SAA Activities

Classes and Workshops

Scituate Arts Association

Summer Plein Air Session 2020

Hope to see you all during our wonderful summer weeks on the south shore... We’ll be meeting outside, social distancing & wearing masks as require.  


Second Wednesday of the month.  Afternoons for plein air

$10.00 members, $15 non members, students, $10.00

Looking for a place to practice your figure skills?  We're offering an opportunity to paint, draw and study the figure and portrait (clothed). Join us the second Wednesday of every month at the Ellis House to sharpen those skills. Space is limited to 6 attendees, so please email to reserve your space. Think Second Wednesday: July 18, Aug 12.

THURSDAY—Drawing, Sketching & Painting—Online Class

Tony Visco. Morning: 10:30-12:30

The ABC's of Drawing, Sketching and Painting for Pleasure.

Join Tony’s online live stream instruction in sketching and painting your way to success. Zoom your way to an understanding how to achieve better results in a short period of time. You will receive individual attention to help you improve your drawing, sketching and painting skill.  Tony will teach sketching and painting techniques, basic perspective, & how to use value studies for better composition.  Learn how to interpret what you see as you sketch, draw and paint sea, land and city scapes, all from the comfort of your home or studio. 

Your first few online classes are Free of charge. Once a fee is set, SAA will handle charges through our normal channels. For details on materials, online class fee, etc., email Tony at


Mary Beth LoPiccolo. Afternoons: 2:00-5:00

Mary Beth is a highly successful artist with experience in both teaching and commercial art.  During the summer months, the class meets at various locations around Scituate and surrounding towns.  Mary Beth provides a relaxed atmosphere which encourages growth and development.  Each class will include demonstrations & critiques along with individual attention.  

Contact: Janet  Cornacchio at to be added to the groups list serve. 

Sessions meet weekly as long as 4 or more members plan to meet. 

Cost is $30 session.  SAA membership is a prerequisite.


Summer   $150 members/$175 nonmembers for 5 sessions.  Workshops priced as indicated.

I am including____________($10 suggested) as a contribution towards increased heating costs at the Ellis.


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