The 6th annual Yarmouth Art Festival will be held Oct. 22-25 at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church at 396 Gilman Road in Yarmouth. Entries were accepted online until Sept. 19, and a panel of jurors will choose pieces to be exhibited in the show.
This year's jurors are artist Suzanne Harden; Anne Haas, Bowdoin College art librarian; and Elizabeth Moss, owner of Elizabeth Moss Gallery in Falmouth.
Artists will be notified Oct. 1 about pieces that have been accepted. Accepted artists should review the Rules page, linked at the top of this page, for details on delivery of artwork, showing times and pickup times after the show.
The show will be open Wednesday, Oct. 22, through Friday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 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.
The 2013 show featured 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. A total of 45 pieces were sold.
An online show catalog will display all the pieces in the show, along with information about each artist. Click to see the 2013 Show Catalog
The juried show, created in 2009 as a new venue for Maine artists, features painting, drawing, sculpture and photography.
Entry fees and sale commissions support St. Bart's programs, including contributions and member support of local community services such as Friendship House, 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: