Art After Dark Continues at Mystic Arts Center

Art After Dark Continues at Mystic Arts Center

Mystic, CT – On Tuesday, May 19th, from 6 to 8:30pm, Art After Dark continues at Mystic Arts Center with live music by The Crows Toes and live art by Mystic Arts Center faculty Lisa Lyman Adams. This family-friendly Tuesday night summer concert features a great line-up of food, drinks, live music, and live art on our riverfront patio.

The Crow Toes band members include Pat Stevens (vocals, guitar) Mike Lane (guitar), Mike Mirsky (drums), Marty Moroney Jr. (bass), and Ricky Resnisky III (guitar).

Lisa Lyman Adams is one of MAC’s faculty members and Elected Artists. She is a professional illustrator and career artist. “‘To call each thing by its right name. By its right name.’ This is the simple principle that plays out on the canvases of painter Lisa Adams. Sometimes safe, sometimes playful, always a dichotomy of the obvious and the tacit, Adams uses familiar objects to challenge and explore the innocent deception in calling things by their right name. ‘I cannot paint or draw a flower without writing FLOWER somewhere on the canvas’ says Adams, who credits her technique in part to the American lexicon of branding. Her work is both juvenile and distinctly complex, capturing a sense of playful innocence and nostalgic desire for simplicity. Occasionally wry and always clever, Adams marries words, images and colors to achieve a result that is both literal and fanciful, challenging our minds and our eyes to acknowledge the object and perhaps see beyond its name.” – Excerpt from artist’s page on

Art After Dark is designed to integrate various art forms and showcase Mystic Arts Center’s role as a community hub for creative expression and as a platform for regional artists. This family-friendly series is held on the third Tuesday of each month, April through October (excluding June) and features different musicians and artists. Tickets are available at the door: $15 (non-members); $12 (members); $3 (children 4-12) Children 0-3 are free. A Season Pass to all six events for members is $60, and $75 for public. Guests should dress for the weather. The event will move indoors if weather is inclement. Two hour parking vouchers included. Sponsored by: Cottrell Brewing Co, Pizzetta, ABC Photo Lab, CMB Creative Group, The Captain Daniel Packer Inne, Mystic Shipyard, Real McCoy Rum, Merrill Lynch, The Mudheads, Noank Village Boatyard and Harbour House.

Art After Dark 2015 Schedule
19-May:            Live music by Crows Toes, and live art by Lisa Adams.
21-July:            Live music by Green Tea, and live art by Sam Brown.
18-August:        Live music by Wild Sun, and live art by Mary Horrigan.
15-September:  Live music by Shiny Lapel Trio, and live art by Russ Kramer.
20-October:      Live music by John Fres, and live art by Caroline Roque.

About Mystic Arts Center
Mystic Arts Center (MAC) is a vibrant venue for the creative arts in Connecticut. MAC is a non-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling its mission to foster the creation of art and to promote the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of arts for the public. Learn more at