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Arts Guide

Art sustains the soul and opens the mind. Our Arts Guide provides a full listing of potters, painters, musicians, fine craftspeople, gallery owners and other artists who draw inspiration from the coastal Maine landscape and welcome visitors into the fall months.



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Blue Hill

Birdwalk Studio

www.birdwalkstudio.com

Professional graphic design, illustration, custom art and online art gallery.

86 Ellsworth Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-9292
birdwalk@roadrunner.com


Blue Hill Artist

bluehillartist.com

Paintings by George Lee Crosby.

20 Moose Lane
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-266-5110


Blue Hill Bay Gallery

www.bluehillbaygallery.com

Historical and contemporary landscapes of Maine.

11 Tenney Hill
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-5773

Hours: Summer Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.


Cynthia Winings Gallery

www.cynthiawiningsgallery.com

Find your bliss - contemporary art.

24 Parker Point Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Hours: Open every day in July and August.


Down to Earth Pottery

dtepottery.com

Utilitarian stoneware pottery with local wildflower decorations and more.

199 Ellsworth Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-5492


Handworks Gallery

www.handworksgallery.org

Fine art, pottery, jewelry, fiber arts, wood toys.

P.O. Box 918
48 Main Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-5613
info@handworksgallery.org

Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun. 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Jud Hartmann Gallery

www.judhartmanngallery.com

Fine arts gallery featuring bronze sculpture, watercolor, pastel and oil paintings.

P.O. Box 753
79 Main Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-9917 207-461-5307 204-460-2143
hartmann@midmaine.com

Hours: Mid June-mid Sep., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.


Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival

www.kneisel.org

One of the most significant chamber music programs in the U.S.

P.O. Box 648
54 Main Street
Office: 54 Main Street.
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Primary: 207-374-2811 Tickets: 207-374-2203
festival@kneisel.org

Hours: Summer concerts, call for info.


Liros Gallery

www.lirosgallery.com

Established in 1966—our 47th year! American and European 19th- and 20th-century paintings, watercolors, old prints, maps, Russian icons.

14 Parker Point Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-5370 toll-free: 800-287-5370
liros@lirosgallery.com

Hours: Open May-Dec., Open Daily July-Aug.


Lowell Hill Pottery

lowellhillpottery.com

Fine reproductions of Rowantrees tableware and accessories.

84 Union Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-951-8229


Mark Bell Pottery

www.markbellpottery.com

Porcelain art pottery.

289 Mines Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-5881


New Surry Theatre & Performing Arts School

www.newsurrytheatre.org

Since 1972. Performances of well-known and original plays and teaching classes in the performing arts year-round in the Blue Hill Town Hall.

18 Union Street
Town Hall Theater
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-5057 tickets: 207-200-4720
info@newsurrytheater.org

Hours: Performances scheduled year-round.


North Country Textiles

www.northcountrytextiles.com

Superb handwovens for you and your home, custom rag rugs.

36 Main Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-2715

Hours: Call for current hours.


Pan Institute

www.peninsulapan.org

Nigel Chase, director

23 Union Street
Pan room, George Stevens Academy
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-326-8684


Quilted Artistry

www.quiltedartistry.com

Bed quilts, quilted wall hangings, nature quilts, children’s bibs, custom design work.

352 Mines Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614


Rackliffe Pottery

www.rackliffepottery.com

3 generations of family, beautiful pottery from family land clay. Won’t you stop in?

P.O. Box 392
132 Ellsworth Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Local: 207-374-2297 Toll-free: 888-631-3321


Randy Eckard Gallery

www.randyeckardpaintings.com

Original watercolors capturing the timeless charm of Maine’s architecture and landscape. Open late June-September, 11:00-4:00 or by chance.

29 Pleasant Street
Rte. 15
Blue Hill, ME 04614

207-374-2510



Brooklin

Blossom Studio

www.blossomstudiobeads.com

A fine craft gallery, now featuring handrafted apparel. Across the street from the library in Brooklin, Miane.

5 Bay Road
Brooklin, ME 04616

207-359-8560
sihaya@blossomstudiobeads.com


Brooklin Pottery Co-op

Mountain Ash Lane
Brooklin, ME 04616

207-359-4434


Handmade Papers Gallery

www.handmadepapersonline.com

Custom lampshades, artist-grade papers, lamps, maritime linocuts by James Dodds, handwoven rag rugs by Hillary Hutton.

