ArtsBoston is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting the arts.
About the HyArts District Recognizing the importance of the arts in a vibrant community, the Town of Barnstable has established the HyArts (Hyannis Arts) DISTRICT to enhance and enrich the quality of life for residents and visitors by coordinating and supporting activities promoting arts and culture. The Town has partnered with many local and regional arts organizations to establish THE HyArts DISTRICT as a regional center for the creative and performing arts. Our partners include the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Cape Cod Art Association, Hyannis Main Street Business Improvement District, Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, Hyannis Area Chamber of Commerce, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce and Town of Barnstable. HyArts History Prior to the creating of theHyArts DISTRICT, Barnstable introduced the Harbor Shanties and Harbor Your Arts (HyA) program in the summer of 2005, to provide a unique, affordable harbor-front location for our local artists to create and sell their work. This program was widely acclaimed as a welcome addition to Hyannis Harbor and was very well received by Cape residents, visitors, and the arts and culture community. The Town’s visual arts program has also expanded over the years, thanks to the Shirley Blair Flynn Center for the Creative Arts, which is comprised of a campus of town-owned properties at the corner of Pearl and South Streets in Hyannis including the