Artifacts from the Archives offers an eclectic and pleasantly inexplicable menagerie of characters, creatures and landscapes in ink, paper, ceramic, and leather, which have—until now—languished in obscurity. Spanning almost all of Gorey's career from childhood cut paper works, to figure studies from his teen years to exquisitely colored works from the early 1950s through to ceramic works and etchings created while living in Cape Cod.
The wedding is a time honored tradition spanning centuries and cultures. Steeped in tradition, custom, and ritual this event has under gone many transformations. The museum’s exhibit, The Wedding, will feature 47 wedding gowns from 1760’s to the present. Within the exhibit context the museum will examine the similarities, differences, and origins of these traditions, customs, and fashions of the wedding event. The story of the wedding will unfold over many generation utilizing historic collection gowns, wedding accessories, photographs, and family histories.
The Main Gallery at Castle Hill holds bi-weekly gallery exhibitions are held all summer. Opening receptiona are on alternating Thursdays from 4 - 6pm. Light refreshments are served. Come join us!
Cape Cod Art Association proudly presents The National 2017 Fine Art Exhibit. This annual open juried exhibit embraces the talent from across the United States and is always of CCAA's biggest and most prestigious exhibits of the year. Visit CCAA from July 10-August 13 to view the beautiful artwork in this exhibit.
Ongoing: 3rd Wednesday of every month, 7:30pm
Cotuit Center for the Arts offers an open mic series called Salon of Shorts on the third Wednesday of each month in the Art Studio. Award-winning poets, playwrights, and spoken word performers Christine Rathbun Ernst and Gregory Hischak host the series, which encompasses all types of performances: poetry, storytelling, essay reading, music, performance art, improv, and stand-up.
“Everyone has in them five minutes of good storytelling, song, stand-up—even genius,” said Ernst.
Before the days of X-Box, Play Station, and the App Store there were non-virtual toys and games that captured the imagination of 20th century children. The toy industry of the 20th century was influenced by modernity, the space age, comic books, and television to name only a few. The toys on exhibit were made between the 1920s to the 1970s. Many are not politically correct (actually by todays standard are offensive), many would never pass the American Society for Materials and Testing safety standards.
Celebrate Harwich with walking tours, art shows in the park, Cranberry Arts & Music Fest at Brooks Park, lobster roll lunch, farmers markets and more!