‘ART in the SQUARE’ show at BRAF

Boothbay Region Art Foundation’s “ART in the SQUARE” show is open for viewing. The ever-popular 12-by-12-inch exhibit opened Nov. 19 and features over 50 local artists with more than 150 completed canvases expected to be on display. This event benefits BRAF’s Student Scholarship Fund and the Annual Student Art Show. Each piece sells for $125, […]

Holiday Pop-Up Show at The DIAA Gallery

The holiday season brings joy and wonder to the Deer Isle Artists Association with its Holiday Pop-Up Show. For two days only, Dec. 2 and 3, the DIAA Gallery will be filled with unique gifts created by artists from around the Peninsula.   The show will include work by Ben Appleby-Maguire, Cynthia Bourque Simonds, Don […]

Holiday Art Studio Sale

A Cassidy Point Open Studio and Holiday Art Sale will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 4 at 121 Cassidy Point in Portland. Stop in for a glass of wine and holiday cheer. Photographer Jocelyn Lee will offer framed exhibition prints at all sizes and reduced prices. These are not editioned prints and […]

‘Winter of Our Content’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery

Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery presents “Winter of Our Content,” featuring paintings honoring Maine’s chilliest months. “Winter forms our character and brings out our best,” says Kigel. “It is a season of recovery and preparation.” Kigel’s winter scenes aim to evoke this mind view. On view are sumi-e Alpine huts, egg tempera hay rolls and […]

Holiday show at New Era Gallery

New Era Gallery’s annual holiday show opened Nov. 25 and runs through Dec. 21. This show features smaller works by gallery artists. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturdays and by appointment. New Era Gallery is at 60 Main St., Vinalhaven. Call 207-863-9351 or visit neweragallery.com for more information.

Holiday Bistro at the Zillman Art Museum

Join the Zillman Art Museum from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 for its Holiday Bistro to celebrate the holiday season and kick off the Zillman Art Museum’s 20th anniversary in downtown Bangor. Drop by for delectable goodies, beverages and activities. This event is for members and is not open to the public. No […]

‘Twelve Days of Christmas Paintings’ at David Lussier Gallery

David Lussier Gallery will host a “Twelve Days of Christmas Paintings” Celebration Party from 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 10. Light refreshments will be served. This is David and Pamela’s fifth year of painting a 6-by-9-inch painting each for 12 days in a row. All the paintings will be present and offered at a special, […]

Artist Sheep Jones shows at Local Color Gallery

Sheep Jones is the featured guest artist at Local Color Gallery in December, January and February.  Jones, who works in oil and wax, says her paintings begin in layers. “Layers add extra interest, leaving swatches of colors in their wake. These are perfect tidbits for the imagination.” Jones always looks for “the puzzle pieces to […]

Holiday exhibition, reception and sale at The Parsonage

Here on the coast of Maine, the cold weather is upon us and we’ve had the first dusting of snow. The Parsonage will host a reception for its Winter Holiday Exhibition at 2 p.m. Dec. 3, with warm drinks and seasonal treats. Artworks will be available for purchase at a variety of price points, for […]

Pascal Hall mural unveiling and open house on Dec. 10

Built in the 1850s as a Baptist church during Rockport’s industrial heyday, Pascal Hall has been many things to many people throughout the past 170-plus years. In 2022, it re-opened its doors to celebrate and facilitate arts and culture in Mid-Coast Maine with a successful summer author series and an upcoming Dec. 3 and 4 […]