Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts
1048 Washington St. Cape May, NJ 08204
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    Upcoming events
      Tommy's Folly: The 200th Anniversary of Congress Hall Hotel
    • Monday, August 29, 2016
    • The hotel, now a sprawling resort, was founded as a modest boarding house by Thomas Hughes. Downstairs was a single room that served as the dining room for all the guests, who stayed in simply partitioned quarters on the two upper floors. The walls and woodwork were bare and supplies of provisions were at times unreliable, but it was packed to the gills with vacationers every summer.
      Kids' Art Party
    • Wednesday, August 31, 2016
    • Kids can work on an art project and enjoy a continental breakfast of tea breads, pastries and juice.
      Physick Estate Self-Guided Tour
    • Wednesday, August 31, 2016
    • Explore the rooms and collections of the Physick House Museum with knowledgeable interpreters and volunteers to answer questions. In some rooms visitors will meet a member of the Physick family or domestic staff, who will discuss the "hows and whys" of the objects found there.
      Art Party at the Cafe
    • Wednesday, September 7, 2016
    • Create your own masterpiece during a two-hour painting lesson in the Carriage House Café and Tearoom taught by Juliana Jost. No experience is necessary. Register in advance at
      Chefs' Dine-Around
    • Sunday, September 11, 2016
    • Five of the best Cape May restaurants each serve a course paired with wine from the evening's sponsoring winery. A winery representative accompanies the group and explains each pairing. Trolley service between each restaurant will be provided. Meet the trolley at the Physick Estate (Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts.)
      Harvest Brew Fest
    • Saturday, September 17, 2016
    • Guests can enjoy local craft beers, specialty crafts and food vendors, a farmer's market and more.
      Crafts & Collectibles Show
    • Saturday, October 1, 2016
    • Crafters and collectibles dealers from throughout the region display and sell their wares on the lawn. There are also activities and games for children.
      Autumn Festival Crafts & Collectibles Show
    • Saturday, October 1, 2016
    • Crafters and collectible dealers from throughout the region will be exhibiting and selling their wares on the Physick Estate's lawn. There will also be an assortment of children's activities and games, so bring the family.
      Scarecrow Alley
    • Friday, October 7, 2016
    • The grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate have been taken over by spooky, scary and just plain silly characters for Scarecrow Alley. Enjoy the scarecrow creations contributed by members of the community, local organizations and MAC staff and vote for your favorites.
      Midnight at the Physick Estate
    • Friday, October 21, 2016
    • Join ghost writer and psychic medium Craig McManus for a late-night program at the Physick Estate. He'll share his experiences and perhaps channel a spirit or two.