The Art Lover’s Guide to Orleans

The Cape has artists, collectors, galleries, and classes around every bay and bend of the seashore. Here are a selection of places to visit, studiosto try, and galleries to admire right in Orleans.

Addison Art Gallery

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Located right along Route 28 in Orleans sits a quaint red building packed with paintings by a variety of local artists. Encaustic wax paintings by Marc Kundmann, as well as vibrant scenes by Susan Overstreet are among the works by artists represented at Addison. Visitors to the Cape may also catch a plein air painting demonstration, which Addison Art Gallery puts on throughout the summer.

Love Cape Cod? Stay tunedfor new photographs of Cape Cod taken by’s photographer Kaitrin.

Kaitrin Acuna grew up in Connecticut and moved to Cape Cod after finishing college. She studied at the University of Connecticut and University College Dublin to obtain a BFA in Photography.

When she’s not exploring the Cape for, Kaitrin is likely still with a camera in hand, working on a variety of fine art photo projects.

Over the past four years, she has received twelve artist grants to pursue a variety of photographic series around New England and Europe, and has exhibited in shows at the William Benton Museum of Art, the Ely Slade House Museum, as well as several local galleries.

Outside of the photographic world, Kaitrin can be found painting colorful art cars, trying new foods, and planning to travel wherever she can get to.

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