Smudge Studio “Coming Home to the Pleistocene”

June 30, 8pm, Lecture, Wellfleet Public Library,


The artist collaborative smudge (Jamie Kruse and Elizabeth Ellsworth) will present a slide show of two “Pleistocene” site-based residencies that they undertook in 2010 for their current project entitled: Friends of the Pleistocene. Their presentation will weave a visual tale of inhabiting two modern structures–the Kugel/Gips house on Northeast Pond in Wellfleet and a retrofitted Quonset hut on a historic WWII airbase in Wendover, Utah.


This event is free and open to the public.


John Johansen

June 27, Exhibition, Provincetown Art Association and Museum


Modernist Art by Gyorgy Kepes,

August 12, 4 – 6pm, Opening Reception, Castle Hill Gallery


The opening reception of an exhibition curated by Bob Bailey. The exhibition will run August 10– 20. Gallery hours 10am – 4pm, Monday – Friday.


The opening and gallery admission are free. All welcome.




John Pawson


August 21st, 8pm, Lecture, Wellfleet Public Library, Tickets $10


A lecture and book signing with the famed British architect who will be an artist in residence at the Kugel/Gips house. See John Pawson’s work at


Tickets available from




2010 Modern House Tour


August 22 , Tour starts at 11am, Tickets $60


Held in collaboration with the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, the house tour will feature 5 modern houses in Wellfleet and Truro. Tickets available through Castle Hill –, 508-349-7511




Cape Cod Modernism Film Night


August 24, 7pm, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Tickets $10


Featuring: a stop motion animation film made in the Kugel/Gips House produced collaboratively by film maker Ericka Beckman and Tara Merenda Nelson, Ericka’s student at Mass Collage of Art. Spectral Houses, a documentary by Malachai Connolly, which examines the interplay between the Outer Cape’s modernist houses, their owners, the community, the National Park and the landscape.




Gathering: Art about architecture


August 27, Opening Reception, Provincetown Art Association and Museum.


An exhibition of paintings and sculpture by Cape and Cape affiliated architects and artists including John Hedjuk, Serge Chermayeff and John Johansen. Curated by Bob Bailey.


The opening and gallery admission are free. All welcome.




Modern House Bike Tour


September 26, Tour starts at 10am, Tickets $45


This bicycle tour of modern houses in the National Seashore will feature a illustrated lecture, a picturesque bike ride to tours of 4 houses, and will conclude at the Hatch Cottage with a beach barbeque.


For information and tickets e-mail

The 2010 Summer events are supported in part by a grant from the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod.