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“A small but sparkling gem” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cape Cod Museum of Art

Cape Cod Museum of Art
60 Hope Lane, off of Route 6A, Dennis, MA
508-385-4477
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Ranked #5 of 22 things to do in Dennis
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Wake Forest, Nc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
“A small but sparkling gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

While it is not large, the Cape Cod Museum of Art is a jewel, filled with a mix of high quality temporary exhibitions and a small permanent collection. When we visited, the special exhibits were outstanding, one on encaustic art which was a highly unusual grouping of this form of art, and the other an exhibit of works by local students working under the mentorship of local artists that gave us confidence in the quality of art in the future. The docent was helpful and delightful. This museum is a "must see".

Visited May 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Make a visit to this regional gem!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The Cape Cod Museum of Art is a great place to spend an afternoon on the Cape. It is located on the Cape Cod Center for the Arts which includes the Cape Playhouse, the Cape Cod Cinema. Plan a visit to the Museum and then enjoy a movie or a play.

The museum sits on a lovely setting and includes a sculpture garden. The seven galleries are usually nicely curated with the best of regional artists work. Special exhibits are always very enjoyable.

Do not miss a visit to the Museum.

Enjoy!

Visited October 2012
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eastham
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“treasures you would not expect”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Another great place to visit when you cannot go to the beach. Good family attraction if your kids are well behaved.

Visited June 2012
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Harwich, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Friendly arts.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The classes, the art receptions, the fact they support the arts in every way they can. Now with the Pot Luck receptions. Very nice. Thank you.

Visited November 2012
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Cotuit, Massachusetts
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“it needs support”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Some good Cape-based or inspired art. Small museum but nice space, lovely grounds. We just missed the Provincetown show. :(

Visited August 2012
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