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July 2017

Andrea Petitto Plein Air Workshop

July 26 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Heritage Museum and Gardens, 67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563 United States

This is a course for oil or acrylic painters. The course will focus on finding a strong composition in an outdoor landscape and how to orchestrate values and colors to create a compelling painting. Although Andrea paints primarily with palette knife, painters can use brushes or knives as they wish. Anyone who is interested in trying palette knife painting might find this a good opportunity for a new experience, but the essentials of the instruction are the same for either…

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August 2017

In Edward Hopper’s Town

August 9 at 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Highlands House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA United States

8 am to noon Plein air painters will be painting the shores, town and historic sites of Truro, the town that Edward Hopper chose to live and to paint for decades. Artists will deliver the wet paintings to the Highland House Museum to be added to the After Hopper exhibition. 6:30 Wine and nibbles meet and greet, tour the museum including the newly created Hopper Room 7:00 After Hopper Panel and Q&A After Hopper celebrates Edward Hopper’s legacy through contemporary…

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Plein Air Painting

August 9 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Highlands House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA United States

Plein air painters will be painting the shores, town and historic sites of Truro, the town that Edward Hopper chose to live and to paint for decades. Artists will deliver the wet paintings to the Highland House Museum to be added to the After Hopper exhibition.

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September 2017

Celebrate Our Waters Painting Event

September 16 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Watch award-winning painters as they create work inspired by the shores of Orleans. Plein air, French for “open air,” describes paintings created outdoors. French Impressionists, including Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, advocated en plein air painting. Charles Webster Hawthorne, who is attributed with starting the art colony in Provincetown, came to Cape Cod to teach painting en plein air. The public is invited to come and watch as adults and children alike are enthralled by seeing a painting move from…

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Celebrate Our Waters Reception and Exhibition

September 16 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Join artists and friends for a casual reception and exhibition of new paintings inspired by the shores and waters of Cape Cod.

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