Category: Art Talk

The Paula Tognarelli Collection featured at MMPA

The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts presents “The Paula Tognarelli Collection” from April 5 to May 25, with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. April 5 featuring music by Ry’s Trio. Personal art collections are always a form of self portraiture, and this new exhibition is no exception. It’s prodigious; about wonder, wit, […]

‘Glimmer’ group exhibition at Sidle House in Freeport

Much like love, glimmers are experienced through the eyes of the beholder. They evoke something — memory, hopefulness, nostalgia, possibility. A glimmer may foreshadow an awakening or serve as a reminder. This midwinter exhibition, titled “Glimmer,” seeks to provide a respite from the seemingly endless cold and offer glimpses, glimmers of what we anticipate. “Glimmer” […]

‘Traditional Painting Genres in Photography: A Holiday Exhibition’ at MMPA

“Traditional Painting Genres in Photography: A Holiday Exhibition” is on exhibit at the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts from Dec. 8 through Jan. 31. This exhibition explores the themes of portraits, still life, interiors, sea scapes, landscapes and collage. our artists are making works with antique and contemporary processes and they display a mastery of […]

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 […]

‘Spiritual Ecology, Part One’ at MMPA

Artists Cole Caswell, Deb Dawson and Paul Rider will speak about their work and process during an artist talk from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts. “Spiritual Ecology, Part One” is on view through Dec. 2. The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts is at 15 Middle St., A3, […]

Leslie Moore launches new book, ‘Grackledom’

Local Color Gallery will host a book launch, signing and reading for Leslie Moore’s “Grackledom,” a bestiary of poetry, prints and pen-and-ink drawings (Littoral Books) from 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 4, with a reading at 3:30 p.m. The book is filled with sparkling poems, colorful prints and an array of birds, beasts, cats and […]

The Sohns Gallery presents “New Paintings by James Linehan

  The Sohns Gallery, located within The Rock and Art Shop, is pleased to present its upcoming exhibition entitled “New Paintings by James Linehan”. The exhibition will run from October 2nd to November 12th.    Join us for an artist talk and reception with James Linehan on Friday, October 6th, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. James […]

Maine arts scene dazzles NEA chair: A message from Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Maine’s vibrant and thriving communities are living examples of the incredible impact the arts have on our lives. Last week, I had the pleasure of welcoming National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chair Maria Rosario Jackson, PhD, to our great state for a comprehensive tour of the arts communities in Waterville, Rockland and Portland. During […]

Waterfall Arts celebrates with “HERE IS MAGIC”

  Waterfall Arts, a vibrant hub of artistic expression and cultural connection, is thrilled to announce the unveiling of a captivating three-story public art piece, “Here Is Magic.” This momentous event, set to take place on September 8 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT, will be an enchanting celebration of creativity, community, and the […]

Henry Isaacs paintings featured at Maine Jewish Museum

“Where We Gather – Ponds, Rivers and Beaches of New England and Beyond” features paintings by Henry Isaacs on exhibit from Aug. 31 to Oct. 27 at Maine Jewish Museum. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 31. An artist talk will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. […]