Southcoast Spring Arts festival to bring arts to Dartmouth
The SouthCoast Spring Arts festival is a collection of arts and cultural events from across the region. While events are planned everywhere from Fall River to Wareham, there’s plenty to do without leaving town.
For a complete list of events, go to southcoastspringarts.org/2022.
May 6: Acrylic dirty pour painting. At 5 p.m., the Dartmouth Cultural Center will hold a workshop to teach visitors how to make and preserve an “acrylic dirty pour painting.” The class is open to participants 13 and up. Online registration is required and the cost is $35. The class will take just over three hours to complete.
May 6: Taste local kombucha. At 6 p.m., the Dartmouth Cultural Center will host a presentation from Emily Sheridan, owner of Fieldstone Kombucha in Bristol, R.I. who will talk about the business and lead the group in a kombucha tasting.
May 7: Learn traditional basket weaving. At 9:30 a.m., the Dartmouth Cultural Center will host a workshop with renowned weaver Trisha Brown-Medeiros who will teach participants to weave in the Nantucket style by making bracelets. The three-hour class will cost $50 and online registration is required.
May 7: Children’s painting workshop. At 10 a.m., the center will host a children’s painting class with “Grammy Sharon” who will introduce the kids to painting by having them decorate small birdhouses or flower pots. The cost is $10.
May 9: Shell fishing lesson and oyster tasting. At 6 p.m. the Dartmouth Cultural Center will host a free presentation from Seth Garfield of Cuttyhunk Shellfish Farms, who will talk about the ins and outs of the shellfish industry, demonstrate how to properly shuck an oyster, and provide samples for attendees.
May 14: Shell painting for kids. At 10 a.m., the Dartmouth Cultural Center will host a free shell painting class for kids with instructor Brenda Moreira.