & More returns this winter with an inviting schedule of music for your Sunday afternoons. The season begins with the Bob Hayes Band. Cape Cod's oldest and active musician, Bob Hayes has been playing on Cape since 1950. The band performs many genres including jazz, swing, and Latin, specializing in songs from the Great American Songbook. Joining Bob at this performance will be Johnny Souza (trumpet and vocals), Tom Glenn (guitar), and Bob's 25-year-old grandson, drummer Kareem Sanjaghi.

60 Hope Lane, Dennis. Info: 508-385-4477 / 

4TET Performs at the Community Hall
The Woods Hole Folk Music Society presents 4TET in the Community Hall on January 5 at 7:30 pm.

This is a new band made up of four of the most innovative talents on the acoustic music scene, creating new traditional music for five- and ten-string fiddle, guitar, pump organ, piano, and percussive dance. Fiddler Brittany Haas has teamed up with fiddler Cleek Schrey, guitarist Jordan Tice and innovative percussive dancer Nic Gareiss.

68 Water Street, Woods Hole. Info & tickets: 508-540-0320 /  

Kami Lyle Sit-A-While & Sunday Gospel at the Cotuit Center for the Arts
Kami Lyle Sit-A-While...real songs, real writers, fake fireplace featuring Susan Cattaneo & Scarlet Keys, January 18 at 7:30 pm: Kami is starting the New Year with an all-girl Sit-A-While. Cape Cod's own multitalented singer-songwriter, Kami Lyle, will host the Sit-A-While singer-songwriter concert series with two of her favorite writers, Susan Cattaneo & Scarlet Keys, both who are song writing professors at Berklee College of Music.
Sunday Gospel Brunch featuring the RMS Five, January 19 at 12:30 pm: The RMS Five is a critically acclaimed group from Maine that is known for its rich vocal blends and soul-stirring harmonies. They will perform a rousing concert of roots-based gospel music, following an optional potluck brunch. Related Event: Optional Sunday Church Potluck Social is a free, shared community event preceding the concert, starting at 11 am. Attendees are encouraged to bring a dish that reflects a gospel or southern theme.
4404 Route 28, Cotuit. Info & tickets: 508-428-0669 /

  More Musical Performances
  • Upcoming Bart Weisman Music - Bart Weisman Jazz Group at the Grand Cru Wine Bar & Grill, January 3 at 8 pm: featuring Carol Wyeth (vocals), Alan Clinger (guitar), Ron Ormsby (bass) & Bart Weisman (drums). 1225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis. Info: 507-771-3000 /; Bart Weisman Jazz Group at the WaterFire Tavern, January 4 at 8 pm: featuring Alan Clinger (guitar), Rob Ormsby (bass) & Bart Weisman (drums). 25 Summer Street, Plymoth. Info: 508-746-7100 /; A Night in Brazil at The Island Merchant, January 5 at 6:30 pm: featuring Livio Freitas (vocals & guitar), Ron Ormsby (bass), Bart Weisman (drums), Flavio Barros (vocals & pandeiro) and many special guests. 302 Main Street, Hyannis. Info: 771-1337 /; Bruce & Berke in Wellfleet at the Wellfleet Preservation Hall, January 11 at 7 pm: featuring Bruce Abbott (sax) & Berke McKelvey (sax) with Fred Fried (guitar), Rod McCaulley (bass) & Bart Weisman (drums). For a full listing of Bart Weisman Music, visit: 
  • Harvest Gallery Wine Bar upcoming musical acts from 7:30 - 10:30 pm: Kathleen Healy on January 3 - folk, originals, guitar & vocals; George Gritzbach Band on January 4 - rhythm & blues; James Rice on January 5 - acoustic folk, blues & Americana; Open Mic on January 8 - sign up early, all musicians are welcome. 776 Main Street, Route 6A, Dennis Village. Info: 508-385-2444 /
  • The Woods Hole Folk Music Society presents 4tet in the Community Hall on January 5 at 7:30 pm. This is a new band made up of four of the most innovative talents on the acoustic music scene, creating new traditional music for five- and ten-string fiddle, guitar, pump organ, piano, and percussive dance. 68 Water Street, Woods Hole. Info & tickets: 508-540-0320 / 
  • As part of the Brewster Ladies' Library's Sunday Concert Series, the library invites you to a performance by Claudia Schmidt on January 12 at 2 pm. Schmidt is a singer/songwriter of original folk and jazz music, and has toured North America and Europe for almost four decades. 1822 Main Street, Brewster. For more info: 508-896-3913

