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February 2018

Don Wilding Talk

February 18 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cape Cod National Seashore Visitors Center, Eastham, MA 02642 United States

Henry Beston’s The Outermost House is considered to be one of the great nature books ever written. Learn how Beston’s trail to Cape Cod began at the Battle of Verdun in World War I, how he tapped into the healing power of nature on Cape Cod’s Outer Beach, how The Outermost House inspired legislators in Washington to establish the Cape Cod National Seashore, and the influence that Beston and The Outermost House had on Rachel Carson, other nature writers, and…

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Outermost Inspiration Artists’ Reception

February 18 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cape Cod National Seashore Visitors Center, Eastham, MA 02642 United States

A delightful, casual opportunity to meet the artists and learn more about their inspirations and techniques. Don Wilding will be on hand to answer questions and sign books.

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March 2018

Outermost Inspirations in Chatham

March 30 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chatham Bars Inn, 297 Shore Road
Chatham, MA 02633

The CBI Friday Art Series shines with this exceptional exhibit, artists demonstrations and live music by Fred Fried. CBI, the renowned luxury resort, welcomes master artists from Addison Art Gallery and the community with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a glass of bubbly. Contemporary expressionist Susan Overstreet and nationally acclaimed pastelist Amy Sanders will demonstrate their techniques while joining in lively conversation with the guests. Additional artists attending include David Burns, Maryalice Eizenberg, Steve Kennedy, Marc Kundmann, John Murphy, Andrea Petitto,…

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June 2018

Outermost Inspirations

June 30 at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road
Eastham, MA 02642

Outermost House Inspired by the Cape Cod National Seashore and Henry Beston’s Outermost House Henry Beston’s 1928 book, The Outermost House, is a classic of American Literature. Beston (1888-1968) wrote the book after spending a solitary “year” in a 20×16 house on the dunes of Eastham on Cape Cod, studying and observing the wonders of the elements in this stunning setting. Plein air painting in the morning, talk, book signing and reception in the afternoon. The Outermost House is considered…

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See the Painters at Work

June 30 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eastham,

Come and watch award-winning painters at work around Eastham. Adults and children alike are amazed to see the processes that lead to a finished painting. Artists are happy to answer questions and discuss their techniques. Join them for a reception and see the still wet paintings at the Eastham Public Library from 2 to 4.

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Talk: Don Wilding’s Outermost Inspirations

June 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road
Eastham, MA 02642

Don Wilding, author of the books “Henry Beston’s Cape Cod” and “A Brief History of Eastham,” takes a closer look at the Eastham and Cape Cod experiences of Henry Beston, author of the literary classic, “The Outermost House.” Travel back with Don for this comprehensive localized look at Beston’s ultimate Cape Cod experience.

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Outermost Inspirations Artist Reception

June 30 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road
Eastham, MA 02642

Join neighbors and friends in meeting award-winning artists, learning how our natural surrounds inspire them, and viewing the paintings created that morning. Don Wilding will join us and sign books.

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Amy Sanders Pastel Demonstration

June 30 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road
Eastham, MA 02642

Amy will demonstrate building depth and luminosity with pastel as she works towards bringing a painting to life through the building up of multiple layers. Pastel is a unique medium, in that the pigment particles retain their individuality within layers. If carefully layered using strokes in a variety of colors, weights and direction, light bounces among the particles creating a unique radiance that is the hallmark of the medium. Audience questions and comments will be encouraged and add to the…

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July 2018

Outermost Inspirations: See the Artists at Work

July 26 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Orleans Historical Society, 3 River Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Adults and children alike are amazed to see the processes that lead to a finish painting. Artists are happy to answer questions and discuss their techniques. Maryalice Eizenberg and Susan Overstreet will be painting in oil plein air (outside, weather permitting) and Amy Sanders will be working in pastel inside the Museum.

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Outermost Inspirations: Artists and Authors Reception

July 26 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Orleans Historical Society, 3 River Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Join artists, author Don Wilding, friends and neighbors while viewing the Outermost Inspirations exhibition at the newly refurbished Orleans Historical Society Museum.

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Outermost Inspirations: Talk by Don Wilding, Beston Expert, at the Orleans Historical Society

July 26 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orleans Historical Society, 3 River Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Learn how Beston’s trail to Cape Cod began in World War I, how he tapped into the healing power of nature on the Outer Beach, how The Outermost House inspired legislators in Washington to establish the Cape Cod National Seashore, and the influence The Outermost House had on Rachel Carson and the American environmental movement. Archival photos and footage from the Beston/Outermost House documentary film will be included. Wilding will be available to sign books before and after his talk.

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