June 17, 18, & 19

Festival 2016

folding bowl


Festival Program Book 2015 PDF

Check out the coverage on the Patriot Ledger website about our Art Festival Gala 2015 held on the grounds of the Music Circus.Congratulations to Frank and Mark for such a fantastic event!

Play the video and see the photos—


Arts Festival Craft & Fine Artist Application. Applications due February 2, 2016.Click here to apply.

Images of the 2015 Arts Festival

Meghan Carlson



Sue Scavo Gallagher





WATD and Executive Director Sarah Hannan



Kenny Wenzel & Friends


Richard Alemian and Lauren Saleski






Tent Talk













Tent Talk



WATD Radio with Chris Rifkin and Kristen Sherman


photo: Tim Waite


Bob Beaulieu

photo: Tim Waite


Diane Kennedy

photo: Tim Waite


photo: Tim Waite


photo: Tim Waite


photo: Tim Waite

photo: Tim Waite

photo: Tim Waite


“South Shore Art Center Arts Festival mixes the best of small town New England summer

festivals with an uncommon attention to detail and commitment to presenting quality art and handmade craft.”

South Shore Art Center Arts Festival celebrates its 60th year and showcases craft and fine artists from New England and beyond. In addition to almost one hundred juried exhibitor booths, the Arts Festival features a juried art exhibition and members’ show, live music performances, artist demonstrations, children’s art activities and a young artist exhibition.

The Arts Festival draws over 9,000 visitors from the Greater Boston region to historic, oceanside Cohasset Common.

About South Shore Art Center

A non-profit organization formed in 1954, South Shore Art Center is dedicated to enriching the communities south of Boston by fostering an understanding and appre­ciation of the visual arts through exhibitions and educa­tion. In addition to a nationally-recognized exhibition program, the Art Center offers courses and workshops for adults and children, and enrichment programs to area schools.

Gold Sponsors 2015


Audi Norwell


Porche Norwell



Image Resolutions


South Shore Music Circus


Silver Sponsors 2015



The Boston Globe

Renewal by Anderson


Work 'N Gearl
Bel Air Les Zygomates
Bronze Sponsors 2015

Derby Street Shoppes


Litman Gerson


Panopticon Imaging


Next Step Living

Enterprise Equipment

The Rug Merchant



Potter MacLellan LLP


LeafFilter Conway Insurance Agency


Kennedys Gardens


RBC Wealth Management
Supporting Strategies



Maggie Jerde Design Topper's Rhum

Verizon FIOS


Contributors 2015


Barbara Bahr Sheehan Interior Design
BC Tent & Awning Co. 
Braintree Cooperative Bank
Conway Insurance Agency
Graham Waste
Granite City Electric
Hart Supply
Hassan Sign
Hingham Institution for Savings
King Jewelers
Monarch Homes
Paul Douglas Floral Design
Plymouth County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Rockland Trust
Strekalovsky Architecture
Sullivan, Garrity & Donnelly Insurance
Ted Gentry Associates
Topper's Rhum
The Art Experience
In Joyful Remembrance of Marie Pattyson


Supporting 2015
Baked/5 South Main

Cohasset Collision Center

Curtis Liquor Stores
George Washington Toma TV & Appliance
Natale's Mens Clothing

Servicemaster South Shore



Massachusetts Cultural Council


Local Cultural Councils 2015

Abington Cultural Council
Braintree Cultural Council
Cohasset Cultural Council
Duxbury Cultural Council
Hanover Cultural Council
Hingham Cultural Council
Hull Cultural Council
Kingston Cultural Council
Marshfield Cultural Council
Rockland Cultural Council
Scituate Cultural Council
Weymouth Cultural Council

Contact Kristen Sherman, Director of Development,