Category: exhibitions

Busy times at the Maine Art Gallery

The historic Old Academy in Wiscasset, home to the Maine Art Gallery (MAG), offers two floors of light and bright exhibit space. For the upcoming exhibition that runs from June 13 to July 21, the gallery will take advantage of this layout to offer two shows concurrently. The first floor will feature works by artists […]

MOTHERS Gallery shows the disappearing world of Downeast Maine through work by Robin Rier and Valerie Aponik

MOTHERS Art & Antique Gallery next exhibition, “DISAPPEARING: The Working Waterfront of Downeast,” features the paintings of Robin Rier and Valerie Aponik. The show will open July 3, and there will be a reception and book launch from 4 to 6 p.m. July 6. The exhibition and book of the same title features their paintings […]

Artemis Gallery group exhibition on view, plus schedule of upcoming receptions

Artemis Gallery’s current group exhibition is on display through July 2 and features glass work by Annie Curtis, abstract and 3D paintings by Lisa Kellner, Rick Landesberg and Mallie Loring Pratt in oil, and water colorist Susan Van Campen. A portion of sales from the show will benefit The Northeast Harbor Neighborhood House. Upcoming shows […]

Dowling Walsh Gallery presents new work by Bo Bartlett, Jenny Brillhart, and James Allister Sprang in July

Dowling Walsh Gallery will open three new solo exhibitions of work by artists Bo Bartlett, Jenny Brillhart and James Allister Sprang on July 5 with a public reception from 4 to 7 p.m. during Rockland’s First Friday Art Walk. Now in its 17th year, Dowling Walsh Gallery specializes in art by leading and emerging artists, […]

CMCA to host The Art Party 2024

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) will host The Art Party 2024 from 6 to 9 p.m. June 28. All proceeds from the event support CMCA’s exhibitions and education programs. Reservations are required, festive attire. The evening features cocktails and an oyster bar and moveable feast. Honorees are Marcia and Daniel Minter of Indigo […]

UMVA’s ‘Life is a Carnival’ show and film will open at Waldo Theatre in July

“Life is a Carnival: from the Figurative to the Abstract,” a UMVA (Union of Maine Visual Artists) art exhibition, opens at the Waldo Theatre, 916 Main St., Waldoboro, on July 6 and runs to Aug. 4. Over a dozen artists are showing prints, photography, paintings and more in the spirit of one of UMVA founders, […]

‘Early Summer Show’ at New Era Gallery features paintings and pottery

New Era Gallery in Vinalhaven presents its “Early Summer Show” from June 22 through July 9. The show features the oil and mixed-media paintings of Elaine Austin Crossman and the pottery of Sylvia Lacey. Crossman, whose work is included in the recently published “Art of Penobscot Bay” by Carl Little and David Little, has painted […]

‘Familiars’ at gallery b is a celebration of companions

“Familiars” at gallery b in Castine is an exhibition of dogs, cats, bats and companions of all kinds. This show emerged from the peculiar phenomenon that while we love to see dogs in art and artists love to put dogs in their work, no one wanted to admit this! The show runs June 14 to […]

‘The Watercolors of Jan Kilburn and Gary Smith’ at Pemaquid Art Gallery

A long-time Damariscotta painter and instructor, Jan Kilburn’s work is well-known in the area. Her watercolors of quaint villages and local scenes often evoke nostalgia in the viewer. She seems to be drawn to the most charming aspects of life in midcoast Maine. Round Pond resident Gary Smith is a passionate painter who most enjoys […]

Shaw Jewelry features two solo exhibitions plus work by Maine jewelers

Brad Story and Norman Keyes are showcasing work at Shaw Jewelry from June 13 to July 2 and held a reception on June 13. Story’s sculptures in the show “Bird/Plane/Fish Mashup” honor the laws of fluid dynamics. Fish, birds and airplanes are the shape they are because it is efficient and functional. They are also […]