Festival Events

June 16–18

Fun Dinner Parties

Elizabeth Morse's Quail Eggs

SAVE THE DATES FOR OUR 3 FESTIVAL EVENTS (click on an event for more information)

Rockin' Preview Party Thursday, June 16
Friday Night Party Friday, June 17
Festival Dine Arounds Saturday, June 18

Rockin’ Preview of the 61st Annual Arts Festival
with one night only exhibition of artist & photographer—Ron Pownall
Ron Pownall has captured the music scene when full access to the artists, and the music was the bottom line.


Thursday, June 16
Under the Big Art Tent on Cohasset Common
$250, 6:30pm – 7:30pm Champagne Hour with Oysters and Raw Bar
$125, 7:30 pm

RSVP June 10

Cocktails & Merriment


All proceeds support the Exhibitions & Education programs of South Shore Art Center.
Attendees receive 15% off Art Sales in Big Art Tent.

Rockin' Preview Party
$125 Members

$250 Non Members

We can not attend, but would like to contribute


Sponsored by:

Island Creek Oysters

Friday Night Party
Featuring the Aldous Collins Band

Friday, June 17, 2016
$30M $40Nm

Call 781 383 2787

Friday Night Party
$30 Members

$40 Non Members

We can not attend, but would like to contribute


Dinners in Private Homes in the Company of Artists

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Call 781 383 2787 to reserve your spot!

Dine Around Hosts
Kimberley & Greg Albanese & Jeannie & Chris DeMurias
Featured Artist: Lisa Goren

Wendy & Marc Badia and Christine & Sean Cunning

Featured Artist: Dianne Panarelli Miller

Martha & Ted Gentry
Featured Artist: Vcevy Strekalovsky

Marilyn & Win Minot

Featured Artist: Dorothy Amore Pilla

Chris Rifkin & Elizabeth Morse

Featured Artist: Anne Heywood


Phyllis & Bill Wenzel and Sue Scavo Gallagher
Featured Artist: Ken Lindgren


Craigie Zildjian & Susan Etkind
Featured Artist: Sergio Roffo
We can not attend, but would like to contribute



Be a part of the 61st Annual Arts Festival! For sixty-one years South Shore Art Center (SSAC) has offered an annual arts festival, exhibitions and classes to the South Shore region.

“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.

Contact Kristen Sherman, Director of Development, ksherman@ssac.org