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October 2019

The PAAM Party

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

TICKETS GO ON SALE IN AUGUST Please note that, unlike in other years, this year's Gala is not on Columbus Day Weekend.

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September 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Jay Milder and Adam Zucker

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$ 12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS Exhibiting artist Jay Milder and curator Adam Zucker discuss Jay Milder: Unblotting the Rainbow, on view through November 10. THE FREDI SCHIFF LEVIN LECTURE SERIES The Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series Established in 2003 in honor of the artist Fredi Schiff Levin who was a member of Provincetown’s arts community from the 1960s until her passing in 2002. PAAM gratefully acknowledges John and Toni Levin, and Liz Lovati of Angel Foods…

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September 2019

Annual Consignment Auction

September 21 @ 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC PAAM’s annual Consignment Auction is a spectacular live event that features the work of late regional artists. Held annually in September, PAAM’s Consignment Auction features artwork by deceased artists who lived, studied, or worked on Cape Cod. Auctioneer and Provincetown art expert James R. Bakker (MA Lic.#154) officiates these events. In the weeks prior to the Auction, all lots are displayed for public viewing at the Museum in the Auction Preview exhibition and online. Do you have…

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September 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Rob DuToit and Don Beal on Color Beyond Description

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS Curators Rob DuToit and Don Beal discuss the exhibition Color Beyond Description: The Watercolors of Charles Hawthorne, Hans Hofmann, and Paul Resika, on view through November 3. THE FREDI SCHIFF LEVIN LECTURE SERIES The Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series Established in 2003 in honor of the artist Fredi Schiff Levin who was a member of Provincetown’s arts community from the 1960s until her passing in 2002. PAAM gratefully acknowledges John and Toni Levin,…

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September 2019

Opening Reception: Color Beyond Description, and The Auction Preview

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Please join us for the openings of two exhibitions: Color Beyond Description: The Watercolors of Charles Hawthorne, Hans Hofmann, and Paul Resika, curated by Donald Beal and Rob DuToit; and The 2019 Consignment Auction Preview.

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September 2019

Tour of the Exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

September 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour current exhibitions: Selections from the Pat and Nanno de Groot Collection, curated by Christine McCarthy; Circa 1945: The Collection of Renee and Chaim Gross, curated by the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation; and Color Beyond Description: The Watercolors of Charles Hawthorne, Hans Hofmann, and Paul Resika, curated by Donald Beal and Rob Dutoit. Tours are open to PAAM members only, and are free-of-charge, but pre-registration…

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August 2019

Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION Featuring Donna Byrne (vocals) with Tim Ray (piano), Marshall Wood (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

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August 2019

Closing of The Members’ 12×12

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction closes today! All bids close at 2pm.

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August 2019

Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION Featuring Dane Vannatter (vocals) with the Cape Cod Jazz Quintet: Steve Ahern (trumpet), Bruce Abbott (sax), Fred Boyle (piano), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

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August 2019

Free Fun Friday!

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Admission to the Museum is free all day today (11am-10pm), thanks to the Free Fun Fridays initiative by The Highland Street Foundation!

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August 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Suzette McAvoy on Stephen Pace

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS Suzette McAvoy discusses the life and work of Stephen Pace, in conjunction with the exhibition Stephen Pace in Provincetown, on view through September 1. Suzette McAvoy is the Executive Director and Chief Curator at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art. She has over 30 years experience in the art and museum field, working as the Chief Curator at the Farnsworth Art Museum and Director of the University of Rhode Island Art Galleries,…

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August 2019

Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION Featuring Carmen Cicero (sax) with Kent Hewitt (piano), Marshall Wood (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

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August 2019

Tour of the Exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour current exhibitions: Stephen Pace in Provincetown, curated by Cathy Claman; Selections from The Pat and Nanno de Groot Collection, curated by Christine McCarthy; The Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction; Circa 1945: Abstract Art in the Renee and Chaim Gross Collection, curated by The Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation; and Studio Icons from the Permanent Collection, curated by Christine McCarthy. Tours are open to PAAM…

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August 2019

Members’ Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

August 6 @ 6:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Tonight we gather as an art association to discuss the year's achievements and make decisions about the future, including voting on a new slate of Board members. Immediately following the meeting is a dinner celebrating our incredible volunteers. The dinner is free for volunteers, $10 for everyone else. PROPOSED BOARD SLATE After careful consideration, the Nominating Committee believes that the proposed slate maintains a proper balance of artistic and business leadership for a diversified Board that will adequately reflect and…

