Classes Designed for Artists.
Learn how to look.
Explore perception, light and color in your work.
The Cape School Approach
Classes, workshops, and lectures all designed to inform artists and those interested in the arts about American Impression.
Meet our Teachers
CSA teachers are grounded in the techniques developed by Henry Hensche and his mentor Charles Hawthorne, the school’s founder, in Provincetown, 1899.
Register for Classes
Sign up for a class or two at the Cape School located at the birthplace of the American Impressionist movement in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
A School Steeped in History.
“It is so hard and long before a student comes to a realization that these [first] few large simple spots in right relations are the most important things in the study of painting. They are the fundamentals of all painting.” Charles Hawthorne