About the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod is the regional arts agency for Barnstable County, committed to strengthening and promoting Cape Cod’s arts and cultural industry throughout the year. We serve individual artists, cultural centers, fine and performing arts groups and businesses, and cultural and historical establishments such as museums and historical societies.

Find out more about the year-round programs provided by the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod!


DSC_6574Presenting the most anticipated cultural event of the year.

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod presents the Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea concert every August, featuring the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. The annual concert is the main fundraiser for the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, and is a summertime tradition for thousands of families.

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Pops in the Park.

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod welcomes the Cape Cod Five Pops in the Park. This summertime event will be celebrating its 26th year and features the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Artistic Director and Conductor Jung-Ho Pak.

PassportPromoting local artists and cultural organizations year-round.

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod partners with Cape Cod Life Magazine to produce Cape Cod Art, an annual guide to arts and culture on Cape Cod.


GrantsSupporting cultural projects that enhance life for the whole community.

The Arts Foundation supports the artists and cultural community of Cape Cod through grants distributed twice each year. Since its inception, the Arts Foundation has distributed over $1.25 million to individual artists, art organizations, educational institutions, and other cultural projects that impact education and the creative economy.

SummerConcertBringing communities together to celebrate and enjoy local music.

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod presents free outdoor weekly concerts throughout July and August known as the TD Bank Summer Concert Series, in Chatham, Dennis Port, Falmouth, Harwich, Hyannis, Mashpee Commons, Orleans, and Yarmouth.