Scrimshaw: The Whaler’s Art

Cahoon Museum of American Art 4676 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, MA

This major exhibition presents the art and history of scrimshaw, a nautical folk art form created by whalers during the international whaling trade of the 19th century. The surprising history of this unique art form is explained and brought to life through the stories of the makers and recipients of these intricately detailed keepsakes. A…

$10
Recurring

Paint Night – Folk Art Fridays at the Cahoon Museum

Cahoon Museum of American Art 4676 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, MA

This fall the Cahoon Museum is celebrating the work of Martha Cahoon with a paint night inspired by her folk art. Participants will try their hand at recreating a Martha Cahoon work not currently on display at the museum while enjoying refreshments, fun, and friends. All materials and admission to the museum are included in…

$45.00

Robin Tost: Scrap Metal Quilts

Cahoon Museum of American Art 4676 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, MA

Sculptor Robin Tost creates colorful, whimsical ‘full metal quilts’ out of recycled automobile parts and cast off metal. The idea for her signature style began during a biking trip across Vermont through a region devastated by factory closings. She noticed women selling quilts to supplement their family income and was inspired to create sculpture transforming…

$10.00
Recurring

Artful Conversations at Cahoon Museum of Art!

Cahoon Museum of American Art 4676 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, MA

Engage in an informal yet purposeful conversation that focuses on one or two pieces of art in the galleries guided by Education Programs Manager, Leslie Goldman. Each week the museum will feature something different, whether that be a deeper look at an object from one of the current exhibitions or the opportunity to see a…

$10.00
Recurring

Paint Night – Folk Art Fridays at the Cahoon Museum

Cahoon Museum of American Art 4676 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, MA

This fall the Cahoon Museum is celebrating the work of Martha Cahoon with a paint night inspired by her folk art. Participants will try their hand at recreating a Martha Cahoon work not currently on display at the museum while enjoying refreshments, fun, and friends. All materials and admission to the museum are included in…

$45.00
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