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Provincetown Art Association and Museum

460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
508-487-1750 www.paam.org

October 2020

The Provincetown Art Colony: Edward Hopper and Alvin Ross with Christine McCarthy

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

1 SESSION: MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 10AM-12PM $45 FOR MEMBERS, $50 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Please note that this workshop has been rescheduled from its original date in June. For the past century, Provincetown has welcomed, nurtured and inspired artists from all over the world – not just to create, but to connect with the town and its people. Only in Provincetown could this unique relationship between artists and community members become the defining experience of this fabled, outermost point of Cape…

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September 2020

Pocket Sketching with Kath Macaulay

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 3 SESSIONS: SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 1, 9:30AM-4PM $330 FOR MEMBERS, $350 FOR NON-MEMBERS. OPTIONAL: MATERIALS PROVIDED FOR A $45 FEE. JOIN OR RENEW Learn enough to play for a lifetime! This is the perfect technique for travel journaling, hiking, biking, sauntering, sitting in a café or the airport. Capture what you think you see in 25 minutes or less using a water soluble pen, a 4 x 6 inch pad of paper and a small paint set.…

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September 2020

Closing of Annual Consignment Auction: Online Edition

September 25

The 2020 Annual Consignment Auction will be held online! Bidding will open Friday, September 11, and end Friday, September 25. A preview exhibition will be hung for the duration of the bidding. We are accepting consignments through July 24! If you have a work by deceased artists with a connection to Cape Cod and the Provincetown Art Colony that you would like to consign, you can begin the process by emailing descriptions and images to PAAM's Registrar, Seth Abrahamson, at…

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September 2020

The Provincetown Art Colony: Karl Knaths and Agnes Weinrich with Christine McCarthy

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

1 SESSION: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 10AM-12PM $45 FOR MEMBERS, $50 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW For the past century, Provincetown has welcomed, nurtured and inspired artists from all over the world – not just to create, but to connect with the town and its people. Only in Provincetown could this unique relationship between artists and community members become the defining experience of this fabled, outermost point of Cape Cod. Life in Provincetown has for the past 100+ years been charted by the…

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September 2020

Opening of Annual Consignment Auction: Online Edition

September 11

The 2020 Annual Consignment Auction will be held online! Bidding will open Friday, September 11, and end Friday, September 25. A preview exhibition will be hung for the duration of the bidding. We are accepting consignments through July 24! If you have a work by deceased artists with a connection to Cape Cod and the Provincetown Art Colony that you would like to consign, you can begin the process by emailing descriptions and images to PAAM's Registrar, Seth Abrahamson, at…

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September 2020

Color and Light in the Provincetown Tradition with Rob Longley

September 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 4 SESSIONS: SEPTEMBER 8 - 11, 9:30AM-12:30PM $315 FOR MEMBERS, $325 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW “…the mechanics of putting one spot of color next to another — the fundamental thing.” Charles Webster Hawthorne Using principles of observation and study originally taught by Charles Hawthorne and later Henry Hensche, this class will endeavor to develop a student’s ability to see and express color and light in their paintings. The lessons are applicable to all types of painting…landscape, still…

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August 2020

It Starts with a Feeling: Painting Between Place and Memory with Pete Hocking

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 4, 10AM-3PM $380 FOR MEMBERS, $400 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Great landscape paintings inspire memory and feeling. They reveal something of the painter’s experience, but also provide opportunities for a viewer to bring memory and emotion into the picture. Direct, spontaneous picture making (painting, drawing, photography) allows a painter to capture something ephemeral and unexpected, and slower work in the studio provides space for considered composition. Working within the Provincetown landscape,…

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August 2020

Cartographic Creativity: Using Maps in Art with Sian Robertson

August 31 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 3 SESSIONS: AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 4, 9:30AM-12:30PM $150 FOR MEMBERS, $160 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW During this virtual workshop, participants will explore the use of maps in collage and mixed-media art by looking at the work of other artists and by creating work of their own. They will learn to see the design elements that have been used within maps (such as colors, roads, bodies of water, boundaries, etc.) and to discover ways to incorporate them…

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August 2020

How to Identify an Art Movement with Suzanne Altman

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hensche Teaching on the Beach in 1935

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 1 SESSION: TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 10AM-12PM $45 FOR MEMBERS, $50 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW This lecture will help you identify the characteristics that are distinct to art movements ranging from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century. Many examples will be shown to illuminate how each era made unique contributions to the span of art history, by both expanding on and reacting against what came before. Several significant examples will be shown and discussed from PAAM’s collection.…

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August 2020

Plein Air: If It Doesn’t Suck with Mary Giammarino

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: AUGUST 24 - 28, 2-5PM $285 FOR MEMBERS, $300 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Welcome to plein air basics. With minimal supplies, we will go somewhere beautiful and simple. Once there, we will squint. We will paint the spots, concentrating on value and warm and cool color. We will be methodical and deliberate. Our time on each painting will be limited. We will know when it’s done when it doesn’t suck. Then, we will keep moving.…

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August 2020

Plein Air Painting with Grace Emmet, Ages 10-15

August 14 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 14, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 17 – AUGUST 14, 8:30-10:30AM $50/SESSION, $200/ENTIRE PROGRAM Plein Air, the French term for painting outdoors, is a wonderful way to get outside and partake in one of Provincetown’s most joyous traditions. In this class we will take our paints to the beach and work from real life. We will learn about color, different painting techniques, and the fun that comes from painting in the landscape! Participants are encouraged to register for…

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August 2020

Young Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 8-10

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: THURSDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 13, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 8- 10 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will feature…

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August 2020

Little Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 4-7

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: TUESDAYS, JULY 14 - AUGUST 11, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 4 – 7 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will…

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August 2020

Plein Air Painting with Grace Emmet, Ages 10-15

August 7 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 14, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 17 – AUGUST 14, 8:30-10:30AM $50/SESSION, $200/ENTIRE PROGRAM Plein Air, the French term for painting outdoors, is a wonderful way to get outside and partake in one of Provincetown’s most joyous traditions. In this class we will take our paints to the beach and work from real life. We will learn about color, different painting techniques, and the fun that comes from painting in the landscape! Participants are encouraged to register for…

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August 2020

Young Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 8-10

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: THURSDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 13, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 8- 10 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will feature…

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August 2020

Members’ Annual Meeting: Online Edition

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Facility image of museum exterior

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 AT 6PM This year we'll be holding our Annual Meeting, when we gather as an art association to discuss the year’s achievements and vote on a new slate of Board members, on Zoom. Stay tuned for more details on how to participate. PROVINCETOWN ART ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES Proposed 2020/2021 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…

