In accordance with the Town of Chatham Board of Health’s Mask Order, effective January 7, 2022 all guests will be required to wear masks/face coverings while indoors unless seated and consuming food and/or beverages.

Art Series

Winter of the Arts – Weekly Activities

Make the most of winter as we bring the arts to Chatham Bars Inn! From painting and bath bomb magic workshops to silk scarf-dying and musical performances, join us as we explore the arts this winter. 

Winter of the Arts programs will take place February 5 through March 19, 2022. 
Please note: Activities are subject to change and will follow all State of Massachusetts Covid-19 guidelines. In accordance with the Town of Chatham Board of Health’s Mask Order, effective January 7, 2022 all guests will be required to wear masks/face coverings while indoors unless seated and consuming food and/or beverages.

Explore creative artistry with these hands-on classes, music performances and art sessions led by experts in each field. All instruction and materials are included. Please register in advance through concierge at 508.945.6871 or . Payment information for Winter of Art events will be obtained at the point of reservation and charged the day of the event. Cancelations 48 hours prior to the event will not be charged. All other cancelations will result in full payment charges.

Picasso & Prosecco – Painting Class 
10:00am - 11:00am
February 5th 
March 5th
March 19th

Surround yourself with breathtaking views of Chatham Bars Inn and enjoy painting and prosecco. Each attendee will be given paint, brushes, an easel, canvas and instruction- everything needed to complete their painting. 

Bath Bomb Magic Workshop 
1:00pm - 2:30pm
February 5th   

Come learn the science behind bath bombs from Scientist Kim of SciTech Kids. She’ll share the secret to making bath bombs using coconut oil, aromatic essential oils, and dried calendula flowers for extra-relaxing and skin-pampering effects! Your homemade bath bomb beauties will look like store-bought ones when they pop out of the mold. 

Sumi-e Painting Workshop
4:00pm – 5:00pm
February 11th  

This class is designed for the beginning drawer who appreciates art and has always wanted to learn The Japanese word for black ink painting, sumi-e is an East Asian writing and painting style that employs brush and black ink on paper. Gradations of black in sumi art are achieved by using black ink at full strength or dissolving it in water to lighten it.

Silk Scarf-Dying Workshop
10:00am – 11:00am
February 12th  

Bring out your creative side as you create a one-of-a-kind silk scarf. Working with colored tissue paper, this technique is simple, quick and fun. 

Tie Dyed- T-shirts Workshop 
1:00pm – 2:30pm
February 12th 

Learn an amazingly quick and unique way to make tie dye t-shirts using only Sharpies, alcohol, and a dash of creativity! Come learn the science behind this technique from Scientist Kim of SciTech Kids. You’ll learn how the concept of diffusion makes this fun, mess-free project entertaining for kids and adults alike. 

Introduction to Bead Class with Kathleen Taylor 
5:00pm - 6:30pm
March 11th

Kathleen pursued a life of arts and crafts since childhood, she earned her degrees in Fine Arts and Education, and spent a lifetime exploring different mediums of artistic expression, finally narrowing it somewhat to beads and color. Learn the art of beading with Kathleen and have fun creating your very own bead bracelet. 

Music and sing along with Mel Stiller 
5:00pm - 7:00pm
March 5th

Mel play standards, show tunes, and popular oldies/classic rock from the 1950s-1970s. He will bring song books to distribute with lyrics to more than 500 songs feel free to sing along with Mel and have a great time! 

Saturdays: “Meet the Artist” Art Series
1pm – 5pm 

February 12th - Spencer Kennard (Cape Cod Photo) and Peter Kalill (Orleans Modern Art)
February 19th - Julie Eldredge-Dykens ( Local Color Gallery)
March 5 - Spencer Kennard (Cape Cod Photo), Susan Dim (Barn Hill Pottery) & Kathleen Taylor ( Not Just Beads Gallery)
March 12 - Susan R. Danton ( Miller Fine Arts)
March 19 - Richard Griffin & Kevin  ( Blacksmith & Sculpter) & Hans De Castellane ( Decastellane Gallery)

Our beloved annual Art Series has taken on a new twist, still focusing on talented local artists and galleries but now arranged in reserved 30-minute sessions. During each 30-minute session, attendees will be welcome to view the art on display and speak with the artists and gallery owners to gain further insight into the paintings or works of art. Each session will host 20 attendees and all sessions are complimentary and open to the public. Advance registration is required by contacting the concierge at 508.945.6871 or .