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Cape Cod History: Journey to the Outer Cape

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 2:15 pm
Open University of Wellfleet, taught by Don Wilding
5 Tuesdays, 4/25 - 5/23, $60.00 - REGISTER HERE Join historian and writer Don Wilding for a fascinating look at the hidden history and stories of the Outer Cape. Using historic images and video, Wilding, a local history columnist for Cape Cod newspapers and journalist for 30 years, wanders back in time to cover some of the great storms, shipwrecks, lifesavers, lighthouses, landmarks, and dune shack life from Provincetown to Monomoy. Wilding is a co-founder of the Henry Beston Society and is on the Board of Directors for the Eastham Historical Society. He is the author of two books, “Henry Beston’s Cape Cod,” for the Beston Society, and “A Brief History of Eastham,” due to be published this summer by The History Press. Please visit www.openuniversityofwellfleet.org for more info

From Bauhaus to Cape Cod House

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 11:00 am
Open University of Wellfleet, taught by Julie Mockabee
5 Wednesdays 4/26 - 5/24, $60 - REGISTER HERE Taught by Julie Mockabee The German Art School, The Bauhaus, that existed between the two World Wars, was a melting pot of innovation in modern art and architecture.This course will take a look at the history The Bauhaus, its founder, Walter Gropius and his contemporaries. We will explore the International Style of Architecture and how it ultimately relates to America and Cape Cod. We will talk about the beginning of the modern style of architecture and how students and teachers of the Bauhaus eventually brought these modern ideas to America and how those ideas filtered through the country and what impact they had on Cape Cod. Classes will include slide lectures, short films, hand-outs to take home, hands-on experiments in the International Style techniques and activities themed on the preliminary course ideas from the Bauhaus.  Participants will be encouraged to bring their imaginations and also be ready for discussion. Recommended reading: Frank Whitford, "Bauhaus:World of Art" (1984) https://www.amazon.com/Bauhaus-World-Art-Frank-Whitford/dp/0500201935.  (Available on Amazon.com or interlibrary loan from your public library) Please visit www.openuniversityofwellfleet.org for more info    

Cape Cod History: Journey to the Outer Cape

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 2:15 pm
Open University of Wellfleet, taught by Don Wilding
5 Tuesdays, 4/25 - 5/23, $60.00 - REGISTER HERE Join historian and writer Don Wilding for a fascinating look at the hidden history and stories of the Outer Cape. Using historic images and video, Wilding, a local history columnist for Cape Cod newspapers and journalist for 30 years, wanders back in time to cover some of the great storms, shipwrecks, lifesavers, lighthouses, landmarks, and dune shack life from Provincetown to Monomoy. Wilding is a co-founder of the Henry Beston Society and is on the Board of Directors for the Eastham Historical Society. He is the author of two books, “Henry Beston’s Cape Cod,” for the Beston Society, and “A Brief History of Eastham,” due to be published this summer by The History Press. Please visit www.openuniversityofwellfleet.org for more info

From Bauhaus to Cape Cod House

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 11:00 am
Open University of Wellfleet, taught by Julie Mockabee
5 Wednesdays 4/26 - 5/24, $60 - REGISTER HERE Taught by Julie Mockabee The German Art School, The Bauhaus, that existed between the two World Wars, was a melting pot of innovation in modern art and architecture.This course will take a look at the history The Bauhaus, its founder, Walter Gropius and his contemporaries. We will explore the International Style of Architecture and how it ultimately relates to America and Cape Cod. We will talk about the beginning of the modern style of architecture and how students and teachers of the Bauhaus eventually brought these modern ideas to America and how those ideas filtered through the country and what impact they had on Cape Cod. Classes will include slide lectures, short films, hand-outs to take home, hands-on experiments in the International Style techniques and activities themed on the preliminary course ideas from the Bauhaus.  Participants will be encouraged to bring their imaginations and also be ready for discussion. Recommended reading: Frank Whitford, "Bauhaus:World of Art" (1984) https://www.amazon.com/Bauhaus-World-Art-Frank-Whitford/dp/0500201935.  (Available on Amazon.com or interlibrary loan from your public library) Please visit www.openuniversityofwellfleet.org for more info    