Theater, Dance & Film

Harwich Junior Theatre 'T was the Night Before Christmas 
Harwich Junior Theatre presents 'T was the Night Before Christmas, A Musical, now - January 5.

This fresh telling of the most popular Christmas poem ever told will delight audiences of all ages. Directed by Gwen Bainier, Musical Direction by Robert Wilder and Choreography by Suzette Hutchinson.

105 Division Street, West Harwich. Info & tickets: 508-432-2002 / 

Upcoming Theater Performances at the Cotuit Center for the Arts
2nd Wednesday Theater: Blown Sideways Through Life in the Art Studio on January 8, 7:30 pm: Cathy Smith will presents Claudia Shear's one-woman play for the Cotuit Center for the Arts Second Wednesday Theater. Second Wednesday Theater is a monthly play-reading series of rarely-performed classic, undiscovered gems, and exciting new works.

Venus in Fur in the Black Box Theater from January 16 - 25: Thomas (Jason Mellin), a beleaguered playwright/director, is desperate to find an actress to play Vanda (Aisha Stewart), the female lead in his adaptation of the classic sadomasochistic tale Venus is Fur. A mysterious, funny, erotic drama that represents yet another departure for the multifaceted David Ives.

4404 Route 28, Cotuit. Info: 508-428-0669 /

Cape Cinema Upcoming Film Screening

Cape Cinema presents an upcoming film screening of Justice Is Mind on January 24, 7 - 9:30 pm.
This nationally released courtroom thriller starring local actors, will screen for one night at the Cape Cinema. In a future where MRI technology can read your mind, the trial of the century soon begins when a defendant faces his own memory for a double murder he doesn't remember committing. 
35 Hope Lane, Dennis. For more info contact, Mark Lund: 508-385-2503 / 

More Theater, Dance & Film
  • The Barnstable Comedy Club will present the classic Agatha Christie murder mystery, The Mousetrap on January 9, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 8 pm and January 12, 19 & 26 at 2:30 pm. 3171 Main Street, Barnstable Village. Info & tickets: 508-362-6333 /  
  • The Academy Playhouse presents Neil Simon's comedy Laughter on the 23rd Floor from January 10 - February 9. 120 Main Street, Orleans. Info & tickets: 508-255-1963 / 


Upcoming Auditions at the Cotuit Center for the Arts
The Center of Gravity or the Disinvention of the Airplane in the Main Performance Space on January 5 & 7, 6:30 - 8:30 pm: Director Ian Ryan is casting roles for 2 men, between the ages of 25 - 50, 1 woman 20 - 35, and 1 woman 40 - 65. This new play by acclaimed poet and playwright Gregory Hischak, explores how America's most famous pair of brothers might have been undermined in their courageous pursuit of manned flight simply by...being brothers. Filled with magical realism, mechanical engineering, and a little Abbot and Costello, this exciting play won the prestigious Clauder Prize in 2010. Production dates are April 3 - 20, Thursdays through Saturday at 8 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm.

God of Carnage in the Annex on January 5 & 7, 6:30 - 8:30 pm: Director Steve Ross is casting four roles for 2 men and 2 women, ages 30's - 50's. Auditioning actors will read provided sides from the script. This Tony-award winning script is about two sets of parents who meet to discuss a playground fight between their children in a civilized manner. As the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters. Production dates are March 13 - 30, Thursdays through Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2 pm.

