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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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Folk Art Traditions at the Cahoon: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

March 23 - December 22
Cahoon Museum of American Art, 4676 Falmouth Rd (rte 28)
Cotuit, MA 02635 United States
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This selection includes 10 folk art paintings from artists working from the early 19th century through contemporary times. The exhibition explores the history of folk art, as well as its particular importance as a cornerstone of the Cahoon’s permanent collection.   The artworks on display include…

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November 2018

Twisted, Twined, and Woven: Contemporary Fiber Art

November 2 - December 22
Cahoon Museum of American Art, 4676 Falmouth Rd (rte 28)
Cotuit, MA 02635 United States
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Twisted, Twined, and Woven is an exhibition of contemporary fiber art that illustrates the experimental diversity of both method and themes in the work of regional fiber artists. The exhibit includes framed works as well as hanging installations and large scale, free-standing sculpture. Artists include: Jodi Colella, Jacqueline…

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December 2018

“In a Sentimental Mood: the Songs of Duke Ellington” with John Murelle

December 19 @ 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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Join us for a lively evening of song as baritone John Murelle performs the songs of Duke Ellington. Murelle is accompanied by pianist William Merrill and writer Mick Carlon, who shares Ellington stories. Renown as a composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, Edward…

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