Schooner Gallery of Milbridge will host a 3rd Annual “44º North” Downeast Open Art Showcase in celebration of Maine artists who are residents and live within 44 nautical miles of Milbridge (50.6 miles). Artists of any age and training are invited to submit their artwork inspired by our 44º North environment. This is an exciting and inspiring annual art event held at the Schooner Gallery, 59 Main Street, Milbridge. Show dates will be May 23rd through June 29th with an opening reception on Saturday, May 24th, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Drop off dates, in-person at the gallery, for artworks in all media are Monday, May 19th, to Wednesday, May 21st, from 9:30am to 4:30pm. A maximum of 2 pieces per person, made within the last three years, no larger than 30”x40” will be accepted. 3-D work will also be accepted on a limited basis. All artwork must be labeled and wall pieces must be ready to hang with picture wires attached. No mailed or shipped entries can be accepted. Call Schooner Gallery at 546-3179 or 546-7989 to schedule a drop off time or for more information.