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August 2020

Little Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 4-7

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: TUESDAYS, JULY 14 - AUGUST 11, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 4 – 7 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will…

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August 2020

Plein Air: Color Boot Camp with John Clayton

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: AUGUST 3 - 7 | 9:30AM-12:30PM $330 FOR MEMBERS, $350 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW This workshop will focus on the elements of outdoor painting, as well as natural light. The emphasis will be in learning to see color and light creating accurate color relationship in the landscape, portrait (head) and still-life. John will do a short demonstration each day, and explain the approach of using a painting knife. There will be a short lesson on…

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July 2020

Plein Air Painting with Grace Emmet, Ages 10-15

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 14, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 17 – AUGUST 14, 8:30-10:30AM $50/SESSION, $200/ENTIRE PROGRAM Plein Air, the French term for painting outdoors, is a wonderful way to get outside and partake in one of Provincetown’s most joyous traditions. In this class we will take our paints to the beach and work from real life. We will learn about color, different painting techniques, and the fun that comes from painting in the landscape! Participants are encouraged to register for…

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July 2020

Young Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 8-10

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: THURSDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 13, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 8- 10 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will feature…

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July 2020

Little Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 4-7

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: TUESDAYS, JULY 14 - AUGUST 11, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 4 – 7 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will…

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July 2020

Introduction to Silkscreen Printing with Vicky Tomayko

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 10 SESSIONS: JULY 27 - AUGUST 7, 1-2:30PM $380 FOR MEMBERS, $400 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Learn silkscreen printing at home. Print single and multi color small scale images on paper or fabric. Learn to make cut film stencils, hand painted images, a simple photo emulsion process (direct sunlight exposures), and color registration methods. You will need to purchase a silkscreen kit and a few other supplies. Access to a table top and a sink or outdoor…

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July 2020

Online Watercolor Workshop: Wet on Wet with Lisa Goren

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 3 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 24 - AUGUST 7, 1-3PM $70 FOR MEMBERS, $75 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Watercolor can seem daunting for those who have tried it or want to try it. This is a class designed to help loosen your approach to the medium, feel more capable with the paints, and find out how rewarding it can be. The classes focus on working with water, learning how to mix colors, understanding paper, and using the strengths…

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July 2020

Plein Air Painting with Grace Emmet, Ages 10-15

July 24 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 14, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 17 – AUGUST 14, 8:30-10:30AM $50/SESSION, $200/ENTIRE PROGRAM Plein Air, the French term for painting outdoors, is a wonderful way to get outside and partake in one of Provincetown’s most joyous traditions. In this class we will take our paints to the beach and work from real life. We will learn about color, different painting techniques, and the fun that comes from painting in the landscape! Participants are encouraged to register for…

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July 2020

Young Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 8-10

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: THURSDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 13, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 8- 10 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will feature…

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July 2020

Little Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 4-7

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: TUESDAYS, JULY 14 - AUGUST 11, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 4 – 7 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will…

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July 2020

Provincetown Plein Air Adventure with Susan Overstreet

July 20 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: JULY 20 - JULY 24, 8:30-11:30AM $315 FOR MEMBERS, $325 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Experience the joys of painting outdoors while viewing the beautiful and iconic scenes of Provincetown and surrounding areas. Cape Cod artist Susan Overstreet likens plein air painting to catching fish. You never know what you will bring home, but it is always fun! Goals for the workshop: Familiarize students with the unique aspects of plein air painting: setting up your easel…

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July 2020

Plein Air Painting with Grace Emmet, Ages 10-15

July 17 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 14, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 17 – AUGUST 14, 8:30-10:30AM $50/SESSION, $200/ENTIRE PROGRAM Plein Air, the French term for painting outdoors, is a wonderful way to get outside and partake in one of Provincetown’s most joyous traditions. In this class we will take our paints to the beach and work from real life. We will learn about color, different painting techniques, and the fun that comes from painting in the landscape! Participants are encouraged to register for…

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July 2020

Mixed Media Collage: A Two-Part Intensive with Sarah Kahn

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 2 SESSIONS: THURSDAY + FRIDAY, JULY 16 - JULY 17, 2-4:30PM $140 FOR MEMBERS, $150 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Choose from one or both weeks of this experience! This is Week 2. Read about Week 1 here. Week 2: Personal Landscapes, Personal Intention Come discuss and be curious about your personal preferences of form, color and composition. Employing new techniques, we will continue to explore mixed-media collage. We will be working on the next (or final) layers…

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July 2020

Young Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 8-10

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: THURSDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 13, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 8- 10 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will feature…

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July 2020

Little Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 4-7

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: TUESDAYS, JULY 14 - AUGUST 11, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 4 – 7 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will…

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July 2020

Figure Drawing as Expression: A Zoom Art Class with a Model and Creative Empowerment with Laura Shabott

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 5 SESSIONS: MONDAYS, JULY 13 - AUGUST 10, 9:30AM-12PM $240 FOR MEMBERS, $250 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Each of the five sessions will begin with looking at works from PAAM’s collection, or at each other’s art, as prompts for the material being presented that day. We start with gesture drawings, then move on to evolving exercises based in the Hofmann tradition of abstracting the figure while working from nature. Artists can create drawings, paintings, mixed media collage…

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July 2020

PAAM Reopens to the Public

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SATURDAY, JULY 11 | 11AM-5PM | GENERAL ADMISSION: $12.50 | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS It is with great pleasure that we announce we’re gearing up to open in accordance with Phase 3 of Governor Baker’s Reopening Massachusetts Plan. PAAM will open its doors to the general public on Saturday, July 11 with restrictions in place to maintain the health and safety of our visitors and staff. As a way of thanking our members for staying by our side through the…

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July 2020

Members Only Preview Day

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FRIDAY, JULY 10 | FOR CURRENT MEMBERS ONLY | FREE ADMISSION We are absolutely thrilled to welcome back our PAAM Members! PAAM Members are warmly invited to be the first guests back at the Museum on Friday, July 10. The Museum will open its doors from 11am-5pm, with the first time slot (11am-12pm) reserved for members who are 60-years and older or in a high-risk group. Call 508-487-1750 Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-4pm to reserve your time slot. For this opening week, we…

