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Cahoon Museum of American Art

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March 2018

Scrimshandering: Ralph Cahoon, Scrimshaw, and Nantucket Whaling Heritage

March 21 - December 22
Cahoon Museum of American Art, 4676 Falmouth Rd (rte 28)
Cotuit, MA 02635 United States
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Scrimshandering: Ralph Cahoon, Scrimshaw, and Nantucket Whaling Heritage details the impact that the American nautical folk art of scrimshaw had on artist Ralph Cahoon's paintings (1910-1982). Scrimshandering is on view through December 22. 

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May 2018

Streetside Art Exhibit

May 18 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Cahoon Museum of American Art, 4676 Falmouth Rd (rte 28)
Cotuit, MA 02635 United States
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Hilary Hutchison’s large-scale public sculpture sited on the grounds of the museum facing Route 28 celebrates the cod, a local icon.

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August 2018

Herman Maril: The Strong Forms of Our Experience

August 17 - October 28
Cahoon Museum of American Art, 4676 Falmouth Rd (rte 28)
Cotuit, MA 02635 United States
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This exhibition focuses on the large and important body of work that modern artist Herman Maril (1908-1986) created on paper throughout his career. His spare but evocative drawings, watercolors, and prints illustrate the Maryland countryside, streets in his home city of Baltimore, and the Cape…

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November 2018

Opening Reception – Twisted, Twined & Woven Exhibition

November 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cahoon Museum of American Art, 4676 Falmouth Rd (rte 28)
Cotuit, MA 02635 United States
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Come by the Cahoon, bring a friend, and be the first to see the new exhibition.  Meet the artists, enjoy lively conversation, and explore the vibrant, unexpected and virtuoso work of some of the regions most significant fiber artists.

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Scallywags, Shanties, & Scrimshaw

November 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cahoon Museum of American Art, 4676 Falmouth Rd (rte 28)
Cotuit, MA 02635 United States
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A salty evening of sea-faring fun! Watch out for pirates as you listen to live music, sample local seafood and spirits, and get a head start on your holiday shopping! Prix fixe dinner at Villagio available after the party to round out your night.

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Wish Upon a Star – Workshop with Fiber Artist Sarah Haskell

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cahoon Museum of American Art, 4676 Falmouth Rd (rte 28)
Cotuit, MA 02635 United States
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Come create a seasonal star ornament woven with your wishes and messages.  Designed for children and caregivers. All are welcome!

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