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October 2016

Capture the Cape Plein Air

October 8, 2016 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road (RT 28)
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Capture the Cape is a fall celebration of this beautiful region sponsored by the Addison Art Gallery and Land Ho! Restaurant. Come see the painters plein air painting around Orleans from 8:00 am to noon, join us at the gallery to see the wet works delivered, and come to the Fresh Paint Reception from 4:00 to 6:00 with live music by Bert Jackson and Roe Osborn.

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June 2017

Plein Air Painting in Eastham

June 17, 2017 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road
Eastham, MA 02642

Watch artists create paintings on the Library grounds and other Eastham sites, then come see the finished paintings and chat with the artists at the Eastham Library reception from 3:30 to 5:00 featuring Sue Keller on the piano.

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July 2017

Maryalice Eizenberg Demonstration

July 1, 2017 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Eizenberg, an award-winning painter and respected instructor will demonstrate plein air oil painting on the gallery lawn.

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Andrea Petitto Plein Air Workshop

July 26, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 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, Exhibition and Book signing

September 16, 2017 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. Book signing with Susan Anarino, author of 365 Cape Cod Ponds, Day by Day. “Once I discovered that Cape Cod had 365 ponds I vowed to see if this was true. I found the magic under snow draped pines, beneath squawking seagulls, beside bandstands and in rainy woods. There I encountered swans, herons, boat parades and a little…

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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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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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August 2018

Demonstrating in Color

August 4 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Susan Overstreet, contemporary expressionist, will demonstrate her distinctive use of color while painting a larger work based on a plein air study. Audience questions and comments are welcome and will add to this lively presentation.

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Paths of Color, Susan Overstreet One Woman Show

August 4 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

This exhibition showcases an exciting collection of the latest plein air work by one of the region’s most distinctive contemporary expressionists. Following the footsteps of the Cape’s historically influential artists, Overstreet forges a new path exploring her singular window into a world of wonder and beauty. “Sand, sea and sky offer an evolving kaleidoscope of color,” explains Overstreet. “Capturing the array of vivid chromatic compositions on the Cape drives my spontaneous and intuitive process.” Overstreet will demonstrate that process by…

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September 2018

Celebrate our Waters Plein Air Painting

September 22 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orleans Cape Cod, Orleans, MA 02653 United States

As part of the 2018 Celebrate our Waters weekend, the Addison Art Gallery is sponsoring plein air painting, a fresh paint exhibition, book signing, reception and demonstration. Artists from Cape Cod and beyond will be painting at waterside sites around Orleans including Rock Harbor, Little Pleasant Bay at Paw Wah Landing, Town Cove and Pleasant Bay Community Boating. Their wet paintings will be brought to the Addison Art Gallery for an exhibition and reception from 4 to 6.

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Celebrate our Waters Artists’ Reception, Demonstration and Book Signings

September 22 at 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Amy Sanders will demonstrate building depth and luminosity with pastel as she works towards bringing a painting to life through multiple layers. Pastel 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. Questions and comments from audience member of all ages will be encouraged and add to the event. Sandy Macfarlane will be on hand to answer questions and sign copies…

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