Jazz Great Brad Terry Plays at Wiscasset Art Walk on August 25

Jazz Great Brad Terry Plays at Wiscasset Art Walk on August 25

Plein Air Painting, Dancing, and Music Expand Sidewalks’ Creative Boundaries

WISCASSET, MAINE – Renowned jazz clarinetist Brad Terry is making a special guest appearance during the Wiscasset Art Walk on August 25, 5-8pm. He’s invited 14-year old jazz guitarist Asa Waldo to join him along with long-time friend and musical colleague Vaughn DeForest on acoustic base.  The trio will be playing to visitors in Wiscasset Bay Gallery, 67 Main St., throughout the evening.

Thoughtful Art and Edgy Dance at Wiscasset Art Walk on August 25

Thoughtful Art and Edgy Dance at Wiscasset Art Walk on August 25

WISCASSET, MAINE Wiscasset Art Walk is pleased to feature two local artists, George Mason of Damariscotta Mills and Leonard Meiselman of Wiscasset, who will present recent work in a two-person exhibit, Unspoken . . .from Nature to Abstraction, at Midcoast Conservancy, 36Water St., Wiscasset Village.  Art of a different sort enlivens the Village as Luminarium Dance Co., based in Boston, makes a repeat appearance during the Wiscasset Art Walk on August 25.  In Wiscasset, the dance company has ‘jammed’ with gallery musicians and danced with visitors on the pier.  Shops, sidewalks, hand railings, and, sometimes, people become props as the dancers improvise their way through the Village. 

New Galleries and Pop-ups for Wiscasset Art Walk on July 28, 2016

New Galleries and Pop-ups for Wiscasset Art Walk on July 28, 2016

Guest Artists on Hand to Talk About Art and Travels

WISCASSET, MAINE – New galleries in Wiscasset Village prepare to wow visitors with their stunning offerings during the Wiscasset Art Walk on Thursday, July 28, from 5-8pm.  60 Main Art & Antiques is exhibiting the Maine lighthouse photographs of Richard Berks and the historically accurate naval paintings by English artist John Bentham Dinsdale.  James L. Kochan Fine Art & Antiques specializes in antique marine paintings.  “This is museum quality,” said one awed guest when the gallery opened last month.  And a spectacular pop-up exhibit will welcome guests at Midcoast Conservancy with the paintings of Barbara Bean, Ed McCartan, and Ann Slocum, accompanied by the ceramic art of Jackie Melissas.

Art, Music, and Gardens Greet Wiscasset Art Walk Visitors, 6-30-16

Art, Music, and Gardens Greet Wiscasset Art Walk Visitors, 6-30-16

WISCASSET, MAINE – Open doors and lively sidewalks will greet visitors to the first Wiscasset Art Walk of 2016 on Thursday, June 30, from 5-8pm.  In addition to Wiscasset Village’s fine collection of galleries featuring local, contemporary, and historical work, guest artists and special features will add even more creative zest to the evening. 

Wiscasset Art Walk Season Begins on Thursday, June 30, 2016

Wiscasset Art Walk Season Begins on Thursday, June 30, 2016

WISCASSET, MAINE – The Village of Wiscasset’s first Art Walk of the 2016 season is on Thursday, June 30, from 5-8pm.  Galleries, studios, and shops in the Village welcome local residents and visitors from away to enjoy the evening’s abundance of sights, sounds, and tastes!  The Nickels-Sortwell House, owned by Historic New England, and Wiscasset’s self-guided Museum in the Streets, provide a glimpse of an historical past when the Village was a proud shipbuilding community.

Celebrate the Changing Seasons at Wiscasset Art Walk

Celebrate the Changing Seasons at Wiscasset Art Walk

Season Finale on September 24, 2015

Say adieu to summer and welcome the gentler autumn season with a stroll through beautiful and historical Wiscasset Village during the Wiscasset Art Walk on Thursday, September 24, 2015, 5-8pm. Park your car and enjoy visiting exquisite galleries and stunning shops. Antique your way through town, watch artisan demos, sip wines, and explore the local history.

 

 

Guest Artists Enrich the Wiscasset Art Walk

Guest Artists Enrich the Wiscasset Art Walk

The sidewalks of the Village will be pulsing with music and dance during the Wiscasset Art Walk on Thursday, August 27, 5-8pm. Boston’s Luminarium Dance Co. will entertain visitors with their spontaneous dance moves, playfulness, and theatricality while acclaimed strolling sidewalk musicians, Married with Chitlins, play their own versions of traditional country tunes.

 

 

Travel the World During the Wiscasset Art Walk

Travel the World During the Wiscasset Art Walk

Specialty Shops Offer the Exotic and Unexpected, July 30, 2015

The Wiscasset Art Walk on July 30, 5-8pm, is an excellent time to treat yourself to a retail adventure. The art in Wiscasset’s artist-owned galleries is splendid. The variety of delicious eating venues in the Village center is awesome. But have you shopped the shops? Wiscasset Village is home to a collection of unique, beautiful, and sometimes quirky storefronts, each expressing the interests and tastes of the owner.