Provincetown In Autumn

Triple Self-Portrait

Miriam Laufer, "Triple Self Portrait" (collection of Robert D. Speiser; photo courtesy of PAAM).

A Cornucopia of Art

by Laura Shabott

The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) is at the very tip of Massachusetts (next stop: Azores) with a cultural impact that is extraordinary. In its 102nd year, the vitality of the museum and school can be measured by the 250 volunteers who support a highly effective staff stewarded by director Chris McCarthy. Under her direction, PAAM is much larger than its physical size and location, reaching around the globe with its membership and quality of shows.

September and October are lovely months in Provincetown, with the changing of the light that has inspired artists for over a century. It’s the perfect time to attend the upcoming shows and events…


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