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
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 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
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
"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
The Cultural Center offers a wide range of events and programs related to Exhibition, Education, and Entertainment.
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.
250 South Street Hyannis, MA 02601
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:
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 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
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
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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming events in Programs & Centers
Be sure to check out the arts and cultural happenings in all seven villages.