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Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties Season 2019 May 3-October 14, 2019.

Friday, May 3, 2019 to Monday, October 14, 2019
Bismore Park, Ocean St. & Harbor Overlook corner of Ocean and South Streets, Hyannis

Stroll along Hyannis Harbor and the Walkway-to-the-Sea and meet Cape Cod artists selling their wares while working in their seaside studios. Artists rotate weekly throughout the season.  Visitors can spend time visiting the artists in two locations, at the Harbor Overlook and steps away, Bismore Park. Experience the sights and sounds of a working waterfront: visit artists, listen to live music, grab a bite or take-out for a picnic in the park. 

Exquisite Shells: The Art of Sailors Valentines

Friday, May 24, 2019 to Sunday, September 1, 2019
Cahoon Museum of American Art 4676 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, MA 02635

This international blockbuster, curated by Cahoon Museum Director Sarah Johnson, PhD, highlights the Sailors Valentine, a unique and intricate art form finely crafted from seashells. The surprising global history of the art form is explained and brought to life through the stories of the makers and owners of antique Sailors Valentines from Barbados to Europe and the United States. New perspectives from exceptional contemporary Sailors Valentine artists detail the evolution of this nineteenth century craft into an art form both uniquely imaginative and exquisitely detailed.

Stickwork at Highfield

Saturday, June 1, 2019 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
Highfield Hall & Gardens, 56 Highfield Drive Falmouth, MA 02540

Highfield Hall & Gardens was selected from worldwide venues for a monumental stick sculpture by internationally-renowned sculptor Patrick Dougherty. This living sculpture will be on Highfield’s front lawn for two years for visitors and the community to enjoy.

There will be numerous programs and special events to celebrate and embrace the creativity of this beautiful, interactive art.

Cape Cod Remembers JFK Jr.

Monday, June 3, 2019 to Monday, December 2, 2019
John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum - 2488 397 Main Street, Hyannis

A Special Exhibit in Memory of John F. Kennedy, Jr.  ~ OPENING IN JUNE 2019

Born two weeks after his father was elected President of the United States, John F. Kennedy Jr. grew up in the spotlight. At Hyannis Port on Cape Cod, at the White House during his father’s Presidency and years later in Manhattan, JFK Jr. captivated the world.

MBL Hosts Nikon Small World Exhibit

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 11:00am to Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00pm
Marine Biological Laboratory, 7 MBL Street Woods Hole, MA

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) will host the Nikon Small World Exhibit, showcasing photographs focusing on the complexity and beauty of life from a new perspective: looking through the light microscope. The exhibit will make its only Massachusetts stop on its North American tour in Woods Hole at the MBL Club located at 100 Water Street. The exhibit hours are Monday through Friday at 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM May 13 – June 14, and Monday – Saturday at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM June 15 – July 19.

Moby Dick: Inspired Visions

Friday, June 14, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019
Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane, Dennis

The Cape Cod Museum of Art’s premier summer exhibition pays homage to the whaling culture of the Cape and the 200th anniversary of the birth of author Herman Melville.   On June 14th, the museum unveiled “Moby Dick: Inspired Visions”, a collection of artwork by New Bedford artist Peter Michael Martin.

"Much Ado About Nothing"

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 7:30pm to Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 4:00pm
Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road Cotuit MA 02635

The giddiness of the game of love, tempered by conspiracy, enflames this witty and enchanting romantic comedy by Shakespeare. However, like every one of Shakespeare’s plays, Much Ado About Nothing flouts convention, defies classification, and resists categorization.

Oh yes, it’s a comedy - notably when Beatrice and Benedick hurl fusillades of clever insults at each other. Benedick is determined to “die a Bachelor”, and Beatrice would rather hear a dog bark than hear a man say that he loves her. They might just be the perfect couple!

Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 10:00am to Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 11:00am
3299 Main S. Brewster MA. 02631

Based on Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed book by Mo Willems

Published by Hyperion Books for Children

Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems

Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma

One day when a piece of clothing drops into his underground home, Wilbur, a naked mole rat, decides to try it on. When he starts wearing clothes, all the other naked mole rats are shocked and try to make him stop being different ---a story about being yourself and accepting others, with plenty of music and jokes for all ages.

June 25 - August 28

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10 am