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Cape Cod Museum of Art

PAINT DAY! Paint the Collection Father's Day Edition with Michael Giaquinto

Great Father's Day idea: Friday, June 14, from 11:00 am -1:00 pm. Join our fun and informative PAINT DAY! session with Instructor Michael Giaquinto. Each person will take away a painting and new ideas about the creative process and visual expression. Paintbrushes, paint, and canvas are provided!

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PAINT DAY! Paint the Collection Father's Day Edition with Michael Giaquinto
PAINT DAY! Paint the Collection Father's Day Edition with Michael Giaquinto

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Jun 14, 2024, 11:00 AM

Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Ln, Dennis, MA 02638, USA

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The Museum School at the Cape Cod Museum of Art presents:

PAINT DAY! Paint the Collection with Michael Giaquinto

Friday, June 14, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

$35 Member / $45 Non-Member 

"Regatta", 1980s, Mayo Sorgman, Acrylic on canvas, 30" x 40". Gift of the Sorgman Family,  Cape Cod Museum of Art Permanent Collection.

Instructor Michael Giaquinto guides the group in this fun and informative "Paint the Collection." Patrons will enjoy this unique opportunity to see up-close Cape Cod Museum of Art collection pieces on display for each class. "Exhibiting and stewarding the Cape Cod Museum of Art's outstanding Permanent Collection of over 2000 artworks is integral to our mission. We are committed to the cultural enrichment of our community today and tomorrow, telling the story of Cape Cod through the lens of visual art," shares Benton Jones, Director of Art. Click to access the entire Cape Cod Museum of Art Online Permanent Collection.

PAINT DAY! is open to experienced painters and those who have never held a brush, this is a fun and engaging painting session! Acrylic paint, canvases, brushes, palette knives, and easels will be provided. Please bring your own smock. 

Michael Giaquinto was the Exhibitions Curator at the Cape Cod Museum of Art (CCMoA) for 17 years from 2003-2020. During that span, he curated over 200 exhibitions. Giaquinto studied fine art at the Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, MA, and art history at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. He became the Chief Art Prepartor for the NC State University Gregg Museum of Art & Design from 1991-2000. Upon relocation to Cape Cod, Giaquinto became the art teacher for grades 9-12 at St. John Paul II High School in Hyannis. He continues to teach a wide range of mediums and levels to adults and children at many cultural institutions.  

Giaquinto has exhibited in museums and galleries across the region and his artwork can be found in private, corporate, and museum collections. He is the 2023 Cape Cod Museum of Art Muse Artist Award recipient and will hold a one-person exhibition at CCMoA in 2025.

The Cape Cod Museum of Art is committed to making Art accessible to everyone in the Cape Cod Community. The Museum School Scholarship Fund provides tuition assistance to qualified, year-round Cape Cod residents ages 6 and up. Click here to apply.

Cancellation policy: CCMoA must be notified 1 week prior for refund.

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