The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod is the regional arts agency for Barnstable County, and has been the Voice of the Arts on Cape Cod since 1988. The AFCC strengthens, supports, and promotes Cape Cod's arts and culture community through grants, professional development, training, collaborative marketing, and advocacy. For additional information about our year-round programs, visit our website.
Enjoy outdoor concerts in summer, and the world-class Cape Symphony year-round. Theaters abound, including the Cape Playhouse, America’s oldest professional summer theater. And the Cape Cod Melody Tent hosts national and international artists and comedians in season.
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Since 2005, jazz musicians from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Europe have appeared at the annual Provincetown Jazz Festival. The Festival is held in the Oldest Arts Colony in the United States and donates a portion of the proceeds to worthy causes on Cape Cod.
Cape Cod’s favorite regional theater! Cape Rep pursues an exciting thought-provoking mix of contemporary and classic plays and musicals. Now in its 23rd year, Cape Rep has two theatres on over 7.5 acres on the north side of Route 6A in Nickerson State Park.
“An architectural wonder" - Cape Cod Travel Guide
The College Light Opera Company has been performing to sold-out audiences at Highfield Theatre since 1969 and is among the very best of American summer theatre traditions. An independent not-for-profit educational theatre, CLOC’s mission is to produce world-class music theatre for Cape Cod audiences while at the same time providing a training ground for America’s up-and-coming young artists. The company is made up of 32 talented singers, a fine 18-piece orchestra, and 13 dedicated technicians, all of whom are hand selected annually from applicants all across the country.
A true Community Theater in historic Orleans that is committed to bringing great theater and performing arts productions to Cape Cod.
Gloriae Dei Artes is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to the pursuit of beauty, truth, and faith, in the Arts — sharing inspiration and education with people across many nationalities, cultures, and traditions. Youth enrichment is an important part of the mission of Gloriae Dei Artes. By leading workshops, teaching lessons, hosting assemblies, and encouraging student participation in classical music and performing arts, the GDA arts groups demonstrate the values of commitment, teamwork, enthusiasm, and respect for self and others.
Get up close and personal at the Cape Cod Melody Tent. For 62 years, the Cape Cod Melody Tent and our sister venue, the South Shore Music Circus, have been presenting world-class entertainment in the scenic Massachusetts coastal communities of Cohasset and Hyannis. The only two continuously-operated tent theatres in the round in the United States. No one gets you closer to the stars!
The Cultural Center's mission is to increase access to education in the visual and performing arts, culture and humanities for all Cape residents, with specific concentration on youth development and professional growth. It serves as a focal point for the community and visitors to the area interested in culture and the arts by offering instruction, entertainment and exhibition.
The Cultural Center offers a wide range of events and programs related to Exhibition, Education, and Entertainment. Please visit our calendar to see what's coming up.
We’re Cape Cod Live! 17 theaters and producing organizations working together to ensure a bright future for theater and all of the performing arts on Cape Cod.