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July 2020

Mixed-Media Collage: A Two-Part Art Intensive with Sarah Kahn

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 2 SESSIONS: JULY 9 + 10, 2-4:30PM $140 FOR MEMBERS , $150 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Choose one or both weeks of this experience! This listing is for Week 1. Read about Week 2 here. Week 1: Mixed-Media and You Combining acrylic paint with collage, mark-making tools, newspaper and more, one can create innovative compositions with deep meaning. Mixed-media collage invites the artist to imagine boundless options for materials. Small squares and rectangles of cardstock will form…

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July 2020

Art Reach Summer Online with Hannah Capra and Maeve Noone-Price

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 6 SESSIONS: WEDNESDAYS, JULY 8 - AUGUST 12, 1-3PM AGES 10-15 | FREE | E-MAIL TESSA BRY TAYLOR TO LEARN MORE OR TO SIGN UP: TBRYTAYLOR@PAAM.ORG Art Reach, our premiere award-winning program for youth, will be offered online for summer 2020! Participants ages 10-15 are welcome to join PAAM teaching artists and education staff for 6 weekly workshops. Together we will dig into the artistic process, exploring the many ways we can create art with objects…

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July 2020

Critical Feedback with Megan Hinton

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 1 SESSION: WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 9:30PM-12PM $55 FOR MEMBERS, $60 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW This virtual critique session will be limited to four artists who want to receive a critical review of their work. Each particpant’s work will be critiqued for a half hour. Megan will moderate the critique discussion among the group to engage in thoughtful and friendly feedback for each artist presenting. This is an opportunity to receive a constructive critique of finished or in…

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July 2020

Plein Air: Sketching Provincetown with Aaron Michael Thompson

July 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: JULY 6 - JULY 10, 9:30AM-12:30PM $330 FOR MEMBERS, $350 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Students will record their observations in sketchbook form on daily outings to significant sites. Provincetown is rich historically and visually, providing a host of plein-air subjects ideal for improving drawing and watercolor techniques. Students will also learn consolidation of materials for a variety of travel processes making travel and sketchbook more manageable. The concentration required in drawing directly from observation…

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June 2020

Drop-Off: Day 4/4

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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CLICK HERE TO LEARN  MORE ABOUT THE MEMBERS' 12X12 ONLINE EXHIBITION AND SILENT AUCTION. Today is the final of four Drop-Off Days for The Members' 12x12 Online Exhibition and Silent Auction. These Drop-Off Days will occur outside at the front of the Museum, and systems will be put into place to maintain your and our safety according to guidelines developed by the CDC, The State of Massachusetts, The Town of Provincetown, and our own personal comfort. The Drop-Off Days are:…

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June 2020

Drop-Off: Day 3/4

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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CLICK HERE TO LEARN  MORE ABOUT THE MEMBERS' 12X12 ONLINE EXHIBITION AND SILENT AUCTION. Today is the third of four Drop-Off Days for The Members' 12x12 Online Exhibition and Silent Auction. These Drop-Off Days will occur outside at the front of the Museum, and systems will be put into place to maintain your and our safety according to guidelines developed by the CDC, The State of Massachusetts, The Town of Provincetown, and our own personal comfort. The Drop-Off Days are:…

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June 2020

Drop-Off: Day 2/4

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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CLICK HERE TO LEARN  MORE ABOUT THE MEMBERS' 12X12 ONLINE EXHIBITION AND SILENT AUCTION. Today is the second of four Drop-Off Days for The Members' 12x12 Online Exhibition and Silent Auction. These Drop-Off Days will occur outside at the front of the Museum, and systems will be put into place to maintain your and our safety according to guidelines developed by the CDC, The State of Massachusetts, The Town of Provincetown, and our own personal comfort. The Drop-Off Days are:…

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June 2020

Drop-Off: Day 1/4

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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CLICK HERE TO LEARN  MORE ABOUT THE MEMBERS' 12X12 ONLINE EXHIBITION AND SILENT AUCTION. Today is the first of four Drop-Off Days for The Members' 12x12 Online Exhibition and Silent Auction. These Drop-Off Days will occur outside at the front of the Museum, and systems will be put into place to maintain your and our safety according to guidelines developed by the CDC, The State of Massachusetts, The Town of Provincetown, and our own personal comfort. The Drop-Off Days are:…

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June 2020

Three Ways Forward: Weather, Pathways, and Space An Online Painting Workshop with Pete Hocking

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

*VIRTUAL WORKSHOP* 3 SESSIONS: SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 10-4PM | SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 1:1S W/INSTRUCTOR | SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 10-4PM $240 FOR MEMBERS, $250 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Looking closely at the work of Joan Eardley, Richard Diebenkorn, and David Hockney we’ll explore the creation of pictures that utilize weather, pathways and space as organizing principles. This workshop will unfold over two weekends using Zoom and other easily accessible digital tools. The first day (Saturday) is focused on learning…

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April 2020

Virtual Drawing Re-Boot with Heather Blume

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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REGISTER HERE | $25 GENERAL PUBLIC, $20 FOR MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP This drawing re-boot workshop will meet initially on Zoom on Wednesday, April 8th at 10 am, where you will receive a demonstration of drawing exercises from Teaching Artist Heather Blume. She will assign drawing exercises to work on over the next few days. The follow up meeting will be on Friday, April 10 at 10 am, during which time you will  have the opportunity to share your drawings, and…

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April 2020

Virtual Drawing Re-Boot with Heather Blume

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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REGISTER HERE | $25 GENERAL PUBLIC, $20 FOR MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP This drawing re-boot workshop will meet initially on Zoom on Wednesday, April 8th at 10 am, where you will receive a demonstration of drawing exercises from Teaching Artist Heather Blume. She will assign drawing exercises to work on over the next few days. The follow up meeting will be on Friday, April 10 at 10 am, during which time you will  have the opportunity to share your drawings, and…

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April 2020

Virtual Critique with Laura Shabott

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

REGISTER HERE | $15 GENERAL PUBLIC, $10 FOR MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP Connect and share one piece of recent work in this one hour Zoom experience. We will provide affirming feedback in a safe space. Please send an image with your name, title, medium and size by Thursday at 5pm to kiah@paam.org so that work can be shared with the group. Zoom Meeting information will be provided upon registration. In 2015, the multi-disciplinary artist returned to painting…

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March 2020

Cancelled: Gallery Conversation: Artist Statements and Grant Opportunities with Pete Hocking

March 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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PAAM is closing until March 31. This includes the Museum, the office, the school, and all programs scheduled through April 17. The PAAM staff will still be reachable by email and by phone (info@paam.org, 508-487-1750.), and we’ll continue to update our social media channels. Please read this letter from PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for more information. Starting with the idea of 'artist statements,' this Gallery Conversation is intended to help people concisely tell the story of who they are as an artist.…

