On September 1, the Cape Cod Museum of Art resumed its open houses in celebration of its 30th anniversary. The museum invites the residents of the Towns of Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro and Provincetown to visit the museum free gallery admission with proof of residency through September 29. The museum will continue its open houses throughout the remainder of the year, each month, different towns.
Artwork on exhibition during September includes: Men and the Sea works by Frank Cardozo Nicholas; New Directions works by Cindy Kane; Remember…9/11 Trilogy, book art by Rosemary Simpkins; From New Jersey to Cape Cod, a group show by painting buddies, Mel Leipzig, Daniel Finaldi and Linda Pochesci; and America the Beautiful, paintings and textile arts illustrating the words of America the Beautiful by Katherine Lee Bates.
The Cape Cod Museum of Art was founded in 1981 by a group of local artists whose goal was to build a collection representing the work of Cape and Island artists so that future generations would be able to see and appreciate the artistic contribution of the region.
The museum’s mission is to collect, conserve, study, interpret and exhibit works by outstanding artists associated with Cape Cod, the Islands and Southeastern Massachusetts. Through its programs, the museum seeks to preserve the artistic heritage of the area and to foster artistic and cultural growth within the individual and the community.
Cape Cod Museum of Art, the regional art museum of Cape Cod, the Islands and Southeastern Massachusetts, is located off Route 6A, 60 Hope Lane, on the grounds of Cape Cod Center for the Arts, Dennis. Gallery hours through Columbus Day: Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm; Thursday until 8 pm; and Sunday, noon – 5 pm. Information: 508-385-4477 or www.ccmoa.org.
Courtesy of the Cape Cod Museum of Art.