Artist Resources

Opportunities for artists in the Town of Barnstable and across the Cape.
If you have a call for art you'd like to share please contact Arts & Culture Coordinator Melissa H. Chartrand at


Calls for Art

Call for artists and craftspeople to participate in 2019 Art in the Village festival in Barnstable Village.

Kick off the summer art show season with Cape Cod Art Center’s annual Art in the Village festival. Celebrating its seventeenth year in historic Barnstable Village! Art in the Village will run Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd, 10am-4pm. Art in the Village will feature artists’ original works of art and handmade goods, family fun, live music, auction items and more!

Vendors will be provided a 10 x 10 tent space. Prices are $150 for Cape Cod Art Center members and $200 for non-members. All new applicants must be juried in for acceptance. Vendors are responsible for their own tent set up, signage, permits if necessary and liability insurance.

Cape Cod Art Center will provide marketing for the weekend event, including print and radio advertising and publicity from here, to Boston and beyond. Our website will feature your business and contact information.

All festival visitors will be provided with a program guide with your booth location and information. We will have porta-potties, night security and a management team on site. In mid-June vendors will be notified of assigned location, facilities available and a final schedule of weekend events. Download the 2019 application at under “events” or pick one up in person at Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable, MA 02630.

2019 Art in the Village application

Call for artists and craftspeople to exhibit at Sturgis Library

The Sturgis Library presents exhibits of the work of local artists in our Simpkins Room gallery and displays of interesting collections and work in our two display cases in the lobby. For more details and application:

Call for artists and craftspeople to teach at the Barnstable Senior Center

The Barnstable Senior Center is now open evenings, and is seeking teachers for Tuesdays and Wednesdays between the hours of 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm. If you have an idea for a class, please call our activities coordinator, Susan Griffin, at 508-862-4761.

Art Studio Available

In downtown Hyannis, Hyarts Campus: studio space available on the second floor. Approximately 12 x 12 with a small alcove. Shared bathroom. Must be in 'creative arts economy": writer, artist/artisan. Shared bathroom with 2 other studios. $275 includes all utilities and WiFi. Parking available. This is a working space not a live-in. For more information or to see the space, email

HyArts Shanties - 2019 Season

Selling opportunity for Artists and Artisans from Cape Cod are invited to participate.  Be a part of the artist community in two outdoor venue locations in the heart of the Hyannis HyArts Cultural District, between Main Street & Hyannis Harbor. Applications are accepted (all juried) on a rolling basis, in order received until all spots are filled.   Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all spots filled.
There will be a first review and placements for applications received by the 4th Friday in October (Oct 26th, 2018).
Applications continue to be received and applicants reviewed for all remaining spots, until filled.

2019 HyArts Shanty Season Application


HyArts Artist Shanties

Unique affordable studio and gallery space for local artists
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Guyer Barn

Community space for exhibitions, classes, workshops, meetings, performances
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Studio 46 Artist in Residence

Live/work studio on the HyArts Campus
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Old Selectmen's Building

Public art venue in a restored Victorian historic building
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Artwork on Loan

Opportunity for artists to display their work on the walls of the meeting rooms in Barnstable Town Hall.  For more information contact:


Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions for artists to Sandy Neck.
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Bridgewater State

Cape Cod Community College Center for Corporate and Professional Education

Business Support:

Business Barnstable

Coastal Community Capital Group

Community Development Partnership