Welcome to the website for the 
Lakeville Arts Council (LAC)
This site attempts to share with you our ongoing mission to encourage and support the arts as a vital part of our community. The Arts allow us to become who we can be.  Imagine the world without music, dance, literature or art.  The  Lakeville Arts Council strives to support all forms of art within our community so everyone can experience the arts in it's many diverse forms.


Website last updated August 19, 2014
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Visit the Lakeville Public 
Library for the Current Exhibit!

The Great Ponds Gallery in the Lakeville Public Library at 4 Precinct Street in Lakeville during the months of August and September, is displaying the paintings  of Middleboro resident Jennifer Connolly. The subject matter using a variety of media will range from nature, people, and places to fanciful images created in the artists imagination.

This free exhibit is open to the public August 1 through September 29. The Lakeville Public Library is open from noon to 8 pm on Mondays; 10 am to 8pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 am to 6 pm on Wednesdays; and 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays. It is closed Sundays and Fridays. For additional information please contact the library director at 508.947.9028.

This summer the children who frequent the Lakeville Public Library had the opportunity to learn about density, electricity and bugs at three Wednesday Workshops.  You are viewing some of these experiences.
Mad Science Inside 
the Library
Be sure to head to the Great Ponds Gallery inside the Lakeville Library in October to view an exhibit and see more about these workshops.

Calling all scarecrow artists! New this year to the Lakeville Arts & Music Festival will be a Scarecrow Decorating contest open to residents and businesses of Lakeville, Middleborough, Freetown, Berkley, Rochester, Taunton and Raynham.   
There will be 3 categories: traditional, other and business. 
* Traditional scarecrows will be the traditional farm and garden scarecrows, made with cast off clothing, corn stalks, straw, etc.  
* Other category could be most unusual, scary, funny, whimsical,  celebrity, and most artistic. 
* Businesses are encouraged to enter with either a scarecrow representative of their business or something in the other categories.

Finalists will be asked to bring their scarecrow for display at the Lakeville Arts & Music Festival on October 4, 2014 for Festival attendees to vote on to pick the best scarecrow in each category. Entries are due by September 17, 2014 (see rules for specifics).  
You may pick up an entry form at the Lakeville Library or the Lakeville Selectmen’s Office at Town Hall or email LakevilleFestival@hotmail.com to have an entry form emailed to you.  

Break out your imagination and show us your best scarecrow!!!