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Cahoon Museum of American Art

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Blue trees, sailors' valentines, and a mermaid's dollhouse ...

are all on display at the Cahoon Museum. As you approach the building, you’ll immediately notice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda_in_Quincy
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Quincy, Massachusetts
Latest visit on Free Fun Friday was terrific

I've visited several times over the years & actually joined as a member on Friday. The place was... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
FancyNancyBoston
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Boston
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

are all on display at the Cahoon Museum. As you approach the building, you’ll immediately notice the blue trees in the yard. Artist Konstantin Dimopoulos presents the viewer with a powerful environmental statement to express his concern for deforestation and the importance of trees. I...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Linda_in_Quincy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for something a little different to do. This was a nice place to pop in. Think they change the art from time to time but if what they had when we went is any indication it is worth a look. We saw seashells made...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've visited several times over the years & actually joined as a member on Friday. The place was hopping due to numerous family friendly activities. Their special exhibit is sailors' valentines which is just so amazing - several artisits including the Cahoons are represented. Exquisite....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank FancyNancyBoston
Reviewed August 11, 2019

Cahoon Museum was the home of artists. Many of their works are displayed, plus other artists, traveling exhibits

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank newtonmiz
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Newly refurbished and inviting museum showcasing the Cahoon family's art. The work is renowmed local folk art, mostly of cartoonish mermaids and sailors and quaint village harbors. While it won't appeal to all, it's a taste of fanciful old Cape Cod' The staff is friendly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

First, coming around the bend and seeing the tree trunks painted in a bright blue was fabulous and drew us in. This was an environmental message by an artist. Inside you will find the husband and wife artist (Cahoon) and their work and home, but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chicagoehc
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Sweet little art museum, loved the Sailor's Valentine exhibit, blue trees and other artwork within, very friendly, helpful staff! Nice visit!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Dianne K
Reviewed July 7, 2019

This is a quintessential Cape Cod Museum. It is quite small and contains some of Cahoon's classic mermaid art. There is always an excellent temporary exhibit, which currently contains excellent Sailor's Valentines. In the past, I have seen wood bird carvings that look lifelike. This...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lisa w
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful display of Ralph and Martha Cahoon’s art in their former home/studio as well as other excellent pieces of art. Very nice gift shop. Handicap accessible. Well worth your time.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank triptips60
Reviewed June 6, 2019

A small but beautiful museum....Sailors Valentines were on display when we were there....beautifully displayed and a wonderful exhibition...if you get the chance see this display and learn the history of these Sailors Valentines. While you’re there...I hope the blue tree installation is still going on.....spectacularly...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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