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"NOIR—All Things Black"

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:00am to Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Captain Bangs Hallet House and Kelley Chapel, Yarmouth Port

"NOIR—All Things Black," an intriguing and informative exhibit of historic men's and women's clothing with daily lectures. The very name "Noir" invokes mystery and awakens erotic connotations. This altogether enlightening exhibition featuring dozens of vintage garments, all carefully restored, will make social and cultural connections visible and may help us understand the importance of costumes and their preservation. Presented at the Captain Bangs Hallet House and Kelley Chapel by Anne Grammer, HSOY Curator of Costumes. Reservation required 508.362.3021.

"Alphabet" exhibition

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00am to Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
Chapman Art Gallery, 5 Main Street Cotuit, MA

The “Alphabet” show features 26 artists, each randomly assigned a letter as the basis for an artwork. F might be for flower, field, forest, fruit or Falmouth. Should be Fun and Fascinating. Running from Saturday, September 16 through Wednesday, October 4 at the Chapman Art Gallery.

An opening reception for the "Alphabet” show will be held from 5 to 7pm Saturday, September 16. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free.



Friday, September 8, 2017 to Monday, October 9, 2017
Cross Rip Gallery, 486 MA-28, Harwich Port, MA 02646

Exult in the vivid colors of fall  and the imaginative, colorful works of Cross Rip Gallery artists: Heather Blume, Hollis Fortune, Jim Cahoon, Dianne Longchamps, Jon Moore , Suzanne Packer, LIz Perry, Richard Perry and Georgene Riedl.  Paintings, sculpture, photography and prints.  Exhibit Opening September 8th, 5 pm-7 pm. Refreshments, live music. 
Open Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1pm-5 pm or by appointment or by chance

Treasures Fine Art Exhibit Sep 11-October 15

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Cape Cod Art Association, 3480 Rte. 6A/Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630

What do you treasure most? Is it a place, a person, an object? Visit CCAA and see what our Juried Artist Members treasure most. From pastels to photography, come view work by talented local artists and vote for your favorite piece to win the coveted People's Choice Award.

Annual Fall for Harwich

Friday, September 1, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Harwich, MA

Celebrate Harwich with walking tours, art shows in the park, Cranberry Arts & Music Fest at Brooks Park, lobster roll lunch, farmers markets and more!

Pier to Plate

Friday, May 26, 2017 to Monday, October 16, 2017
Cape Wide

Eat local fish this summer with Pier to Plate!

“If it’s Pier to Plate, you know it’s Cape caught.”
✔ Local ✔ Sustainable ✔ Delicious

On Memorial Day weekend, the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance launched an exciting new program, Pier to Plate, to create demand for lesser-known seafood. A small group of area restaurants, a fish market and a catering company will serve locally-caught dogfish and skate to their customers throughout the summer. A full list of participants is available at

Two New Summer Exhibits at Atwood House & Museum

Friday, May 26, 2017 to Friday, October 27, 2017
Atwood House Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Rd., Chatham, MA 02633

Two new Special Exhibits will open the Museum's summer season this year on May 26.Chatham in the Military: As our Nation emerged into a United States, wars shaped not only the boundaries of territories but the spirit and culture of who we are today. Chatham, like many small early colonial towns in our country, lost many men who fought for "freedom and justice" through time.

Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties 2017 Season May 5-October 9, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 11:00am to Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:00am
180 Ocean St., Hyannis, Ma.

Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Season! May 5-June 11, 2017:  Open Weekends, Friday-Sunday 11AM -8PM   Hyannis “HyArts” Artist Shanties, 180 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 508-862-4990

Browse among the seven colorful shanties featuring local artists who work and sell their wares right from their “seaside studios”.  Artwork varies and includes painting, jewelry, sculpture, glass, ceramics, mariner knot work, wood carving, and much more! Artists change weekly.  FREE family entertainment Thursdays-Saturday evenings, July/August. Shanties are open every day from June 12 through October 9.

Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 10:00am to Monday, October 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Heritage opens its season (April 15-October 9) with a special exhibit, "Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views," featuring works by Paul Resika, April Gornik, Jim Holland, and 44 other premier American contemporary landscape painters. The artists use the traditional genre of landscape painting in compelling new ways, addressing contemporary issues of land use, nature appreciation, and ecology through their paintings of the American environment.

Live Animal Story Time

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 10:30am to Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 11:00am
Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Road (off Route 6A), East Sandwich, MA 02537

Each Saturday morning throughout the year families are invited to drop in and enjoy a lively tale of Peter Rabbit and friends from the stories of Thornton W. Burgess.  After the story, meet one of the nature center's resident animals.  This program is suitabe for families with children ages 2 and up.  The fee is $2 per person, and advance registration is not required.