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August 2019

Eric Kandel and Emily Braun in Conversation

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$25 GET TICKETS HERE | PRESENTED IN CONJUNCTION WITH TWENTY SUMMERS Join us for an afternoon conversation that brings together Nobel Prize–winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel with Emily Braun, Distinguished Professor of 20th Century European and American Art at Hunter College. The two experts will discuss Kandel’s most recent book, Reductionism in Art and Brain Science, in which he examines how science can inform the way we experience a work of art and seek to understand its meaning. ABOUT THE SPEAKERS…

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July 2019

Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION Featuring Shawnn Monteiro (vocals) with Fred Boyle (piano), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

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July 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Contemporary Painting with Megan Hinton

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS This informal slide talk will show the trajectory of Contemporary painting over the past 30 years. Beginning with 1989 a painting will be selected for each year up until 2019 that represent current trends, innovations, and shifts of late 20th/early 21st Century painting. Significant American and international painters will be presented with an emphasis on multicultural, LGBTQIA, and women artists. This is an opportunity to immerse oneself beyond the scope of Provincetown…

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July 2019

Youth Exhibition at Oils by the Sea Gallery

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oils by the Sea Gallery, 437 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Provincetown’s Family Week will be here before we know it, and with it comes what has developed into a beloved tradition at Shirl Roccapriore’s Oils by the Sea Gallery: The Annual PAAM Youth Artist Exhibition and Fundraiser! On view July 26-August 4, the exhibition opens with a public reception on Friday, July 26 from 6-8pm, and features four young artists from PAAM’s Art Reach program: Baylie Hartford, Landon Parr, Hannah Richardson, and Molly Shafnacker. Timed to coincide with Provincetown’s Family…

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July 2019

Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION Jazz Flute Summit - A First for Cape Cod! Featuring Steve Ahern & Bruce Abbott from the Cape Cod Jazz Quintet and Nick Suchecki & Ryder Cory, the Next Generation of Jazz. With Alan Clinger (guitar), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

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July 2019

Provincetown Arts Publishing Party

July 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Provincetown Arts Magazine invites you to celebrate the release of their annual issue here at PAAM!

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July 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Sasha Davis

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS Sasha Davis, Executive Director of the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation, discusses the exhibition Circa 1945: Abstract Art in the Renee and Chaim Gross Collection, on view through September 15. THE FREDI SCHIFF LEVIN LECTURE SERIES The Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series Established in 2003 in honor of the artist Fredi Schiff Levin who was a member of Provincetown’s arts community from the 1960s until her passing in 2002. PAAM gratefully acknowledges…

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July 2019

Opening Reception: The Renee and Chaim Gross Collection; The Members’ 12×12

July 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Please join us for the opening receptions for two exhibitions: Circa 1945: Abstract Art in The Renee and Chaim Gross Collection, curated by the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation; and The Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction.

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July 2019

Museum Closed to the Public from 11am-8pm

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Museum is closed to the public until tonight's opening reception at 8pm. PAAM members get early access to the exhibitions, Circa 1945: The Collection of Renee and Chaim Gross and The Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction, in today's Members-Only Preview, become a member today to join us!

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July 2019

Members-Only Preview

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY PAAM members are invited to an exclusive first-look at Circa 1945: Abstract Art in the Renee and Chaim Gross Collection, curated by The Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation, and The Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction.

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July 2019

The Secret Garden Tour

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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July 2019

Opening Reception: Stephen Pace, The de Groot Collection, and Studio Icons

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Please join us for the opening receptions for three exhibitions: Stephen Pace in Provincetown, curated by Cathy Claman; Selections from The Pat and Nanno de Groot Collection, curated by Christine McCarthy; and Studio Icons from the Permanent Collection, curated by Christine McCarthy.

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July 2019

Drop-Off Day: Members’ 12×12

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Today is Drop-Off Day for the Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction! Head over to the exhibition page for submission guidelines.

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July 2019

Tour of the Exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

July 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour current exhibitions: The Transformation of Line, curated by Bert Yarborough; Marion Campbell Hawthorne, curated by Christine McCarthy; and Big Fat Flowers, curated by Vicky Tomayko and Bert Yarborough. Tours are open to PAAM members only, and are free-of-charge, but pre-registration is requested.

