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cARTography: Envisioning Cape Cod

Dates vary between July 14, 2021 - October 3, 2021
  • 60 Hope Lane, Dennis, MA 02638
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    • Dates: Dates vary between July 14, 2021 - October 3, 2021
    • Recurrence: Recurring daily
    • Location: Cape Cod Museum of Art

    cARTography: Envisioning Cape Cod is a monumental, historic exhibition on view this summer and fall at the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis. It’s part of their year-long 40th anniversary celebration. cARTography is multi-faceted exhibition consisting of 

    • Historical Maps of Cape Cod from the collection of David Garner with narrative provided by Joseph Garver, Harvard Map Collection Curator Emeritus…..     

    • “Our” Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History, an interactive exhibition that reveals little-known historic and cultural realities of the Wampanoag who have lived in Massachusetts for more than 12,000 years, produced by SmokeSygnals Marketing and Communications and supported by Plymouth 400, Inc. …..       
    • An immersive installation by local, contemporary artist and cartographer, Mark Adams, titled Landscapes and People of the First Light, 11,000 years Ago on Cape Cod that covers the walls and floor …..
    • And Two Art Deco Murals that once graced the walls of a Hyannis movie theater and were purchased by Jon and Eliza Lewis at auction and recently restored.



    Thursday, July 29 @ 4pm

    A talk by Linda Coombs, 

    Aquinnah Wampanoag / Wampanoag Historian


    Thursday, August 19 @4pm

    A talk by Joseph Garver, 

    Curator Emeritus, Harvard Map Collection

    “The Cartography of Cape Cod: Reading Between The Lines”


    cARTography is sponsored by Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club and the Josh E. Portrie Charitable Foundation.

    The Cape Cod Museum of Art is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10a m to 4 pm and Sunday 12 to 4 pm. For more information, visit


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    Cape Cod Museum of Art

    60 Hope Lane, Dennis, MA 02638