Cape Cod History: Journey to the Outer Cape

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 2:15 pm
Open University of Wellfleet, taught by Don Wilding
5 Tuesdays, 4/25 - 5/23, $60.00 - REGISTER HERE Join historian and writer Don Wilding for a fascinating look at the hidden history and stories of the Outer Cape. Using historic images and video, Wilding, a local history columnist for Cape Cod newspapers and journalist for 30 years, wanders back in time to cover some of the great storms, shipwrecks, lifesavers, lighthouses, landmarks, and dune shack life from Provincetown to Monomoy. Wilding is a co-founder of the Henry Beston Society and is on the Board of Directors for the Eastham Historical Society. He is the author of two books, “Henry Beston’s Cape Cod,” for the Beston Society, and “A Brief History of Eastham,” due to be published this summer by The History Press. Please visit www.openuniversityofwellfleet.org for more info

From Bauhaus to Cape Cod House

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 11:00 am
Open University of Wellfleet, taught by Julie Mockabee
5 Wednesdays 4/26 - 5/24, $60 - REGISTER HERE Taught by Julie Mockabee The German Art School, The Bauhaus, that existed between the two World Wars, was a melting pot of innovation in modern art and architecture.This course will take a look at the history The Bauhaus, its founder, Walter Gropius and his contemporaries. We will explore the International Style of Architecture and how it ultimately relates to America and Cape Cod. We will talk about the beginning of the modern style of architecture and how students and teachers of the Bauhaus eventually brought these modern ideas to America and how those ideas filtered through the country and what impact they had on Cape Cod. Classes will include slide lectures, short films, hand-outs to take home, hands-on experiments in the International Style techniques and activities themed on the preliminary course ideas from the Bauhaus.  Participants will be encouraged to bring their imaginations and also be ready for discussion. Recommended reading: Frank Whitford, "Bauhaus:World of Art" (1984) https://www.amazon.com/Bauhaus-World-Art-Frank-Whitford/dp/0500201935.  (Available on Amazon.com or interlibrary loan from your public library) Please visit www.openuniversityofwellfleet.org for more info    

Cape Cod History: Journey to the Outer Cape

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 2:15 pm
Open University of Wellfleet, taught by Don Wilding
5 Tuesdays, 4/25 - 5/23, $60.00 - REGISTER HERE Join historian and writer Don Wilding for a fascinating look at the hidden history and stories of the Outer Cape. Using historic images and video, Wilding, a local history columnist for Cape Cod newspapers and journalist for 30 years, wanders back in time to cover some of the great storms, shipwrecks, lifesavers, lighthouses, landmarks, and dune shack life from Provincetown to Monomoy. Wilding is a co-founder of the Henry Beston Society and is on the Board of Directors for the Eastham Historical Society. He is the author of two books, “Henry Beston’s Cape Cod,” for the Beston Society, and “A Brief History of Eastham,” due to be published this summer by The History Press. Please visit www.openuniversityofwellfleet.org for more info

From Bauhaus to Cape Cod House

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 11:00 am
Open University of Wellfleet, taught by Julie Mockabee
5 Wednesdays 4/26 - 5/24, $60 - REGISTER HERE Taught by Julie Mockabee The German Art School, The Bauhaus, that existed between the two World Wars, was a melting pot of innovation in modern art and architecture.This course will take a look at the history The Bauhaus, its founder, Walter Gropius and his contemporaries. We will explore the International Style of Architecture and how it ultimately relates to America and Cape Cod. We will talk about the beginning of the modern style of architecture and how students and teachers of the Bauhaus eventually brought these modern ideas to America and how those ideas filtered through the country and what impact they had on Cape Cod. Classes will include slide lectures, short films, hand-outs to take home, hands-on experiments in the International Style techniques and activities themed on the preliminary course ideas from the Bauhaus.  Participants will be encouraged to bring their imaginations and also be ready for discussion. Recommended reading: Frank Whitford, "Bauhaus:World of Art" (1984) https://www.amazon.com/Bauhaus-World-Art-Frank-Whitford/dp/0500201935.  (Available on Amazon.com or interlibrary loan from your public library) Please visit www.openuniversityofwellfleet.org for more info