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March 2020

Cancelled: Tour of the exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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PAAM is closing until March 31. This includes the Museum, the office, the school, and all programs scheduled through April 17. The PAAM staff will still be reachable by email and by phone (info@paam.org, 508-487-1750.), and we'll continue to update our social media channels. Please read this letter from PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for more information. AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour of the current exhibitions. Tours are open to PAAM members only, and…

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March 2020

Cancelled: Provincetown Film Art: Le Crime de Monsieur Lange (1936)

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Film Art Series is being paused until at least March 31 and will announce a plan for re-scheduling screenings as soon as we are able. PAAM is closing until March 31. This includes the Museum, the office, the school, and all programs scheduled through April 17. The PAAM staff will still be reachable by email and by phone (info@paam.org, 508-487-1750.), and we’ll continue to update our social media channels. Please read this letter from PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for more information.…

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March 2020

Opening: Art Reach Exhibition

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Come celebrate the opening of the Art Reach Student Exhibition, Carrot Cake: We All Make It Differently, with the artists and their families. Free and open to the public.

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March 2020

Provincetown Film Art: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) Written and directed by Andrew Dominik, based on the novel by Ron Hansen. With Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Jeremy Renner, Sam Shepard, Paul Schneider and Mary-Louise Parker. 2 hours, 40 minutes. This elegiac meditation on the price of fame follows the final months of Wild…

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March 2020

Drop-Off Day: Members’ Open

March 3 @ 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' Open: Freedom exhibition, click here to read submission guidelines.

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February 2020

Provincetown Film Art: The Price of Everything (2018)

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE The Price of Everything (2018) Documentary; directed by Nathaniel Kahn. 1 hour, 38 minutes. Nathaniel Kahn, whose first feature was the insightful and moving 2003 documentary, My Architect, about his father, Louis Kahn, takes on the unhinged world of high art pricing with this new film, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. The Provincetown Film Art…

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February 2020

Museum Open

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Museum is open this Monday in observance of President's Day.

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February 2020

Tour of the exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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 Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour of the current exhibitions: Recent Gifts from the David Murphy Collection, Recent Gifts to the Collection: Part II, Members' Juried, Student Curating, and The 2020 Fine Arts Work Center Visual Arts Fellows. Tours are open to PAAM members only, and are free-of-charge, but pre-registration is requested.

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February 2020

Opening: Members’ Juried and Connectivity

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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 in celebrating the opening of the Members' Juried and Connectivity exhibitions!

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February 2020

Provincetown Film Art: The Train (1964)

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE The Train (1964) Directed by John Frankenheimer. With Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield and Jeanne Moreau. Black and white. 2 hours, 13 minutes. What’s more important, art or life? Or is the distinction ultimately irrelevant? This tense and bitter World War II drama, about a train of looted art masterpieces on its way to the Third Reich, caps off…

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February 2020

Free Members’ Workshop: Crossing the Atlantic-Provincetown’s Artistic Roots in French Artist Colonies

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$60 OR FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS: JOIN OR RENEW | REGISTER HERE OR BY CALLING 508-487-1750 Many artists who came to Provincetown in the early 20th century had lived and worked in the artists’ colonies of coastal Atlantic France. The outbreak of war in 1914 kept them from travelling abroad and in Provincetown they found a similar sense of place and motifs where they could apply the modern styles they had learned in France. Provincetown’s fishing community and landscapes provided themes that…

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February 2020

Drop-Off Day: Members’ Juried

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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MEMBER EXHIBITIONS ARE OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS, JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Today is Drop-Off Day for the Members' Juried exhibition. Click here to read more about the exhibition and submission guidelines.

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January 2020

Opening: The FAWC Fellows and Recent Gifts: Part II

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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We hope you'll join us in celebrating two exhibitions: The 2020 Fine Arts Work Center Visual Arts Fellows and Recent Gifts: Part II.

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January 2020

Gallery Conversation: The FAWC Fellows

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Join us for the first in our 2020 Gallery Conversations series as we sit down with the Visual Arts Fellows from the Fine Arts Work Center to discuss their exhibition here at PAAM, on view through March 1.

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January 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Wyeth (2018)

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Wyeth (2018) Documentary; written and directed by Glenn Holsten. 1 hour, 27 minutes. Glenn Holsten’s documentary biography of the wildly popular and critically controversial realist painter Andrew Wyeth, who died in 2009 at the age of 91, is an eye-opening private look at a poorly understood public figure. The Provincetown Film Art Series, now in its 14th year,…

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January 2020

Museum Open

January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Museum is open today from 12-5pm for the long weekend.

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January 2020

Free Member Workshop: Portrait Drawing, A Taste of Classicism in Modern Provincetown (Full)

January 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL, PLEASE E-MAIL KIAH TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST: KIAH@PAAM.ORG | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS: JOIN OR RENEW In this workshop, art lovers can learn about portraiture and experiment with drawing from life. Contour drawing, an easy and fundamental drawing skill, will be used to explore the skull and then draw from a live model. We will have the pleasure of seeing portraits from the PAAM collection by Hawthorne, Dickinson, Webster, Lechay and others, and will consider…

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January 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Regarding Susan Sontag (2014)

January 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Regarding Susan Sontag (2014) Documentary; co-written and directed by Nancy D. Kates. 1 hour, 40 minutes. Nancy D. Kates’ brilliant, probing and thoughtful documentary of Sontag’s life and work rightly reclaims her as a part of lesbian history. The Provincetown Film Art Series, now in its 14th year, is sponsored by the Provincetown Film Society (PFS) and Provincetown…

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January 2020

Pick-Up Day: Members’ Small Works

January 7 @ 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 Pick-Up Day for the Members' Open: Small Works exhibition. Can't pick up today? You can pick up early on the final day of the exhibition (Sunday, January 5 between 12 and 5pm), or the following weekend when the Museum is open: Thursday-Sunday from 12-5pm.

