Provincetown artists and art galleries starting the week of December 23


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OPENINGS AND EVENTS

EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition at the Berta Walker gallery: noon to 5 p.m. Friday to Sunday, Berta Walker Gallery, 208 Bradford St., Provincetown. For information: https://bertawalkergallery.com. Visitors can also make an appointment by calling 508-487-6411.

Boutique Galerie Bowersock: Bowersock Gallery, 373 Commercial St., Provincetown. For information: https://bowersockgallery.com. The Bowersock Gallery has announced new works by artists Sydney Bella Sparrow and Kevin Kusiolek. The gallery also announced its featured artist, Stanka Kordic, and featured sculptor John Brickels. The gallery store can be viewed in person or online.

A new exhibition of prints from Provincetown: until January 1, Fine Arts Work Center, 24 Pearl St., Provincetown. For information: https://fawc.org/events/a-new-provincetown-print-exhibition. Presented in collaboration with the Provincetown Arts Society, this exhibit celebrates the tradition of printmaking in Provincetown and features a sale of limited edition prints by 17 artists. Profits support the Provincetown Arts Society and the Fine Arts Work Center.

Art exhibition “Lost and Found: Time, Tide, and Treasures”: until January 2, Cape Code Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane, Dennis. For information: 508-385-4477. The exhibition is based on a book of the same name by Amy Heller and Gail Browne featuring works by Judy Berkowitz, Betty Bodian, Varujan Boghosian and Paul Bowen.

“Duet: recent work by Mary Giammarino and Pete Hocking”: until January 3, Four Eleven Gallery, 411 Commercial St., Provincetown. For information: https://www.fourelevengallery.com. Both painters and accomplished teachers, the works of Giammarino and Hocking express a devoted love for Cape Cod and, together, their paintings harmonize to create a broad sense of belonging. Duet is designed to showcase the strengths and uniqueness of the two artists while creating an immersive experience for visitors to the show.

'Birds, Beasts and Beach Litter': Ben Achtenberg's wildlife photography is on display in the Wellfleet Preservation Room until January 5.  In the photo, two deer.

“Birds, animals and beach waste”: Animal photography by Ben Achtenberg: until January 5, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street. For more information: 508-349-1800. The show focuses on the wildlife that is found all around Cape Cod. In addition to Achtenberg’s own photographs, the images include “selfies” taken by deer, coyotes and other animals on motion-activated cameras set up in the photographer’s backyard in Wellfleet. The show also chronicles some of the wildlife encounters the photographer and his wife, Emily, experienced in the American West.

“The same four walls: Intimate interiors of the permanent collection”: until January 23, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial St. For more information: https://paam.org. This exhibition seeks to explore the interior as a subject and a muse. Artists capture their environment in various ways. Some of the works in this exhibition present the artist’s lovingly constructed space. Others are the expression of loneliness, whether lonely or triumphant.

La Bannière welcomes news from the galleries’ receptions and exhibitions. Please send by noon Thursday to be included in the following week’s print edition. Email to [email protected]

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