Category: Portland

Jean Kigel will show work at the UMVA’s inaugural Pop Up Winter Holidays Art Fair

Work by Waldoboro artist Jean Kigel will be part of the Union of Maine Visual Artists’ first Pop Up Winter Holidays Art Fair on Dec. 1, 2 and 3 at 600 Congress St., in Portland. The artists of UMVA are excited to try this new format and temporary location next to the Portland Art Museum. […]

Lisa Dombek featured in solo exhibition at Press Hotel Gallery

Lisa Dombek will show her collection of abstract landscapes in the exhibition “SHIFT & FLOW” at The Press Hotel Gallery, 119 Exchange St., Portland, through Jan. 12. Her landscapes are at once a visceral response to where she lives and what she observes, often inspiring an imaginative world arising vicariously from the energies and tidal […]

‘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, […]

‘Alight on the Rocky Shores: This is not an Exhibition of Lighthouses’ at the the UMVA Gallery in Portland 

Judith Greene-Janse, Joanne Tarlin and Ann Tracy will exhibit their paintings and mixed media artwork in “Alight on the Rocky Shores: This is not an Exhibition of Lighthouses.” The exhibit opens Oct. 6 with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. at the UMVA Gallery, inside the Portland Media Center, 516 Congress St., Portland, and […]

‘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 […]

Roberta Baumann solo show ‘Out and About Maine II’ at Cove Street Arts

Roberta Baumann’s exhibition “Out and About Maine II” is a curated invitational by Bruce Brown that will be held at Cove Street Arts from Sept. 21 to Nov. 20. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 21. Cove Street Arts is at 71 Cove St., Portland. Call 207-808-8911, email [email protected], […]

‘Lynne Drexler: All the Decades’ mini-retrospective at Moss Galleries celebrates a visionary artist

Moss Galleries is showing the exhibition “Lynne Drexler: All the Decades,” showcasing an extraordinary mini-retrospective of 23 oil paintings by artist Lynne Drexler, dating from 1958 to 1998. On view at Moss Galleries Portland through Sept. 23, this exhibition presents an opportunity to experience the evolution of Drexler’s vibrant, abstract landscapes and still lifes from […]

‘Encounters’ is an immersive, multi-sensory art experience for all ages

Mysterious visitors have come to Portland from another world … or time … or dimension … we’re really not sure. They have left behind wondrous pieces of art and technology for us to experience. Come encounter this otherworldly collection of interactive art pieces and learn more about these visitors at “Encounters,” an immersive pop-up art […]

Indigo Arts Alliance announces new executive director

Jordia Benjamin was recently appointed new executive director of Indigo Arts Alliance.  Benjamin is a respected community engagement specialist, educator and cultural leader. With over a decade in the arts sector working nationally and internationally predominantly in museum education along with teaching college-level coursework, she embodies a commitment to equity, inclusion, empowerment and advocacy for […]

Moss Galleries presents‘Earth and Light’ features 1970s abstract paintings by renowned artist David Rankin

Moss Galleries presents “Earth and Light,” a solo exhibition featuring abstract paintings from the 1970s by internationally renowned artist David Rankin. On view at Moss Galleries in Falmouth, the show will run from July 7 through Aug. 26, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. July 7. “David Rankin’s paintings from the 1970s […]