Category: Wiscasset

Exhibit of abstract art at the Maine Art Gallery continues to Sept. 17

The seven artists and their mentor whose works are currently on display at the Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset have named this exhibit “Collective Imagination.” The title is an apt description, as the artists have actually formed a collective for the purpose of inspiring and critiquing each other’s work. For the past seven years or […]

Seven artists and their mentor show at the Maine Art Gallery

The newest show at the Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset opens on Aug. 20, with seven artists who bonded during abstract painting classes at the Maine College of Art and Design. They developed a strong connection with their teacher, Michel Droge, and chose to repeat their class several times. During this period, they also became […]

‘Surroundings’ at the Maine Art Gallery closes Aug. 13

The Maine Art Gallery’s fourth show of the season, “Surroundings,” came to a close on Aug. 13. Artists Liz Hoag, Justine Lasdin-Springer, Lin Lisberger and Paige Taylor, were asked to present paintings and sculpture that illustrate the ways in which they view their surroundings. Their works range from photographic representations to abstract interpretations of everyday […]

Neal Hughes and Crista Pisano: Paintings Large or Small… We are Pleased to Have Them All!

For the second year in a row, Sylvan Gallery is pleased to offer an exhibition of the extraordinary oil paintings of Neal Hughes and Crista Pisano, two renowned landscape artists recognized for their skill at capturing the essence of their subject. The exhibit opens on Monday, August 1. The reception to meet the artists is […]

Visit the Maine Art Gallery during Wiscasset’s Art Walk

The Maine Art Gallery’s fourth show of the season, “Surroundings,” features Liz Hoag, Justine Lasdin-Springer, Lin Lisberger and Paige Taylor, with paintings that illustrate the ways in which they view their surroundings. In works that range from photographic representations to abstract interpretations, the artists respond to everyday scenes in the world around us. Gallery hours […]

Wiscasset Bay Gallery ‘From Maine to the Continent’ exhibition opening June 30

“From Maine to the Continent: 16th through 21st Century Art” opens at the Wiscasset Bay Gallery on June 30. Spanning six centuries of art and representing artists from Greece, Egypt, Italy, France, the United States, Holland, Belgium, Great Britain and Switzerland, the exhibition offers an encyclopedic exploration of paintings, watercolors, drawings and sculpture. Coinciding with […]

Painting Light: The Illuminated Landscapes of Paul Batch

Sylvan Gallery will present an exhibit of the recent landscape paintings of Paul Batch beginning June 26. The public is invited for a reception to meet the artist from 5 to 8 p.m. June 30, coinciding with the evening of the Wiscasset Art Walk. The exhibition continues through July 24. The gallery will also be […]

Opening reception for Maine Art Gallery juried members show

The Maine Art Gallery’s second show of the season, the “Juried Members Show,” opens June 4 with a reception beginning at 4 p.m. Singer-songwriter Jud Caswell will provide music until 7 p.m. The wide-ranging exhibit continues through June 25, with viewing hours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday each week. Juror Sam […]

Davis Family Foundation awards Maine Art Gallery $15,000 grant

The Maine Art Gallery is happy to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the Davis Family Foundation for restorative work on the 1807 “Old Academy Building” at 15 Warren St. in Wiscasset, which houses the nonprofit gallery. This grant is one of several applications for funding that will be made to address […]

The Maine Art Gallery offers something for everyone this summer

Wiscasset’s Maine Art Gallery on Warren Street is a busy place these days. This season’s calendar is filled with exhibits and classes designed to fulfill the artistic interests of the local community as well as our summer visitors. The 2022 season opens with “Time Shift,” an exhibit of joyous, spirited creations by the artists at […]