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Provincetown Art Association and Museum

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See the Helen Frankenthaler exhibit !

The exhibition—one of the largest in PAAM’s history—focuses on the work Helen Frankenthaler... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phoenix, Arizona
A cultural respite.

After an enjoyable yet very warm investigation of Commercial St we had PAAM as our target... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibition—one of the largest in PAAM’s history—focuses on the work Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011) created in Provincetown between 1950 and 1969. Following her marriage to Robert Motherwell in 1958, she spent more than a decade of summers living and working in Provincetown. The collection is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After an enjoyable yet very warm investigation of Commercial St we had PAAM as our target destination. Not only was it delightfully cool and welcoming, but the 2 special exhibitions on display were terrific. We took our time and absorbed the art, learned about the...More

Thank C H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small and manageable in an hour, this modern looking building houses two main exhibition spaces. We enjoyed the works on show and the shop had books and cards to buy.

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going to museums! This one was having an on-line bidding auction for various works of art displayed in a large room of the museum. Although I didn't win, I'd encourage anyone going to P-town to stop by and enjoy. I bought some cards...More

Thank kristyg007
Reviewed 1 August 2018

When in Provincetown, and the cloud slides into the sky, head to PAAM - the Art Museum. It's a special building (beautifully designed) with perfectly lit galleries, and a permanent collection of both famous and not-so famous very good artists that sojourned in Provincetown. The...More

Thank garyp281
Reviewed 1 August 2018

If you like art, don’t miss this place. They have truly creative exhibits, bot permanent and short term. It is better than any gallery you will visit. Don’t miss the small paintings show which features several hundreds local artists.

Thank David M
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Every trip to Provincetown includes a visit to PAAM. Their permanent collection is a good way to learn about art on the Cape, and their temporary exhibitions are always good. Spend a little bit of time here.

Thank Jarred W
Reviewed 6 July 2018

A gallery with changing exhibitions and with donated art giving a good cross section of the work done on the Cape or by Cape artists elsewhere. Worth a visit and the $10 entry fee.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

PAAM is the best art museum venue on Cape Cod. Their exhibitions are particularly rich in artists with an Outer Cape connection, and there are a great many of high quality, from Motherwell to Pollock. This summer's highlight is a Helen Frankenthaler exhibition that is...More

Thank erweiss
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Go here to support the local Arts! It's a nice little space and maybe on the day you visit the show might be "your cup of tea" - wasn't mine on the day I visited, but we all need to support the arts and all...More

Thank James D
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The Museum should be able to help you......also, if you haven't done a google search, google has come up with some information.