• Sleepy Hollow Puppet Show

    Sleepy Hollow Puppet Show

    Braintree Public Library Thursday, October 23rd 4-5:30pm Vermont’s PuppeTree Inc. touring production of THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW with 150 shadow puppets is a special show for Kindergarten –  8th Grade students and their families. This beautiful sepia toned production runs 44 minutes narrated in Washington Irving’s exact words. Then the audience get a fun peak backstage of how ...

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  • SSAC Juried Art Show

    SSAC Juried Art Show

    Bancroft Gallery:Works on Paper—National Juried Exhibition. Juror: Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Click here to enter: Smarter Entry, SSAC Works on Paper Dillon Gallery: Feasts & Festivities: Small Works by Gallery Artists Opening Reception: October 24, 6–8 pm

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  • Big Ryan at the James

    Big Ryan at the James

    Big Ryan’s Halloween Tales Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. FREE Celebrate Halloween with interactive stories and games with the ever popular Big Ryan.  Be prepared to have some “not-too-spooky” fun. No charge but free-will offerings are gratefully accepted with proceeds to benefit the library. Call 781-659-7100 to register. Best for ...

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  • Boston Book Festival

    Boston Book Festival

    5th Annual Boston Book Festival in Copley Square – 2014 When:  October 23-25 Where: Copley Square Nearest T Station:  Green Line/Copley Square or Commuter Line/Orange Line/Back Bay Cost:  All daytime events are free; a few evening events require tickets; donations appreciated More information:  website Doris Kearnes Goodwin, Herbie Hancock, and Nick Riordan are just a few of ...

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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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Arts Around Town Blog

Children’s Literature Gives us Hope by Kate Dicamillo

Art Talk with Children’s Author Kate DiCamillo  In the late 1990s, Kate DiCamillo was working in the children’s section of a book warehouse, earning $4.80 an hour. The job gave her insight into the children’s publishing process: perhaps 5,000 copies of a book would sell, and the rest would be liquidated to free up warehouse Read More

Featured Arts: Draw Something Wicked “Draws” a Crowd

NSAS sponsored a fantastic drawing workshop at the Norwell Public Library on October 14th. Nationally recognized artist and author of “How to Draw Cool Stuff: A Drawing Guide for Teachers and Students”, Catherine V. Holmes, presented a drawing workshop for all ages on how to step-by-step draw fun, spooky creatures. The room was at capacity with 40 participants drawing, sharing stories and having a really good time. Thanks Catherine for your expertise and for fostering the creative spirit in Norwell!