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September 2019

2019 Annual Consignment Auction

September 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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REVIEW LOTS HERE REVIEW THE FINAL SALE PRICES (HAMMER+BUYER'S PREMIUM) HERE 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…

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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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October 2020

The Provincetown Art Colony: Edward Hopper and Alvin Ross with Christine McCarthy

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

1 SESSION: MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 10AM-12PM $45 FOR MEMBERS, $50 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Please note that this workshop has been rescheduled from its original date in June. For the past century, Provincetown has welcomed, nurtured and inspired artists from all over the world – not just to create, but to connect with the town and its people. Only in Provincetown could this unique relationship between artists and community members become the defining experience of this fabled, outermost point of Cape…

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September 2020

Pocket Sketching with Kath Macaulay

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 3 SESSIONS: SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 1, 9:30AM-4PM $330 FOR MEMBERS, $350 FOR NON-MEMBERS. OPTIONAL: MATERIALS PROVIDED FOR A $45 FEE. JOIN OR RENEW Learn enough to play for a lifetime! This is the perfect technique for travel journaling, hiking, biking, sauntering, sitting in a café or the airport. Capture what you think you see in 25 minutes or less using a water soluble pen, a 4 x 6 inch pad of paper and a small paint set.…

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September 2020

Closing of Annual Consignment Auction: Online Edition

September 25

The 2020 Annual Consignment Auction will be held online! Bidding will open Friday, September 11, and end Friday, September 25. A preview exhibition will be hung for the duration of the bidding. We are accepting consignments through July 24! If you have a work by deceased artists with a connection to Cape Cod and the Provincetown Art Colony that you would like to consign, you can begin the process by emailing descriptions and images to PAAM's Registrar, Seth Abrahamson, at…

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September 2020

The Provincetown Art Colony: Karl Knaths and Agnes Weinrich with Christine McCarthy

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

1 SESSION: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 10AM-12PM $45 FOR MEMBERS, $50 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW For the past century, Provincetown has welcomed, nurtured and inspired artists from all over the world – not just to create, but to connect with the town and its people. Only in Provincetown could this unique relationship between artists and community members become the defining experience of this fabled, outermost point of Cape Cod. Life in Provincetown has for the past 100+ years been charted by the…

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September 2020

Opening of Annual Consignment Auction: Online Edition

September 11

The 2020 Annual Consignment Auction will be held online! Bidding will open Friday, September 11, and end Friday, September 25. A preview exhibition will be hung for the duration of the bidding. We are accepting consignments through July 24! If you have a work by deceased artists with a connection to Cape Cod and the Provincetown Art Colony that you would like to consign, you can begin the process by emailing descriptions and images to PAAM's Registrar, Seth Abrahamson, at…

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September 2020

Color and Light in the Provincetown Tradition with Rob Longley

September 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 4 SESSIONS: SEPTEMBER 8 - 11, 9:30AM-12:30PM $315 FOR MEMBERS, $325 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW “…the mechanics of putting one spot of color next to another — the fundamental thing.” Charles Webster Hawthorne Using principles of observation and study originally taught by Charles Hawthorne and later Henry Hensche, this class will endeavor to develop a student’s ability to see and express color and light in their paintings. The lessons are applicable to all types of painting…landscape, still…

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August 2020

It Starts with a Feeling: Painting Between Place and Memory with Pete Hocking

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 4, 10AM-3PM $380 FOR MEMBERS, $400 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Great landscape paintings inspire memory and feeling. They reveal something of the painter’s experience, but also provide opportunities for a viewer to bring memory and emotion into the picture. Direct, spontaneous picture making (painting, drawing, photography) allows a painter to capture something ephemeral and unexpected, and slower work in the studio provides space for considered composition. Working within the Provincetown landscape,…

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August 2020

Cartographic Creativity: Using Maps in Art with Sian Robertson

August 31 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 3 SESSIONS: AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 4, 9:30AM-12:30PM $150 FOR MEMBERS, $160 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW During this virtual workshop, participants will explore the use of maps in collage and mixed-media art by looking at the work of other artists and by creating work of their own. They will learn to see the design elements that have been used within maps (such as colors, roads, bodies of water, boundaries, etc.) and to discover ways to incorporate them…

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August 2020

How to Identify an Art Movement with Suzanne Altman

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hensche Teaching on the Beach in 1935

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 1 SESSION: TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 10AM-12PM $45 FOR MEMBERS, $50 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW This lecture will help you identify the characteristics that are distinct to art movements ranging from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century. Many examples will be shown to illuminate how each era made unique contributions to the span of art history, by both expanding on and reacting against what came before. Several significant examples will be shown and discussed from PAAM’s collection.…

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August 2020

Plein Air: If It Doesn’t Suck with Mary Giammarino

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: AUGUST 24 - 28, 2-5PM $285 FOR MEMBERS, $300 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Welcome to plein air basics. With minimal supplies, we will go somewhere beautiful and simple. Once there, we will squint. We will paint the spots, concentrating on value and warm and cool color. We will be methodical and deliberate. Our time on each painting will be limited. We will know when it’s done when it doesn’t suck. Then, we will keep moving.…

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August 2020

Plein Air Painting with Grace Emmet, Ages 10-15

August 14 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 14, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 17 – AUGUST 14, 8:30-10:30AM $50/SESSION, $200/ENTIRE PROGRAM Plein Air, the French term for painting outdoors, is a wonderful way to get outside and partake in one of Provincetown’s most joyous traditions. In this class we will take our paints to the beach and work from real life. We will learn about color, different painting techniques, and the fun that comes from painting in the landscape! Participants are encouraged to register for…

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August 2020

Young Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 8-10

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: THURSDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 13, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 8- 10 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will feature…

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August 2020

Little Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 4-7

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: TUESDAYS, JULY 14 - AUGUST 11, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 4 – 7 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will…

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August 2020

Plein Air Painting with Grace Emmet, Ages 10-15

August 7 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 17 – AUGUST 14, 8:30-10:30AM $50/SESSION, $200/ENTIRE PROGRAM Plein Air, the French term for painting outdoors, is a wonderful way to get outside and partake in one of Provincetown’s most joyous traditions. In this class we will take our paints to the beach and work from real life. We will learn about color, different painting techniques, and the fun that comes from painting in the landscape! Participants are encouraged to register for…

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August 2020

Young Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 8-10

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: THURSDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 13, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 8- 10 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will feature…

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August 2020

Members’ Annual Meeting: Online Edition

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 AT 6PM This year we'll be holding our Annual Meeting, when we gather as an art association to discuss the year’s achievements and vote on a new slate of Board members, on Zoom. Stay tuned for more details on how to participate. PROVINCETOWN ART ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES Proposed 2020/2021 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…

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August 2020

Little Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 4-7

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: TUESDAYS, JULY 14 - AUGUST 11, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 4 – 7 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will…

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August 2020

Plein Air: Color Boot Camp with John Clayton

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: AUGUST 3 - 7 | 9:30AM-12:30PM $330 FOR MEMBERS, $350 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW This workshop will focus on the elements of outdoor painting, as well as natural light. The emphasis will be in learning to see color and light creating accurate color relationship in the landscape, portrait (head) and still-life. John will do a short demonstration each day, and explain the approach of using a painting knife. There will be a short lesson on…

