Stop by Turtle Gallery for end-of-season display during Maine Craft Weekend

In celebration of Maine Craft Weekend Oct. 7 and 8, Turtle Gallery invites the public to visit and see a selection of ceramics, glass, textiles, wood vessels and fine furniture, jewelry and many other media.  Turtle Gallery is just one stop on the Maine Crafts Association map of galleries and craftspeople open on the peninsula […]

‘Impressionism Into Abstraction’ opens at Wiscasset Bay Gallery

“Impressionism Into Abstraction: Pioneering Women Artists” will open Oct. 14 at the Wiscasset Bay Gallery in Wiscasset. The exhibition will feature works by important 19th and 20th century American and European women artists, often overlooked or unrecognized in their day, as well as up and coming contemporary artists. Of particular note are some vibrant gouaches […]

‘The Artful Interior’ celebrates Maine craftspeople

“The crafts are as beautiful as the fine art,” said one visitor to Maine Art Gallery’s opening last Saturday of “The Artful Interior.” The age-old academic debate of the difference between crafts and fine art seemed to be moot with many other visitors responding similarly.  The concept for the show was the brainchild of Cynthia […]

Fall exhibitions open at the Zillman Art Museum

  The Zillman Art Museum, University of Maine, located at 40 Harlow St. in downtown Bangor, opens new exhibitions that will run through Dec. 2 (second floor galleries) and Dec. 30 (main floor galleries).  SUSAN ABBOTT: “An Artist’s Pilgrimage: Paintings from the Camino De Santiago” Sept. 15 to Dec. 2 The Zillman is pleased to […]

Jean Kigel solo exhibition ‘Coastal Muse’ at The Osprey

During October, The Osprey, at 340 Robinhood Road in Georgetown, will present “Coastal Muse,” paintings by Jean Kigel. Twenty paintings span the coast from scenes of surf in Schoodic to scenes of beaches in Wells. Fish houses and wooden dories accent her seascapes. Some paintings derive from Kigel’s kayak expeditions and others from her hikes. […]

Maine Craft Weekend returns for its 11th annual statewide event

Produced by Maine Crafts Association in partnership with Maine Made, Maine Craft Weekend is a statewide tour of Maine’s craft artist studios, businesses and special events, held on Oct. 7 and 8. The weekend is an educational, community-oriented, family-friendly event welcoming the public to explore and celebrate the lives and work of craft artists in […]

‘Spiritual Ecology’ part one opens at MMPA

“Spiritual Ecology” part one will open Oct. 6 at MMPA with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition will remain on view through Dec. 2. “Over the past 10 years large amounts of the works submitted by artists to MMPA deal with spiritual ecology. Our own collection is shaped by this new […]

Call for Artists

The Boothbay Region Art Foundation has issued a call for artists for its 16th annual statewide juried exhibition, “Art in ME,” to be held at the foundation gallery Oct. 7 through Nov. 11. This year’s exhibition is large format (no smaller than 900 square inches). Small sculptures are welcome. The show presents a fresh and […]