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August 2017

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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Meet the Artists

August 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Highlands House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA United States

Wine and nibbles meet and greet, tour the museum including the newly created Hopper Room

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After Hopper Panel and Q&A

August 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Highlands House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA United States

After Hopper celebrates Edward Hopper’s legacy through contemporary artists inspired by this great American artists and the places he painted. Join highly respected artists Robert Abele, Steve Kennedy, Susan Overstreet and Paul Schulenburg for a lively discussion. Audience participation will be encouraged.

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Steve Kennedy Painting Demonstration

August 10, 2017 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Highlands House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA United States

Steve Kennedy will talk about the influence of Edward Hopper on Outer Cape artists and demonstrate plein air principles of design, color and paint application.

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Linda Beach Painting Demonstration

August 10, 2017 at 11:00 am
Highlands House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA United States

Using pastels, Linda will demonstrate her methods of capturing the natural landscape around the Highland House.

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Fay Shutzer Painting Demonstration

August 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm
Highlands House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA United States

This demonstration will focus on capturing the iconic lighthouse and surroundings in the afternoon light.

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Maryalice Eizenberg Painting Demonstration

August 11, 2017 at 9:00 am
Highlands House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA United States

Maryalice Eizenberg will demonstrate how she selects and edits a scene to make a successful painting.

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Amy Sanders Demonstration

August 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm
Highlands House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA United States

Artists have long flocked to the Cape for its unique and saturated light. Join Amy Sanders as she captures the beauty of a rich Cape Cod summer sky.

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Celebrating Edward Hopper’s Legacy on Cape Cod

August 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

After Hopper honors the legacy of Edward Hopper by celebrating contemporary artists inspired by his work and the places he painted with an emphasis on Cape Cod. In 1930, Edward Hopper and his wife Jo spent their first summer on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Having traveled through many states and France, they built their home here on a bluff overlooking Cape Cod Bay. Hopper is considered America’s greatest realist painter. His unforgettable images, infused with emotion, speak of history and…

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New Boys in Town: Introducing the work of Paul Batch and Jonathan Earle

August 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Paul Batch is praised for his evocative atmospheric landscapes. He focuses on transitions, painting various times of day, changing weather, and the rich seasons New England offers. Batch earned his MFA at Hartford Art School and has been featured numerous times in national art publications. Jonathan Earle began his career as at an architectural firm in Boston while gradually refining his skills as a fine artist. With his paintings, he strives to convince the viewer to honor the instance of…

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Susan Overstreet Painting Demonstration

August 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

“My process begins with an initial emotional connection with a subject. I study how best to technically get this reaction on the canvas. And then use brushes and colors to convey my individual expression. It is a joyful challenge to hone an evolving, experimental, technical process that honors my reactions to the world around me.” — Susan Overstreet Susan completed studio work at George Washington University, and continued studying fine arts at Corcoran School of Art and Art League School…

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Places in Time

August 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Robert Abele and Susan Overstreet have captured historic Cape Cod architecture from fishing villages to grand Victorians and charming summer cottages. Join us for an exhibition featuring places called home today and through centuries.

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September 2017

Abele and Overstreet: At Home on the Cape

September 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Old Cape Sotheby’s, 6 Rt. 6A
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Robert Abele is inspired to paint what he calls a vanishing history of America’s past. This ongoing passion to preserve the gentle New England coast is his muse, and his dialog with this subject matter continues to challenge him. Robert’s work has appeared in the New York Times and The Washington Post. Often regarded as a painter’s painter, he is the recipient of many national awards. Susan Overstreet completed studio work at George Washington University, and continued studying fine arts…

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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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