Monhegan Artists’ Residency accepting applications

Jackie Boegel, Lupine Gallery Applications are being accepted for the Monhegan Artists’ Residency for Maine artists. In addition to two five-week residencies on Monhegan Island for Maine-based visual artists, the program offers a two-week residency for a Maine art teacher. “Thanks to the generous support of individual donors, the Horizon Foundation, the Maine Community Foundation, […]

PMA Opens First Phase of “Your Museum, Reimagined”

The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is undergoing a significant transformation as part of a multiyear project focused on improved access to the museum’s collection titled “Your Museum, Reimagined.” The completed first phase of this comprehensive project, which opened to the public on January 22, includes the following: The Peggy L. Osher Art Study and […]

PMA Presents “Duncan Hewitt: Turning Strange”

Over the past 40 years, Maine-based artist Duncan Hewitt has made his mark transforming often-overlooked domestic items—such as forks, pot lids, and windshields—into beautiful and enigmatic objects. Visitors can engage with these sculptures during the artist’s first major solo exhibition, “Duncan Hewitt: Turning Strange,” the latest in the Portland Museum of Art’s Circa series of […]

“Winter Colors: Paintings by Andrea Peters” at Gleason Fine Art

Painting by Andrea Peters If you missed East Boothbay artist Andrea Peters’ “Winter Colors” show at CMBG’s “Gardens Aglow,” you can see the paintings at Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor through Wednesday, March 2. “Whatever you call it, energy, spirit or soul, grasping that is my primary goal in painting, which then becomes a […]

Bowdoin College Museum of Art Launches its First Digital Catalogue

“Landcape with Washwoman,” by Jan Frans van Bloemen The Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick is pleased to announce the launch of the Museum’s first online scholarly catalogue, Art Treasures, Gracefully Drawn: James Bowdoin III and America’s Earliest Drawing Collection (URL: The catalogue highlights the 141 old master drawings assembled by the founder […]

“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, […]

UMaine Museum of Art opens Winter Exhibitions Jan. 15

DAN DOWD Untitled, 2013, The University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor opens three new exhibitions mid-January: “DAN DOWD: thick skinned,” “JON DAVIS: Three-Sided Dream,”and “RICHARD WHITTEN: Studiolo.”  UMMA brings modern and contemporary art exhibitions to the region, presenting approximately 12 original exhibitions each year. UMMA’s winter exhibitions open to the public on […]

PMA Announces Acquisitions of Paintings by Homer and Andrew Wyeth

Winslow Homer (United States, 1836-1910), An Open Window, 1872, oil on canvas, 17 7/8” x 13 7/8”.  Portland Museum of Art, Maine. Partial gift from an anonymous Maine family and partial museum purchase with funds from an anonymous foundation, 2015.21. Andrew Wyeth (United States, 1917–2009), River Cove, 1958, tempera on masonite, 48 x 30 5/16 […]