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

Berta Walker Gallery has been highlighting the rich cultural heritage of Provincetown's more than 100-year old art colony since 1990, and is known for showing a wide variety of important Provincetown-affiliated art and artists.

In 2015, Berta Walker opened a second gallery in Wellfleet. The new gallery continues Walker's ongoing interest in connecting the creative history of the Outer Cape Towns of Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet, which together have housed and nurtured The Provincetown Art Colony for over 125 years.

Wrote Andre Van Der Wende in Provincetown Arts: "Berta Walker's gallery mission is voiced in the motto that has guided her over the years, 'Presenting the History of American Art as seen through the Eyes of Provincetown'. She aims for nothing less than documenting the role that artists associated with Provincetown have played in the major movements in American art in the last [century] . . . making the past vital to the living artists she represents, replenishing the present with a curatorial finesse that is highly regarded."

Donald Beal, Varujan Boghosian, Romolo Del Deo, Salvatore Del Deo, Joseph Diggs, Rob Du Toit, Ed Giobbi, Elspeth Halvorsen, Robert Henry, 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: Grace Hopkins, Susumu Kishihara, Dana McCannel, Blair Resika, John Romualdi, John Thomas

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

Provincetown Folk Art and Ancient African Carvings and Bronzes

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Berta Walker, Curator

Grace Hopkins, Director

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Gallery Hours:


May 27 to July 31:
12pm to 4pm, Closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays

11am to 5pm, Closed Tuesdays

By appointment

(508) 487-6411
David H. Perry, Manager


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

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

12pm to 4pm, Saturday

(774) 383-3161

Always by appointment, and often by chance


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