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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, 2018 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, 2018 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, 2018 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, 2018 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, 2018 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, 2018 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, 2018 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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June 2019

On the Bright Side: Cynthia Reid and Garden Tour

June 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road (RT 28)
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

In Cynthia Reid’s upcoming summer show, “On the Bright Side,” color, shape, and texture are key elements in her oil paintings. Reid’s bird portraits, florals, bird nests, cottages, landscapes, and garden vignettes provide a contemporary take on traditional subject matter. In painting her flowers and birds, she takes a whimsical approach and uses a sunny palette of colors. “These paintings are intended to evoke joy and portray the inherent beauty of the natural world,” says Reid. We will also be…

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August 2019

In Thoreau’s Views

August 17, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

“Wishing to get a better view than I had yet had of the ocean, which, we are told, covers more than two-thirds of the globe, but of which a man who lives a few miles inland may never see any trace, more than of another world, I made a visit to Cape Cod.” — Henry David Thoreau A reception and exhibit featuring scenes immortalized by Thoreau and cherished by us today.

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September 2019

In Thoreau’s Views Plein Air Painting, Show and Reception

September 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road
Eastham, MA 02642

“Wishing to get a better view than I had yet had of the ocean, which, we are told, covers more than two-thirds of the globe, but of which a man who lives a few miles inland may never see any trace, more than of another world, I made a visit to Cape Cod.” — Henry David Thoreau Artists’ reception and exhibit, at the beautiful Eastham Public Library, featuring scenes immortalized by Henry David Thoreau and cherished by us today. In addition…

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Celebrate Our Waters

September 21, 2019
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

As part of Celebrate our Waters weekend, the Addison Art Gallery is sponsoring plein air painting, a fresh paint exhibition, and a reception with music by Bruce MacLean and artist demonstration. 8am to noon Plein Air Painting Artists from Cape Cod and beyond will be painting at waterside sites around Orleans. (Paul Schulenburg, Catherine Hess, Linda Beach, Andrea Petitto, Linda Turoczi, Don Bachman and Maryalice Eizenberg are among the artists who will be painting.) Their wet paintings will be brought…

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