4404 Route 28, Cotuit. Info: 508-428-0669 /   

Barnstable Comedy Club Auditions 

The Barnstable Comedy Club will hold auditions for the comedy by Ann MacDonald, Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet on January 13, 14, & 15 at 7 pm.

Director Theresa D. Cedrone is looking for 2 men and 3 woman to play 16 characters. Perusal scripts are available at Hyannis and Sturgis Libraries. Production dates will be March 13 - 30.

3171 Rte. 6A, Barnstable. Info: 508-362-1110 / 

Classes & Workshops

Cultural Center of Cape Cod Upcoming Classes

Painting with Watercolors with Jean Tucker on Mondays, January 6 - February 10 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (All Levels): In this class participants will work from individual objects and concentrate on creating a strong light source. Gradually the class will move on to simple still life subject matter and perhaps abstraction, depending on the interest of the group. If you want to bring flowers, you will paint them one at a time and then in groups. So please bring your own special objects to add to the painting session.

Fundamentals of Drawing with Craig Caldwell on Tuesdays, January 7 - February 11 (Beginner Level): This class is designed for the beginning drawer who appreciates art and have always wanted to learn to draw as well as for those looking for a refresher course. Instruction will cove the fundamentals of free-hand drawing: line, perspective, composition, understanding light and form, as well as creating illusions of depth, contrast, and texture.

Una Noche, January 7, 7 pm: Do you enjoy practicing the Spanish language and learning about the culture of Latin America and Spain? If so, come to this class and talk music, food, art and much more! Basic conversation skills are preferred, but it's okay to learn as you go.

Table Franaise, January 8, 6 pm: Table Franaise usually meetings the first Wednesday of every month for adults who enjoy French culture and language. Meet other people who enjoy speaking French, eating French food and sipping French wine. Participants should have basic conversation skills.

Printmaking Collage Workshop with Donna Davis on Wednesdays, January 15 - 22 at Guyer Barn in Hyannis & January 29 at the Cultural Center from 6:30 - 8:30 pm: Donna Davis uses printmaking techniques from mono printing to screen printing to create her final collaged works. This class will teach the basic skills to create a final piece of artwork on wood ready to hang. Supplies will be provided, just bring your imagination and enthusiasm. The class will begin by mono printing the first layer of your work. Bring your own textural objects (leaves, onion bags, pressed flowers, etc) or use the instructor's collection. In the next weeks, the activities will involve screen printing additional images you bring in, and assemblage of the final piece.

307 Main Street, South Yarmouth. For more info & to register: 508-394-7100 /

PAAM 2014 Workshops Open for Registration! 

Good Catch, 1967
by Herman Maril
Drawing the Figure through Observation with Kathryn Smith on
Mondays, January 6 - February 3, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm: This workshop is an introductory study of the figure based on drawing by observation. Basic concepts are presented in a variety of media. Beginning and intermediate levels are welcome.

Drawing the Figure from the Inside Out with Jo Hay on Fridays, January 10 - March 7, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm: The goal of this workshop is to give you a solid anatomical foundation for which you can confidently approach figure drawing. Beginning with different weekly exercises that simplify the understand of both the skeletal system and the muscular structure of the human figure, you'll learn to build drawings inside and out. The workshop also covers different drawing techniques and materials that reveal the possibilities within line and tone. You are encouraged to internalize this information and nurture your own drawing styles in order to produce several complete, full-figure, long pose drawings.

PAAM Members' Free Workshop: Watercolor Workshop with Traci Harmon-Hay, January 11, 9 am - noon: This watercolor workshop is designed for beginner to intermediate students. Traci will set up a still life, consisting of a number of objects, which may be depicted as a large painting, or two smaller pieces representing part of the arrangement. Traci will demonstrate by painting on Arches 300 lb. hot press watercolor paper. This paper has a smooth surface, which allows the water to bleed and create its own spontaneous patters as well as blending color. It's thickness also keeps the piece from buckling and warping your finished project. At the end of the workshop, there will be a critiquing of the group's work.

