The HYArts district nurtures and celebrates the creativity and talent of established and emerging Cape Cod artists.

Carol and Richard Judson Zolan

Catherine and William Hemmerdinger

Chelsea and Kate Thompson-Linden Studios

Wayne Shepard

Lisa Jo Rudy

Dawn Rosell

William McGorman

Gina Kovach

Lindsay Holt

Janet Gauland

Donald Gauland

Richard Frigault

HyArts Shanty Program 2018 Information Page

The artist shanty program is an incubator program for Cape Cod artists to work and sell in an affordable and unique studio and gallery space. Both the Bismore Park and Harbor Overlook locations provide prime visibility and opportunities to gain and improve business, marketing, and selling skills and generate revenue from handmade and hand-crafted artwork.


Please view the program information



Important Dates for 2018 Season:

Contracts and Payments

___February 1:  Contract fee, Security deposit, Signed contract, Proof of Insurance*

      *Proof of insurance deadline extended to April 1, 2018 

___March 1:    Contract fee balance due

Artist Bio and Photos for Website

___ASAP no later than April 1

Spring Meeting and Workshops

___April 19:  Spring Meeting, time and location TBD


Quick Links:

Shanty FAQs

Watch Videos of Shanty Artists

Arts Barnstable Facebook

Arts Barnstable Instagram

Artist Resources

Maps and Directions

Emma Charpentier

HyArts Shanty Artists 2017

Below is a complete list of artists participating in the 2017 HyArts Artist Shanties. View their bio below to see when you can find them at the shanties and for contact information.  Or you can View Artists by Shanty Week

Melissa Crim

Linda Keough

Lori Dawn

Elena Tobin

Betty Wiley

Kristen Sullivan

Linda Saunders

Donna Rockwell

Jeanmarie O’Clair

Deborah McCarty

Mary McSweeney

Kathryn Knight

John Flynn

Laverne Christopher

Rick Branscomb

Martine Bindler-Dosbiens

Laura Bergeron

Barnstable Senior Art Show Opening Reception -  Art Sea

Sylvia Quiroga

Katie O’Sullivan

Liam Kelly

Gillian Hurrie

John Whitmarsh

Anne Tochka

Amanda and Jessica McHugh

Kathleen Quinn Kortis

Aimee Frigault

Lauren Elias

Ann DesRoches

Bett McCarthy

Jay Pacunas

Elisa Sullivan

Marcia Simpson

Jennifer Baudanza

Rachel Avenia

Carolyn Ferrell

Tony Donovan

Practicing Silence Meditation with Bettina


Free Friday night improv

Gentle Yoga with Arden

The Key Idea-A community art project

The New Classics Company summer theater programs 2015 at the Guyer Barn

“CHIPS House” Art Show…Centerville

Kate DeCiccio _community art project in Hyannis HyArts Cultural District

Free Saturday Concerts at Hyannis Village Green

Free Saturday Concerts at Hyannis Village Green

AB Events

There is always plenty of free entertainment/talks/programs at all of our village libraries all year long.
Check out the offerings on-line on the Barnstable libraries calendar of events and also at

ART visits NATURE at the Halfway House, Sandy Neck Beach!  2015 dates have been set:  March 13th, May 1st, September 18th and October 16th, 2015.

For application and more information email:

See Events at

Mitali Chakraborty

Cape Cod Art Association presents Art in the Village-Barnstable

The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern Summer Music on the Patio

Old Selectmen’s Building Gallery Exhibits 2015

Tuesdays at Twilight with “Hot Soup”

Tuesdays at Twilight with MJ and the In Crowd featuring Marcia Wytrawl

Love Listen Local Singer Songwriter Series at the Artist Shanties-“Catie Flynn”

Love Listen Local Singer Songwriter Series at the Artist Shanties-“Katy Boc and Todd Nickerson”

Love Listen Local Singer Songwriter Series at the Artist Shanties-“Molly Parmenter”

Love Listen Local Singer Songwriter Series at the Artist Shanties-“Alicia Mathewson”

Love Listen Local Singer Songwriter Series at the Artist Shanties-“Catherine King”

Love Listen Local Singer Songwriter Series at the Artist Shanties-“Diana Di Gioia”

Love. Listen. Local, Singer-Songwriter music series-Jen Stratton and Gerry Mac

Love Listen Local:Singer Songwriter Spotlight - Jordan Renzi

African Dance with Tara Murphy-Hyannis Village Green

New Classics Company presents The Wizard of Oz Movies on the Green

13th annual Fun-Filled Clamming Classes for Kids

3rd Annual Diamondback Terrapin Release Day

The Schooner “Shenandoah” Hyannis Visit

African Drumming Class in Hyannis

Allen McGarry and Friends-Friday Nights

Harriet Zabusky-Zand

Kim Rumberger

Eileen Lipkind

Dawn Rosell

Harvest Festival for the Arts

44th Annual Historical Lecture Series

MindSet III Art Event

44th Annual Historical Lecture Series

Palette knife Pilates workshop with Mary Moquin

Paper Marbling Workshop with Chena River Marblers

Barnstable Senior Art Show Opening Reception -  Total Eclipse of the Art

Opening reception for Pope John Paul II and St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School student art show

Painting For All Levels with Robert Roark

New Classics Company Second Theatrical Season at the Guyer Barn



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