Tag: talk

Monhegan Museum of Art & History launches lecture series

The Monhegan Museum of Art & History recently announced the launch of an annual lecture series that brings leading figures in the arts and humanities to Monhegan Island. The Edward L. Deci Endowed Lecture Series honors the legacy of the museum’s longtime president and director in building a major fine art collection representing the outsize […]

The Ogunquit Museum of American Art announces slate of speakers for Tuesday Talks

The Ogunquit Museum of American Art has announced its schedule for Tuesday Talks, an event featuring conversations with artists, scholars, and cultural leaders. The 2023 slate of speakers will share insight into the museum’s exhibitions and dive into histories of modern and contemporary art in Ogunquit and beyond. This year, along with scholars Donna Cassidy […]

‘BOLD COLOR: Philip Frey, Rick Fox, Philip Koch’ at Courthouse Gallery

Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art is pleased to present “BOLD COLOR” with Philip Frey, Rick Fox, Philip Koch from June 12 to July 7. The gallery hosted a Zoom Talk on June 7 with the artists. Philip Frey is, and always has been, a bold colorist. His study of light and its effect on pattern […]

Maine State Historian remembers Maine Art Gallery founder

By Kay Tobler Liss “This was one of the best historic talks I’ve ever heard,” said one of the 50 attendees at the Maine Art Gallery’s event on May 18, which featured reminiscences of gallery founder Mildred Burrage, by the Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth and local art restorer Peter Fogg.  The talk was in […]

Haley Art Gallery to host artist talk with Barbara D’Antonio

Haley Art Gallery will host an artist talk by Kittery-based artist Barbara D’Antonio at 1 p.m. May 7. D’Antonio will provide background on her works that are included in her current solo exhibit, “Reimagined Memory,” which are primarily figurative. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit will remain on view through […]

Radio Maine: In conversation with Portland Art Gallery’s gallery manager Emma McHold Burke

Emma McHold Burke started working with the Portland Art Gallery just as COVID was causing small businesses like the gallery to “shift direction.” She had recently graduated from the Tyler School of Art and Architecture in Pennsylvania after gaining an education in painting and art history and had planned her next life steps around the […]

Interview with artist Jean Jack

Artist Jean Jack has earned a reputation for her unique — and now iconic — rendition of New England-style farmhouses and barns. Although she had no personal experience growing up in or around these structures, she found herself mesmerized by a particular farmhouse in Connecticut while in the early stages of her artistic career. After surreptitiously […]

CMCA 2021 Distinguished Lecture with Chris Newell

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art invites the public to its 2021 Distinguished Lecture presented by Chris Newell, executive director of the Abbe Museum & Senior Partner to the Wabanaki Nations, from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 10. An educator helping lead the charge in decolonizing museum practice, Newell will speak on the need for […]

Portrait of a State: A gallery talk between S.B. Walker and Edward Earle

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art will host an in-person gallery talk by exhibiting artist S.B. Walker in conversation with Edward Earle in CMCA’s Bruce Brown Gallery at 5:30 p.m. July 23. Admission to the talk is free and refreshments will follow. The discussion will explore Walker’s extensive work creating his comprehensive photographic survey of […]

Maine Craft Interview Episode 4: Naomi David Russo Interviews Heide Martin

  The Maine Craft Interview Project is a Maine Crafts Association initiative bringing artists at different career points (and sometimes generations) together in an interview led by the emerging artist. The emerging artist designs interview questions and interviews an established artist of their choosing. In its fourth episode, Naomi David Russo interviews Heide Martin. Interviewer […]