Category: Wiscasset

Newest acquisitions at Wiscasset Bay Gallery

The Wiscasset Bay Gallery is pleased to present Autumn Arrivals, a collection of recent acquisitions. Wiscasset Bay Gallery is at 75 Main St., Wiscasset. Call 207-882-7682, email [email protected], or go to for more information.

‘Impressionism Into Abstraction’ opens at Wiscasset Bay Gallery

“Impressionism Into Abstraction: Pioneering Women Artists” will open Oct. 14 at the Wiscasset Bay Gallery in Wiscasset. The exhibition will feature works by important 19th and 20th century American and European women artists, often overlooked or unrecognized in their day, as well as up and coming contemporary artists. Of particular note are some vibrant gouaches […]

‘The Artful Interior’ celebrates Maine craftspeople

“The crafts are as beautiful as the fine art,” said one visitor to Maine Art Gallery’s opening last Saturday of “The Artful Interior.” The age-old academic debate of the difference between crafts and fine art seemed to be moot with many other visitors responding similarly.  The concept for the show was the brainchild of Cynthia […]

‘The Artful Interior’ at Maine Art Gallery features craft created for the home

“To make something functional requires skill. To make something beautiful requires a refined aesthetic. To make something both functional and beautiful takes a very special kind of person,” says Cynthia Pappas, curator of the upcoming exhibition at Wiscasset’s Maine Art Gallery. The works are on view from Sept. 21 to Oct. 21 with a reception […]

Maine Art Gallery hosts Business After Hours

By Kay Liss A lively crowd of about 30 local businesspeople turned out for the Maine Art Gallery’s Business After Hours event on Aug. 24. While viewing artwork from the annual Members’ Show, they enjoyed Damariscotta River oysters on the half-shell and mixed with fellow Wiscasset business folks and MAG board members. At the end […]

Maine Art Gallery Members Show opening reception

Works in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, assemblage, collage, photography and digital imagery are among the more than 100 individual pieces in the upcoming Maine Art Gallery Members Show. Artists were invited to submit two works for display.  “The approaches, technical skills and imagery are wide ranging, which makes for a lively show,” said Mark Coates, […]

Wiscasset Bay Gallery announces new acquisitions and exhibition 

Wiscasset Bay Gallery presents its new exhibition, “Impressionism & Beyond: American and Continental Art,” which can be viewed online and at the gallery. The gallery also recently announced several new acquisitions, which can be viewed at Wiscasset Bay Gallery is at 75 Main St., Wiscasset. Call 207-882-7682, email [email protected], or go to for […]

‘Lasting Impressions: The Landscape Paintings of Neal Hughes and Crista Pisano’ at Sylvan Gallery

Sylvan Gallery is delighted to welcome back renowned landscape artists Neal Hughes and Crista Pisano for the exhibition “Lasting Impressions: The Landscape Paintings of Neal Hughes and Crista Pisano,” featuring their recent paintings. The exhibition runs Aug. 3 to Sept. 2, with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 31, coinciding with the […]

Maine Art Gallery exhibit features Mainers at work 

Maine might be Vacationland for tourists, but it can be a demanding work environment that requires skill, patience, intelligence and passion for its wage earners. The upcoming exhibit at the Maine Art Gallery includes art that illustrates this varied and dynamic working world. The exhibit runs from July 13 to Aug. 13.  An opening reception […]

‘Following the Light’ features recent paintings by Paul Batch at Sylvan Gallery

Sylvan Gallery welcomes back artist Paul Batch for the exhibit “Following the Light,” featuring his most recent landscape paintings, with many focusing on the Maine coastline and marsh. An opening reception was held on June 29, and the exhibition will remain on view through July 30. Years of direct observation of nature’s transitory effects have […]