June 15, 16, & 17

Arts Festival 2018


Friday, June 15th , 1–7 pm • AWARD Ceremony 5:30pm

Saturday, June 16th 10–7 pm

Sunday, June 17th noon–5 pm


Check the links below for specific information on the various activities happening around Arts Festival 2018!


• Thursday, June 14, Preview Party. Behind the Lens: Making Movies in MA

For more about the event and to purchase tickets click here!


Friday Night Party

Dine Arounds

Festival Exhibitors

Festival Information: Directions/Parking, General Information

FREE PARKING & Shuttle Service
Friday/Saturday park at South Shore Music Circus. 130 Sohier Street, Cohasset Sunday park at Deer Hill School. 208 Sohier Street, Cohasset


Last years' Preview Party "Set Sail! photos by Jack Foley

Frank Neer




Michael Kahn

Award Ceremony















Friday, June 15th , 1–7 pm • AWARD Ceremony 5:30pm

Saturday, June 16th 10–7 pm

Sunday, June 17th noon–5 pm

Sponsorship Opportunities Sponsorship PDF

“South Shore Art Center Arts Festival mixes the best of small town New England summer

festivals with an uncommon attention to detail and commitment to presenting quality art and handmade craft.”

South Shore Art Center Arts Festival celebrates its 61st year and showcases craft and fine artists from New England and beyond. In addition to almost one hundred juried exhibitor booths, the Arts Festival features a juried art exhibition and members’ show, live music performances, artist demonstrations, children’s art activities and a young artist exhibition.

The Arts Festival draws over 9,000 visitors from the Greater Boston region to historic, oceanside Cohasset Common.

About South Shore Art Center

A non-profit organization formed in 1954, South Shore Art Center is dedicated to enriching the communities south of Boston by fostering an understanding and appre­ciation of the visual arts through exhibitions and educa­tion. In addition to a nationally-recognized exhibition program, the Art Center offers courses and workshops for adults and children, and enrichment programs to area schools.

Gold Sponsors 2018






Pastene Gold Sponsor


South Shore Music Circus




South Shore BMW




Pilgrim Bank



Union Poing
Silver Sponsors 2018
Dean and Hamilton Realty

Panopticon Imaging

Frame Center

Granite City Electric

Renewal by Anderson


Work 'N Gearl
Kennedys Country Garden WB Mason
Coastal Capital Associates Image Resolutions


The Farrington Family


Bronze Sponsors 2018

Potter MaClennan

Litman Gerson


Enterprise Equipment


Gray, Gray & Gray
Eye Health Services Harborside


RBC Wealth Management


Conway Insurance Agency


King Jewelers

Strekalovsky Architecture

Ted Gentry Associates


Rockland Trust


Derby Academy

Derby Shops


Sullivan Garrity and Doherty



Contributors 2017
BC Tent and Awning Company
George Washington Toma
Graham Waste
Granite City Electric
Hingham Institution for Savings
Inly Schools
King Jewelers
Robin Pelissier Interior Design
Plymouth County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Strekalovsky Architecture
Sullivan, Garrity & Donnelly Insurance
Ted Gentry Associates

Massachusetts Cultural Council Festival Grant


Media Sponsors 2017





WATD radio



Massachusetts Cultural Council

MCC Festival Badge

Funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Councils' Festivals Program


Local Cultural Councils 2018

Abington Cultural Council
Braintree Cultural Council
Cohasset Cultural Council
Duxbury Cultural Council
Hanover Cultural Council
Hingham Cultural Council
Hull Cultural Council
Norwell Cultural Council
Rockland Cultural Council
Scituate Cultural Council


Contact Patrice Maye, Executive Director,