Cahoon Museum of American Art

Cotuit, MA



(above: Cahoon Museum of American Art Entrance, 2022, photo by John Hazeltine)


(above: Cahoon Museum of American Art, 2022, photo by John Hazeltine)


A Measured and Deliberate Response: The Art of Colin Berry (12/3/08)

At Home in America: 19th Century Genre Painting (7/23/08)

A Retrospective for Frank Milby (5/23/08)

The Artist at Work: The Paintings of Charles Burdick (11/7/07)

Quite a Big Diehl (8/1/07)

Margaret J. Patterson: Master of Color and Light, with article "Margaret Patterson: Master of Color and Design" by Cindy Nickerson (11/28/06)

God's Country: The White Mountains in Art (10/31/06)

Heavy Machinery, Weber Grills and Dainty Things: New Works by Edith Vonnegut (6/21/06)

Past Perfect: The Landscapes of Thomas B. Higham (4/19/06)

Striking the Right Notes: Music in American Art (11/3/05)

Frank W. Benson ­ Sportsman/Etcher (9/20/05)

Treasures From the Towns (3/10/05)

By the Sea: Folk Paintings by Janet Munro (10/22/04)

In the Beginning: The Decorated Furniture of Ralph and Martha Cahoon; with essay by Barnes Riznik (8/11/04)

Rhythms of Land and Sea: New Paintings by Anne Boucher (7/2/04)

Sunlight and Shadow: American Impressionist Paintings (5/10/04)

Faces From the Past: Portraits by Cephas Thompson and Cephas Giovanni Thompson (3/9/04)

A Sense of Place: Location Studies by Joseph McGurl (3/9/04)

Twilight and Starlight (2/23/04)

John J. Enneking: A New England Impressionist (7/3/03)

Modern Primitives: Simple Art in a Complex Age (5/6/03)

His and Hers: Folk Portraits of Husbands and Wives (4/26/02)

Peter Coes; essay by Cindy Nickerson (2/28/02)

Peter Coes' Neighborhood: A Thirty-Year Retrospective (2/28/02)

Tell Me a Story - Chapter 2: Narrative Art of the Cape and Islands (7/27/01)

Simple Pleasures: The Art of Martha Cahoon, including essay by Cindy Nickerson (6/1/01)

A Taste of Provincetown: Works From the Collection of Napi Van Dereck (3/23/01)

Tell Me a Story -- Chapter I: Narrative Themes in Contemporary Fiber Arts (1/18/01)

Making Spirits Bright: The World of Jayne Shelley-Pierce (10/21/00)

ABC...123: Still Life Paintings by Stephen Johnson (10/9/00)

Twenty-One in Truro (8/1/00)

Loving Life: Recent Paintings by Marge Keary (6/15/00)

Wall Flowers: Sailor's Valentines by Sandi Blanda (5/20/00)

The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod: Signature 2000 / The White Mountain Pastels of Mabel Williams (1870-1944) (5/15/00)

Cahoon Museum Announces New Director (4/15/00)

Fields of Color: Pastel Landscapes by Jane Lincoln (11/6/99)


photo © 1996 Paul Murphy, Hyannis, MA


The Cahoon Museum of American Art is located at 4676 Falmouth Rd. (Rte. 28), Cotuit, MA (just east of intersection with Rte. 130). Hours and admission fees are available on the Museum's website.


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Simple Pleasures: The Art of Martha Cahoon, by Martha Cahoon, Cindy Nickerson - Art - 2001 - 48 pages. "An exhibition in memory of Martha Farham Cahoon, May 15 through July 14, 2001, Cahoon Museum of American Art." Ref: Simple Pleasures: The Art of Martha Cahoon, including essay by Cindy Nickerson (6/1/01)

American Paintings from Nature: Flower, Fruit, and Leaf, by Rosemary Rapp, Maureen A. Twohig - Art - 1988 - 36 pages. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Cahoon Museum of American Art, May 4-July 10, 1988.

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