'Wildlife and Animal Theme Art' a Benefit Exhibit for The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals
15 Epps Street
Bronze, oil; and pastel and watercolor
Charles Ellithorpe, DVM; Scarlet Kinney; Carrin Culotta; Kevin Daley; Julianne Garvey; Felicity Sidwell
Richard Boyd Art Gallery
Wild things return to Richard Boyd Art Gallery on Friday, February 1 at 10:00 a.m. This wonderful benefit exhibition for the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals (MSSPA) features wildlife and animal theme art, depicting animals …
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2019 Maine Region Scholastics Exhibition at Maine College of Art
522 Congress Street
Maine College of Art
The Maine Region Scholastic Art Award Exhibition exhibits juried work submitted by 7th to 12th graders who are residents of or attending schools in the state of Maine. This exhibit features the work that has received the highest …
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A Love Story
345 Fore Street
Photography
Mary Jo Marquis
Vena's Fizz House
To me they were Uncle Eddie and Aunt Barb and I can only speak in the context of how I knew them. My memories as a child were of two people who were kind and happy because they …
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Arrive Alive
67 India Street
Mixed media
Various Artists
Coffee By Design, India St.
The Arrive Alive Creative Contest exhibit features artwork created by Maine high school seniors from across the state over the past 13 years. The Arrive Alive Creative Contest was created by the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein to …
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Arrive Alive.
620 Congress Street
Mixed media
Various Artists
Coffee By Design, Congress St.
The Arrive Alive Creative Contest exhibit features artwork created by Maine high school seniors from across the state over the past 13 years. The Arrive Alive Creative Contest was created by the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein to …
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Artist Owner
609A Congress Street
Oil and watercolor
Robert Cohen
Congress Square Gallery
Brand new Paintings of Portland, Coastal Maine, and more by Portland Artists RN Cohen and Stan Leiberman at affordable prices. Sale - 40% off selected originals. Commissioned paintings welcome.
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Bennett Morris - Machine Vision
119 Exchange Street
mixed
Bennett Morris
The Press Hotel
Working from photographs I build vector drawings of the worlds I envision similar to how I build the physical landscapes in my photographs. I then translate those vector pieces into paths for the CNC to follow while holding …
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Christine Morgan at PelotonLabs
795 Congress Street
Oil & mixed media
Christine Morgan
Ocean House Gallery at PelotonLabs
Christine Morgan, a Cape Elizabeth artist and curator exhibits abstract, expressionistic landscape oil paintings and mixed-media works at PelotonLabs in collaboration with Ocean House Gallery and Frame. BIOGRAPHY Christine Morgan is a Maine artist exhibiting with Wing Spread Gallery …
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Current Exhibitions at Maine Jewish Museum
267 Congress Street
Linocut
Jane Banquer
Maine Jewish Museum
Oh, So It’s You Again Berri Kramer Spiegel Gallery “...It seems, as one becomes older, That the past has another pattern, and ceases to be a mere sequence-” ~T.S.Eliot Collage is a curious method, constructed in layers, base to surface, top to bottom, …
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Ken DeWaard coastal paintings
48 Free Street
Oil
Ken DeWaard
Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery
Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery invites you to join us for the art opening as we introduce a new artists to the gallery: Ken DeWaard. Please join us for wine and cheese on First Friday Feb …
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Korren Grass
28 Monument Square
Korren Grass
Public Market House
Korren Grass is a freelance photographer based out of Portland, ME. She specializes in a candid style of photography unique to her personal “eye,” using current surroundings and the natural light available. She loves to capture candid moments …

Maine Brews meets its Makers
489 Congress Street
Maine Historical Society
During this special closing exhibition event, art walk visitors to our Maine Brews Gallery will have an opportunity to chat with Oxbow Brewing Company about their aged beer process. Ed Lutjen from Portland Barrel Company will also be …
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Open House at Fork Food Lab
72 Parris Street
Fork Food Lab
Curious about what happens at Fork Food Lab? Come check it out! Beer and wine available, member goods for sale and tours of the facility on the half hour.
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Opening Celebration: Drawing Now
522 Congress Street
Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
The Drawing Collective is comprised of 30 artists from eleven countries who all share the practice of abstract drawing; their work expands upon a rich intellectual and aesthetic history of abstract drawing. Its founder, Munira Naqui, a Portland-based …
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Part of the Summer Never Dies
30 City Center, 2nd Floor
Ink and gouache on paper
Alyse Emdur
Grant Wahlquist Gallery
Between melting and freezing The soul's sap quivers. There is no earth smell Or smell of living thing. This is the spring time But not in time's covenant. Now the hedgerow Is blanched for an hour with transitory blossom Of snow, a …
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People Like Me Exist
538 Congress Street
Textile
Luan Sherman
SPACE Gallery
"At this critical moment in US history, when our right to exist is being threatened and contested, my hope is that this flag will serve as a daily reminder for both cis and trans people that we are …
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Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago
7 Congress Square
Contemporary art
Portland Museum of Art
Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago calls attention to a region of the Americas that is difficult to categorize and often overlooked: the island nations of the Caribbean. The exhibition proposes an “archipelagic model”—defining the Caribbean …
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Richard Avedon: Portraits, 1952-1970
7 Congress Square
Photography
Richard Avedon
Portland Museum of Art
This exhibition showcases 12 photographic portraits and three triptychs of celebrated individuals by the iconic American photographer Richard Avedon (1923-2004). Primarily a fashion photographer whose images played an influential role in defining America’s image of style, beauty, and …
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The Anatomy Lesson
538 Congress Street
Eli Sobel
SPACE Window
Muscles, veins, and organs help to regulate the internal functions of bodies. So, too, do the rooms and furniture inside of buildings. A broken sofa in a living room has a similar effect on its surroundings as a …
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The Little Water Girl
5 Monument Square
Grantie base/bronze
George Wade
Portland Public Library
The Little Water Girl was donated to the City of Portland by the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in 1917. At the time, the WCTU urged its members to create public fountains to provide “pure drinking water” as …
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Universal Forest
630 Forest Avenue
Various
Juliet Karelsen
SPEEDWELL//projects
Join us for First Friday at Speedwell projects for Juliet Karelsen's exciting body of work, Universal Forest. Juliet will be in attendance from 5-8pm to meet visitors and discuss her work. “In all its various forms and configurations, …
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Valentine's Day Pop Up Shop
522 Congress Street
Artists at Work at Maine College of Art
Handmade cards and gifts for the holiday February 1, 5pm to 8pm
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Vases of Maine
521 Congress Street
Maine Craft Portland
Maine Craft Portland highlights 'the vase' this month in collaboration with the artistry of Harmon’s Floral Company. 10+ craft artists in many mediums will showcase these vases in our gallery, while you will also see some of these …
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Xs & Paws: a celebration of love and animals
643 Congress Street
Watercolor
Kristen Grant
Bomb Diggity Arts
Multi-media group show that explores the theme of animals and love: animals in love, love for our animal friends and endangered species, animal odd couples, and more! Animal wedding cake toppers, animal face clocks, and other cool one-of-a-kind …
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