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Upcoming Events

PAINTING WORKSHOP
Tues, July 28 & Wed, July 29
9:00am - 2:00pm each day

Fees: 1 Day - $50 members/$75 non-members OR 2 Days - $90 members/ $135 non-members
Plus $28 material fee


Join instructors Jan and Charlie Munro for a one or two day painting class. This summer their subject will be Cape Cod Lighthouses. Each artist will choose their favorite landmark lighthouse, (pictures will be provided) and will create a whimsical Folk Art Landscape, suitable to print as note cards or Holiday cards. Artists should bring a brown bag lunch.
Workshops limited to a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10.
Please call the Museum Gift Shop to sign up (508) 428-7581.

DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday, August 5
11:00am

Great Brush Off Artist Betsy Payne Cook will demonstrate her creative process in pastel.

APPRAISAL DAY
Thursday, August 6
10:00am-2:00pm

Come support the Museum and find out how much your treasures are worth. A panel of appraisers from Eldred’s Auctions will give a verbal appraisal of your items. Jessica Rapp Grassetti will also be on hand to answer your painting conservation questions.
First come/first served
1 item $15/ 3 items $40
Click here for more information

BUS TRIP
Tuesday, October 6
9:00am - 5:00pm

Old Schwamb Mill, the Jason Russell House and the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum in Arlington, MA
$50 Members
$60 Non-members
To reserve a seat, call the Museum (508) 428-7581.
Minimum of 25.

Spyglass Newsletter

Spyglass Winter 2015


 

 
 

Welcome to the Cahoon Museum!

Please join us at our Temporary Location while the preservation and renovation of our 1775 Georgian Colonial home is underway.

We are now located in a new temporary location at 30 Bates Road, Mashpee Commons North, Mashpee, MA 02649.

Our mailing address and phone have stayed the same. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1853, Cotuit, MA 02635. Phone: (508) 428-7581.

Click here to check out our latest Spyglass Newsletter for more information regarding our Renovation plans and our new Temporary Location.

Bates Road Map


CURRENTLY ON VIEW IN THE TEMPOARY LOCATION


 


IN THE TEMPOARY LOCATION:
30 BATES ROAD, MASHPEE COMMONS

June 23 - August 23

Before & After: 25th Anniversary of the Great Brush Off Exhibit
We have invited several founders of the Great Brush Off to help us with this exhibition. This exhibition focuses on painters who began their careers at the Great Brush Off and are now well known artists.  We also are displaying several of the publicity paintings form previous Great Brush Offs. Come join us to see works by phenomenal artists that made this event spectacular year after year.

For more information about the exhibition and upcoming lectures please click on the exhibition's title.

Anne Doyle White Table
Anne Doyler, White Table, oil on canvas will be included in the Live Auction at the Great Brush Off on 7/11/15 Min bid: $750
 
PERMANENT COLLECTION:
Also on view in our TEMPORARY LOCATION are selections from our Permanent Collection. Highlights of the permanent collection include the paintings of celebrated Cape folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon and 19th century gems by the likes of James Buttersworth, William Bradford, Ralph Blakelock, John J. Enneking and Erastus Salisbury Field.
Ralph Cahoon Megansett Tea Room
Ralph Cahoon (1910-1982) Megansett Tea Room , oil on masonite
 
 
The mission of the Cahoon Museum of American Art is to promote love and enjoyment of the visual arts through exhibits, educational programs, and continuing development of its permanent collection. The museum both celebrates the legacy of Cape Cod folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon, displaying their art and preserving the historic building that was their home and studio, and embraces the full vitality of American art with emphasis on past and present artists of Cape Cod and the Northeast.

 

Cahoon Museum of American Art
TEMPORARY LOCATION - 30 BATES ROAD, MASHPEE COMMONS NORTH, MASHPEE, MA 02649
Mailing address - P.O. Box 1853 · Cotuit, MA 02635
Phone: (508) 428-7581 · Fax: (508) 420-3709

Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm · Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm.
Closed on Mondays, all major holidays and in January and February.