460 Commercial Street, Provincetown. To view additional classes & register: 508-487-1750 / 

CCMOA Winter Art Classes Beginning in January!

Cape Cod Museum of Art invites you to discover your inner artist with great art classes beginning the week of January 13.
The popular traditional classes in painting, drawing, pottery and creativity are offered, plus new classes this winter including: Painting Experimentation, Digital Photography Essentials, Italian Art Appreciation for Travelers and Women Artists You Ought to Know

60 Hope Lane, Dennis. For more info & to register: 508-385-4477, ext. 16 /

CDP Presents The Art of Growing a Design Based Business Workshop

Community Development Partnership presents The Art of Growing a Design Based Business: Re-Energize, Reinvent, Reposition workshop at the Wellfleet Preservation Hall on January 9, 6 - 8 pm.

Acclaimed Artist and Designer, Oren Sherman will present creative problem solving techniques to expand your thinking of what's possible, and grow your design business in unexpected directions.
  • Get tips on how to stay inspired and motivated
  • Share ideas with other mid-level designers on the Lower Cape
Open to all designers: architects, web designers, landscape architects, graphic designers, products developers, interior designers and other. Doors open at 5:30 pm.

335 Main Street, Wellfleet. For more info & registration contact, Andrea: 508-240-7873 ext. 22 or /  

Workplaces Can Work Upcoming Workshop

Workplaces Can Work presents a Conflict Management: Make it Work half-day workshop led by Janice Kinder at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa in Hyannis on January 23 from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm.
Conflict in the workplace is always present whenever there's more than one person in the same room. This workshop is designed to help you learn and practice new skills in a supportive and confidential environment. You'll experiment with new behaviors in an interactive way, while getting powerful, constructive feedback from other participants. Through coaching, organizational development and education, Workplaces Can Work helps leaders and their teams achieve alignment and accountability to themselves, creating more successful and enjoyable workplaces.
To read more about this workshop click here!
Cape Codder Resort & Spa - 1225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis. For more info & to register contact, Janice Kinder: 508-274-8760 / 

More Classes & Workshops
Please check out our Family Section for additional Classes and Workshops for Children
  • Falmouth Art Center presents New Clay Classes, January 8 - March 30, 9 am - 9 pm. The Falmouth Art Center has a new ceramics studio! The classes cover topics such as small sculpture, working with the pottery wheel, kiln-firing, glazing ceramics and more. 137 Gifford Street, Falmouth. Fore more info contact Suzy Bergmann: 508-540-3304 / 

Applications, Grants, Spaces & Work

Dune Shack Residencies at the Cape Cod National Seashore  
The Compact announces Dune Shack residencies for visual artists at the Cape Cod National Seashore with an application deadline on January 15.


The Provincetown Community Compact (The Compact) announces the opportunity for visual artists to apply to the Dune Shack 3-week artist residencies at the Cape Cod National Seashore. The Fowler Cottage is located within the "Dune Shacks of the Peaked Hill Bars Historic District," east of Race point Coast Guard Station, in the town of Provincetown. The C-Scape is one of 19 shacks located within the Peaked Hill Bars National Register Historic District.


The Compact, P.O. Box 819, Provincetown. For more information about the Dune Shacks & how to apply, please visit:

Call to Artists for CCAA First Open Juried Exhibit of 2014 
The Cape Cod Art Association announces a Call for Artists for their First Open Juried Exhibit of 2014 with a submission deadline on January 24. 


