Category Archives: openings

“Scott Kelley: Aboard the Whaleship Abbott” opens at Dowling Walsh

“Flag of the Whaleship Abbott,” by Scott Kelley,   2015, Watercolor and gouache on paper, 22″ x 30″ Dowling Walsh Gallery in Rockland  kicks of the summer season with an Opening Reception May 1 from 5 – 8 pm for “Scott Kelley: Aboard the Whaleship Abbott,” a show of Scott Kelley’s watercolor and gouache paintings for […]

Jean Kigel shows “Maine and the Marine Environment: Paintings”

“Arctic Anxiety” by Jean Kigel With global warming, Arctic terns have become threatened. But Maine Coastal Islands (National Wildlife Refuges) are providing safe nesting habitat for them and other seabirds on 49 coastal islands. From May through July Maine Coastal Islands Gallery in Rockland is featuring Maine and the Marine Environment: Paintings by Jean Kigel. This […]

Rose Marasco retrospective opens at Portland Museum of Art

Rose Marasco is perhaps Maine’s most-prolific living photographer, having lived and photographed in Portland and its surrounding communities for more than 35 years. The photographs in Rose Marasco: index are stunning and display extraordinary range, encompassing everything from her images of the urban environment to her unexpectedly poetic response to the natural world, and her […]

Bridge Gallery in Portland opens “Take Flight”

Bridge Gallery in Portland is proud to announce the opening of “Take Flight” on June 5th, 4 – 6 p.m. The theme “Take Flight” is interpreted by New England artists, including Kevin Beers, Valerie Birnhak, Ruth Claff, Pauline Delin, Dick Eaton, Alison Hill, Khat Mirzan, Judy Odonnell, Jane Parsons, Rhonda Pearle, Gary Perlmutter, Amy Williams. Each artist […]

New Paintings and First Show of the Season at Bayview Gallery

“After the Rain” by Barbara Applegate Bayview Gallery in Brunswick is thinking Spring! Though the ground is still snow-covered and we face the likelihood of another storm this evening, we have turned our focus toward the season of rebirth. With this welcome shift, we are delighted to announce an upcoming exhibit and to share several […]

Bearing Fruit: Art at the intersection of human and vegetable

Maine Farmland Trust Gallery heralds the arrival of spring with a group exhibition, Bearing Fruit, showcasing four artists in whose work the “organic” image plays a central role. The show runs from April 3 – May 8, with an opening reception on Friday, April 3, from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Strawberries sculpture by Anne Alexander […]

First-Ever Retrospective of One of Maine’s Greatest Living Photographs on View at the PMA

“Projection No. 5” by Rose Marasco The Portland Museum of Art is proud to present Rose Marasco: index, the latest exhibition in the PMA’s Circa series. The exhibition is the photographer’s first-ever retrospective, and the PMA is honored to bring it to its audiences. The exhibition is on view April 24 through December 6, 2015. […]

UMMA Announces Spring Exhibitions

The University of Maine Museum of Art, located at 40 Harlow Street in downtown Bangor, opens three new exhibitions in April. UMMA, which is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., brings modern and contemporary art exhibitions to the region and presents approximately 12 original exhibitions each year. UMMA’s spring exhibitions will open to […]

Barbara Bean opens at Summer Island Studio

“Studio Cyclamen” by Barbara Bean Local Artist, Barbara Bean will be showing at Summer Island Studio – Gallery of Fine Artisans for the month of April 2015. Artist Reception and Open House will be Saturday, April 25th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wine, cheese and hors-d’oeuvre will be served. Barbara Bean has always been what […]

Vox opens “Natural” March 26

  Calla Lily©Medora Hebert The public is invited to an opening reception March 26, 5-7 for “NATURAL.” This show celebrates the earth’s gifts of new life and bounty after Maine’s harsh, monochromatic winter finally gives way. Twenty VoxPhotographs Gallery contemporary photographers will be represented in a show of photo-based works, including traditionally framed and metal […]

“Love ME: Paintings Inspired by Places I Love” at Camden National Bank

“Impression Katahdin at Dusk” by Teddi-Jann Covell Camden National Bank on Main Street in Orono presents Love ME: Paintings Inspired by Places I Love Exhibit by Teddi-Jann Covell through April 2015, with an Opening Reception Wednesday, February 11 from 3 – 6 p.m. Teddi-Jann Covell was visiting artist for Baxter State Park 2013 and is currently […]

New Exhibition at CMCA: “Shift”

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport will present the exhibition, Shift: Recent Work by Leah Gauthier, from February 1 through 28. Over the past several years, Gauthier’s work has explored and been inspired by sustainable living. She says, “While I will continue to champion a mindful existence, a big part of me now feels […]