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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

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

86 Ellsworth Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614


Blue Hill Artist

Paintings by George Lee Crosby.

20 Moose Lane
Blue Hill, ME 04614


Blue Hill Bay Gallery

Historical and contemporary landscapes of Maine.

11 Tenney Hill
Blue Hill, ME 04614


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

Cynthia Winings Gallery

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

Utilitarian stoneware pottery with local wildflower decorations and more.

199 Ellsworth Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614


Handworks Gallery

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

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


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

Jud Hartmann Gallery

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

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

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival

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

Hours: Summer concerts, call for info.

Liros Gallery

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

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

Lowell Hill Pottery

Fine reproductions of Rowantrees tableware and accessories.

84 Union Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614


Mark Bell Pottery

Porcelain art pottery.

289 Mines Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614


New Surry Theatre & Performing Arts School

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

Hours: Performances scheduled year-round.

North Country Textiles

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

36 Main Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614


Hours: Call for current hours.

Pan Institute

Nigel Chase, director

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


Quilted Artistry

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

352 Mines Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Rackliffe Pottery

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

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



Blossom Studio

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

5 Bay Road
Brooklin, ME 04616


Brooklin Pottery Co-op

Mountain Ash Lane
Brooklin, ME 04616


Handmade Papers Gallery

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

113 Reach Road
Brooklin, ME 04616


Tom Curry Studio

Vibrant pastel landscapes and island paintings for the Maine coast.

29 Reach Road
Brooklin, ME 04616

Web of the Quill

Handknits, fine art and craft, eclectic gifts

180 Bay Road
Brooklin, ME 04616



Asian Spirit Arts

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

Herrick Road
Brooksville, ME 04617


Atlantic Clarion Steel Band

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

121 Red Trail
Brooksville, ME 04617


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



Sundial Framing and Photography, LLC

“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



Adam Gallery

Oil paintings by Joshua Adam and Susan Parish Adam.

140 Battle Avenue
Castine, ME 04614


Leila Day Antiques and Gallery

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


Hours: Open seasonally.

Tarratine Gallery

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

5 Main Street
Castine, ME 04416


Deer Isle

Bunzy Sherman the Potter

Wheel-thrown functional pottery, microwave and dishwasher safe.

56 Pressey Village Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627


BW Bulger Furniture Studio & Gallery

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

11 Church Street
Seamark Building
Deer Isle, ME 04627


Carolyn Caldwell Studio

433 South Deer Isle Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627


Deer Isle Artists Association

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


Hours: Open from mid-May to late Dec.


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

19 Dow Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627


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


Haystack's Center for Community Programs

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

Fax: 207-348-2307

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

Hutton Gallery

89 North Deer Isle Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627


John Wilkinson Sculpture

Indoor and garden sculpture

41 Church Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627


Hours: Open all year

Mozelle Studio Fine Jewellery at Vincent's Ear

42 Bridge Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627


Nervous Nellie's Jams & Jellies

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

598 Sunshine Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627


Pearson Legacy Gallery

16 Dow Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627


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

Nine local artists’ cooperative plus consignment artists.

3 Main Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627


Ronald Hayes Pearson Gallery

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

29 Old Ferry Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627


The Lester Gallery LLC

Fine art photography of Maine by Terrell Lester.

4 Main Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627


Turtle Gallery

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

61 North Deer Isle Road
Deer Isle, ME 04627


Vincent's Ear Gallery

42 Bridge Street
Deer Isle, ME 04627



Barbara Joy Hare Gallery and Studio

Colorful landscapes and images of coastal Maine.

167 Wardwell Point
Penobscot, ME 04476


Walter Smalling Studio-Gallery

Maine landscapes, seascapes

130 Bayview Road
Penobscot, ME 04476



Benjamin Grace Gallery

Contemporary paintings by Barbara Brady.

75 Reach Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676


Bourne Studio Gallery

Route 176
Sedgwick, ME 04676


Caterpillar Hill Initiative

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

328 Caterpillar Hill Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676


Coastal Designs

245 North Sedgwick Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676


Eggemoggin Textile Studio

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


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

Gallery at Caterpillar Hill

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


Gallery Untitled

574 Snow's Cove Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676


Leslie Anderson Studio

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

8 Flower Farm Lane
Sedgwick, ME 04676


Reach Road Gallery

62 Reach Road
Sedgwick, ME 04676



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


Geoffrey Warner Studio

43 Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681


gWatson Gallery

68 Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681


Isalos Fine Art

26 Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681


Marlinspike Chandlery

58 West Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681


Nora's Nest

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

6 North Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681



Blue Moon Images Gallery

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

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


Turtle Mountain Mythic Art

52 Bear Springs Lane
Surry, ME 04684


Service Businesses

Bagaduce Chorale

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


Blue Hill Concert Association

World-class chamber ensembles.

Castine Arts Association

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

Castine Town Band

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

Town common