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July 2020

Plein Air Painting with Grace Emmet, Ages 10-15

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 14, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 17 – AUGUST 14, 8:30-10:30AM $50/SESSION, $200/ENTIRE PROGRAM Plein Air, the French term for painting outdoors, is a wonderful way to get outside and partake in one of Provincetown’s most joyous traditions. In this class we will take our paints to the beach and work from real life. We will learn about color, different painting techniques, and the fun that comes from painting in the landscape! Participants are encouraged to register for…

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July 2020

Young Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 8-10

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: THURSDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 13, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 8- 10 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will feature…

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July 2020

Little Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 4-7

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: TUESDAYS, JULY 14 - AUGUST 11, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 4 – 7 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will…

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July 2020

Introduction to Silkscreen Printing with Vicky Tomayko

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 10 SESSIONS: JULY 27 - AUGUST 7, 1-2:30PM $380 FOR MEMBERS, $400 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Learn silkscreen printing at home. Print single and multi color small scale images on paper or fabric. Learn to make cut film stencils, hand painted images, a simple photo emulsion process (direct sunlight exposures), and color registration methods. You will need to purchase a silkscreen kit and a few other supplies. Access to a table top and a sink or outdoor…

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July 2020

Online Watercolor Workshop: Wet on Wet with Lisa Goren

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 3 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 24 - AUGUST 7, 1-3PM $70 FOR MEMBERS, $75 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Watercolor can seem daunting for those who have tried it or want to try it. This is a class designed to help loosen your approach to the medium, feel more capable with the paints, and find out how rewarding it can be. The classes focus on working with water, learning how to mix colors, understanding paper, and using the strengths…

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July 2020

Plein Air Painting with Grace Emmet, Ages 10-15

July 24 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 14, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 17 – AUGUST 14, 8:30-10:30AM $50/SESSION, $200/ENTIRE PROGRAM Plein Air, the French term for painting outdoors, is a wonderful way to get outside and partake in one of Provincetown’s most joyous traditions. In this class we will take our paints to the beach and work from real life. We will learn about color, different painting techniques, and the fun that comes from painting in the landscape! Participants are encouraged to register for…

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July 2020

Young Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 8-10

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: THURSDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 13, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 8- 10 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will feature…

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July 2020

Little Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 4-7

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: TUESDAYS, JULY 14 - AUGUST 11, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 4 – 7 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will…

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July 2020

Provincetown Plein Air Adventure with Susan Overstreet

July 20 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: JULY 20 - JULY 24, 8:30-11:30AM $315 FOR MEMBERS, $325 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Experience the joys of painting outdoors while viewing the beautiful and iconic scenes of Provincetown and surrounding areas. Cape Cod artist Susan Overstreet likens plein air painting to catching fish. You never know what you will bring home, but it is always fun! Goals for the workshop: Familiarize students with the unique aspects of plein air painting: setting up your easel…

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July 2020

Plein Air Painting with Grace Emmet, Ages 10-15

July 17 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 14, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: FRIDAYS, JULY 17 – AUGUST 14, 8:30-10:30AM $50/SESSION, $200/ENTIRE PROGRAM Plein Air, the French term for painting outdoors, is a wonderful way to get outside and partake in one of Provincetown’s most joyous traditions. In this class we will take our paints to the beach and work from real life. We will learn about color, different painting techniques, and the fun that comes from painting in the landscape! Participants are encouraged to register for…

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July 2020

Mixed Media Collage: A Two-Part Intensive with Sarah Kahn

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 2 SESSIONS: THURSDAY + FRIDAY, JULY 16 - JULY 17, 2-4:30PM $140 FOR MEMBERS, $150 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Choose from one or both weeks of this experience! This is Week 2. Read about Week 1 here. Week 2: Personal Landscapes, Personal Intention Come discuss and be curious about your personal preferences of form, color and composition. Employing new techniques, we will continue to explore mixed-media collage. We will be working on the next (or final) layers…

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July 2020

Young Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 8-10

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: THURSDAYS, JULY 16 – AUGUST 13, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 8- 10 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will feature…

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July 2020

Little Artists Outdoors with Hannah Capra, Ages 4-7

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: TUESDAYS, JULY 14 - AUGUST 11, 10-11:30AM $40/SESSION, $175/ENTIRE PROGRAM Have you ever made a print with bubble wrap? Created a pirate flag? Designed your own trading card? Welcoming all Little Artists, this series invites children ages 4 – 7 to engage, explore, and create! Utilizing the outdoor environment of Provincetown and PAAM, this program will take place outdoors in PAAM’s sculpture garden. Participants are encouraged to register for all sessions. Each week will…

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July 2020

Figure Drawing as Expression: A Zoom Art Class with a Model and Creative Empowerment with Laura Shabott

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 5 SESSIONS: MONDAYS, JULY 13 - AUGUST 10, 9:30AM-12PM $240 FOR MEMBERS, $250 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Each of the five sessions will begin with looking at works from PAAM’s collection, or at each other’s art, as prompts for the material being presented that day. We start with gesture drawings, then move on to evolving exercises based in the Hofmann tradition of abstracting the figure while working from nature. Artists can create drawings, paintings, mixed media collage…

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July 2020

PAAM Reopens to the Public

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SATURDAY, JULY 11 | 11AM-5PM | GENERAL ADMISSION: $12.50 | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS It is with great pleasure that we announce we’re gearing up to open in accordance with Phase 3 of Governor Baker’s Reopening Massachusetts Plan. PAAM will open its doors to the general public on Saturday, July 11 with restrictions in place to maintain the health and safety of our visitors and staff. As a way of thanking our members for staying by our side through the…

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July 2020

Members Only Preview Day

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FRIDAY, JULY 10 | FOR CURRENT MEMBERS ONLY | FREE ADMISSION We are absolutely thrilled to welcome back our PAAM Members! PAAM Members are warmly invited to be the first guests back at the Museum on Friday, July 10. The Museum will open its doors from 11am-5pm, with the first time slot (11am-12pm) reserved for members who are 60-years and older or in a high-risk group. Call 508-487-1750 Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-4pm to reserve your time slot. For this opening week, we…

