2020 Scholastics Art Awards Exhibition
522 Congress Street
Maine College of Art
Come visit the 2020 Maine Region Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition at the Maine College of Art. Gold and Silver Key works of art from Maine's next generation of artists will be on display in the MECA lobby opening …

2020 Visual Artists Pop-up Exhibit Series: Portland Artist Abbeth Russell
Acrylic paint
Abbeth Russell
Prism Analog
The opening reception for the Abbeth Russell exhibition will be held during the Portland First Friday Art Walk from 5-8pm. The exhibition will also be on view Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th from 10am –2pm both days. …

A Walk in the Woods an Annual Exhibit of Landscape Paintings
15 Epps Street
Oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, cold wax medium, mixed media
Amy Bickford; Patricia Chandler; Carrin Culotta; Kevin Daley; Jane Herbert; Felicity Sidwell; Wilson Stewart; Susan Tan.
Richard Boyd Art Gallery
Join us Sunday, March 1st at 10:00 a.m. for the opening of our fourth annual exhibit of American landscape paintings. Visual arts portraying landscapes have been around for centuries and remain one of the most collected. Whether created …

Acrylic Pouring and Fluid Artist
28 Monument Square
Karlee Cutler
Public Market House
Karlee Cutler is a self-taught Acrylic Pouring and Fluid Artist. Her passion for bright and bold colors and fluid art was influenced by other Acrylic pouring artists. In late 2019, Karlee began creating her own custom art work to …

Brianna Beebe, Illustrations
Pen, ink
Brianna Beebe
Dobra Tea
Brianna Beebe obtained her BFA in Digital Media from Maine College of Art in 2017. She works in a wide array of mediums, primarily focusing on character sculpture. Her current, personal, focus is on creating illustrative depictions of anthropomorphic creatures.

Ca Bhfuil Sinn Fein?
34 Gray Street
Oil on canvas
Chris Gray
Maine Irish Heritage Center
Current and former MECA artists reflect on their Irish-American histories and its relation to their artistic practices, identities, connections and collective struggles. Opening night features traditional Irish and American music by Maine musicians and a reception in the …

Carrie Moyer and Sheila Pepe: Tabernacles for Trying Times
7 Congress Square
Photo by rachel stern
Portrait of Carrie Moyer and Sheila Pepe
Portland Museum of Art
February 7 - June 7, 2020 The PMA is honored to present "Carrie Moyer and Sheila Pepe: Tabernacles for Trying Times", an exhibition that reimagines a familiar form of religious furniture—the tabernacle—as a symbolic location for cultural values such …

Chasing The Sun
345 Fore Street
Mary Jo & Emily Marquis
A collection of sunrises and sunsets throughout the seasons. Hand-painted by the sun itself. This exhibit of photographs is a collaboration between mother and daughter, Mary Jo and Emily Marquis, wired with the same drive in pursuit of the …

511 Congress Street #103
Hln Farrar
Maine Street Design Co.
Hélène Farrar has taught and worked in the visual arts for twenty years while actively exhibiting in commercial, nonprofit and university galleries in New England, New York City, Pennsylvania, Italy, and England. Farrar has a BA in Studio …

Glowing Reserves
538 Congress St
Textile installation
Devon Kelley-Yurdin
SPACE Window
Glowing Reserves explores the aesthetic connections between celebration, queerness, and nature. Guided by the question, “What will people in Maine need in March?” Kelley-Yurdin sought to make an installation that could be a catalyst for playful communal experiences …

James Welling: Seascape
"seascape, film still" (detail), circa 2017
James Welling (United States, born 1951)
Portland Museum of Art
February 22 – July 5, 2020 "Seascape" is an intergenerational look at the influence of time, place, and material on an artist’s practice and highlights the importance of the Maine coast in the history of American Art. In 2018, …

Joseph Webster Glass
521 Congress St
Joseph Webster
Maine Craft Portland
A glass exhibition not to be missed! Joseph Webster, an emerging glass artist, owns and operates a glassblowing studio in Biddeford, Maine. Joseph’s works are highly regarded for his high level of craft and technical prowess. His exhibition …

336 Fore St
Acrylics and watercolors
Liz Hardy
Some paintings!

Leo Rabkin Innovations in Watercolor
13 Brown Street
Watercolor and mixed media
Leo Rabkin
Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation
Leo Rabkin loved working in watercolor and did so for fifty years. This exhibition features a variety of works, early and late, using powdered watercolor, interesting layered techniques and a blast of vibrant color. Cast off the winter blues and …

Light Room: Practice
538 Congress Street
Anything & everything
Riley Watts, Asher Woodworth, John Sundling
Light Room: Practice is an installation and participatory project conceptualized by performance artists, Riley Watts and Asher Woodworth, with a floral installation by artist John Sundling of Plant Office. The 534 Congress Street gallery at SPACE will be turned …

Maine Jewish Museum New Show Sneak Peak
267 Congress Street
Colored pencil on paper
Victor Goldsmith
Maine Jewish Museum
Exhibitions: March 8, 2020 to May 1, 2020 Opening Reception: Sunday, March 8, 2020 2pm-4pm First Friday Art Walk: April 3, 5pm-8pm ANOTHER DIMENSION Victor Goldsmith, Spiegel Gallery Victor Goldsmith is an artist/sculptor living and working in Cushing, Maine, where he and his …

Only Feels Real When I'm Touching It
193 Middle Street
Hannah Hirsch
Akari Hair Care and Day Spa
Join us at Akari Friday March 6th from 5 to 7pm for the opening reception of local artist Hannah Hirsch. Hannah’s work is informed by recollection and sensory perception of specific memories, and the physicalization of those sensations …

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.

Paul Brahms - Paintings
10 Mayo St.
Oil painting
Paul Brahms
Mayo Street Arts
See the work of Portland painter Paul Brahms at Mayo Street Arts. Paul's work includes landscapes, beach scenes, and the Maine coast. Artist Statement “I have been exploring realist painting as a way to articulate what interests me visually …

Reading Series with author Martha Ackmann
519 Congress Street, 2nd Floor
Mechanics' Hall
Mechanics’ Hall & Print Bookstore Reading Series Date: Friday, March 6th Time: 7:00PM Location: Mechanics' Hall Library - 519 Congress St. 2nd floor. Come chat with author Martha Ackmann ("These Fevered Days") An engaging, intimate portrait of Emily Dickinson, one of America’s greatest …

Russ Cox: New Works
68 Commercial Street Building A
Mixed media and oil on canvas
Russ Cox
Casco Bay Artisans
Join Casco Bay Artisans as we celebrate new expansive work by Russ Cox. Working on a grand scale, Cox’s oil paintings evoke the sensory feeling associated with place, nature and experience. Works evolve from a process of …

Syntropy Art Show and Launch Party
217 Commercial St., Suite 406
Two-dimensional art, sculpture, soft sculpture and digital art
Rowan Price and Sidney Jolicoeur
Travel off the beaten path of the First Friday Art Walk on March 6, 5pm-8om for the launch party of Syntropy. Come support two young, local artists who will be showcasing their work. Refreshments will be served. …

222 Anderson St
Marcus tpfen
Zero Station
Zero Station is celebrating it's twentieth year as a multifaceted arts-space in Portland. We have invited over 50 artists who have a direct affiliation with Zero Station as a customer for framing or as an exhibiting artist. It …