Presenting the history of American Art as seen through the eyes of Provincetown


Berta Walker Gallery presents "the History of American Art" as seen through the eyes of Provincetown, the oldest, largest, longest ongoing art colony in America, the first landing place of the Pilgrims and the signing of the Compact, and where American theatre was born in 1915.

Artists affiliated with the gallery have a strong Provincetown connection dating back to the early 1900's and continuing with the artists of today.

Donald Beal, Varujan Boghosian, Romolo Del Deo, Salvatore Del Deo, Joseph Diggs, Rob Du Toit, Ed Giobbi, Elspeth Halvorsen, Robert Henry, Grace Hopkins, Brenda Horowitz, Penelope Jencks, David Kaplan, Judyth Katz, Anne MacAdam, Danielle Mailer, Gloria Nardin, Erna Partoll, Sky Power, Paul Resika, Peter Watts, Murray Zimiles

Estates: Gilbert Franklin, Dimitri Hadzi, Budd Hopkins, John Kearney, Selina Trieff, Nancy Whorf

Photography: Susumu Kishihara, Dana McCannel, Blair Resika, John Romualdi, John Thomas

Historic Masters: Gerritt Beneker, Byron Browne, Oliver Chaffee, Edwin Dickinson, James Floyd Clymer, Dorothy Lake Gregory, Marsden Hartley, Charles Heinz, Charles W. Hawthorne, Hans Hofmann, Edward Hopper, Ione Gaul, Karl Knaths, Blanche Lazzell, Lucy L'Engle, Ross Moffett, Vollian Rann, Carl Sprinchorn, Agnes Weinrich.

Click on the images below to read about the artists and see their work.

Donald Beal

Varujan Boghosian

Romolo Del Deo

Salvatore Del Deo

Rob DuToit

Gilbert Franklin

Edward Giobbi

Dimitri Hadzi

Elspeth Halvorsen

Robert Henry

Budd Hopkins

Grace Hopkins

Brenda Horowitz

Susumu Kishihara

Penelope Jencks

Judyth Katz

John Kearney

Anne MacAdam

Danielle Mailer

Erna Partoll

Sky Power

Blair Resika

Paul Resika

John Romualdi

Selina Trieff

Peter Watts

Nancy Whorf

Murray Zimiles

Major Collections of Provincetown Modernists

From the early 1900's through artists of the Hawthorne & Hofmann schools, and others, including: Byron Browne, Oliver Chaffee, Marsden Hartley, Charles Heinz, Charles W. Hawthorne, Hans Hofmann, Edward Hopper, Karl Knaths, Blanche Lazzell, Vollian Rann, Ross Moffett, Agnes Weinrich

Provincetown Folk Art, and Ancient African Carvings & Bronzes

Gallery Hours:


Through May 26:
Thursday to Monday: 12 to 4pm, Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

May 27 to Labor Day:
11am to 5pm, Closed Tuesdays

Fall Hours:
12pm to 4pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

(508) 487-6411
Grace Hopkins, Manager


Through May 26:
Saturday: 12 to 4pm

May 27 to June 30:
11am to 4pm, Closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays

July & August:
11am to 4pm, Saturdays to 8pm, Closed Tuesdays

12pm to 4pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

(774) 383-3161
Gillian Drake, Manager

Always by appointment, and often by chance