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June 2019

Gay Sons and Mothers

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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A FUNDRAISER FOR PAAM $50 | REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED | PRE-SALES FOR THIS EVENT ARE CLOSED, TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR AT 5:30 The emotional relationship between gay sons and their mothers has been pathologized, idealized… and, surprisingly, largely unexplored. In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, a turning point for gay rights, Rick Miller, LICSW, will share his research about that relationship from his multimedia project Gay Sons and Mothers. This talk will provide a timeline…

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June 2019

Free Admission for Dads

June 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Happy Father's Day! Your pops gets free admission on Sunday, June 16; we're open from 11am-5pm. Now on view: To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Older Adults by Jess T. Dugan and Vanessa Fabbre, curated by Christine McCarthy; The Transformation of Line: The Drawings and Paintings of Michael Prodanou, curated by Bert Yarborough; In Relationship: Tracey Anderson, Lynn Stanley, and The PAAM Collection, curated by Lynn Stanley; and Marion Hawthorne Campbell: An American…

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June 2019

Bon Voyage, Lynn!

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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CELEBRATING LYNN STANLEY'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO PAAM | FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Lynn Stanley, PAAM’s Curator of Education and founder of Art Reach, Art on the Edge, and The Reaching Forward Mentor Program is leaving PAAM after a seventeen year tenure. Please join us for an afternoon in the studios as we wish Lynn farewell! Need a ride? Take the bus on us, parents are welcome! (Space is limited, so please let us know if you plan on taking the…

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June 2019

Opening Reception: Big Fat Flowers

June 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Please join us for the opening of Big Fat Flowers, curated by Vicky Tomayko and Bert Yarborough.

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June 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Michael Prodanou

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBER Join us for a Fredi Schiff Levin lecture with Michael Prodanou, in conjunction with his exhibition The Transformation of Line, curated by Bert Yarborough.

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June 2019

Peter Ciluzzi in Concert

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION | GET TICKETS HERE (ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR, OPEN AT 6:30) Guitarist Peter Ciluzzi’s music transports listeners through virtuosic, evocative compositions that tell a story without words. He has been featured in Acoustic Guitar Magazine and his acclaimed solo instrumental work has accumulated millions of views on YouTube and more than 10 million plays on Spotify. Ciluzzi is a recording artist on Candyrat Records, which represents more than thirty musicians from ten countries and features some…

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June 2019

Art in the Barn: Day 2

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

PRESENTED BY TWENTY SUMMERS + PAAM SOLD OUT! E-MAIL LMARCHESSAULT@PAAM.ORG TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST. For the third year in a row, we’re hosting two days of art-making in the Hawthorne Barn with our friends from Twenty Summers. Following a brief lecture on the legacy of Charles Hawthorne in Provincetown, teacher John Clayton will give a painting demonstration and supervise a full day of painting in the Barn. Lunch will be provided. The class is open to all levels of experience, but…

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June 2019

Tour of the Exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour current exhibitions: To Survive on This Shore, curated by Christine McCarthy; The Transformation of Line, curated by Bert Yarborough; In Relationship, curated by Lynn Stanley; Marion Campbell Hawthorne, curated by Christine McCarthy; and Joseph Kaplan and His Contemporaries, curated by Christine McCarthy. Tours are open to PAAM members only, and are free-of-charge, but pre-registration is requested (fill out the form below). IMAGE: Charles Hawthorne,…

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May 2019

Museum Open

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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We're open on Memorial Day Monday! See you in the galleries between 12 and 5pm.

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May 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Jess T. Dugan

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS Jess T. Dugan, who created To Survive on This Shore with collaborator Vanessa Fabbre, sits down with us to discuss her work. The Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series The Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series was established in 2003 in honor of the artist Fredi Schiff Levin who was a member of Provincetown’s arts community from the 1960s until her passing in 2002. PAAM gratefully acknowledges the Levin family and Liz Lovati of…

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May 2019

Art in the Barn: Day 1

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

PRESENTED BY TWENTY SUMMERS + PAAM SOLD OUT! E-MAIL LMARCHESSAULT@PAAM.ORG TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST. For the third year in a row, we’re hosting two days of art-making in the Hawthorne Barn with our friends from Twenty Summers. Following a brief lecture on the legacy of Charles Hawthorne in Provincetown, teacher John Clayton will give a painting demonstration and supervise a full day of painting in the Barn. Lunch will be provided. The class is open to all levels of experience, but…

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May 2019

Opening Reception

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Please join us in celebrating the opening of four exhibitions: To Survive on This Shore, curated by Christine McCarthy; The Transformation of Line, curated by Bert Yarborough; In Relationship, curated by Lynn Stanley; and Marion Campbell Hawthorne, curated by Christine McCarthy.