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July 2020

Mixed-Media Collage: A Two-Part Art Intensive with Sarah Kahn

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 2 SESSIONS: JULY 9 + 10, 2-4:30PM $140 FOR MEMBERS , $150 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Choose one or both weeks of this experience! This listing is for Week 1. Read about Week 2 here. Week 1: Mixed-Media and You Combining acrylic paint with collage, mark-making tools, newspaper and more, one can create innovative compositions with deep meaning. Mixed-media collage invites the artist to imagine boundless options for materials. Small squares and rectangles of cardstock will form…

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July 2020

Art Reach Summer Online with Hannah Capra and Maeve Noone-Price

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 6 SESSIONS: WEDNESDAYS, JULY 8 - AUGUST 12, 1-3PM AGES 10-15 | FREE | E-MAIL TESSA BRY TAYLOR TO LEARN MORE OR TO SIGN UP: TBRYTAYLOR@PAAM.ORG Art Reach, our premiere award-winning program for youth, will be offered online for summer 2020! Participants ages 10-15 are welcome to join PAAM teaching artists and education staff for 6 weekly workshops. Together we will dig into the artistic process, exploring the many ways we can create art with objects…

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July 2020

Critical Feedback with Megan Hinton

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

* VIRTUAL WORKSHOP * 1 SESSION: WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 9:30PM-12PM $55 FOR MEMBERS, $60 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW This virtual critique session will be limited to four artists who want to receive a critical review of their work. Each particpant’s work will be critiqued for a half hour. Megan will moderate the critique discussion among the group to engage in thoughtful and friendly feedback for each artist presenting. This is an opportunity to receive a constructive critique of finished or in…

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July 2020

Plein Air: Sketching Provincetown with Aaron Michael Thompson

July 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

* HELD OUTDOORS * 5 SESSIONS: JULY 6 - JULY 10, 9:30AM-12:30PM $330 FOR MEMBERS, $350 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Students will record their observations in sketchbook form on daily outings to significant sites. Provincetown is rich historically and visually, providing a host of plein-air subjects ideal for improving drawing and watercolor techniques. Students will also learn consolidation of materials for a variety of travel processes making travel and sketchbook more manageable. The concentration required in drawing directly from observation…

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June 2020

Drop-Off: Day 4/4

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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CLICK HERE TO LEARN  MORE ABOUT THE MEMBERS' 12X12 ONLINE EXHIBITION AND SILENT AUCTION. Today is the final of four Drop-Off Days for The Members' 12x12 Online Exhibition and Silent Auction. These Drop-Off Days will occur outside at the front of the Museum, and systems will be put into place to maintain your and our safety according to guidelines developed by the CDC, The State of Massachusetts, The Town of Provincetown, and our own personal comfort. The Drop-Off Days are:…

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June 2020

Drop-Off: Day 3/4

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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CLICK HERE TO LEARN  MORE ABOUT THE MEMBERS' 12X12 ONLINE EXHIBITION AND SILENT AUCTION. Today is the third of four Drop-Off Days for The Members' 12x12 Online Exhibition and Silent Auction. These Drop-Off Days will occur outside at the front of the Museum, and systems will be put into place to maintain your and our safety according to guidelines developed by the CDC, The State of Massachusetts, The Town of Provincetown, and our own personal comfort. The Drop-Off Days are:…

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June 2020

Drop-Off: Day 2/4

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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CLICK HERE TO LEARN  MORE ABOUT THE MEMBERS' 12X12 ONLINE EXHIBITION AND SILENT AUCTION. Today is the second of four Drop-Off Days for The Members' 12x12 Online Exhibition and Silent Auction. These Drop-Off Days will occur outside at the front of the Museum, and systems will be put into place to maintain your and our safety according to guidelines developed by the CDC, The State of Massachusetts, The Town of Provincetown, and our own personal comfort. The Drop-Off Days are:…

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June 2020

Drop-Off: Day 1/4

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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CLICK HERE TO LEARN  MORE ABOUT THE MEMBERS' 12X12 ONLINE EXHIBITION AND SILENT AUCTION. Today is the first of four Drop-Off Days for The Members' 12x12 Online Exhibition and Silent Auction. These Drop-Off Days will occur outside at the front of the Museum, and systems will be put into place to maintain your and our safety according to guidelines developed by the CDC, The State of Massachusetts, The Town of Provincetown, and our own personal comfort. The Drop-Off Days are:…

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June 2020

Three Ways Forward: Weather, Pathways, and Space An Online Painting Workshop with Pete Hocking

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

*VIRTUAL WORKSHOP* 3 SESSIONS: SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 10-4PM | SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 1:1S W/INSTRUCTOR | SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 10-4PM $240 FOR MEMBERS, $250 FOR NON-MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW Looking closely at the work of Joan Eardley, Richard Diebenkorn, and David Hockney we’ll explore the creation of pictures that utilize weather, pathways and space as organizing principles. This workshop will unfold over two weekends using Zoom and other easily accessible digital tools. The first day (Saturday) is focused on learning…

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April 2020

Virtual Drawing Re-Boot with Heather Blume

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on April 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

REGISTER HERE | $25 GENERAL PUBLIC, $20 FOR MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP This drawing re-boot workshop will meet initially on Zoom on Wednesday, April 8th at 10 am, where you will receive a demonstration of drawing exercises from Teaching Artist Heather Blume. She will assign drawing exercises to work on over the next few days. The follow up meeting will be on Friday, April 10 at 10 am, during which time you will  have the opportunity to share your drawings, and…

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April 2020

Virtual Drawing Re-Boot with Heather Blume

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on April 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

REGISTER HERE | $25 GENERAL PUBLIC, $20 FOR MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP This drawing re-boot workshop will meet initially on Zoom on Wednesday, April 8th at 10 am, where you will receive a demonstration of drawing exercises from Teaching Artist Heather Blume. She will assign drawing exercises to work on over the next few days. The follow up meeting will be on Friday, April 10 at 10 am, during which time you will  have the opportunity to share your drawings, and…

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April 2020

Virtual Critique with Laura Shabott

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

REGISTER HERE | $15 GENERAL PUBLIC, $10 FOR MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP Connect and share one piece of recent work in this one hour Zoom experience. We will provide affirming feedback in a safe space. Please send an image with your name, title, medium and size by Thursday at 5pm to kiah@paam.org so that work can be shared with the group. Zoom Meeting information will be provided upon registration. In 2015, the multi-disciplinary artist returned to painting…

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March 2020

Cancelled: Gallery Conversation: Artist Statements and Grant Opportunities with Pete Hocking

March 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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PAAM is closing until March 31. This includes the Museum, the office, the school, and all programs scheduled through April 17. The PAAM staff will still be reachable by email and by phone (info@paam.org, 508-487-1750.), and we’ll continue to update our social media channels. Please read this letter from PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for more information. Starting with the idea of 'artist statements,' this Gallery Conversation is intended to help people concisely tell the story of who they are as an artist.…

