Join us at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum for an afternoon conversation that brings together Nobel Prize–winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel with Emily Braun, Distinguished Professor of 20th Century European and American Art at Hunter College.
J Mascis, the guitar legend behind the influential indie rock trio Dinosaur Jr., will treat us to an intimate solo acoustic performance, sharing tunes from his widely acclaimed 2018 solo album Elastic Days, after an opening set by duo Luluc.
The Provincetown Film Society (PFS) and Twenty Summers are pleased to collaborate on the first film screening in the Hawthorne Barn, presenting Different From the Others, the first known pro-gay film in the world featuring an original score performed live by Billy Hough and Sue Goldberg ( Scream Along with Billy).
We are delighted to present the intimate harmonies of Mountain Man, following an opening set by Nashville guitarist-composer William Tyler.
Resident artist Rachel Rossin, a New York–based visual artist working in the media of virtual reality, sculpture, and painting, will host a Recursive Life Drawing Class in the Hawthorne Barn as our 2019 Hans Hofmann Resident.
One of the brightest rising stars in music today is singer-songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews, a powerful vocalist whom critics have compared with Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris.
To celebrate the gift of her poetry, Twenty Summers and The Grolier Poetry Foundation and Forums Trust have invited four distinguished poets to read from their favorite works by Mary Oliver and discuss her powerful legacy. Featuring Ifeanyi Menkiti, Martha Collins, Kate Wallace Rogers, and Rosalind Pace.
Authors Rebecca Makkai and Christopher Castellani will discuss their latest novels, both capturing pivotal historical moments in gay history.
Sponsored by Cape Cod Five Foundation
Acclaimed journalist Alex Kotlowitz will discuss his most recent book, An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago, and the issues it tackles with Adam Moss, whose fifteen years of innovative work as editor-in-chief of New York Magazine made it the must-read that it is today.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, we will host a conversation featuring Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown, creators of Instagram’s @lgbt_history, and acclaimed author Garrard Conley (Boy Erased).
Americana singer-songwriters Jeffrey Foucault and Kris Delhmorst may be husband and wife, but each has a distinctive sound and an extensive arsenal of songs to share.
Join us for a 90-minute walking tour exploring the close connections between the history of Provincetown and the lives of the artists who have made it their home. Guide David Dunlap, a longtime journalist for the New York Times, is the author of the encyclopedic book Building Provincetown.
Boston-based indie folk quartet Darlingside will bring their signature superpower harmonies to Provincetown after an opening performance by Canadian singer-songwriter Taylor Ashton.
Social activist, public figure, and author Monica Lewinsky will join us for an intimate conversation in the Hawthorne Barn with Emmy Award–winning journalist and NBC host Ari Melber.
Sponsored by the Mass Cultural Council
The opening night of Season Six brings together two esteemed newswomen, photojournalist Susan Meiselas and writer Elizabeth Rubin.
Sponsored by The Betty E. and Chester C. Thompson Foundation
Embrace the cold nights of mid-winter with Twenty Summers and the Captain's Daughters at our Pop-Up in Boston! We're bringing Provincetown's winter light to the city for one evening, presenting a concert and art show in the historic Boston Button Factory, featuring performances by Samia, Tuft, DJ Emerson (White Animal Sound), a curated selection of visual artists by The Captain's Daughters, and free drinks straight from Cape Cod.
An intimate concert featuring Overcoats, the New York–based female electronic-pop duo of Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell, in the historic Hofmann Studio, the former West End home and studio of artist Hans Hofmann.
Former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky joins poet Monica Youn to share recent work and exchange ideas, along with moderator Elizabeth Bradfield, local poet and naturalist.