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May 2018

Toasting Summer on Cape Cod

May 26 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Join artists, neighbors and friends in celebrating summer, the upcoming lively and beautiful season, on Cape Cod.

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Celebrating Truro

May 27 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
3Harbors Realty, 11 Truro Center Road
Truro, MA 02666

Organized by Truro residents Nick Norman of 3Harbors Realty and Helen Addison of the Addison Art Gallery, “Celebrating Truro” brings together full- and part-time residents, visitors, artists and historians to celebrate at 3Harbors Realty, 11 Truro Center Road, Truro. Considered by many the “true” Cape Cod, Truro has a history going back to Pilgrim explorations, an abundance of preserved land, dramatically changing coastlines, and award-winning architecture. Today’s small farms, makers of unique products, and successful entrepreneurs add to the cultural…

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June 2018

Doberstein and Sanders Demo for Wild Care

June 9 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Come see Amy Sanders and SaraJane Doberstein demonstrate their unique painting techniques as part of our day “Swooping in for Wild Care”. Amy will demonstrate building depth and luminosity with pastel as she works towards bringing a painting to life through 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…

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Swooping in for Wild Care

June 9 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Artists from across the Cape and beyond are joining the Addison Art Gallery in support of Wild Care. Spearheaded by artists SaraJane Doberstein and Amy Sanders, and Helen Addison, Swooping in for Wild Care includes an exhibit of new works by gallery and invited artists, a reception on Saturday, June 9 from 5 to 7, live music, book signings and a raffle. Educational animals planning to attend include two Eastern Screech Owls, Up Up and Nickerson, and Turtle #45, an…

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Wine and Dine with Andrea Petitto

June 27 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Truro Vineyards & South Hollow Spirits, 11 Shore Road
Truro, MA 02652 United States

Chef Brian Erskine of Blackfish Restaurant will create a five-course tasting menu, complemented by South Hollow Spirits cocktails and Truro Vineyards wines, featuring live music by Haze & Dacey. For tickets or more information, please call 508.487.6200 or email events@trurovineyardsofcapecod.com. Andrea Petitto’s father was a sculptor and Andrea grew up making things with clay. Instead of the usual children’s literature, Andrea was fascinated by the images in large folio books of Rodin and Michelangelo sculptures. These influences can still be…

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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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July 2018

Wine and Dine with Marc Kundmann

July 18 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Truro Vineyards & South Hollow Spirits, 11 Shore Road
Truro, MA 02652 United States

Chef Brian Erskine of Blackfish Restaurant will create a five-course tasting menu, complemented by South Hollow Spirits cocktails and Truro Vineyards wines, featuring live music by Auguste and Alden. For tickets or more information, please call 508.487.6200 or email events@trurovineyardsofcapecod.com. Marc Kundmann works in encaustic and acrylic media. Both allow him to build and remove layers of color, transparency, and pigments, and to use texture expressively. His hope is that the resulting layers create not only intriguing and beautiful surfaces,…

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Frank Gardner and Marc Hanson

July 21 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Join these long-time painting comrades, both recipients of extensive national recognition, for a distinctive show of new works. In their own styles, these master artists capture the magnificence of our natural environment, our structures and those around us. “A pair of superb painters” — Fine Art Connoisseur

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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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August 2018

Traveling Home to Cape Cod, Journeys in Paint

August 9 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
old Cape Sotheby’s, 6 Rt. 6A
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Join us for a reception for award-winning artists John F. Murphy of Orleans and Paul Schulenburg of Eastham. “Traveling Home to Cape Cod, Journeys in Paint” will be on exhibit at oldCape Sotheby’s International Realty in August and September. The original oils capture the area they have chosen as home as well as works inspired by their extensive travels throughout the United States and abroad. Hosted by Jim Trainor, Eric Ehnstrom and Emily Van Giezen, the reception will include live…

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Light Catchers: the work of Jonathan Earle and Paul Batch

August 11 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Join us at this reception for two gifted painters of light, Jonathan Earle and Paul Batch. “This body of work primarily focuses on different locations throughout the Cape looking out towards the ocean. I’m drawn to the varying color combinations offered to me in the wee hours of morning and as the sun sets. I am constantly inspired by the promise of a new day.” — Paul Batch “The sense of place can be described as the emotional or physical…

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