2021 First Friday Art Tour dates:
July 2, August 6, Sept. 3 & Oct. 1
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!
In Boothbay Harbor ...
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.
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
There are some 200 artist members at this gallery representing all 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
Current show: “Kevin Beers: 25 Years and Counting;” the artist will be at the gallery from 5-7 p.m.
8 McKown St. - 633-6252 - www.goldsmithgallery.net
Current show: “The Final Works of Carlo Albucci,” a Florentine painter of curious happenings.
JOY TO THE WIND
34 Atlantic Ave. - 633-xxx - www.joytothewind.com
Featuring the art of Lynne and John Seitzer. Custom framing available, too.
STUDIO 53 FINE ART
53 Townsend Ave. - 633-2755 - www.studio53fineart.com
Nine artists represented here. Current show: New work by David Estey & Jack Silverio.
And ... don’t miss work by local artists at these fine restaurants ...
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
55 Oak St. - 633-3541 - www.thethistleinn.com