June 14, 15, & 16

Arts Festival

ARTS Festival 2019

64th Annual ARTS Festival
Friday, June 14, Saturday, June 15 & Sunday, June 16 • Rain or Shine!


VIP Preview Party
Thursday, June 13, 2019, 6:30 pm


Friday, June 14, 1–7pm

Awards Ceremony, 5:30 pm

Saturday, June 15, 10–7pm

Sunday, June 16, Noon–5 pm


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.

Please mark your calendars now & join us! To volunteer, contact Allegra Dziedzic at
• 90+ Juried Craft Artists
• Music Performances
• Juried Art Exhibition
• Members’ Show
• Young Artist Exhibition
• KidsTent Activities




Juried Show Drop-off
Sat, May 4 10–4
Sun, May 5 Noon–4
Mon, May 6 9–8


Members’ & Young Artists
Thu, May 9 10–8
Fri, May 10 10–4
Sat, May 11 Noon–4




Festival Exhibitors of 2018

"Behind the Lens: Making Movies in MA" Preview Party " photos by Keith Conforti





























Arts Festival 2018









Susan Ahearn
Kimberly Albanese
Lauren Allansmith
Dana Barunas
Liz Bates
Trish Berube
Kara Bianchi
Teri Bishoff
Sally Bousquet
Catherine Caddigan
JoAnne Chittick
Jeannie deMurias
Amy Geyer
Denise Graham
Lesley Grilli

Eva Haber
Richard Horn
Donna Ingemanson
Brooke Jewell
Annie Ketchen
Kay Kopper
Steve Leahy
Amanda L’Esperance
Helene Lieb
Beth Lilly
Mary Magnant
Jan McElhinny
Sue McNamara
Judy Mehring
Suzanne Norris

Shelagh O’Callaghan

Astid Peisch
Sharon Perlmutter
Carol Quinn
Lynn Ray
Chris Rifkin
Sarah Roche
Gretchen Sheets
Stephen Sheffield
Judy St. Peter
Erin Sunday
Paul Wasson
Phyllis Wenzel
Annemarie Whilton

Laurie Wimberly























Friday, June 15th , 1–7 pm • AWARD Ceremony 5:30pm

Saturday, June 16th 10–7 pm

Sunday, June 17th noon–5 pm

Sponsorship Opportunities Sponsorship PDF

“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 61st 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 2018






Pastene Gold Sponsor


South Shore Music Circus




South Shore BMW




Pilgrim Bank



Union Poing
Silver Sponsors 2018
Dean and Hamilton Realty

Panopticon Imaging

Frame Center

Granite City Electric

Renewal by Anderson


Work 'N Gearl
Kennedys Country Garden WB Mason
Coastal Capital Associates Image Resolutions


The Farrington Family


Bronze Sponsors 2018

Potter MaClennan

Litman Gerson


Enterprise Equipment


Gray, Gray & Gray
Eye Health Services Harborside


RBC Wealth Management


Conway Insurance Agency


King Jewelers

Strekalovsky Architecture

Ted Gentry Associates


Rockland Trust


Derby Academy

Derby Shops


Sullivan Garrity and Doherty



Contributors 2017
BC Tent and Awning Company
George Washington Toma
Graham Waste
Granite City Electric
Hingham Institution for Savings
Inly Schools
King Jewelers
Robin Pelissier Interior Design
Plymouth County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Strekalovsky Architecture
Sullivan, Garrity & Donnelly Insurance
Ted Gentry Associates

Massachusetts Cultural Council Festival Grant


Media Sponsors 2017





WATD radio



Massachusetts Cultural Council

MCC Festival Badge

Funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Councils' Festivals Program


Local Cultural Councils 2018

Abington Cultural Council
Braintree Cultural Council
Cohasset Cultural Council
Duxbury Cultural Council
Hanover Cultural Council
Hingham Cultural Council
Hull Cultural Council
Norwell Cultural Council
Rockland Cultural Council
Scituate Cultural Council


Contact Patrice Maye, Executive Director,