Sparkle – 4th annual Holiday Art & Crafts Show at Meetinghouse Arts

  Sparkle is the 4th annual Holiday Art & Crafts Show at Meetinghouse Arts in Freeport. The show will feature original paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, fine art prints, photography, ceramics, glasswork, sculpture, fiber arts, and high-end crafts by over 40 Meetinghouse Arts gallery members. There will be a show reception on Thursday, Dec. 7, […]

2023 Maine Craft Artist Award: Tim Christensen

The Maine Crafts Association has named ceramic artist, author and arts educator Tim Christensen as a recipient of the 2023 Maine Craft Artist Award. The award recognizes Christensen’s accomplishments as a full-time ceramic artist whose work is distinctly recognized for its singular voice and style.  Since 2009 the Maine Crafts Association began to annually honor […]

2023 Maine Craft Artist Award: Ellen Wieske

The Maine Crafts Association has named metalsmith, gallery owner and educator Ellen Wieske as a recipient of the 2023 Maine Craft Artist Award. The award recognizes Wieske’s many accomplishments as a metalsmith pioneering a style and use of non-precious materials, creating an exhibition space to uplift artists, countless hours of providing education to students, and […]

CMCA elects Pamela Wise as new board chair, succeeding Marty Jones following four years of leadership

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) is pleased to announce that its board of trustees elected Pamela Wise as board chair at its August meeting. Wise is a senior vice president at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Washington, D.C., and divides her time between D.C. and Midcoast Maine. Professionally, Wise manages assets and liabilities […]

New Era Gallery presents its holiday show

New Era Gallery presents its holiday show beginning Nov. 24. This show features smaller works by gallery artists. New Era will also host a pop-up of fine art glass work by Alison Thibault of Wind Horse Arts for the holiday weekend. New Era Gallery is at 60 Main St., Vinalhaven. Call 207-863-9351 for more information.

Holiday Cheer for ZAM Members

The Zillman Art Museum will host a special members-only event, Holiday Cheer for Members, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 14. Drop by the Museum to enjoy festive decorations, holiday treats and an art-making activity. Zillman Art Museum, University of Maine, is at 40 Harlow St., Bangor. See for details.

Holiday Bazaar at Ticonic Gallery

This holiday season, Ticonic Gallery has transformed into a vibrant and festive marketplace filled with unique and distinctive gifts created by talented artists and makers.  The Holiday Bazaar hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Monday from Nov. 15 to Dec. 24 at Ticonic Gallery, 93 Main St., Waterville. The show features handcrafted […]

‘Art in the Square’ at the Boothbay Region Art Foundation

The “Art in the Square” show at the Boothbay Region Art Foundation opened Nov. 18 and runs through January. This show features original works of art mostly on 12×12 canvases — but including many versions of other mediums using the same dimensions for fiber art, watercolors, collage, photos on canvas, and even wooden assemblages.  All […]

Artist talk with Amanda Lilleston

Featured artist Amanda Lilleston will present an artist talk on Nov. 30 at the Zillman Art Museum, 40 Harlow St., Bangor.  The Zillman is currently exhibiting “deep field,” which explores biological narratives through woodcut and lithograph collaged prints.   A reception with refreshments will start at 5:30 p.m., and the presentation will begin at 6 […]

‘Small Works’ at gallery b

The “Small Works Show” runs Nov. 18 to Dec. 18 and can be seen in-person at gallery b, 5 Main St., Castine, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, as well as online at The show features art in two sizes at two prices: 5×7 inch art by more than 84 artists […]