Summer 2018: Art History and Appreciation

Photography and "Reality" with Marian Roth

August 20
Monday, 10-11:30am

$50, 1 session

In the hierarchy of plastic and visual arts, photography has historically been placed at that nebulous bottom, perhaps because it has been used in service to the historical document since its inception. Photographs were supposed …

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Up Close and Personal with Biala and Gottlieb with Beth Stein

September 17
Monday, 10-noon

$75, 1 session

Looking at art can be a very subjective experience.  What appeals to one person may appear totally inaccessible to another; what one person may deem to be extraordinary may seem very pedestrian to the next …

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The C-Scape Artist Residency with Regina Binder and Tom Boland

September 21
Friday, 10-11:30am

$50, 1 session

The artist in residency program at C-Scape dune shack was launched in 1995.  Regina Binder and Tom Boland worked with The Compact to acquire the shack based on Binder’s master’s thesis. The program offers 3 three-week …

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Edward and Josephine Hopper: A Lecture and Look into the Artists’ Lives on Cape with Christine McCarthy

June 25
Monday, 1-3pm

$100, 1 session

In 2016, PAAM acquired 96 drawings by Edward Hopper and 69 works of art by Josephine Hopper, in addition to her personal diaries, letters, and ephemera.  This lecture will trace their years on Cape Cod …

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Women in Art with Suzanne Altman

August 3
Friday, 10-11:30am

$50, 1 session

Women have made significant contributions to the arts for centuries, but have often been overlooked and underappreciated. This lecture illuminates the lives and works of many of these women, from the familiar like Mary Cassatt and …

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