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April 6, 2019 • 10AM-4PM• FREE ADMISSION!

Hyannis Youth & Community Center • 141 Basset Lane, Hyannis, MA
The Festival of Museums is just that – a FREE one-day celebration of Cape Cod’s museums and galleries with events throughout the day. Museums and galleries from all around Cape Cod are offering a fun packed day of surprising and exciting events and activities aimed at igniting your imagination. So, whether you’re a mom or dad looking for something to do with the kids, a group of friends looking for a new experience or an art or history enthusiast, come along and join in the fun!


A BIG welcome, and thank you, to our 2019 exhibitors !
We’re adding new exhibitors each day! Keep checking back to learn more.
Anthi Frangiadis- The Drawing Room
Atlantic White Shark Conservatory
Atwood House
Books by the Sea
Bourne Historical Society
Briggs-McDermott House (Bourne Society for Historic Preservation)
Cahoon Museum of Art
Cape Capture Photo Booth
Cape Cod Bear Factory
Cape Cod Broadcasting
Cape Cod Maritime Museum
Cape Cod Military Museum
Cape Cod Museum of Art
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
Cape Cod Museum Trail
Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Coast Guard Heritage Museum
Dennis Historical Society
Falmouth Museum on the Green
First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union
Harwich Historical Society
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Historic New England’s Winslow Crocker House
Hyannis Main St BID/ TOB Arts & Culture
Hyannis Youth & Community Center
JFK Hyannis Museum
Nantucket Whaling Museum
National Marine Life Center
Pilgrim Hall Museum
Plymouth 400
Provincetown Art Associations & Museum
Taylor Bray Farm
Woods Hole Historical Museum
Zion Union Heritage Museum


We will also have Barnstable students’ artwork, from Elementary to High School, on display during the festival!


Speakers & Entertainment 


The Artful Home with Anthi Frangiadis & Julie Wagner

Shepley Room at 10:30AM – 11:30AM

The Cape and Islands are fortunate to have hundreds of artists and galleries that offer a wide variety of styles, mediums and subjects in the art available for purchase. From the tip of Provincetown to the islands, the art community always has a story to tell.  Join Julie and Anthi as they talk about what factors to consider when buying art for your space.








2018 World Series ChampionshipTrophy

Back of the Auditorium at 12:00PM – 02:00PM

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to take a photo with the Red Sox 2018 World Series Championship Trophy! 




*Photo by the Boston Red Sox






The D- Day Invasion and it’s Ties to Cape Cod

Shepley Room at 01:00PM – 02:00PM

The hour long photo/lecture will go over aspects of the greatest invasion in the history of mankind and because of it’s success, the most important date in the world history. There are amazing connections to the military training that happened here on Cape Cod and the events that occurred on the beach of Normandy. The speaker will be Joseph Yukna co-founder of the Cape Cod Military Museum. 








Awareness Inspires Conservation

Shepley Room at 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC) is ready to give you an understanding of the ongoing white shark research projects. Learn how that research is impacting conservation and public safety efforts, and up to date information on what that research has taught us. Audience members will have an opportunity to view videos and photographs captured during the research season and develop their knowledge of what a shark is and what it takes to conduct white shark research. At the end, audience members will have an opportunity to ask questions and learn how they can get involved in shark and ocean conservation.






Bear T- Shirt Decorating

Outside the HYCC from 1:00PM – 02:00PM

Bring your creativity and get ready for some fun with Cape Cod Bear Factory! Join us on the Bear Bus as we decorate shirts for our favorite lovie friends! We’ll have two shirt sizes, fabric markers and stencils ready! 







Are you a museum interested in exhibiting? Or maybe a business that would like to sponsor the event? Contact Mary Taylor at


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