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Provincetown Art Association and Museum

460 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2415
+1 508-487-1750
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Provincetown Art Association and Museum, the arts must see place to go.....

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, the Arts Must-See place to g0.....Nice facility right on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LauraMontgomeryUSA
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Boston, Massachusetts
sorry to burst your bubble

I come from a smaller city with much better art, (Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI) and... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
jnskojnsko
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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460 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2415
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, the Arts Must-See place to g0.....Nice facility right on Commercial Street providing annual exhibits, solo retrospects, community group shows of contemporary arts from artist members hailing from the area.. PAAM has a large rotating permanent collection and spacious galleries. Fondly...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I come from a smaller city with much better art, (Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI) and found the pretentiousness amusing. It didn't help that it was AFTER paying $10.00 admission the staff explained that the Hopper lecture had started and was full, with...More

1  Thank jnskojnsko
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

On my last day in Provincetown I strolled to PAAM just to explore this small but rather lovely Gallery / Museum and to view their temporary exhibitions . I had heard that they had or were in the process of acquiring this largely unseen collection...More

1  Thank Adrian W
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The museum itself is excellent. Very modern and up beat A good review of local artists. BUT. The Jazz series they have gives some of the best jazz in the north east. Very small and intimate venue and it's only $15! If your only memoirs...More

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

After having seen a documentary on the life of Edith Lake Wilkinson I must admit its what drew me to Provincetown. And having visited the museum and seeing the last painting left behind by her exhibit "House with Pumpkins" I was not disappointed by seeing...More

Thank palvarad
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the PAAM on our February vacation. We loved the juried art display of local artists. The PAAM is a great, quiet retreat from a day of shopping.

Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Free admission (donations accepted) on Fridays when other galleries have openings, too. Great fun and so interesting seeing art from Provincetown's famous artists. Special shows and collections can be viewed throughout the year. We're lucky to have this place in our community.

Thank reisenelisa1
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Provincetown Art Association, known as PAAM, is a wonderful collection of artists who have either lived or worked ( or both ) in Provincetown. This comprises many of the greatest names in the history of art in our country. Friday evenings are free..... A...More

1  Thank Sheila E
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

I was very disappointed with the museum. Time would have been better spent in the galleries which are plentiful all along that street. All the art was modern except for one room which was only moderately interesting. Sad that they didn't have more variety!

Thank Wendylr
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Cute art museum! I enjoyed the galleries inside and even got ideas for my own BFA gallery in the spring! I would return! The art is more relatable and not so modern!

Thank Brie V
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