We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Provincetown Art Association and Museum

460 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2415
+1 508-487-1750
Website
Save
Review Highlights
The reason I went to Provincetown

After having seen a documentary on the life of Edith Lake Wilkinson I must admit its what drew me... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
palvarad
Winter activity

Visited the PAAM on our February vacation. We loved the juried art display of local artists. The... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Sue S
,
Wareham, Massachusetts
via mobile
Read all 86 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
460 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2415
CONTACT
Website
+1 508-487-1750
Write a Review
Reviews (86)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 14 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
Reviewed 18 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
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
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
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
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...More

Thank ordinarymind
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...More

Thank CarolsPearls
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

1  Thank HClowd
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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

Thank newfun
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Mews Restaurant & Cafe
1,231 reviews
.18 km away
Fanizzi’s Restaurant
1,302 reviews
.49 km away
Far Land Provisions
280 reviews
.48 km away
Sage Inn and Lounge
243 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby Attractions
Commercial Street
1,696 reviews
.28 km away
Provincetown Library
374 reviews
.53 km away
Rice-Polak Gallery
23 reviews
.13 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Provincetown Art Association and Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit