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Winter 2014

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Exhibitions 2014



While the Cahoon Museum is being renovated please join us in our temporary exhibition space at Mashpee Commons. We are temporarily located at 9 North Street, Mashpee Commons. When we have more information about the timing of our move back into our upgraded Museum we will let you know.

March 11 - April 27, 2014


Our annual benefit exhibition this year will be a collaboration with the Wampanoag Tribe.  This show focuses on winter imagery themes, including both coastal and forest Native wintertime pastimes and celebrations. 

Friday, March 14 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm

Tuesday, March 18, 11 a.m. –  Gallery talk with Elizabeth James-Perry.

Tuesday, March 25, 11 a.m. – Gallery Talk with Jonathan Perry.


Elizabeth James-Perry
Elizabeth James-Perry, Wampum Collar, wampum

Exhibitions 2014

March 11 – April 27, 2014
Friday, March 14 Opening Reception
Frost Moon: Wampanoag Artists
Our annual benefit exhibition will be a collaboration with the Wampanoag Tribe to spotlight their work in all media. We will also have special workshops and lectures in conjunction with the exhibition.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 - Wine Tasting Fundrasier at Wimpy's Seafood Cafe

April 29 – June 8, 2014
Friday, May 2 Opening Reception
Retrospective of Richard Sparre’s Work
Richard Sparre was an important creator of works on the Cape and this exhibition will be a retrospective of his work.

Thursday-Sunday, May 15-18 Cahoon in Bloom

June 10 – July 20, 2014
Thursday, June 12 Opening Reception
The Lure of the Fish
This exhibition will look at how artists use the subject of fish in their work. It will include painting, photographs and sculpture.

Saturday, July 12 - Great Brush Off (Rain date July 13)

July 22 – September 7, 2014
Thursday, July 24 Opening Reception
Making Faces
This exhibition will explore ways artists have captured the uniqueness, beauty and strangeness of faces.

September 9 – October 19, 2014
Friday, September 19 Opening Reception
Awe of New England Spires
Every small New England town has one or two church spires that can be seen and identified throughout the town. This exhibition will include images of those churches and the historical information about those churches.

October 21 – November 30, 2014
Friday, October 24 Opening Reception
Picture Perfect: Nineteenth-Century Women in Works and Images

December 2 – December 21, 2014
Friday, December 5 Opening Reception
Small Works/Permanent Collection of Martha and Ralph Cahoon works