5th annual Yarmouth Art Festival opens
Click for the Show Catalog
The 5th annual Yarmouth Art Festival is being held Oct. 16-19 at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church at 396 Gilman Road in Yarmouth.
The show features 74 Maine artists, from Dover Foxcroft to South Berwick, exhibiting 160 pieces, selected by a panel of jurors from among nearly 350 pieces were submitted.
This year's jurors are artist Suzanne Harden; Anne Haas, Bowdoin College art librarian; and Elizabeth Moss, owner of Elizabeth Moss Gallery in Falmouth.
An online Show Catalog displays all the pieces in the show, along with information about each artist.
The juried show, created in 2009 as a new venue for Maine artists, features painting, drawing, sculpture and photography.
The show will be open Wednesday, Oct. 16, through Friday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. An artists’ reception, including music and refreshments, will be held Thursday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Admission will be free for both the festival and the reception, with donations accepted.
Entry fees and sale commissions support local community services, such as the Yarmouth Community Food Pantry and St. Elizabeth's Essentials Pantry in Portland.
St. Bart's is only a mile from downtown Yarmouth, on the road to Cousins Island. Click on the map below for directions: