First Friday Art Tour Oct. 1

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2021 First Friday Art Tour

Special reception hours: 3-7 p.m.

Self-guided journeys led by an art lover’s desire to exercise their imagination.

Paintings ... sculpture ... mixed media ... assemblage art ... photography ... pottery ... weaving ... fiber arts

Participating galleries feature new work, hold open houses with refreshments, studio tours, and often offer live demonstrations.

Some galleries are artist-owned, others represent many artists

Most of the galleries are in walking distance of each other or mere minutes apart by car.

Go ahead - take a walk - or a ride - on the creative side!

Participating Galleries

In Boothbay Harbor ...

ABACUS

12 McKown St. - 633-2166 - https://abacusgallery.com

Featuring fine Maine art, jewelry, home furnishings, metal sculptures (and much more) by Maine artists and artisans.

Ae HOME

93 Townsend Ave. - 315-6221 - www.aehomestore.com

Original ceramics with a sea-themed flair by Alison Evans; Robert Mitchell photography, home furnishings - from sofas to candles ... and that’s not all.

BLACK RIVER GALLERY

16 McKown St. - 315-6522 - www.blackrivergallery.com

A collaboration of the creative and photographic visions of Sue Kenney and Catherine Day.

BOOTHBAY REGION ART FOUNDATION

1 Townsend Ave. - 633-2703 - https://boothbayartists.org

Check out the current members’ show, “Glory Days of Autumn” downstairs. Diana Washburn of Falmouth has a solo show upstairs in the Harbor-View Room featuring her landscapes in a variety of media.

ED BROWN’S WHARFSIDE GALLERY

31 Commercial St. - 239-470-4504 - www.edbrownart.com

Watercolorist Ed Brown’s paintings of Maine, and Florida’s east and gulf coasts.

GLEASON FINE ART

31 Townsend Ave. - 633-6849 - www.gleasonfineart.com

Ending show: “Michael Vermette: 50 Plus 1, The Allagash Wilderness Waterway.” Gleason is known for representing contemporary artists and those of the 19th and 20th centuries.

GOLD/SMITH GALLERY

8 McKown St. - 633-6252 - www.goldsmithgallery.net

Featured artists:  John Wissemann, Carlo Albuccci, and John Vander. Margaret Canepa's Southport Seagulls. Karen Swartsberg painted shirts and jewelry.

JOY TO THE WIND

34 Atlantic Ave. - 633-2705 - www.joytothewind.com

Take a visual tour of their landscapes, seascapes, figurative, still life, abstract and visionary imagery of Lynne Seitzer and John M. T. Seitzer.

STUDIO 53 FINE ART

53 Townsend Ave. - 633-2755 - www.studio53fineart.com

Featured work: owners Heidi Seidelhuber & Terry Seaman. Artists exhibiting in this gallery: Tony van Hasselt, Bob McKay, David Estey, Jack Silverio, Jaap Eduard Helder, Gerry Immonen, David Dupree, Nancy Wilkoff, Dick Alden, Don Josephson, Nancy Barron, Ida Schmolowitz.

And ...  don’t miss work by local artists at these fine restaurants while you dine ...

OCEAN POINT INN

191 Shore Road, E. Boothbay - 633-4200 - www.oceanpointinn.com

PORTS OF ITALY

47 Commercial St. - 633-1101 - http://www.portsofitaly.com

THISTLE INN

55 Oak St. - 633-3541 - www.thethistleinn.com

 

Event Date: 

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 1:45pm