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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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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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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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Amy Sanders Pastel Demonstration

June 30 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road
Eastham, MA 02642

Amy will demonstrate building depth and luminosity with pastel as she works towards bringing a painting to life through the building up of 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 that is the hallmark of the medium. Audience questions and comments will be encouraged and add to the…

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July 2018

Paul Schulenburg One Man Show

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

Paul Schulenburg’s 2018 show will include new paintings inspired by the working waterfront, primarily from the Chatham Fish Pier, with a few large format paintings of working fishermen and women. “I recently met a young woman working on a local fishing boat, exuding youth, strength, grace and beauty. She inspired some favorite new work.” — Paul Schulenburg There are new paintings of panoramic outer beaches as well as cozy interior spaces. Plus there will be a few paintings inspired by…

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Wine & Dine with Paul Schulenburg at Truro Vineyards

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

Live music and five-course tasting menu presented by Blackfish Restaurant accompanied by Truro Vineyard wines and South Hollow cocktails. Reservations must be made in advance at trurovineyardsofcapecod.com/events-calendar/ .

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Andrea Petitto Painting Demonstration

July 14 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

The afternoon of her One Woman Show reception, Andrea Petitto will be demonstrating several stages of the development of her semi-abstract paintings in oils in order to show how recognizable forms emerge and are integrated with the background colors and shapes.

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Andrea Petitto One Woman Show

July 14 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

“Figural work is my passion because of the evocative nature of body language and form. A level of abstraction in the figure allows the viewer to experience the emotional impact in a universal way, without concern for a specific identity. Brush or knife strokes are more important to me than representational detail. I like the tension between the sense of paint and surface on one hand and the illusion of form and depth on the other. I try to make…

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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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SaraJane Doberstein Painting Demonstration

July 27 at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Addison Art Gallery, 43 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States

SaraJane will demonstrate the tonal sketch technique with raw umber on linen to establish the drawing and values for the rest of the painting.

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