A Guide to the Hyannis Arts Cultural District

A Guide to the Hyannis Arts Cultural District

Have a fun and art-full day in downtown Hyannis!

 

Artist Market on Main_Main Street Hyannis

Artist Market on Main_Main Street Hyannis

An artist collective featuring new artists each week.

Located on the corner of Pearl and Main Street, Hyannis.

Open daily June 23-August 20, 2017  11:00am to 8:00pm

 

Barnstable High School Drama Club

Barnstable High School Drama Club

Barnstable High School Drama Club has stellar performances by students and community cast members. The Drama Club performs a year-round schedule and upwards of an unprecedented 50 nights (and afternoons) of entertainment.  

 

Cape Cod Community College - Higgins Art Gallery at Tilden Art Center

Cape Cod Community College - Higgins Art Gallery at Tilden Art Center

Using innovative teaching approaches the college offers a range of experiences for learned skills and employability. Explore a broad range of media, enjoy performances in the Tilden Arts Center with emerging actors, actresses, playwrights, and more!

 

Cape Cod Writer’s Center

The mission of the Cape Cod Writers Center is to assist published and aspiring writers of all genres, abilities and ages to develop their writing skills and learn the business of editing, publishing and publicizing; to publicize authors and their works; to provide opportunities for writers to congregate for inspiration, education, and networking; and to introduce readers to authors and their work.

 

Cotuit Center for the Arts

Cotuit Center for the Arts

"Do it at Cotuit"-Educate, Entertain, Illuminate, Inspire:  Offering a variety of educational programs, performances and exhibitions, Cotuit Center for the Arts has established itself as a great place to celebrate the arts in a most unique nauticaly inspired venue. Located on Route 28 (4404 Falmouth Road, 508-428-0669), the center has on-going, year round theatrical productions, art exhibits, classes, programs, workshops and concerts.

 

Cultural Center of Cape Cod

Cultural Center of Cape Cod

The Cultural Center offers a wide range of events and programs related to Exhibition, Education, and Entertainment.

 

Guyer Barn

Guyer Barn

The barn is open various hours, year round. You will always find the doors open when artists are busy working, or for classes and workshops. 250 South Street, Hyannis.

HYARTS CAMPUS:
GUYER BARN
250 South Street Hyannis, MA  02601
www.artsbarnstable.com
This restored 1865 barn showcases artists in a variety of genres.  It serves as a community art space with year round exhibits, art classes/workshops and demonstrations.  The Barn is an important part on the campus of town owned buildings-the HyArts Campus which includes artist housing and work studios/gallery on the corner of Pearl and South Streets.  Artist studios/gallery are open to the public year round. 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE-THEATER at Guyer Barn:

July-August

New Classics Theater Company www.newclassicscompany.org

The theater company presents a summer of original theater and weekly Improv Comedy Shows.
Get ready for four main stage productions, 24 hour play festival, staged readings, teen improve workshops and improve nights every Friday.  Find the full schedule at www.newclassicscompany.org

GALLERY ARTRIO:

Gallery Artrio specializes in original fine art by award-winning and nationally recognized artists, as well as emerging artists of note.  Media includes oil, pastel, encaustics, hand-blown glass from local artists, and beautiful hand wrought jewelry.  The gallery hosts openings throughout the summer including plein air painting as part of Cape Cod Hydrangea festival and artist receptions.  The annual Gallery Soiree is held in September each year. Find listing of events and artists on line at galleryartrio.com

 

Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties

Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties

Visitors to the Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties can spend an afternoon at the harbor. Stroll the boardwalk and visit artists, even have a picnic in the park! There is no fee to browse but if you enjoy fine handmade local arts and crafts or giving them as gifts, it's a terrific place to shop. There are plenty of waterfront restaurants at the harbor and many more right along Main Street.

For more information on participating artists this season, click here.

If you are an artist interested in participating in the program for the following year, click here.

The Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Season opens Friday, May 5, 2017!

Weekends (including Memorial Day), Friday-Sunday:  Friday, May 5 through June 11, 2017

Seven days a week, 11:00 am to at least 8:00 pm:     Monday, June 12 through Sunday, September 3, 2017
Seven days a week, 11:00 am to at least 6:00pm:      Monday, September 4 (Labor Day) through Monday, October 9 (Columbus Day), 2017

 

Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Application

Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Application

Participate in the 2018 artist shanty season at Hyannis Harbor.

 

Hyannis HyArts Arts Campus

The Hyannis HyArts Arts Campus located at the corner of Pearl and South Streets features artist live and work space, studios and a community art space.  The campus features the historic Guyer Barn, artist-in-residence Sarah Holl ArtSpace, Gallery Artio and Bass River Pottery.

Pearl Street is located between bustling Main Street and the harbor front.

