Category Archives: exhibitions

Greenhut’s Biennial “Portland Show” Opens April 9

Marsha Donahue’s “Old Portland from Amatos” The 8th biennial “Portland Show”, an invitational show of artists interpretation of “Portland,” will be on display at Greenhut Galleries in  April 6-30. An Artist Reception will be held Saturday, April 9 from 1 – 3 p.m. Participating artists include  Daniel Anselmi, Chris Beneman, Mary Bourke, Jeff Bye, Ben […]

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 […]

Deadline Approaching to Submit to the CMCA 2016 Biennial

Interior view of the main gallery under construction at CMCA in Rockland The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) in Rockland will continue to accept online submissions for the 2016 CMCA Biennial Exhibition until midnight, April 4, 2016, through the CMCA website. The CMCA Biennial is an open juried competition for artists at all stages of their career […]

Van Campen’s Bursts of Color Travel South for the Winter

Susan Van Campen’s “Early June” A colorful and expressive garden is on display at Haynes Galleries’ Nashville location. The gallery, which operates during the summer months in Thomaston, opened the exhibition “A Symphony of Color,” a showcase of the stunning floral still lifes of watercolorist & Mainer Susan Headley Van Campen. The show continues through March […]

CMCA Announces Opening Date for New Building in Rockland

Interior view of the new building under construction. The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) announced that it will open its new building, designed by internationally acclaimed architect Toshiko Mori, on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The public opening celebration will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, with CMCA board chair Charlotte Dixon and director Suzette McAvoy […]

Youth Art Month Returns to PMA for 22nd Year

Rose Davis, Grade 8, Mt. Ararat Middle School The Portland Museum of Art and Maine Art Education Association (MAEA) are proud to welcome back the annual Youth Art Month exhibition—which features student art from across the state of Maine—to the PMA’s galleries for the 22nd year. The exhibition will be on view at the Portland […]

Acadia National Park Centennial Exhibit Call for Artists

Exhibition: June 1 to July 1, 2016 Hammond Hall – 427 Main Street, Winter Harbor, ME 04693  phone 207-963-2569 Entry Criteria: Acadia National Park Themed Artwork. Acceptance of entries is at the discretion of the Show Committee. Works may be of any media you choose. Entry form and photo or detailed plan must be submitted to Jane […]

“Elise Ansel: Distant Mirrors” at Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Elise Ansel’s “Revelations V” “Elise Ansel: Distant Mirrors” features a group of nine paintings and seven drawings by Portland-based artist Elise Ansel that she newly created for her exhibition at Bowdoin College Museum of Art’s Markell Gallery through April 17. Ansel drew inspiration for the works from a late Renaissance devotional painting, Denys Calvaert’s “Annunciation,” […]

Greenhut Galleries 2016 Shows + Opening Reception Dates

William Irvine’s “Into the Storm” is in the March Madness group show. Greenhut Galleries at 146 Middle Street in Portland lists its upcoming shows and opening receptions for 2016. For more information, please call 207-772-2693. March 3-26 “March Madness” a group show of Greenhut artists. No opening reception. April 7-30 “The Portland Show” our 8th […]

“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 Space Gallery Seeks New Members for 2016 Season!

Art Space Gallery Artists, 2015 Art Space Gallery, an artist-run, cooperative gallery in Rockland, is currently seeking new members for the 2016 season. Application deadline is February 13. The jury date is February 20. Art Space Gallery is located at 342 Main Street in the heart of Rockland, just steps from the Farnsworth Museum and […]

“About Buildings” Opens at Farnsworth Art Museum on Feb. 13

Elevation view (blueprint) for the Farnsworth Art Museum, c1948 On Saturday, February 13, the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland will open an exhibition of works focusing on buildings and the built environment. The exhibition of paintings, prints, three-dimensional work, maps and photographs will be on display in the museum’s Library Gallery through January 8, 2017. […]