• Join us at Not Your Average Joe’s Tuesdays in April

    Join us at Not Your Average Joe's Tuesdays in April

    NSAS has been chosen as the beneficiary organization for Not Your Average Cause for April at Not Your Average Joe's! Present the certificate on any Tuesday and NSAS will receive 15% of your total purchase! Come on out, have a nice meal and help support the arts! Reservations recommended. See you there! NSAS Not ...

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  • All Town Band Concert – Amazing!

    All Town Band Concert - Amazing!

    On Thursday April 10th, close to 300 hundred students from all four Norwell Public Schools joined together for the All-Norwell Band Concert sponsored by the Norwell Scholastic Arts Society (NSAS). All of the students and teachers worked hard to prepare. The NHS Gymnasium was full to capacity with enthusiastic performers ...

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  • Back to the ’80′s Music Marathon “Wicked Awesome!”

    Back to the '80's Music Marathon Wicked Awesome!

    Music Marathon 2014 – Back to the ‘80’s was a great success! Student performers embraced the theme with radical neon, righteous headbands, and totally wicked awesome performances! The Norwell Scholastic Arts Society would like to thank the wonderful event volunteers, the families that donated items and supplies, and following generous community ...

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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

Faust/Marsalis: The art of learning

Happy New Year, All! The following excellent piece on the essential role of arts in education, coauthored by Drew Faust and Wynton Marsalis, was published in USA Today on January  2, 2014. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Today’s students will hold jobs that have not yet been invented, using skills not yet defined. The arts are about imagining Read More

Featured Arts: NHS Art Students Receive Scholastic Art Awards

The Scholastic Art Awards are a national award program sponsored by The Alliance For Young Artists and Writers and Scholastic Educational Magazines, Inc. Locally the Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Since 1923, the Awards have recognized and encouraged millions of students, including Truman Capote, Philip Pearlstein, Sylvia Plath, Andy Warhol, John Updike and Stephen King who won when they were teens. In more recent years, famous names such as Myla Goldberg, Paul Chan, Zac Posen, Lena Dunham and Erik Madigan Heck have become alumni of the program.

This year Norwell High School students have proven once again that our program is a national leader in participation and quality of work. Works were judged on originality, technical skill, and emergence of personal vision or voice. The following students have been recognized for excellence in their work:

Emily Argiro – Printmaking Gold Key

Sahana Bail – Mixed Media Honorable Mention

Devon Bailey – Design Honorable Mention

Elizabeth Basso – Drawing Gold Key

Elizabeth Basso – Portfolio Honorable Mention

Hannah Baum – Printmaking Silver Key

Alexis Henriquez – Drawing Gold Key

Jessica Joseph – Photography Gold Key

Mary Lambert – Drawing Honorable Mention

Emily Lynch – Painting Silver Key

Kingsley Maduri – Photography Honorable Mention

Alanna Masciarelli – Sculpture Honorable Mention

Antonia Rincon – Sculpture Silver Key

Claudia Seguin – Drawing Silver Key

Abigail Spelman – Sculpture Honorable Mention

Ivy Watson – Design Silver Key

Award Ceremonies will take place on Saturday, March 8, 2014 for all Honorable Mention, Silver and Gold Key award recipients at the Blackman Auditorium on the campus of Northeastern University in Boston. This year’s exhibition honoring all Gold Key winning work will be held at Boston City Hall in Government Plaza from Friday, March 7 through Sunday, March 30, 2014. Visiting hours will be Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm. The exhibit will also be open for special hours on Saturday, March 8 so that guests may visit before or after the award ceremonies. Congratulations students.