Category: Vinalhaven

New Era Gallery exhibits ‘Early Summer’ 

New Era Gallery’s 20th-year celebration continues with its “Early Summer” show, featuring the work of three artists who have been with the gallery since the beginning: Alison Angel, Jackson Gregory and Susan Day Philbrook. All are year-round members of the island artists community, and the depth, breadth and diversity of their work is a fine […]

Vibrant glass jewelry inspired by Maine

  Inspired by the colors of the sea, stone, forest and sky, Alison Thibault has combined sheets of glass to form stunning jewelry for more than 20 years. Using dichroic glass, Thibault has created hundreds of color combinations inspired by Vinalhaven. Generally, dichroic glass has two very distinct colors: transmitted and reflected. Transmitted color is […]

New Era opens first show of the season on May 29

The irresistible light of spring has returned, the lilacs are blooming, and hope is in the air. This month marks the beginning of New Era Gallery’s 20th season. New Era Gallery in Vinalhaven marks its first show of the 2021 season opens May 29 with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. New Era will […]

Group show ‘Home’ at New Era Gallery

“Home,” a group show featuring work by many of your favorite gallery artists, rounds out New Era Gallery’s season of Art in the Time of Pandemic. The show opened Sept. 5 and focuses on the changing palette of the approaching autumn season. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you are unable to […]

New Era Gallery’s ‘Midsummer’ exhibit features work by Elaine Austin Crossman and Cristy West

“Midsummer 2020,” featuring paintings and prints by Elaine Austin Crossman and mixed-media works by Cristy West, opened July 11 and runs through Aug. 4 at New Era Gallery. A maximum of five people may be in the gallery at any time, and face masks and social distancing are required. Hand sanitizer will be available onsite. […]

New Era Gallery Opens ‘Spring!’

New Era Gallery opened its first show of the season on May 23 featuring new work by several artists. “Spring! Art in the Time of Pandemic, Volume I” is a spring-themed group show. A maximum of five people are permitted in the gallery at one time during gallery hours, and face masks and social distancing […]

Commercial Currents Podcast: Business in Uncertain Times

                      To better understand how our local small businesses are doing during this time of change, Island Institute Small Business Team is making a series of short, pre-recorded interviews with some of Maine’s island and coastal small businesses. These conversations are designed to check in […]

New Era Gallery’s opens Midsummer Show

New Era Gallery’s Midsummer Show opens July 14 with an artist’s talk at 4:30pm followed by a reception from 5:00-7:00pm. The show features landscapes addressing the frequently asked question – ”What is Vinalhaven like in winter?” in a variety of media by Elaine Austin Crossman. Sculptor Carl Swidorski’s “Quarryman’ series, carved in Vinalhaven granite, reflects […]

New Era Gallery Opens “Home”

New Era Gallery in Vinalhaven will open the last show of the summer season on Saturday September 2, with a reception from 5:00-7:00pm.  The show is open to all gallery artists, with a theme based on the concept of “home”.  Works will include paintings by Susan Day Philbrook and Elaine Austin Crossman, hand-hooked rugs by […]

August Opening at New Era Gallery

New Era Gallery’s late summer show is entitled “Land and Legend” and will feature the work of sculptor William Lasansky and photographers Andrew Crane and Ron Rosenstock. William Lasansky was born in Argentina, but has been a part of the Vinalhaven community for seventy years. His intense observations of the natural world led to a […]