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Cocktails by the Sea

the MAC's Premier Summer Fundraiser

Cocktails by the Sea

The Marion Art Center’s premier annual fundraiser returns this summer! Join the party and show your support for the MAC while sipping cocktails at a beautiful waterfront property in Marion. Enjoy the views of the harbor from the lawn; meet and mingle with friends under a stunning Sperry tent. Remember to wear comfortable footwear for walking on the lawn. Peruse the curated selection of experience packages in our silent auction, and don't forget your tickets for chances to win one of our raffle prizes!

Friday, July 26, 5:00-7:00pm

Tabor Academy Waterfront
245 Front Street, Marion, MA

Open Bar  – Hors d’oeuvres – Live Music by 3rd Shift Jazz

This year's limited silent auction will feature high quality experiences. Don't miss your chance to win a unique item or package from our raffle!

Tickets: $125 per person

On sale to MAC Members starting Friday, May 3
On sale to general public starting Friday, May 24
A limited number of reduced priced tickets are available upon request for artists, educators, and nonprofit employees.

Tickets to this event are limited. Mailed checks will be accepted in order of postmark date.
Want to get early access? Join or renew your membership here.

Can't make it to the party but want to show your support?
You can make a donation in any amount through our online form here.

Event Information

5:00pm: Party begins!
5:45pm: Remarks
6:45pm: Silent Auction Closes & Raffle Ends
7:00pm: Checkout for winners and end of party. Thank you!

Tabor Academy has generously provided the use of their parking lots at the Fireman Performing Arts Center/Hoyt Hall and the Fish Athletic Center, both located on Front Street near the event.
All tickets that have not been picked up from the Marion Art Center will be held at will call/pick up at our check-in tables. Please check in under the last name of the person who purchased the tickets. If you purchased tickets for others, please have your guests provide their names, emails, and phone numbers at check in if they wish to participate in the silent auction or raffle.
SILENT AUCTION/RAFFLE (ending at 7:00pm)
Your ticket to the party has a ticket number which will serve as your bidder number and your raffle ticket identification number. We encourage you to bring cash for raffle tickets, but we can take credit card payments as needed. Raffle tickets must be purchased at time of use with cash, card, or check. The silent auction and raffle will end promptly at 6:45pm. Our volunteers will need some time to collect the bid sheets and compile our list of winners! Check out for winners will begin at 7:00pm when the party ends. If you decide to leave early before the party ends but participated in auction bidding, please see a MAC representative to place your card on file. We'll contact you if you've won!

Coming Soon - Preview the Silent Auction

Preview some of the silent auction items below. Bid often at the event!

Special thanks to our 2024 Sponsors!

GOLD Sponsors

SILVER Sponsors

BRONZE Sponsors


Thank you to our PATRONS

Thank you to FRIENDS of the MAC