Camden Art Walk

The Camden Art Walk is held every third Thursday, May through October, in Camden. Bay View Street is closed to traffic from 5 to 7 p.m. and transforms into a space for live music, kids crafts with Miss Amy from Camden Public Library and food truck Brother Shucker. Galleries and shops are open throughout town.  […]

‘Transformative Visions’ at UMVA features work by Roland Salazar, Chris Morse and Dave Wade

  An opening reception for the exhibition “Transformative Visions” will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. May 5 at the UMVA Gallery, 516 Congress St., Portland. Roland Salazar, Chris Morse, and Dave Wade are three artists who come from different directions but share a common goal, an elevation of consciousness, a liberation of the […]

‘Songs of the Sea’ at the Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery in Waldoboro

Durning May, Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery will display a selection of Kigel’s watercolors and brush paintings in the show “Songs of the Sea.” The gallery is open daily at 1396 Back Cove Road in Waldoboro during business hours. Call ahead is recommended at 207-832-5152. Outside Kigel’s studio, a variety of waterfowl swim and squawk, […]

Saltwater Artists Gallery adds four new artists

Saltwater Artists Gallery announced the addition of four new artists to its 2023 season: encaustic painter Victoria Curtis, potter Julia Oliver, jeweler Doreen Reynolds and painter Rachel Hendrick.  The gallery will open May 26.  Saltwater Artists Gallery is at 3056 Bristol Road (Rt. 130) in New Harbor, a short distance before the Pemaquid Lighthouse. More […]

DIAA starts season with group show ‘Simple Pleasures’

The Deer Isle Artists Association, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, opens on May 30 with the show “Simple Pleasures.”  Appearing in this show are Ben Appleby-McGuire, Christopher Brumfield, Adell Donaghue, Judy Holder, Richard Newman, Rochelle Newman, Tracy van Buskirk and Ruth van Doren.  In the Art Rack will be work by Ben Appleby-McGuire, […]

Lisa Noonis solo show at Cove Street Arts

The solo show “Blossom” by artist Lisa Noonis opened at Cove Street Arts on April 27 and runs through June 18. Cove Street Arts is at 71 Cove St., Portland. Call 207-808-8911, email [email protected], or go to for more information.

The Steve and Judy Halpert Collection at the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts

The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts presents the Steve and Judy Halpert Collection, curated by Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest, April 21 to June 10. This assortment of images is Maine focused and illustrates Steve Halpert’s career as native curator, academic and former owner of the arthouse theater, The Movies on Exchange Street. On […]

Wiscasset student show at MAG was a community success

By Kay Tobler Liss Students and parents flocked to the Maine Art Gallery for the opening of The Wiscasset Schools K-12 Spring Art show on April 14.  “Kids were so excited to see their work displayed in a real gallery,” said Liz Proffetty, teacher of the lower grades. Indeed, the excitement of the young budding […]

Dowling Walsh Gallery opens 2023 season with three solo exhibitions 

Dowling Walsh Gallery will open its 2023 season on May 5 with three solo exhibitions of works by Robert Hamilton, Elizabeth Osborne and Kevin Xiques. A closing reception will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. May 26. For Osborne and Xiques, this will be their first show with the gallery.  Now in its 16th […]

New season and new members at Art Space Gallery in Rockland

Art Space Gallery welcomes new members who add a new level of diversity to the gallery’s art offerings, working in a variety of mediums and with their own distinct styles. The Front Room show in May is a group exhibition with the theme “Cheer Me Up.” Come by from 5 to 8 p.m. May 5 […]