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March 2020

Cancelled: Tour of the exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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PAAM is closing until March 31. This includes the Museum, the office, the school, and all programs scheduled through April 17. The PAAM staff will still be reachable by email and by phone (info@paam.org, 508-487-1750.), and we'll continue to update our social media channels. Please read this letter from PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for more information. AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR PAAM MEMBERS | JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour of the current exhibitions. Tours are open to PAAM members only, and…

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March 2020

Cancelled: Provincetown Film Art: Le Crime de Monsieur Lange (1936)

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Film Art Series is being paused until at least March 31 and will announce a plan for re-scheduling screenings as soon as we are able. PAAM is closing until March 31. This includes the Museum, the office, the school, and all programs scheduled through April 17. The PAAM staff will still be reachable by email and by phone (info@paam.org, 508-487-1750.), and we’ll continue to update our social media channels. Please read this letter from PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for more information.…

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March 2020

Opening: Art Reach Exhibition

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Come celebrate the opening of the Art Reach Student Exhibition, Carrot Cake: We All Make It Differently, with the artists and their families. Free and open to the public.

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March 2020

Provincetown Film Art: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) Written and directed by Andrew Dominik, based on the novel by Ron Hansen. With Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Jeremy Renner, Sam Shepard, Paul Schneider and Mary-Louise Parker. 2 hours, 40 minutes. This elegiac meditation on the price of fame follows the final months of Wild…

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March 2020

Drop-Off Day: Members’ Open

March 3 @ 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' Open: Freedom exhibition, click here to read submission guidelines.

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February 2020

Provincetown Film Art: The Price of Everything (2018)

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE The Price of Everything (2018) Documentary; directed by Nathaniel Kahn. 1 hour, 38 minutes. Nathaniel Kahn, whose first feature was the insightful and moving 2003 documentary, My Architect, about his father, Louis Kahn, takes on the unhinged world of high art pricing with this new film, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. The Provincetown Film Art…

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February 2020

Museum Open

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Museum is open this Monday in observance of President's Day.

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February 2020

Tour of the exhibitions with Christine McCarthy

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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 Join PAAM CEO Christine McCarthy for a tour of the current exhibitions: Recent Gifts from the David Murphy Collection, Recent Gifts to the Collection: Part II, Members' Juried, Student Curating, and The 2020 Fine Arts Work Center Visual Arts Fellows. Tours are open to PAAM members only, and are free-of-charge, but pre-registration is requested.

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February 2020

Opening: Members’ Juried and Connectivity

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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 in celebrating the opening of the Members' Juried and Connectivity exhibitions!

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February 2020

Provincetown Film Art: The Train (1964)

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE The Train (1964) Directed by John Frankenheimer. With Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield and Jeanne Moreau. Black and white. 2 hours, 13 minutes. What’s more important, art or life? Or is the distinction ultimately irrelevant? This tense and bitter World War II drama, about a train of looted art masterpieces on its way to the Third Reich, caps off…

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February 2020

Free Members’ Workshop: Crossing the Atlantic-Provincetown’s Artistic Roots in French Artist Colonies

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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$60 OR FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS: JOIN OR RENEW | REGISTER HERE OR BY CALLING 508-487-1750 Many artists who came to Provincetown in the early 20th century had lived and worked in the artists’ colonies of coastal Atlantic France. The outbreak of war in 1914 kept them from travelling abroad and in Provincetown they found a similar sense of place and motifs where they could apply the modern styles they had learned in France. Provincetown’s fishing community and landscapes provided themes that…

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February 2020

Drop-Off Day: Members’ Juried

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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MEMBER EXHIBITIONS ARE OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS, JOIN OR RENEW TODAY Today is Drop-Off Day for the Members' Juried exhibition. Click here to read more about the exhibition and submission guidelines.

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January 2020

Opening: The FAWC Fellows and Recent Gifts: Part II

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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We hope you'll join us in celebrating two exhibitions: The 2020 Fine Arts Work Center Visual Arts Fellows and Recent Gifts: Part II.

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January 2020

Gallery Conversation: The FAWC Fellows

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Join us for the first in our 2020 Gallery Conversations series as we sit down with the Visual Arts Fellows from the Fine Arts Work Center to discuss their exhibition here at PAAM, on view through March 1.

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January 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Wyeth (2018)

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Wyeth (2018) Documentary; written and directed by Glenn Holsten. 1 hour, 27 minutes. Glenn Holsten’s documentary biography of the wildly popular and critically controversial realist painter Andrew Wyeth, who died in 2009 at the age of 91, is an eye-opening private look at a poorly understood public figure. The Provincetown Film Art Series, now in its 14th year,…

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January 2020

Museum Open

January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Museum is open today from 12-5pm for the long weekend.

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January 2020

Free Member Workshop: Portrait Drawing, A Taste of Classicism in Modern Provincetown (Full)

January 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL, PLEASE E-MAIL KIAH TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST: KIAH@PAAM.ORG | FREE FOR PAAM MEMBERS: JOIN OR RENEW In this workshop, art lovers can learn about portraiture and experiment with drawing from life. Contour drawing, an easy and fundamental drawing skill, will be used to explore the skull and then draw from a live model. We will have the pleasure of seeing portraits from the PAAM collection by Hawthorne, Dickinson, Webster, Lechay and others, and will consider…

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January 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Regarding Susan Sontag (2014)

January 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Regarding Susan Sontag (2014) Documentary; co-written and directed by Nancy D. Kates. 1 hour, 40 minutes. Nancy D. Kates’ brilliant, probing and thoughtful documentary of Sontag’s life and work rightly reclaims her as a part of lesbian history. The Provincetown Film Art Series, now in its 14th year, is sponsored by the Provincetown Film Society (PFS) and Provincetown…

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January 2020

Pick-Up Day: Members’ Small Works

January 7 @ 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 Pick-Up Day for the Members' Open: Small Works exhibition. Can't pick up today? You can pick up early on the final day of the exhibition (Sunday, January 5 between 12 and 5pm), or the following weekend when the Museum is open: Thursday-Sunday from 12-5pm.

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September 2019

2019 Annual Consignment Auction

September 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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REVIEW LOTS HERE REVIEW THE FINAL SALE PRICES (HAMMER+BUYER'S PREMIUM) HERE 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…

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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

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September 2014

2014 Annual Consignment Auction

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

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