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May 2019

Film Art: Chuck and Buck

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Tonight is the final screening in our 2018/19 season of Provincetown Film Art! If you don't have a Season Pass, individual tickets are available at the box office.

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May 2019

Pick-Up: Members’ Juried

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you're in the Members' Juried exhibition, today is the day to pick up your work! Please stop in between 12 and 4pm. If you can't make it today, please either stop in during Museum hours (Thursday-Sunday from 12-5pm) later in the week, or give us a call to arrange return shipping: 508-487-1750.

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May 2019

Happy Mother’s Day!

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Moms receive free admission to the Museum today!

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September 2018

2018 Annual Consignment Auction

September 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

PAAM Auction Checklist 2018 2018 Consignment Auction Results

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September 2017

2017 Annual Consignment Auction

September 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2017 auction checklist 2017 Auction Results

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September 2016

2016 Annual Consignment Auction

September 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2016 Consignment Auction Checklist   Sept 2016 Auction Results

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September 2015

2015 Annual Consignment Auction

September 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Auction 9.19.15 List Auction Results 9.19.15

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September 2014

2014 Annual Consignment Auction

September 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Auction.9.20.14 List Auction Results 9.20.14

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Twenty Summers

October 2019

The PAAM Party

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

TICKETS GO ON SALE IN AUGUST Please note that, unlike in other years, this year's Gala is not on Columbus Day Weekend.

Find out more »

September 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Jay Milder and Adam Zucker

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$ 12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS Exhibiting artist Jay Milder and curator Adam Zucker discuss Jay Milder: Unblotting the Rainbow, on view through November 10. THE FREDI SCHIFF LEVIN LECTURE SERIES The Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series Established in 2003 in honor of the artist Fredi Schiff Levin who was a member […]

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September 2019

Annual Consignment Auction

September 21 @ 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC PAAM’s annual Consignment Auction is a spectacular live event that features the work of late regional artists. Held annually in September, PAAM’s Consignment Auction features artwork by deceased artists who lived, studied, or worked on Cape Cod. Auctioneer and Provincetown art expert James R. Bakker (MA Lic.#154) officiates these events. In […]

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September 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Rob DuToit and Don Beal on Color Beyond Description

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS Curators Rob DuToit and Don Beal discuss the exhibition Color Beyond Description: The Watercolors of Charles Hawthorne, Hans Hofmann, and Paul Resika, on view through November 3. THE FREDI SCHIFF LEVIN LECTURE SERIES The Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series Established in 2003 in honor of the artist Fredi […]

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September 2019

Opening Reception: Color Beyond Description, and The Auction Preview

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Please join us for the openings of two exhibitions: Color Beyond Description: The Watercolors of Charles Hawthorne, Hans Hofmann, and Paul Resika, curated by Donald Beal and Rob DuToit; and The 2019 Consignment Auction Preview.

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September 2019

Tour of the Exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

September 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour current exhibitions: Selections from the Pat and Nanno de Groot Collection, curated by Christine McCarthy; Circa 1945: The Collection of Renee and Chaim Gross, curated by the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation; and Color Beyond Description: The Watercolors of Charles […]

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August 2019

Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION Featuring Donna Byrne (vocals) with Tim Ray (piano), Marshall Wood (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

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August 2019

Closing of The Members’ 12×12

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction closes today! All bids close at 2pm.

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August 2019

Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION Featuring Dane Vannatter (vocals) with the Cape Cod Jazz Quintet: Steve Ahern (trumpet), Bruce Abbott (sax), Fred Boyle (piano), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

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August 2019

Free Fun Friday!

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Admission to the Museum is free all day today (11am-10pm), thanks to the Free Fun Fridays initiative by The Highland Street Foundation!

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August 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Suzette McAvoy on Stephen Pace

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS Suzette McAvoy discusses the life and work of Stephen Pace, in conjunction with the exhibition Stephen Pace in Provincetown, on view through September 1. Suzette McAvoy is the Executive Director and Chief Curator at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art. She has over 30 years experience in […]

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August 2019

Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION Featuring Carmen Cicero (sax) with Kent Hewitt (piano), Marshall Wood (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

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August 2019

Tour of the Exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour current exhibitions: Stephen Pace in Provincetown, curated by Cathy Claman; Selections from The Pat and Nanno de Groot Collection, curated by Christine McCarthy; The Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction; Circa 1945: Abstract Art in the Renee and Chaim Gross […]

