Category Archives: Art Talk

Home Grown: an exhibit about Farming Families at MFT Gallery

Maine Farmland Trust Gallery is exhibiting black and white photographs, paintings, mixed media works and an artist book which all tie together around the common theme of farming families in Maine., through May 30. On the ground floor is a photographic documentary by Collin Howell who, over the course of three years, became a frequent […]

Here’s What’s Happening in May at PAM in Portland

A panel discussion “The Cocktail and its Earthly Origins” on May 12 Here’s a sampling of events at Portland Museum of Art. Be sure to check the website for a full list of events at A book launch and presentation by Winky Lewis and Susan Conley will take place on Thursday, May 5 at […]

R. Luke DuBois Artist Talk + Reception at BCMA 3/30

“Fashionably Late for the Relationship” by R. Luke DuBois The Bowdoin College Museum Art (BCMA) in Brunswick will present a solo exhibition by New York-based “new media” artist R. Luke DuBois, featuring a new portrait commissioned by BCMA of Black Lives Matter and Campaign Zero activist DeRay Mckesson, who is a Bowdoin College alumnus (class […]

“Young Artists’ Gallery Takeover” at Waterfall Arts March 4

Nick Kelley’s “D from Alphabet series” As part of national Youth Arts Month and Arts Advocacy Day this March, Waterfall Arts in Belfast will fill its Clifford and Corridor Galleries with artwork by young people. The show, “Young Artists’ Gallery Takeover” will open with a public reception for the artists on Friday, March 4 from […]

“ART Matters” Lecture “Vessels” at DIAA Gallery Feb. 21

Basket by Cynthia Bourque-Simonds This month’s “Art Matters” lecture entitled “Vessels” takes place on Sunday, February 21 at Deer Isle Artist Association (DIAA) Gallery in Deer Isle Village from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Featured artists include Cynthia Bourque-Simonds, Chris Joyce, and Melody Lewis-Kane. The event is free an opened to the public. “With my baskets, […]

Talcott to Give Artist Talk + Free Woodcut Demo at Waterfall Arts

Julia Talcott’s “Front Street Shipyard,” woodcut On Wednesday, October 21, artist Julia Talcott will talk about her work, inspiration and printing making techniques at Waterfall Arts. Talcott’s work is part of the Resident Printmakers Exhibit currently on display in the Corridor Gallery. The talk begins at 7 pm at 256 High Street in Belfast. All […]

Cynthia Winings Gallery presents “Kids Talk About Art”

Cynthia Winings, Loretta In The Gallery, 2015 On Fir5st Friday, October 2, the Cynthia Winings Gallery presents KIDS TALK ABOUT ART, on First Friday in Blue Hill, October 2, 5 – 7 PM. The gallery invites kids of all ages to talk about the artwork in the current show, Belonging To Time. Children and their parents are welcome to join […]

Rock & Art Shop Presents Abbie Read on First Friday

“Library” by Abbie Read The Sohns Gallery, located in The Rock & Art Shop in Bangor, presents Mix Media Assemblage artist Abbie Read. The show runs through November 1. A reception takes place October 2 at 6:30 p.m. and an artist talk at 7:00 p.m.. Abbie Read has been creating this wall installation since 2010. Its title […]

Farnsworth Lecture: Rockwell’s “New York Central Diner”

On Thursday, October 1, the Farnsworth Art Museum will present a lecture entitled: Norman Rockwell’s “New York Central Diner.” The lecture, by Stephanie Plunkett, Chief Curator of the Norman Rockwell Museum, will take place in the Farnsworth auditorium at 2 p.m. Using a dining car from the New York Central’s Lake Shore Limited as his setting, […]

ART@NOON: Anna Hepler at UMMA on Sept. 2

Woodcut by Anna Hepler Featured artist Anna Hepler will give an informal noon-time gallery talk on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at noon on Blind Spot, an array of sculptures and new two-dimensional works currently on exhibit through September 19. During this time, Hepler will discuss her background, process, inspiration and materials, with a brief Q+A to follow. […]