 

Old Selectmen’s Building

Old Selectmen’s Building

Old Selectmen's Building Art Gallery supports local artist exhibit; on display June through November.
Route 149 Meetinghouse Way, West Barnstable; Gallery phone number (answered when artists are in the building):  508-548-6462

Celebrate this public art venue with support from award winning artists & new emerging artists.
Open Late Spring Wednesday through Saturday, 10am to 4pm Sun. Noon to 4pm thru November (Free Admission)

Email Diane at:  dfross24@hotmail.com

 

Upcoming events in Programs & Centers

A Snowman & Christmas Tree -Holiday Earrings 12/14

A Snowman & Christmas Tree -Holiday Earrings 12/14

December 14, 2017 1:30 pm

RSVP-Free
Make a pair of festive glass holiday earrings with Pat McKinney of the Cape Regency Recreation Department. These adorable pieces of jewelry make a lovely gift or an addition to that holiday ensemble. Space is limited. Reserve soon.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Irish Christmas Traditions: Ancient, Pagan, Christian 12/18

Irish Christmas Traditions: Ancient, Pagan, Christian 12/18

December 18, 2017 10:00 am

Mon. Dec. 18, 10-11 a.m. RSVP-Free
Sean Murphy will provide a seasonal and wondrous journey that will explore some of the most widely practiced traditions surrounding an Irish Christmas. He will use some internet images and video to make the event entertaining and informative. Though of course, every family will have their own traditions and will celebrate the festive season in their own way. Perhaps participants that join may be willing to share some of the memories and stories they have of family traditions around Christmas.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Travel Club Talk: Secrets of Highclere Castle 1/8

Travel Club Talk: Secrets of Highclere Castle 1/8

January 8, 2018 10:00 am

Mon. Jan. 8, 10-11 a.m. SVP-Free
This documentary steps inside one of Britain’s best-known manor houses.  It may be more famous now than any time in its 1,300-year history as the setting of DOWNTON ABBEY, but England’s Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell.  Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England.  See how all of the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats who enjoyed a life of luxury to the army of servants toiling “below stairs.”  Also find out how the current inhabitants, Lord and Lady Carnarvon, spend their $1 million in annual upkeep funds and what life in a fairytale castle is like today.  FREE, Please RSVP to attend - Monday, January 8 at 10 AM

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Scarf and Coaster Stamp Design 1/9

Scarf and Coaster Stamp Design 1/9

January 9, 2018 2:00 pm

Tue. Jan. 9, 2-4 p.m. Fee-$10 plus $5 materials paid to instructor
Scarves are a beautiful accent to any outfit and you can never have too many!  In this class, Katri Mullaly of Sisukat Designs, will teach you how to design and create your own, unique scarf that is very stylish and completely washable.  An added bonus to this class is designing and creating drink coasters with marbled tile and rubber stamps. This class is limited to 15 people and registration is required.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Acrylic Painting with Ann 1/9-2/20

Acrylic Painting with Ann 1/9-2/20

January 9, 2018 4:00 pm

Tue. Jan. 9-Feb. 20, 4-6 p.m. Fee-$60
Interested in learning how to paint? This fun class with instructor Ann DesRoches will be an opportunity to build a painting from composition, color mixing and technique. Each week will be new so come and learn to paint in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Supplies will be provided for at $15 per person paid to the instructor.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Valentine Treasure Box or Tray Decoupage Workshop 1/18 and 1/25

Valentine Treasure Box or Tray Decoupage Workshop 1/18 and 1/25

January 18, 2018 10:00 am

Thu. Jan 18 & 25, 10 a.m. -12 p.m. Registration Required-Free
Bring a box (i.e. cigar box, wine box, unfinished box or wooden tray from craft store), photos, keys, odd pieces of jewelry, buttons, charms, scrabble pieces, old valentine cards, beloved recipes…anything heart or love related. Susan Fernald from Home Instead Senior Care will guide students to create and be inspired. She will have examples for inspiration for any beginner or experienced “decoupagers”.  Limited to 12 so sign up early. Students must be able to attend BOTH workshops.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Repurpose Old Jewelry, Create a New Design 1/23

Repurpose Old Jewelry, Create a New Design 1/23

January 23, 2018 2:00 pm

Tue. Dec.12, 2-3:30 p.m. Fee-$10
Tue. Jan 23, 2-3:30 p.m. Fee-$10
Give new life your old jewelry!  Everyone has that secret stash of jewelry that is old, broken, or just plain not your style, but you just can’t part with it. Why not re-purpose it and make something wonderful from its parts for yourself, or as a gift for someone else! Bring in any old jewelry and Instructor Kim Rumberger will help you repair and redesign pieces using new stringing materials and other embellishments. Learn new techniques that you can use in the future. A materials fee will be charge by the instructor.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Acrylic Art for the Beginner with Sue Carey 1/25

Acrylic Art for the Beginner with Sue Carey  1/25

January 25, 2018 10:00 am

Thu. Jan. 25-Mar. 1, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Fee-$60
Thu. Jan. 25-Mar. 1, 1:30 -3:30 p.m. Fee-$60

This step-by-step class in acrylics is designed for the beginner and those who need a refresher. The instructor will create a painting with the class, guiding each person in each stroke as you move forward to completing an original piece of artwork you will bring home at the end of the class.
Instructor is Susan Carey.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601