• Newport Jazz Festival 60th Anniversary

    Newport Jazz Festival 60th Anniversary

    Newport Jazz Festival offers 40 performances by the finest established and emerging jazz artists, plus a symposium about how jazz relates to popular culture, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI.  http://www.newportjazzfest.org/

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  • Kids Writing Workshop with Big Ryan

    Kids Writing Workshop with Big Ryan

    Kingston Public Library Children in grades 3 through 5 are invited to sign-up for a fabulous storytelling and writing workshop hosted by Ryan Raycette of Big Ryan’s Tall Tales. This is a four-week program, and we strongly encourage children to attend all four weeks. The last meeting will include families, too! This program ...

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  • WISHING YOU A CREATIVE SUMMER!

    WISHING YOU A CREATIVE SUMMER!

    Here's hoping all our Norwell families have a safe, fun, creative summer 2014! Send us your pictures of any outstanding adventures you have! We'd love to hear about it! Send in to pictures@norwellarts.org

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Open Call for Arts Photos & Videos

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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Why Children’s Books Matter

Why Children’s Books Matter May 16, 2014 By Rebecca Gross The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter, on view at the New York Public Library, elicits the wonder of Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Photo by Jonathan Blanc, courtesy of NYPL Wandering the gallery space of The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter, Read More

Featured Arts: Fine Arts Festival – A Community Favorite!

The Fine Arts Festival was a great success last week at NHS! Student works in various media and sculpture were on display from the Elementary Level through High School AP Art . In addition, the HS Art Club created another fabulous puppet with the support of a NEF grant.

For the first time, NSAS presented art scholarships to two students from the 5th grade. Students, one from Cole and one from Vinal, were chosen from a field of submissions. Students were asked to answer the question “Art is?” and could respond in a variety of ways. The winners each received a certificate to participate in an art education class at the South Shore Art Center.

High School student art awards were handed out by the HS art teachers and a special recognition was given to Mr. Paul Papadonis who retires from NHS this year. The Fine Arts Festival is sponsored by the Norwell High School PTO under a grant by the Norwell Cultural Council and the Norwell Scholastic Arts Society (NSAS).

Great job everyone!