• The Forever Present

    The Forever Present

    The Forever Present, a musical play for kids, asks this question: do Christmas wishes really come true? After a sledding spill, Nonny makes a wish that her two granddaughters will be safe forever, and Santa overhears. He wonders . . .  just what would it take to make two mischievous ...

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  • John Muratore Guitar Concert

    John Muratore Guitar Concert

    John Muratore will perform a free concert of “Christmas Music for Guitar" on Sunday, December 21 at 3:00 pm at the Hingham Public Library. His performance is part of the Boston Classical Guitar Society's Sunday Sounds Special seriesfeatured at the Hingham Public Library. Seating begins at 2:30 pm. Highly acclaimed classical ...

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  • Winter Solstice Begins December 21st

    Winter Solstice Begins December 21st

    "To go in the dark with a light is to know the light. To know the dark, go dark. Go without sight, and find that the dark, too, blooms and sings, and is traveled by dark feet and dark wings." —Wendell Berry

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  • Art Reception at the James

    Art Reception at the James

    Monotype print by Lee LeonardMonotype print by DeeDee Agee DECEMBER 2014 Coastal Printmakers Small Works for the Holidays December 5 – 30 Free opening reception on Friday, December 5th from 6-8 p.m.The Coastal Printmakers, a local consortium of printmakers, returns to the James with smaller original works in time for the holidays. Prints will also ...

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Checkout out our Galleries page for photos of arts events in Norwell schools. We encourage anyone who has taken photos or videos of arts events to please email them to us at photos@norwellarts.org and we'll post them to the galleries.

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Putting Art in STEM

“Engineers focus on how it works,” … “Artists focus on the user experience.” Putting Art in STEM By HENRY FOUNTAIN (NY Times) Engineering and art were not always completely separate disciplines. Take Leonardo da Vinci, who seamlessly combined the two. “Five hundred years ago, you couldn’t really tell the difference between artists and engineers,” said Read More

Featured Arts: The Laramie Project at Norwell High School

Norwell High School’s theater company, the Fourth Wall Players presented The Laramie Project at the beginning of December to rave reviews for brave performances and cast cohesion. Through monologues and first person interviews, the play exposed the prejudice and hatred that led to the murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. NHS brought the concepts introduced in the play to the whole student body by having cast members perform excerpts from the play during the school day and then following the performances with teacher led advisory periods. Bravo!