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Art in the Park

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Six young community members find ways to strengthen the town they love. A place becomes a community when people are willing to take care of it—and one another. That couldn’t be truer for the Lower Cape town that swells in the summer but still maintains a liveliness in the colder months. These six individuals are young, successful and dedicated to Chatham.

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Drawn to the Fish Pier

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Paul Schulenburg’s paintings honor and preserve the living heritage of Chatham’s fishing fleet. Twenty years ago, when artist and illustrator Paul Schulenburg brought out his oil paints after not touching them for years, he found himself at the Chatham Fish Pier, searching for inspiration. “It was an overcast spring day, one of those gloomy Cape Cod days that is beautiful in its own right,” says Schulenburg.

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A Brush with Blooms

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Before Tilda McGee Bystrom was a painter, she was a gardener.

Outside Bystrom’s Stillwater Garden Studio, a tranquil one-acre garden on Stillwater Pond shimmers in the summer sun. When Bystrom moved here in 2001, the garden was filled with pine trees.

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Golden Anniversary

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Creative Arts Center celebrates 50th all year long

Fifty years ago, the Creative Arts Center started with a group of like-minded artists interested in promoting the arts. Today, the center has grown into a vibrant, visual arts resource for all ages that offers classes, festivals and demonstrations from local and nationally known artists.

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