June 2013 – July 2014
Gretchen Moran Towers provides instruction on basic skills used to identify birds by sight and sound. Following the presentation, you will put your learned skill to use outdoors in their natural habitat. Geared towards children, this is suitable for families.
- April 11 and 18
- May 9 and 20
- June 14 and 24
Free with museum admission.
Please contact event organizer to confirm event details.
This exhibit includes the work of 15 nationally recognized mosaic artists who have made their marks in the field of contemporary mosaics. The work of this eclectic group not only represents a cross-section of styles from abstract to portraiture, but also demonstrates the diversity of materials used in contemporary mosaic making. Linda Dadak of Creative Glass Designs curates this exhibition of the highest quality and most innovative mosaic fine art being created today.
For more information about experiencing the exhibit go to the Innkeeper’s Diary: Signatures Mosaic Show.
The perfect pre-Valentine’s Day getaway for you and your love. Head Chef Pozzati will teach you how to make egg pasta by hand, and cut the dough into different pasta shapes in the cozy kitchen of the Palmer House Inn. Students will also learn the traditional recipe for Bolognese sauce. Class to the held on February 8, 2014.
For more information go to Cape Cod Cooking Getaway: Tagliatelle alla Bolognese.
This Italian Deserts Class features delightful dishes for your spring gatherings. Head Chef Pozzati will teach you how to make Salame de Cioccolato and Tiramisu Estivo, two exquisite traditional Italian desserts. Class to the held on March 29, 2014.
For more information go to Cape Cod Cooking Getaway: Italian Deserts Class.
Head Chef Pozzati will teach you how to make a traditional heart-warming Italian meal featuring pork as the main course in the cozy kitchen of the Palmer House Inn. The final class details will be announced soon. Class to the held on April 12, 2014.
For more information go to Cape Cod Cooking Getaway: Traditional Italian Cooking Class.
“Thousands of world-famous rhododendrons in over 100 varieties and an explosion of color cover 100 acres with spectacular blooms during this week-long event. Enjoy a peaceful walk surrounded by walls of flower, learn more about these gorgeous plants from horticultural experts, explore Heritage’s connection to noted rhododendron hybridizers Charles O. Dexter and Jack Cowles, challenge yourself to a Dexter cultivar scavenger hunt, and participate in other family activities related to our signature plant. Take a piece of Heritage’s rhododendron legacy home with you by purchasing a rhododendron at a special plant sale.”
With walking tours, greenhouse tours and workshops this is a fun event for the rhododendron enthusiast.
Please check with the event organizer for details.
With Yulia Hanansen - This workshop offers a unique opportunity for those interested in combining flower mosaics with layered glass technique all in one image. Create your own mosaic interpretation of a flower that looks realistic and visually powerful!
With Kelley Knickerbocker - After building and rigging your own durable, lightweight substrates, you’ll create a highly textured mosaic of disparate hard materials (stone, glass, metal, ceramic, and more) in grayscale (black, white, and everything in between) using cement mortar as adhesive. The workshop objective will be to learn to recognize new and unique properties/potential of any material.
3 Day Intensive Reproduction and Gradient-Direct Technique
With Michael Kruzich - In this intensive three day workshop, students will receive instruction in the use of the hammer and hardie using mixed marble and smalti to hone their cutting skills. Students will gain an understanding of application theory, andamento basics and, through discussion, be introduced to contrast and color selection.