April 19 – September 1, 2014
Visitors will discover the evildoers of the plant world lurking in their own backyards and beyond in Wicked Plants: The Exhibit.
This exhibit is inspired by Amy Stewart’s New York Times bestselling book, Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities, and was created by the North Carolina Arboretum. It will be on view in the Special Exhibitions Gallery from April 19 to September 1, 2014.
David Rogers’ Big Bugs
May 31 – October 26, 2014
What happens when you recreate the insects all around us on a gargantuan scale using natural materials? You have David Rogers’ Big Bugs!
Created by sculptor David Rogers, this outdoor exhibit features giant insects such as 25-foot long ants and dragonflies with 17-foot wingspans that are made with a combination of whole trees, cut green saplings, dry branches and other forest materials. Visitors can look for all 10 of David Rogers’ Big Bugs throughout the grounds at Heritage from May 31 - October 26, 2014.
2014 ArtWorks Student Exhibition
May 24 – June 1, 2014
Heritage Museums & Gardens is partnering with The Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board (WIB) to present the 2014 ArtWorks School to Career Partnership program. Forty students, juniors and seniors from Cape and Islands high schools, participate in an eight-week internship with area artists in disciplines including painting, photography, illustration, pottery and graphic design. The ArtWorks program was started in 1997 as an opportunity to connect students with working artists across Cape Cod & the Islands.
If you are a student interested in applying to participate in the ArtWorks program, download the application by clicking here and return to Amanda Meyer, Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA 02563 by December 10, 2013.
The 2014 ArtWorks exhibit will be on display at the Wellfleet Preservation Hall from June 7th- 22nd and Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis June 28th – July 13th. Selected works will be on display at the Massachusetts State House in Boston from July 18th through August 17th.
The ArtWorks School to Career Partnership Program is sponsored in part by Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation and Kiwanis Club of Sandwich Gerald Levrault Fund.