113 Reach Road
Brooklin, ME 04616

207-359-8345
makerofpaper@gmail.com


Tom Curry Studio

www.tomcurrymaineartist.com

Vibrant pastel landscapes and island paintings for the Maine coast.

29 Reach Road
Brooklin, ME 04616


Web of the Quill

www.webofthequill.com

Handknits, fine art and craft, eclectic gifts

180 Bay Road
Brooklin, ME 04616

207-359-8009



Brooksville

Asian Spirit Arts

Asian artifacts, museum quality baskets, masks, eclectic artifacts, fabrics, statuary, ritual bells, art

Herrick Road
Brooksville, ME 04617

207-326-8241
jeff.kaley@gmail.com


Atlantic Clarion Steel Band

www.atlanticclarion.com

Nigel Chase, director. World class professional steel band, for weddings, parties, concerts, and workshops.

121 Red Trail
Brooksville, ME 04617

207-326-8684


Island Soap Gifts and Gallery

Fine handmade soap and gifts, original art, prints, cards by Patricia Arvidson, since 1984.

30 Bagaduce Road
Brooksville, ME 04617

207-326-9479



Bucksport

Sundial Framing and Photography, LLC

www.sundialframingandphotography.com

“We are a family business in the business of preserving family history.” Our passion: “Fine Art with You in It!”

16 Mechanic Street
Bucksport, ME 04416

207-469-6060



Castine

Adam Gallery

adamgalleryonline.com

Oil paintings by Joshua Adam and Susan Parish Adam.

140 Battle Avenue
Castine, ME 04614

207-326-7123


Leila Day Antiques and Gallery

www.leiladayantiques.com

Quality, affordable antique furniture and accessories for everyone’s budget. Art and contemporary paintings and fine gifts.

P.O. Box 200
53 Main Street
Castine, ME 04421

207-326-8786
leliladay@gmail.com

Hours: Open seasonally.


Tarratine Gallery

www.tarratinegallery.com

Goody-B. Wiseman, Lyn Mayewski, Louise Bourne, Gregory Dunham, Judy Wylie, Heidi Daub and guest artists.

5 Main Street
Castine, ME 04416

207-356-2008



Deer Isle

Bunzy Sherman the Potter

Wheel-thrown functional pottery, microwave and dishwasher safe.

56 Pressey Village Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-6422


BW Bulger Furniture Studio & Gallery

www.brucewbulger.com

Furniture, paintings and sculpture by Bruce Bulger and fabric art by Holley Mead.

11 Church Street
Seamark Building
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-9393


Carolyn Caldwell Studio

www.carolyncaldwell.com

433 South Deer Isle Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-266-9887


Deer Isle Artists Association

www.deerisleartists.com

Paintings, sculpture, photography, prints and books by member artists with ties to Downeast Maine. Open from mid-May to late Dec.

15 Main Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-2330

Hours: Open from mid-May to late Dec.


dowstudio

www.dowstudiodeerisle.com

Clay, glass, metal, mixed media, rotating shows of emerging and established studio artists.

19 Dow Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-6498

Hours: Thu.-Sun. 12-5 p.m. or call for appt.


Greene-Ziner Gallery

Clay, metalwork, art prints, felt, handspun yarn, blankets, sweaters, farm stand, more.

72 Reach Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-2601
greeneziner@gmail.com


Haystack's Center for Community Programs

www.haystack-mtn.org

Haystack’s Center for Community Programs in Deer Isle village serves as an exhibition, workshop, and gathering space.

P.O. Box 518
22 Church Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-2306
Fax: 207-348-2307
haystack@haystack-mtn.org

Hours: Exhibitions are open from June-Sept., hours are Wed., Fri.-Sun., 1-5 p.m.


Hutton Gallery

www.huttongallery.com

89 North Deer Isle Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-6171


John Wilkinson Sculpture

www.sculptor1.com

Indoor and garden sculpture

41 Church Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-2363

Hours: Open all year


Mozelle Studio Fine Jewellery at Vincent's Ear

www.mozelleart.com

42 Bridge Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-460-2329


Nervous Nellie's Jams & Jellies

www.nervousnellies.com

Peter Beerits Sculpture. Free samples, great coffee, homemade scones, whimsical sculptures

598 Sunshine Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-6142
jam@nervousnellies.com


Pearson Legacy Gallery

16 Dow Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-6848


Reach Performing Arts Center

The center is a home for theater, dance, musical performances, school-related activities and community events.

