STROLL THE HISTORIC VILLAGE, ENJOY ART and MUSIC, EXPLORE UNIQUE SHOPS, and TAKE IN THE GLORIOUS VIEWS OF THE SHEEPSCOT RIVER!

EXPERIENCE WISCASSET!

Last Thursdays in 2019: June 27, July 25, August 29, September 26; 5-8pm  

Enjoy a delightful summer evening as you park your car and stroll the charming Village of Wiscasset. View the incomparable art and meet the artists, sip some wine, and enjoy the sounds of our strolling minstrels. Be sure to visit the Village collection of one-of-a-kind shops - from high antiques to folk craft and mid-century furnishings; personal luxuries and gifts for loved ones back home

Location

Wiscasset is conveniently located on Rte. 1 in mid-coast Maine and is an easy drive north from Portland, Brunswick, and Bath. It's just south of Boothbay Harbor, Rockland, and Camden. Put Wiscasset Art Walk on your summer calendar!

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Music, of course

Married with Chitlins, June 28, 2018, in Wiscasset Bay Gallery.

Married with Chitlins, June 28, 2018, in Wiscasset Bay Gallery.

Art and music TOGETHER are sublime. In August 2018, visitors enjoyed the foot-tapping sounds of Married with Chitlins on the Creamery Pier, Rick Turcotte at the fresh-air bistro on Middle St., harpist Suki Flanagan in Sylvan Gallery, and classical guitarist Jonathan Waldo in Wiscasset Bay Gallery.

Country/blues musician Rick Turcotte plays during the July 2018 WAW at Trifles II!

Country/blues musician Rick Turcotte plays during the July 2018 WAW at Trifles II!

In July 2018, Sylvan Gallery hosted Jonathan Waldo playing classical guitar and oud.

In July 2018, Sylvan Gallery hosted Jonathan Waldo playing classical guitar and oud.

In August 2018, Jonathan Waldo, playing the oud, was joined by Dorothy Barker playing tef and tabla in Wiscasset Bay Gallery.

In August 2018, Jonathan Waldo, playing the oud, was joined by Dorothy Barker playing tef and tabla in Wiscasset Bay Gallery.

In Sept. 2018, the Head Tide Harp Ensemble, under the direction of harpist and instructor Suki Flanagan (foreground), delighted audiences with their sweet sounds.

In Sept. 2018, the Head Tide Harp Ensemble, under the direction of harpist and instructor Suki Flanagan (foreground), delighted audiences with their sweet sounds.

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Wine Tasting

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The Wiscasset Art Walk season ALWAYS begins with a wine tasting at TREATS - a great way to prepare for an evening of art and community.  

Art in Galleries

Photo courtesy of Sylvan Gallery.

Photo courtesy of Sylvan Gallery.

Art in the Galleries There is always abundant and beautiful art, like the painting above, As Dusk Approaches by Paul Batch, and people who look, love, and sing!

Island Cottage  by Neal Hughes at Sylvan Gallery.

Island Cottage by Neal Hughes at Sylvan Gallery.

In August 2018:  Black and White : Leonard Meiselman paintings at 65 Main St.

In August 2018: Black and White: Leonard Meiselman paintings at 65 Main St.

In August 2018, the sidewalks were busy with Sea Salt Mehndi, traditional Indian body painting with henna . . . 

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. . . New Hope for Women's display of art work by women overcoming the profoundly disabling effects of domestic violence (Bob Bond photo) . . . 

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. . . and Cottage Lavender Co.'s display of fragrant lavender bouquets and wreaths.

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Food Trucks in Wiscasset Village during WAW

To make the Wiscasset Art Walk evening complete, visitors and locals dined on Mexican specialties from Taco the Town and fresh oysters from O’Oysters at the pop-up Middle St. BISTRO, Sept. 2018!

POP-UP Gallery

New in 2018:  POP-UP Gallery, 64 Main St., showcasing local artists.

Wiscasset Middle High School students displayed and sold their handiwork at the POP-UP Gallery, 64 Main St. Photo courtesy of WMHS teacher Stephan Puff.

Wiscasset Middle High School students displayed and sold their handiwork at the POP-UP Gallery, 64 Main St. Photo courtesy of WMHS teacher Stephan Puff.

June: Wiscasset Middle-High School students displayed their art and crafts including jewelry and keychains made from polyhedral (many-sided) dice inspired by Dungeons &      Dragons.   

July: Maine Art Gallery Sampler

August: Pigments of My Imagination: abstract paintings by Wiscasset artist Donna Barnako.

Città Vecchia  by Donna Barnako, part of the exhibit  Pigments of My Imagination  at 64 Main St. in August.

Città Vecchia by Donna Barnako, part of the exhibit Pigments of My Imagination at 64 Main St. in August.

September: Spindleworks artist Barbara Welborn who believes “Cats can by anything!.”

Beekeeper Cat  by Barbara Welborn.

Beekeeper Cat by Barbara Welborn.

Special Features

Adrianna hosted a lemonade stand in July 2018 to raise funds for the Lincoln County Animal Shelter! (Frank Barnako photo)

Adrianna hosted a lemonade stand in July 2018 to raise funds for the Lincoln County Animal Shelter! (Frank Barnako photo)

Sidewalk magician Phil Smith delighted and amazed WAW visitors. "How did he do that?" was heard on the sidewalks all evening! (Frank Barnako photo)

Sidewalk magician Phil Smith delighted and amazed WAW visitors. "How did he do that?" was heard on the sidewalks all evening! (Frank Barnako photo)

Banner photo: Sylvan Gallery