• Free Museum Day

    Free Museum Day

    Free Museum Day Saturday September 27th In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket… for free Visit Boston museums ...

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  • Piet Mondrian

    Piet Mondrian

    Weymouth Public Library Saturday September 27th 2:30 – 4pm For children ages 8-12 After a brief introduction and discussion of the artist Piet Mondrian and his works, children will create a relief painting in his style. Registration for this workshop is limited to 30 children.  Participants should be sure to wear clothes ...

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  • Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

    Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

    The Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival–Boston’s biggest block party–takes place on Saturday, September 27, from noon to 6 p.m. on Columbus Avenue between Massachusetts Avenue and Burke Street in Boston’s South End. The outdoor performances are open to the public and free of charge. This year, the festival celebrates the theme Jazz: ...

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  • Americana Music Fest

    Americana Music Fest

    Hear 60 roots acts at The New England Americana Festival, which is free on outdoor stages during the day on Brattle Street, Harvard Square

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  • Teen Manga Class

    Teen Manga Class

    Tufts Weymouth Public Library Saturday, September 27th 2-4 pm Artists and illustrators Andy and Veronica Fish will present a 2 hour workshop for teens and ‘tweens (grades 7 – 12)!  The instructors will discuss creating characters using shape and art styles; then feature a hands-on how-to demo.  The students will create ...

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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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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: 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!