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August 2019

Members’ Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

August 6 @ 6:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Tonight we gather as an art association to discuss the year's achievements and make decisions about the future, including voting on a new slate of Board members. Immediately following the meeting is a dinner celebrating our incredible volunteers. The dinner is free for volunteers, $10 for everyone else. PROPOSED BOARD SLATE After careful consideration, the […]

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August 2019

Eric Kandel and Emily Braun in Conversation

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$25 GET TICKETS HERE | PRESENTED IN CONJUNCTION WITH TWENTY SUMMERS Join us for an afternoon conversation that brings together Nobel Prize–winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel with Emily Braun, Distinguished Professor of 20th Century European and American Art at Hunter College. The two experts will discuss Kandel’s most recent book, Reductionism in Art and Brain Science, […]

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July 2019

Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION Featuring Shawnn Monteiro (vocals) with Fred Boyle (piano), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

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July 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Contemporary Painting with Megan Hinton

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS This informal slide talk will show the trajectory of Contemporary painting over the past 30 years. Beginning with 1989 a painting will be selected for each year up until 2019 that represent current trends, innovations, and shifts of late 20th/early 21st Century painting. Significant American and international […]

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July 2019

Youth Exhibition at Oils by the Sea Gallery

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oils by the Sea Gallery, 437 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Provincetown’s Family Week will be here before we know it, and with it comes what has developed into a beloved tradition at Shirl Roccapriore’s Oils by the Sea Gallery: The Annual PAAM Youth Artist Exhibition and Fundraiser! On view July 26-August 4, the exhibition opens with a public reception on Friday, July 26 from 6-8pm, […]

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July 2019

Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION Jazz Flute Summit - A First for Cape Cod! Featuring Steve Ahern & Bruce Abbott from the Cape Cod Jazz Quintet and Nick Suchecki & Ryder Cory, the Next Generation of Jazz. With Alan Clinger (guitar), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

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July 2019

Provincetown Arts Publishing Party

July 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Provincetown Arts Magazine invites you to celebrate the release of their annual issue here at PAAM!

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July 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Sasha Davis

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS Sasha Davis, Executive Director of the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation, discusses the exhibition Circa 1945: Abstract Art in the Renee and Chaim Gross Collection, on view through September 15. THE FREDI SCHIFF LEVIN LECTURE SERIES The Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series Established in 2003 in honor […]

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July 2019

Opening Reception: The Renee and Chaim Gross Collection; The Members’ 12×12

July 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Please join us for the opening receptions for two exhibitions: Circa 1945: Abstract Art in The Renee and Chaim Gross Collection, curated by the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation; and The Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction.

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July 2019

Museum Closed to the Public from 11am-8pm

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Museum is closed to the public until tonight's opening reception at 8pm. PAAM members get early access to the exhibitions, Circa 1945: The Collection of Renee and Chaim Gross and The Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction, in today's Members-Only Preview, become a member today to join us!

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July 2019

Members-Only Preview

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY PAAM members are invited to an exclusive first-look at Circa 1945: Abstract Art in the Renee and Chaim Gross Collection, curated by The Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation, and The Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction.

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July 2019

The Secret Garden Tour

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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July 2019

Opening Reception: Stephen Pace, The de Groot Collection, and Studio Icons

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Please join us for the opening receptions for three exhibitions: Stephen Pace in Provincetown, curated by Cathy Claman; Selections from The Pat and Nanno de Groot Collection, curated by Christine McCarthy; and Studio Icons from the Permanent Collection, curated by Christine McCarthy.

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July 2019

Drop-Off Day: Members’ 12×12

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Today is Drop-Off Day for the Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction! Head over to the exhibition page for submission guidelines.

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July 2019

Tour of the Exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

July 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour current exhibitions: The Transformation of Line, curated by Bert Yarborough; Marion Campbell Hawthorne, curated by Christine McCarthy; and Big Fat Flowers, curated by Vicky Tomayko and Bert Yarborough. Tours are open to PAAM members only, and are free-of-charge, but pre-registration is requested.

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June 2019

Gay Sons and Mothers

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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A FUNDRAISER FOR PAAM $50 | REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED | PRE-SALES FOR THIS EVENT ARE CLOSED, TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR AT 5:30 The emotional relationship between gay sons and their mothers has been pathologized, idealized… and, surprisingly, largely unexplored. In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, a turning point for gay […]

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June 2019

Free Admission for Dads

June 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Happy Father's Day! Your pops gets free admission on Sunday, June 16; we're open from 11am-5pm. Now on view: To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Older Adults by Jess T. Dugan and Vanessa Fabbre, curated by Christine McCarthy; The Transformation of Line: The Drawings and Paintings of Michael […]

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June 2019

Bon Voyage, Lynn!

