A Guide to the Hyannis Arts Cultural District

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


Arts Barnstable_all things arts and culture all seven villages and Kennedy Legacy Walking Trail

Arts Barnstable_all things arts and culture all seven villages and Kennedy Legacy Walking Trail

Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod is the regional arts agency for Barnstable County, committed to strengthening and promoting Cape Cod's arts and cultural industry throughout the year. It serves individual artists, cultural centers, fine and performing arts groups and businesses, and cultural and historical establishments such as museums and historical societies.


Artwork on Loan

The Town offers an "artwork on loan" program for local artists to temporarily display their work on the meeting room walls in the Selectman’s Conference Room and the Town Hall Hearing Room. The pieces are for display only-artwork may not be sold on Town property. Information on the artist is provided for those wishing to obtain further details. For more information on the program email melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us


Aselton Park_Free Summer Concerts around town

Aselton Park_Free Summer Concerts around town

The Town of Barnstable is alive with the sound of music this summer. Enjoy FREE concerts and other entertainment around the Hyannis HyArts Cultural District and Barnstable Village Cultural District, all family friendly. Bring your blankets, chairs and dancing shoes and celebrate the season with song-no rain dates. Performances are subject to change without notice.


Business Barnstable

Resources for the creative economy and everything you need to know about doing business in Barnstable at your fingertips 


Business Improvement District (BID)


Call to Artists_Creative Placemaking_Cape Cod Chamber

Submit design application for commissioned public artwork to be displayed in the Cultural Districts of Hyannis and Orleans.


Cape Cod Chamber

The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping visitors to Cape Cod and the Islands make the most of their vacation experience. 

The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce also acts as the voice of Cape Cod, uniting business, industry and the community.
The Chamber is a private, not for profit entity governed by a board of directors elected by their 1,300+ member organizations.


Cape Cod Museum Trail

The trail currently features more than 30 museums, Cape wide.  An interactive map to locate and learn more is available on line at capecodmuseumtrail.com 

Cape Cod Museum Trail is brought to you by First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union


Centerville Walking Tour


Cotuit Walking Map


Guyer Barn proposal and use of space form


Hyannis Area Chamber of Commerce

The Hyannis Area Chamber of Commerce serves to foster, enhance and promote a healthy business climate in the greater Hyannis area and the Town of Barnstable.


Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Application

Participate in the 2016 artist shanty season at Hyannis Harbor.


Hyannis Loop Bus

The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority offers new bus service:

Running hourly through 4:00pm, the Hyannis Loop West will travel from the Hyannis Transprotation Center down Main Street, North Street and West Main Street. 
It will continue south on Route 28 stopping at the Barnstable Senor Center before heading to Trinity Christian Academy, Village Green Apartments and all major shopping centers before heading back to the Hyannis Transproation Center. 

The Hyannis Loop East simultaneously travels in the oppostie direction hourly through 5:00pm.  

Passengers can now coordinate their schedules with the Barnstable Villager for quarterly service to all shopping centers.  

All Cape Cod RTA busses offer flag down service anywhere it is safe along all routes.


Maritime Hyannis Walking Tour

An historical walk along Pleasant Street starting from the Hyannis Transportation Center ...follow to the harbor front and ferries.  
Pleasant Street was often referred to as Sea Captains Row.  This map shares some of the history along the street.


Mid Cape Cultural Council

The Mid-Cape Cultural Council promotes and supports the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences to benefit people in the towns of Barnstable and Yarmouth.


Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion Application

Art Visits Nature at Sandy Neck Beach, excursions out to the house at the halfway point!

2017 dates include:

day trips 9:00am-3:00pm:
May 5, September 8, September 22, October 13, October 20

Sunset trips 2:0pm with return after sunset:

May 19 (2:30-8:30pm), September 10 (1:30-7:30pm), September 24 (2:00-7:00pm), October 15 (12:30-6:30pm), October 22 (12:30-6:30pm) 


Upcoming events in Resources

Be sure to check out the arts and cultural happenings in all seven villages.