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Provincetown Art Association and Museum

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Address: 460 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2415
Phone Number: +1 508-487-1750
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Thu - Sun 12:00 - 17:00

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 great experience

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1 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Vernon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Sharon, Vermont
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We didn't happen to like the two current exhibits but that happens, i guess. The overall impression is that Ptown art scene is maybe a bit too insular--- the 50s-80s are gone, and there's a lot of new stuff out there in the world but not so much here. The PAAM silent auction material was interesting-- some good, some bad.... More 

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Chatham, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Took some art lessons from a local artist while on my last vacation. We met every morning on the beach, easels, paints, and brushes in tow, and he taught this eager student -- that oil painting is not my calling. But I was able to check off another item on my bucket list, and it was truly an experience I... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Several different rooms, with some nice art. Perfect way to spend a half hour...Is situated in East end of PToen...which is much quieter, classier than West End...no t shirt or fudge shops, just generally well curated galleries

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MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a small, nice collection. Located on Commercial St, there are many galleries nearby that are great!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This museum has several curated educational exhibitions going on featuring artists and artwork of today.

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I like art and visit all museums when I travel. It is good to support the local museums. It was not too big that we felt rushed or missed anything. It was just the right size to step in out of the heat and view the work.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

A great little museum that has a number of exhibitions throughout the year. They also have an annual show of current art related to or made by Provincetown artists. Perhaps finding artistic inspiration in Marcel Duchamp, but lacking in the practicalities of actual industrial designers, the urinals they have installed in the men's room seem to be living things -... More 

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