Gloucester Public Schools Arts Festival

Gloucester Education Fund's Public School Art Festival in Gloucester Massachusetts

For the last 10 years the Gloucester Public School District and Gloucester Education Foundation have organized this amazing community event which highlights the artistic gifts of the students in our city. This celebration features art and performances from children in every school in the Gloucester Public School District. Paintings, ceramics, photography, woodworking, theater pieces and musical performances will be on display throughout the downtown area — in City Hall, Sawyer Free Library, the Cape Ann Museum, and the Sculpture Park. Come and enjoy the talents of our students!

2018 Gloucester Public Schools Arts Festival Schedule of Events*

Cape Ann Museum

  • 11-1 Community Art Project - Paint with Art Haven (Courtyard)
  • 12-12:20 Veterans’ 4th & 5th Grade Chorus “The Gleeful Eagles” (Auditorium)
  • 12:20-12:40 O’Maley Chorus Performance (Auditorium)
  • 12:40-1 GHS Chorus Performance (Auditorium)
  • 2-2:30 GHS Theatre Program Performance: Once Upon a Mattress (Auditorium)

Gloucester City Hall:

  • 11-11:30 Mad Hot Ball Demonstration (District 5th Graders)
  • 11:30-2 Recorder Performance (District 3rd Graders)
  • 12-12:30 Ukulele Performance (East Gloucester & Plum Cove 4th Graders)
  • 1-1:30 Dancing Through the Decades with Sarah Slifer Swift
  • 1:30-2 GHS Engineering Department Interactive Demonstration
  • 3-3:30 O’Maley Jazz Band Performance
  • 3:30-4 GHS Docksiders Performance

Sawyer Free Library:

  • 11-1 GHS Culinary Arts Reception (Friend Room)
  • 12-2 Musical Petting Zoo with Sound Harbor (Friend Room)
  • 12-2 Garden Games with Backyard Growers (Amphitheater)

All Day Visual Art Displays

Cape Ann Museum:

  • Lobby Gallery (Pieces from Elementary Schools, O’Maley & GHS)
  • Beeman - Blue
  • Plum Cove- Purple
  • West Parish - Green

Gloucester City Hall:

  • O’Maley Innovation Middle School (Auditorium)
  • GHS Engineering (Auditorium)
  • GHS Cabinet Design (Auditorium)

Sawyer Free Library:

  • GHS Visual Arts, Clayworks, Photography (Friend Room/Matz Gallery/First level)
  • East Gloucester - Black (Mezzanine)
  • Veterans’ - Red (Mezzanine)

*Events subject to change

Photo By: 

Martin DelVecchio

When: 
Saturday, May 12, 2018 11am-4pm
Prices: 
Free
Phone: 
978.282.5550

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