First Friday Art Tour Sept. 6

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 11:00am


A self-guided journey led by the art lover’s desire to exercise their imagination.

         Open houses. Live demos. Refreshments.

            Meet the artists and gallery owners.

                Take a walk on the creative side …





Boothbay Harbor Galleries …



Boothbay Harbor Framers Gallery

633-3966 ~ 185 K Townsend Ave.

Under the turquoise awning! We will be serving light refreshments between 2-4 p.m. Please stop by to browse! Our gallery is home to many local artists, both past & present, including Earle Barlow, Cheryl Blaydon, Harry Day, Rick Dickinson, Peter Egeli, Ruth Lepper Gardner, Roger Milinowski, Tony van Hasselt, Allan Walton, stained glass artist Richard Macdonald and more!

Gleason Fine Art

31 Townsend Ave. ~ 633-3849

Current exhibitions: "Timothy Horn: Deep Blue," new work from Maine and Monhegan and "Roger Dale Brown: Around Town," new oils of Boothbay Harbor and the surrounding villages. First Friday reception: 5 -7 p.m. with wine, beer and goodies.

Sandpiper Art Gallery

16 Granary Way/Chowder House building

The NEW gallery in town with two new shows. The first a collection of Impressionistic pastels, “Birds Taking Flight” and a bold contemporary collection, “Gouache Collage Scenes of Maine” by Kallena. First Friday reception: 4-7 p.m. Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.



Studio 53

53 Townsend Ave. ~ 633-2755

The featured artists will be gallery owners Heidi Seidelhuber and Terry Seaman, Heidi's show is titled "A Walk Around Squirrel Island" and Terry's show is "Entangled Fugues - Contrapuntal Entropy". If you want to know more about the shows please come in and see them! Heidi and Terry are celebrating their 10th season at Studio 53 and also their 50th wedding anniversary! Reception 5-7 p.m.

Boothbay Region Art Foundation

1 Townsend Ave. ~ 633-2703

Our recently-installed September/October exhibit contains the new works of 110 regional artists covering a variety of styles, subjects and media, running through Oct.14. First Friday Reception: 5 - 7 p.m. Guest artist for September is Jean Kigel of Waldoboro whose solo exhibit is on view in Gallery One, our second level room.

Ae Home / Alison Evans

93 Townsend Ave, ~ 315-6221

Featuring new paintings and buoy by Doug Gimbel in his series, “Stories from the Fish House.” Reception from  5-7 p.m.

Joy to the Wind

34 Atlantic Ave. ~ 633-7025

Featuring the new show, “Barns. Rural Cathedrals and Simple Sheds,” reminders of a life connected to the land. Paintings by John M. T. Seitzer and Lynne Seitzer. Opening & First Friday reception 7 -9 p.m. All are welcome. Art Gallery & Custom Picture Framing Service. On the East Side of the Harbor - four doors from the Footbridge.

IN EAST BOOTHBAYjust a short car ride away …

Paradise Studio

70 Paradise Point Rd. ~ 633-6093

Add a horticultural twist to your artistic adventure by extending your tour slightly off the beaten path. At this open house, you will see colorful yet peaceful realistic oils by Mary Ellen TK Serina and benches by Ron Serina in the gardens. Wine and refreshments will be served between 2 - 5 p.m. Directions: Follow Route 96/Ocean Point Road, 4/10 mile past the East Boothbay General Store and turn right onto Paradise Point Road at the top of the hill. Look for the yellow “Open” banner. You may also visit the Studio and gardens most days between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.