Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM)

Plan your visit to PAAM and await your connection to thousands of artists who have worked and studied in the Provincetown Art Colony.

You may make a reservation for the day of your visit using the link below. Walk-ins are welcome.

Hours and Admission

From November 1-April 30, PAAM is open Thursday-Sunday from 12-5pm. The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, and open on New Years Day.

General Admission is $15. Admission for PAAM Members is always free, members also receive one guest pass with their annual membership.

We are proud to participate in the Card to Culture program, a collaboration between Mass Cultural Council and the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, and the Massachusetts Health Connector, by offering free admission to EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare card holders.



PAAM is a fully accessible facility with two handicapped-accessible parking spaces located on Commercial Street in front of the museum and one space in PAAM’s private lot, located on Bangs Street. A parking placard is required for these spaces. A wheelchair is available for guests at the front desk, we welcome your call ahead of time so that we may have it ready for you (508-487-1750). Restrooms are equipped with handicapped-accessible stalls and baby-changing stations.

The Museum School is located on the second floor of the Museum and can be accessed via the school entrance on Bangs Street. An elevator to the Museum School is available at this entrance.

Sketching And Photography

Visitors are welcome to sketch from works displayed in the PAAM galleries. Students and artists must provide their own drawing supplies. Pencil and colored pencil are permitted. Please do not block entrances or exits. Non-flash photography is permitted, with the exception of occasional special exhibitions.

Group Visits

PAAM welcomes and encourages group visits. Please call 508-487-1750 or email to make your group reservation. A $18 charge per person includes a tour of PAAM’s facility and current exhibitions.