249 North Deer Isle Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

ext. 227: 207-348-6301


Red Dot Gallery

www.reddotgallery.net

Nine local artists’ cooperative plus consignment artists.

3 Main Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-2733


Ronald Hayes Pearson Gallery

www.ronaldhayespearson.com

Sampling of over 1,200 pieces designed by award-winning metalsmith Ronald Hayes Pearson.

29 Old Ferry Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-2535


The Lester Gallery LLC

www.thelestergalleryllc.com

Fine art photography of Maine by Terrell Lester.

4 Main Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-2676


Turtle Gallery

www.theturtlegallery.com

Paintings, prints, photography, jewelry, sculpture, fiber, glass, ceramics, book arts and wood.

61 North Deer Isle Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-348-9977


Vincent's Ear Gallery

www.vincentsear.net

42 Bridge Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627

207-460-2329



Penobscot

Barbara Joy Hare Gallery and Studio

Colorful landscapes and images of coastal Maine.

167 Wardwell Point
Penobscot, ME 04476

207-326-4574
joyhare@uudmaine.com


Walter Smalling Studio-Gallery

www.waltersmalling.com

Maine landscapes, seascapes

130 Bayview Road
Penobscot, ME 04476

207-326-0510



Sedgwick

Benjamin Grace Gallery

www.barbarabradyart.com

Contemporary paintings by Barbara Brady.

75 Reach Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676

207-359-2259


Bourne Studio Gallery

www.lousiebourne.com

Route 176
Sedgwick, ME 04676

207-326-4277


Caterpillar Hill Initiative

caterpillarhillinitiative.org

A Cultural Outpost. Landscape painting and public on-site events.

328 Caterpillar Hill Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676

207-359-4600


Coastal Designs

www.songbirdscollectibles.com

245 North Sedgwick Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676

207-359-2301


Eggemoggin Textile Studio

www.chrisleithstudio.com

Celebrating 11 years. Handwoven textiles for you and your home, yarns, glass beads, shibori scarves.

497 Reach Road
Between Sargentville and Sedgwick
Sedgwick, ME 04676

207-359-5083
cwleith@hotmail.com

Hours: Open Memorial Day-Labor Day. Tues. - Fri. 10-5, Sat. 12-5.


Gallery at Caterpillar Hill

www.caterpillarhillgallery.com

Showcasing Maine landscape painting surrounded by a 225° view of Penobscot Bay

328 Caterpillar Hill Road
8 miles south of Blue Hill on Rte. 15
Sedgwick, ME 04676

207-359-4600


Gallery Untitled

574 Snow's Cove Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676

207-359-8815


Leslie Anderson Studio

www.leslieanderson.com

Fine art paintings in the Maine tradition; prints, cards, gifts

8 Flower Farm Lane
Sedgwick, ME 04676

207-359-2047


Reach Road Gallery

www.reachroadgallery.com

62 Reach Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676

207-359-8803



Stonington

Eagle Mere Gallery

Specializing in affordable art from nature by Laura Dahlen, including gourds, painted feathers, carved eggs and more.

176 N. Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681

207-367-2326


Geoffrey Warner Studio

www.geoffreywarnerstudio.com

43 Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681

207-367-6555


gWatson Gallery

www.gwatsongallery.com

68 Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681

207-367-2900


Isalos Fine Art

www.isalosfineart.com

26 Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681

207-367-2700


Marlinspike Chandlery

www.marlinspike.com

58 West Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681

207-460-6034


Nora's Nest

Framed original art, pillows, jewelry, candles, painted furniture, cards, antiques, new fresh art daily!

6 North Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681

207-367-5908



Surry

Blue Moon Images Gallery

www.bluemoonimagesgallery.com

Frame your memories. Custom framing, local arts, Maine children’s books, local photography.

P.O. Box 175
1208 Surry Road
Surry, ME 04684

207-667-8494


Turtle Mountain Mythic Art

www.turtlemountainmythicart.com

52 Bear Springs Lane
Surry, ME 04684

207-664-0752



Service Businesses

Bagaduce Chorale

www.bagaducechorale.org

Several concerts a year. Community chorus with music ranging from Bach to show tunes.


207-374-2956


Blue Hill Concert Association

www.bluehillconcerts.org

World-class chamber ensembles.



Castine Arts Association

www.castinearts.org

Lyn Mayewski. Non-profit group promoting appreciation of visual, literary, and performing arts.



Castine Town Band

www.castine.org

Silas Yates, band conductor. Bring chairs or a blanket, a picnic, children and dogs.


Town common

207-326-0663