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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CELEBRATING LYNN STANLEY'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO PAAM | FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Lynn Stanley, PAAM’s Curator of Education and founder of Art Reach, Art on the Edge, and The Reaching Forward Mentor Program is leaving PAAM after a seventeen year tenure. Please join us for an afternoon in the studios as we wish Lynn farewell! […]

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June 2019

Opening Reception: Big Fat Flowers

June 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Please join us for the opening of Big Fat Flowers, curated by Vicky Tomayko and Bert Yarborough.

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June 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Michael Prodanou

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBER Join us for a Fredi Schiff Levin lecture with Michael Prodanou, in conjunction with his exhibition The Transformation of Line, curated by Bert Yarborough.

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June 2019

Peter Ciluzzi in Concert

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$15 GENERAL ADMISSION | GET TICKETS HERE (ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR, OPEN AT 6:30) Guitarist Peter Ciluzzi’s music transports listeners through virtuosic, evocative compositions that tell a story without words. He has been featured in Acoustic Guitar Magazine and his acclaimed solo instrumental work has accumulated millions of views on YouTube and more than […]

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June 2019

Art in the Barn: Day 2

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

PRESENTED BY TWENTY SUMMERS + PAAM SOLD OUT! E-MAIL LMARCHESSAULT@PAAM.ORG TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST. For the third year in a row, we’re hosting two days of art-making in the Hawthorne Barn with our friends from Twenty Summers. Following a brief lecture on the legacy of Charles Hawthorne in Provincetown, teacher John Clayton will give a painting […]

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June 2019

Tour of the Exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour current exhibitions: To Survive on This Shore, curated by Christine McCarthy; The Transformation of Line, curated by Bert Yarborough; In Relationship, curated by Lynn Stanley; Marion Campbell Hawthorne, curated by Christine McCarthy; and Joseph Kaplan and His Contemporaries, […]

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May 2019

Museum Open

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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We're open on Memorial Day Monday! See you in the galleries between 12 and 5pm.

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May 2019

Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture: Jess T. Dugan

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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$12 GENERAL ADMISSION | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS Jess T. Dugan, who created To Survive on This Shore with collaborator Vanessa Fabbre, sits down with us to discuss her work. The Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series The Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series was established in 2003 in honor of the artist Fredi Schiff Levin who […]

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May 2019

Art in the Barn: Day 1

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

PRESENTED BY TWENTY SUMMERS + PAAM SOLD OUT! E-MAIL LMARCHESSAULT@PAAM.ORG TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST. For the third year in a row, we’re hosting two days of art-making in the Hawthorne Barn with our friends from Twenty Summers. Following a brief lecture on the legacy of Charles Hawthorne in Provincetown, teacher John Clayton will give a painting […]

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May 2019

Opening Reception

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Please join us in celebrating the opening of four exhibitions: To Survive on This Shore, curated by Christine McCarthy; The Transformation of Line, curated by Bert Yarborough; In Relationship, curated by Lynn Stanley; and Marion Campbell Hawthorne, curated by Christine McCarthy.

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May 2019

Film Art: Chuck and Buck

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Tonight is the final screening in our 2018/19 season of Provincetown Film Art! If you don't have a Season Pass, individual tickets are available at the box office.

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May 2019

Pick-Up: Members’ Juried

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you're in the Members' Juried exhibition, today is the day to pick up your work! Please stop in between 12 and 4pm. If you can't make it today, please either stop in during Museum hours (Thursday-Sunday from 12-5pm) later in the week, or give us a call to arrange return shipping: 508-487-1750.

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May 2019

Happy Mother’s Day!

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Moms receive free admission to the Museum today!

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September 2018

2018 Annual Consignment Auction

September 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

PAAM Auction Checklist 2018 2018 Consignment Auction Results

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September 2017

2017 Annual Consignment Auction

September 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2017 auction checklist 2017 Auction Results

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September 2016

2016 Annual Consignment Auction

September 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2016 Consignment Auction Checklist   Sept 2016 Auction Results

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September 2015

2015 Annual Consignment Auction

September 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Auction 9.19.15 List Auction Results 9.19.15

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September 2014

2014 Annual Consignment Auction

September 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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