Contemporary Conversations on Art + Architecture

What am I looking at?  What does it mean?  Please join us for engaging conversations with experts, both on and off Cape, about contemporary art and design, modern architecture, and even an insider’s look at buying art at auction and how to best care for the art you own. This series offers a fun, informative, and eye-opening way to learn more about art in the modern world.

This four-part series will allow for a live experience, with questions and discussion following each 30-minute presentation. This online event will take place via Zoom Webinars.

 Let’s learn together!  

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The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, Josh Cellars, Joseph P. Keller | Keller Company, Inc., and William Raveis Real Estate

Going Once! - Allis Ghim, CEO of online auction platform Bidsquare

Allis Ghim, a world traveler, vintage clothing collector, eBay and 1stDibs exec, graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, and CEO of online auction platform Bidsquare, gives us the inside scoop on the fascinating - and accessible - world of auctions. We’ll also be speaking with experts at RogersGray on how to care for your prized collections! This last lecture in the series will be moderated by AFCC board member, Lilly Chan, whose years at Christie's and Phillips will help guide this exciting and dynamic conversation.

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Imagine the Unimagined - MassArt Art Museum Lisa Tung, Executive Director of MAAM

Opening in February 2020, the MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) was a 10-year dream in the making. A Strategic Vision Plan became a roadmap for the reimagining. The renovation transformed the unimproved library of a 1906 teacher's college into a state-of-the-art museum. The museum also underwent a comprehensive rebranding befitting a teaching museum at a public art and design college.Lisa will be giving us an insider's tour of Boston’s newest -- and highly acclaimed -- contemporary art museum. We can’t wait!

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Masterful Moderns - A conversation with Peter McMahon, Founding Director of the Cape Cod Modern House Trust and Mark Hutker, FAIA, Principal & Founder, Hutker Architects.

Cape Cod has long attracted artists, and the legacy of one art colony that flourished in the middle of the last century is an inventory of architecturally revolutionary houses tucked into the landscapes of the Outer Cape. Join us to learn more about these homes and the creative visionaries who believed in the power of architecture to integrate man with nature and to foster community.

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Looking and Meaning: Contemporary Art on Cape Cod with Mike Carroll of the Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown

A conversation with Mike Carroll about Contemporary Art on Cape Cod that begins with some definitions, talks about what contemporary art looks like on the Cape including some significant operating systems used in Cape studios. We’ll end by talking about two artists that offer some insight into the world of modern makers on the Cape.

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