The Cape Cod Art Association announces a call for artists for their Open Juried Exhibit that will show February 20 - March 16. All jpegs of entered works are due by January 24. On February 7 you will receive a notification of acceptance, and you must ship or deliver your work no earlier than February 10 and no later than February 14.
For more information click here & to apply online visit here.
3480 Route 6A Box 85, Barnstable. Info: 508-362-2909 /

Mass Cultural Council 2014 Artist Fellowship Application

The Massachusetts Cultural Council are now accepting 2014 Artist Fellowship applications in Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, and Painting with a deadline on January 27.
The Artist Fellowships are competitive, anonymously judged grants of $10,000 and finalist awards of $500, providing direct support to individual Massachusetts artists in recognition of artistic excellence. 
To read tips on applying for an Artist Fellow click here & To find guidelines and application instructions visit here.
For additional info: 617-858-2700 /

MA Photo Challenge - A High School Photography Competition
Cloudy Dish by Calvin Falk
Marblehead HS - BOS 2013
The Photography Center of Cape Cod is partnering with Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Charitable Foundation and is holding a photography competition for all Massachusetts students in Grades 9 - 12, with entries due by January 31.
There are two categories of images that can be entered: Chillin' and myTunes. Prizes will be given out to winners in every category.
The Grand Prize Winner will receive:
  • $500 cash prize
  • DSLR camera from Hunt's Camera
  • Published photography book of all the winning entries
  • Your image featured in an Online Exhibit
Two First Prize Winners (one for each category) will receive:
  • $250 cash prize
  • Published photography book of all the winning entries
  • Your image featured in an Online Exhibit
Two Second Prize Winners (one for each category) will receive:
  • $100 cash prize
  • Your entry in a published photography book of all the winning entries
  • Your image featured in an Online Exhibit
Honorable Mentions (two in each category) will receive:
  • Your entry in a published photography boo of all the winning entries
  • Your image features in an Online Exhibit
Sponsored by Hunt's Camera and Cape Cod Five Center Savings Bank Charitable Foundation Trust. Rules and upload instructions can be found on our websites or

Ninth Annual Voices of Peace Poetry Contest
The Veterans for Peace, Cape Cod - Corporal Jeffrey M. Lucey Chapter 041 invites submissions for their 2014 Voices of Peace Poetry Contest, with a hard deadline on March 28 by 5 pm.


The poetry contest is open to all Cape & Islands writers. Each contestant may submit only one poem, no more than 50 lines, rhymed or free verse. Poems can be hand-written or composed on a computer and printed on an 8 1/2 x 11 vertical page.
Poems should focus on:
  • thoughts of peace and the abolition of war, hate, or violence
  • what can I do to help make a peaceful world for all
  • some of the ways war can be avoided
  • inner peace
  • how we become peaceful within ourselves so that we can face the "other person" with mercy and forgiveness
  • examples of nonviolent attitudes and actions that lead to friendship, negotiation, social justice and peace.
Poems submission pages should be in the following format.
At the top: poem title, author's name and grade, and the poem
At the very bottom of the page: author's name, poem title, grade, name of school, town, teacher's name, address, phone number and e-mail. (This information will not be published, but we need it to contact the winners.)
Winners will be selected from 14 categories from grades K-12 and adults. All winners receive an awards certificate, and a published book with all the poems, and are invited to read their poems at a public gathering at the South Congregational Church, 565 Main Street, Centerville on May 3 at 10 am. Entries should be sent to: Veterans for Peace, PO Box 102, West Hyannisport, MA 02672.


This program is funded in part by the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod.
For more information contact, Nina Tepper: 508-775-4045 / 


More Applications, Grants, Spaces & Work
  • Cape Cod Writers Center announces its First Annual Writing Contest, judged by writers, editors, and librarians., with prizes in the categories of Adult Fiction, Middle Grade/YA, Non-Fiction, Poetry. Submission deadline is January 15, 2014. For more info visit: 
  • Provincetown Theater is looking for productions to present in its 2014 season. Full-length, one-acts, comedy, drama, musicals, etc. Submission deadline is January 15, 5 pm. 238 Bradford Street, Provincetown. Info: Production Coordinator Sunie Pope at 508-487-7487 ext 1003 / / application: 

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Pops by the Sea Tickets on Sale
August 10, 2014  ~  Conductor Keith Lockhart

Pops in the Park Tickets on Sale
August 23, 2014  ~  Artistic Director & Conductor Jung-Ho Pak