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"Cherbus: From Imps to Angels" Opening Reception @ Cahoon Museum of American Art

When: Fri Nov 16th
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: Cahoon Museum of American Art | 4676 Falmouth Road | Cotuit

 

The following talks and activities are in conjunction with the exhibition:
Tuesday, November 13, 7 p.m. – Wine and Book Discussion of Alexander Nagel’s “Cherubs: Angels of Love” 
Friday, November 16 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. - Public Opening Reception 
Tuesday, November 27, 11 a.m. – Gallery Talk with Romolo Del Deo,  one of the artists in the exhibition
Tuesday April 17, 11 am. – Tour of the exhibition by Curator Richard Waterhouse 
 
Artists in the exhibition include: Ralph Cahoon, Nancy Cole, Willliam Couper, Romolo Del Deo, Marianela de La Hoz, Frederick William MacMonies, Christina Saj and Virgilion Tojetti.
 
The history of the cherub begins with the Hellenistic times and continues to the present. It starts with the transformation of the cherub in ancient times to the role of the angel in Christian art. Hence, the idea of the cherub goes from a mischievous angel known as Cupid who shoots arrow into people so they find instant love to more reserved cherubs in Christianity who protect and guard.
 
Come spend a few minutes with these wonderfully mesmerizing cherubs and see which one speak to the viewer and may become a future guardian and/or protector.
                         
The Cahoon Museum of American Art is located at 4676 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $8 general admission, $7 for seniors (60 and over), $6 for students, and free for children under 12. More information may be obtained by calling (508) 428-7581 or rwaterhouse@cahoonmuseum.org.
 
The mission of the Cahoon Museum of American Art is to embrace the full vitality of American art from the early 19th Century to the present.  As a particular emphasis, it celebrates the creative spirit of Ralph and Martha Cahoon through the preservation of both their art and house, in which they lived and had their studio. Through exhibitions and educational programs, for children and adults, it seeks to promote the appreciation and study of American Art with special reference to the art of Cape Cod and the Northeast.
 

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