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Upcoming Events

SPECIAL OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, June 26
5:30 - 7:00pm

To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Great Brush Off, we will be having a Special Fundraising Opening Reception for our Before & After: 25th Anniversary of the Great Brush Off exhibition with music, wine and hors d'oeuvres.
$25 Members/ $30 Non-members

GREAT BRUSH OFF
Saturday, July 11
PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Kettle Ho Restaurant
12 School Street
8:00am - 10:00am

Join the Cahoon Museum and the Cotuit Kettleers for a Pancake Breakfast. Start the day right for the Great Brush Off and get to meet Coach Mike Roberts and the Cotuit Kettleers as they serve pancakes.
$10 Adults /$5 Children

GREAT BRUSH OFF
Saturday, July 11
Cotuit Village Green
SILENT ART AUCTION
9:30am - 12:00pm
LIVE ART AUCTION
begins at 1:00pm

Join us for the 25th Annual Great Brush Off, a fun art festival on the Cotuit Village Green. We will have hamburgers, hotdogs, Polar Cave ice cream and cold drinks, plus music by the Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz Group. Come bid on wonderful art by local Cape artists, enjoy the antics of our auctioneer Charles Bailey-Gates and support the Cahoon Museum!
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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
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BUS TRIP
Tuesday, July 21

Rough Point Mansion and the Newport Art Museum
$45 Members
$55 Non-members
To reserve a seat, call the Museum (508) 428-7581.
Minimum of 25.

BUS TRIP
Tuesday, October 6

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

April 21- June 21

COMMERCE & THE SEA: A Celebration of Antonio Jacobsen
This exhibition focuses on the wonderful maritime paintings of Antonio Jacobsen.  The exhibition also spotlights other artists who paint incredible ship portraits. Come join us to marvel at these incredible ship portraits of a bygone era.

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

Lance Walker Belle of the West
Lance Walker, Belle of the West, oil on canvas
 
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.