Events

Wed Jan 31, 7PM

Artist Talk with Bill Jacklin: An Englishman in New York

Sponsored by Croissants de France

Marking the inauguration of The Studios’ partnership with London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Art, celebrated painter Bill Jacklin speaks about his recent work and decades-long career. Known for capturing the light and movement of urban spaces, Jacklin was born in London but has resided primarily in New York since 1985.

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Tue Jan 30, 7PM

Tom Rush in Concert

Sponsored by Fury Water Adventures

Blue Heaven Songwriters Series

With wry humor and a guitar style that’s all his own, Tom Rush is a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific storytelling, the sweet melancholy of ballads, and the passion of gritty blues.

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Thu-Sat Jan 25 - 27, 7:30PM & Sun Jan 28, 3PM

Heisenberg, written by Simon Stephens

A chance meeting on a train platform is the spark that sets off this meticulous examination of human relationships. Mike Mulligan returns under the direction of Dennis Zacek, joined by acclaimed Chicago actress Dana Black. On its 2015 premiere, Ben Brantley of the New York Times called the play “shimmeringly and satisfyingly elusive.” specializing in Prohibition era jazz, which has become a big summertime hit on Cape Cod.

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An ongoing series of events throughout the season

2018 Arts & Eats Events

Sponsored by Zabar’s

Back by popular demand — the second season of our sold-out series! Delectable art-themed parties, sure to tickle your tastebuds. Arts & Eats brings food and art to interesting locations, serving up the best parties in town! specializing in Prohibition era jazz, which has become a big summertime hit on Cape Cod.

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Wed Jan 10, 7PM

Artist Talk with Shea Hembrey

In Artist in Residence Shea Hembrey’s celebrated TED talk, he tells how he invented 100 different artists and made work by each to fashion his own biennial. The Arkansas native’s encyclopedic skills and interests range from Maori art, to faith healing and ornithology, and he discusses his latest investigations here.

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Sun Dec 10, 5 pm until the booze runs out

Kumbaya on the Isle of Stock

Remember singing Kumbaya? S’mores over a real campfire. Delicious BBQ from Charlie Mac’s Smokehouse and Seafood. Guitars, banjoes, ukuleles, aerialists, circus performers, open artist studios and general chaos. The 1920’s spiritual “Come By Here” became the beloved Kumbaya and was originally a simple appeal to come and help those in need. Let’s celebrate what the Keys have accomplished! If you have an instrument, please feel free to join the troupe.

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Fri-Sun Jan 5-7, 8PM and Sat Jan 6, 3PM

Here’s Your Hat, What’s Your Hurry?

A World Premiere! When Aunt Helen Beck lands unexpectedly on the doorstep of her great-nephew Ford Mayweather and his wife Chris, her meddling makes mischief for all, including their neglected 8-year old neighbor, Mercury. The laughs are provided by Kitty Clements, Jake Ferguson, Morgan Fraga and Joe Mitchell. Based on a short story by National Book award-nominee, Elizabeth McCracken.

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Sat Dec 9, 9AM - 2PM

Holiday Artisan Market

Presented by Fausto’s Food Palace

Make holiday shopping fun! Enjoy cookies and coffee as you stroll through a friendly, festive indoor market. Over 20 artisans present unique and locally produced gifts: jewelry, textiles, home accessories and quality crafts.

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On Display Thu Dec 7 - Thu Dec 28

Annual Winter Members’ Exhibition

For our first post-Irma Members show we invite you to reflect on the things that bend but don’t break, the things that last, and the things that matter.

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Sat Dec 9, 8PM

Erin McKeown in Concert

Erin McKeown is a musician, writer, and producer known internationally for her prolific disregard of stylistic boundaries. Her brash and clever electric guitar playing is something to see. Her singing voice is truly unique – clear, cool, and collected. Over the course of 11 studio albums and thousands of live performances, Erin has developed and refined a distinct and challenging mix of American musical styles. Her latest album is 2017’s MIRRORS BREAK BACK.

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