The Lillian Orlowsky + William Freed Museum School

Since the 1920s the Provincetown Art Association and Museum has participated in the outer Cape Cod tradition of offering instruction and studio art workshops to visitors and members of our community.

Inspired by the vibrant culture and creative history of the region, PAAM Education promotes the arts as a vital part of everyday life. From our year-round Museum School workshops to our award-winning Youth Programs, all PAAM Education is designed to promote and cultivate the practice and appreciation of all branches of the fine arts; promote education of the public in the arts; and provide meaningful and enriching artistic experiences to all.


Current workshops

Fall 2019


The Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Museum School continues to amplify the tradition of fine arts instruction on Cape Cod with a variety of standout workshops in drawing, painting, printmaking, and more in our Silver …

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Youth Education

ENGAGE   EXPLORE   CREATE The Provincetown Art Association and Museum’s commitment to accessible arts learning opportunities for young people dates to the 1920s. Nearly a century later, PAAM Education upholds that commitment with an array of award-winning …

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The Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Grant

The late Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed studied with Hans Hofmann in both New York and Provincetown. They were very active at PAAM as artist members and instructors in the summer school, and they served …

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