Home, shelter, refuge.

By Valerie Gates | May 24, 2023

Artist Traci Harmon-Hay’s intricate & meaningful art reflects periods in her life.

Photo Portfolio: Katie Bartow

By Christina Galt | May 24, 2023

Katie Bartow captures Cape Cod’s beauty in her serene images.

Nevertheless She Persisted

By Valerie Gates | April 26, 2023

Provincetown artist Jo Hay captures the essence of strong, unforgettable women in her portrait series, “Persisters.”

Photo Portfolio: Meaghan Dunn

By Christina Galt | April 26, 2023

Nantucket photographer Meaghan Dunn captures the serenity of the seaside community she holds dear.

A Spin on the Color Wheel

By Christina Galt | April 6, 2023

Seeing the potential in pieces of furniture, Kirsten Mierjeski paints unique and detailed patterns using the eye of a true artist.

Back to the Cape, By Way of Mexico

By Larry Lindner | March 27, 2023

After more than a decade away, an artist returned to the Cape—through a chance meeting in San Miguel de Allende. 

Photo Portfolio: Mark Preu

By Christina Galt | March 27, 2023

Mark Preu’s images of the Cape capture the iconic beauty of the region.

Finding the Sand in our Souls

By Susanna Graham-Pye | November 30, 2022

A look back at the life’s work of artist Vernon Smith.

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Photo Portfolio: Jon Vaughan

By Christina Galt | November 30, 2022

Local business owner, author, and award-winning photographer Jon Vaughan, has been capturing the Cape and Islands for over 40 years. 

Weekend Away: Martha’s Vineyard

By Julie Craven Wagner | November 30, 2022

The ease of getting to the Vineyard makes it an ideal Day Trip, but the luxury of staying for a weekend is worth the time. 

Good Reads in LIFE: Your Forever Dog

By Christina Galt | November 30, 2022

Inspired by an event that forever changed her life, author Leslie Yerkes wrote her second children’s book, Your Forever Dog: How it Feels When Someone Loves You, with the help of…

Good Reads in LIFE: Forever Home

By Susanna Graham-Pye | November 30, 2022

The power of love, the joy of home and the unconditional acceptance of animals make this book a must read—and the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Weaving together…

Photo Portfolio: Marcia Joy Duggan

By Christina Galt | September 26, 2022

After moving to Orleans 35 years ago, fine art photographer Marcia Joy Duggan found inspiration in the beautiful natural light of the Cape and Islands.

Day Trip: Outer Cape

By Julie Craven Wagner | September 26, 2022

A visit to the Outer Cape provides a real and tangible feeling of venturing to a singular landscape that moves to its own beat.

Out & About: Fragile

By Cape Cod Life Publications | September 26, 2022

The literal and figurative fires racism ignites will be the focus of the Cape Cod Museum of Art’s exhibit “Fragile,” featuring the paintings of artists Frank Angibo and Richard Neal, and the poetry of writer and visual artist Lauren Wolk. 

Good Reads In Life: A Real Beach Read!

By Abigail Jones | September 26, 2022

Elin Hilderbrand, named “queen of beach reads” by the New York Magazine, exposes dirty secrets of a coastal summer in her 28th novel, The Hotel Nantucket.

The Hero With 1,000 Colors

By Chris White | September 26, 2022

Painter Ed Chesnovitch vividly captures Scorton Creek.

Finding Her Wonderland

By Christina Galt | September 1, 2022

Known to local school children as the “Turtle Lady” for many years, Susan Baur dives into local ponds, and shares the importance of protecting our wildlife.