Art Tours 2017

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        Summer in Maine is prime time for art walks — leisurely expeditions into the worlds of fantasy, realism and the

abstract as interpreted by you. Make like Mary Poppins and ‘enter’ as many works of art as you can!

 

     Through paintings, drawings, sculpture, woodblock, pottery, photography on canvas, paper, board or wood using

acrylics, oils, watercolors, pastels, graphite, charcoal, clay, rock, tree and a variety of other mediums ...

   

   Take as many walks on the creative side as you can — in the Boothbay region, Wiscasset, Newcastle/Damariscotta and beyond ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

The First Friday Art Tour dates in Boothbay Harbor are June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1 and October 6. Galleries and studios participating are in Boothbay Harbor, East Boothbay, Isle of Springs, Trevett, and Boothbay.

If you are on the Boothbay peninsula - be part of the tour!

To participate, contact June or Sally at the Boothbay Region Art Foundation: braf@boothbayartists.org.

https://boothbayartists.org

 

The Wiscasset Art Walks are held on the last Thursday of the summer months. This year the dates are June 29, July 27, August 31, and September 28, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participant sites are marked with shiny pom-poms and touring maps are available throughout the village.

For more information about participating in Wiscasset Art Walk as an artist, performer, volunteer, or sponsor, contact event coordinators Lucia Droby at ludroby@verizon.net or Violet Brandwein at 917-327-1449.

The Twin Villages Art Tour of Newcastle and Damariscotta are held the third Friday June through September from 4-7 p.m. It is a self guided walking and driving tour - just keep an eye out for the YELLOW flags! The tour was created to increase community awareness of diverse local art, make shows more inviting to the general public, and foster the creative economy.

The Art Tour is organized by an informal coalition of art connoisseurs, business owners, and nonprofit leaders, and has an eclectic range of participants. The villages invite the local community and visitors to enjoy the galleries, artists and artisans, musicians, specialty shops, and restaurants, as well as spectacular river views.

For more information about participating in Damariscotta-Newcastle Art Walk as an artist or performer, please contact event coordinators Kathleen Horst, kathleenmhorst@gmail.com,, Kim Traina at jumpstartcreative@gmail.com, or Jill Rice at 207-563-1735.