Wednesdays - Saturdays
Last ticket sold at 3:30pm
It is recommended to dedicate approximately 1 hour for your visit
Join us for our exciting calendar of events & lectures this fall and winter of 2022!
Shell and Resin Art Workshop
Tuesday, October 11th, 5:30-7:30pm
Robin Pierson, Cape Cod’s "original decorative window and mirror artist," will join us to share her 20 years of experience making art with shells and resin, so you can create your own 8 x 10 seascape artwork. All materials are supplied, but feel free to bring your own special trinkets, like jewelry, shells, or broken pottery. Pre-registration is required; Class limit 15. $90
Restoring the Charles River Watershed
With Hartman Deetz, Charles River Watershed Association
Sunday, October 16th, 2:30pm VIA ZOOM
The Charles River Watershed Association has worked for decades to improve water quality and maintain the health of this important waterway. Join us for this talk by Hartman Deetz, the Association’s Native American Cultural Advisor, who brings both ecological knowledge and Wampanoag cultural values to the Association’s work, and involves local Native communities through programing for Native youth. This free Zoom lecture is online only. Please visit our website to pre-register.
Begins Tuesday, October 25th, 5:30-7:30pm
Runs every Tuesday night, 5:30-7:30pm through January 3rd, 2023
Join Boatwright Bruce Colvin for this hands-on course to learn about lofting, the process by which boat plans are scaled up to full size. Using plans for a 10’ Ned Crosby skiff, learn how to create the full-sized lines on plywood needed to start building. This is a drop-in class; come every week or occasionally, as it suits your schedule. $25 per evening. Class runs approximately 10 weeks.
Gyotaku and Sake Evening
Tuesday, October 25th, 5:30-7:30pm
After the success of our summer workshop on gyotaku, the Japanese art of making prints from fish is back! Enjoy sampling sake as you print and play. We’ll provide paper, plain tote bags, and paint. Bring along a t-shirt if you’d like to leave with wearable art. Class limit 20. $50 per person. Pre-registration required.
Shellfish in the Northeast: Fifty Years of our Interaction with Succulent Shelled Creatures
with Sandy Macfarlane, Coastal Resource Specialists
Sunday, October 30th, 2:30pm VIA ZOOM
A diversity of environments in the Northeast resulted in a diversity of shellfish species. In the last fifty years, New England has been at the forefront of shellfish research, innovation, and management, leading to a vibrant shellfishing industry. Join us to hear about shellfishing’s role not just in food production, but in job creation and pollution abatement. This free Zoom lecture is online only.
The History, Mysteries, and Myths of Nantucket Lightship Baskets
With Jack Fritsch of Nantucket's Antiques Depot
Sunday, November 13th, 2:30pm VIA ZOOM
Join us for an overview of this iconic craft, and some of its most important artisans. Find out why defining a lightship basket is more difficult than it would seem! This free Zoom lecture is online only.
PT Boats and the Story of PT 109
With CCMM Executive Director, Elizabeth York
Sunday, November 27th, 2:30pm VIA ZOOM
Join us as CCMM’s Executive Director, Elizabeth York, discusses patrol torpedo boats, and PT 109, the naval patrol boat skippered by John F. Kennedy in World War II. This free Zoom lecture is online only.
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