"Giants of Sandwich and Beyond" with Michael Magyar

September 4th at Cape Cod Museum of Art
Sandwich glass artist Michael Magyar at work in his studio (Courtesy photo)

Special Speaker Series Opens

Cape Cod Museum of Art

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Michael Magyar - The “Giants of Sandwich and Beyond” –

6 pm;  $15, free for members of the CCMoA Guild

The Cape Cod Museum of Art Guild opens its Special Speaker Series this year with renowned Sandwich Glass Artist Michael Magyar.  Magyar will talk about the history of his “Giants” – large illuminated sculptures that light up the night during the holiday season in Sandwich and beyond.  Begun 20 years ago with just a few, they have expanded to 77 in a community effort that makes this “Giant” event happen every year!

Magyar’s glass sculptures have been in several museum exhibitions, including “Frozen Motion” at Cape Cod Museum of Art in 2003.   He invites the public to watch him create handblown glass daily at his Glass Studio on Cape Cod in Sandwich.  See www.capecodglass.net

Other guests in the Special Speaker Series through April 2019 are:

Saturday, October 13, 2018  at 1:00 pm - Peter McMahon, co-author of  “Cape Cod Modern” a book on modern Architecture on Cape Cod.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm - Allison Argo, award-winning filmmaker shares video and history of her films about endangered animals, including gorillas and horseshoe crabs.

Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - Robert Finch, Cape Cod Historian and author

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm - Officer Lori Miranda and the Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force panel discussion.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm – Photographer Julia Cumes – “Uncommon Journeys: Exploring Culture and Place Through Photography”

Saturday, April 6, 2019at 1:00 pm - Dr. Stormy Mayo, Director/scientist at Center for Coastal Studies Provincetown – “Right Whales at the Brink of Extinction”


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