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Third Friday Art Walk

Third Friday Art Walk in Bath, 5 – 8 pm on August 17

August showcases summer in Maine and Bath’s Third Friday Art Walk showcases dozens of artists from across the region.  Make an evening of it on Friday August 17 from 5-8pm and enjoy concerts, exhibits, and meet the artists in their studios and sites.  Local eateries show off art and host live music.
Sarah Greenier oil Mary Day

Harcourt Rice Massage Therapists joins the Art Walk this month, showing “Flowers and Nudes,” new works on canvas by Leigh Kelly-Monroe. Most sites are within walking distance in downtown Bath.  Everyone should explore studios and galleries a bit farther away, either by car or by trolley.  Visit Sarah Greenier Gallery, Claudette Gamache Gallery, Linda Murray, Daniele Lambrechts, Lynn Koenig and Wayne Robbins.  These talented artists work in their home studios and open their doors for the Art Walk. 

Evening activities continue with “High Ball Jazz Duo” performing at Solo Bistro; two concerts begin at 7pm: a concert at the Library Park Gazebo; and Alison Lee Freeman “Singing our History in the City of Ships” at the Chocolate Church Arts Center.  Make a night of it. The Third Friday Art Walk is sponsored by Five Rivers Arts Alliance, 108 Maine St., Brunswick.  Promotional support is provided by CHR Realty, Holiday Inn and The Bath Trolley.  Look for blue flyers with complete listings and map in participating locations. 
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Call 207-798-6964 for more details.  And mark your calendar for the Third Friday Art Walk on September 21, 2007. August 17 Bath Art Walk sites:

Participants:

  • Café Crème, 56 Front St., Paintings by Georgetown artist Joyce Smith. 443-6454.
  • Chocolate Church Arts Center Gallery, 798 Washington St.  Jason Schoener: At Home and Away. 442-8455.  www.chocolatechurcharts.org.
  • DeTerre Pottery & Specialty Gifts, 227 Water St  (Via The Arch) l 442-0852.
  • Claudette Gamache Gallery, 1016 Washington St. Pastel & silk paintings. Handpainted silk scarves & capes. 443-9978, www.claudettegamache.com.
  • Sarah Greenier Gallery, 428 Middle St (High St. south 3/4 mile to sign). Open Studio: Maine coast and marine oil paintings and fine art prints. l 443-3936, www.sarahgreenier.com.
  • Harcourt & Rice Massage Therapists, 9 Centre Street.  Flowers and Nudes, works on canvas by Leigh Kelly-Monroe.  For those who have followed Leigh Kelly-Monroe's work during her 20-year career in Bath, her favorite themes of flowers and nudes are still the leitmotif of her art.  443-6005.
  • Inn at Bath, 969 Washington St.  Watercolors by Liz Messler. 443-4294, www.innatbath.com.
  • Judson Pottery, 52 Front St –3rd floor. Open Studio:  pottery, paintings and sculpture by Carolyn Judson. 443-6941.
  • Just Framing, 149 Front St.  Photography by Cathy Newson. 443-3076.
  • Alison Freeman l Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St l “Singing our History in the City of Ships,” $10, Children free. 442-8455. www.singingourhistory.com.
  • Kennebec Art Club Summer Gallery, 99 Commercial St . Works by nearly 20 midcoast artists: paintings, drawings, photography, fine art prints. 443-9056, cathynewson@aol.com, www.kennebecartclub.org
  • Lynn Koenig:  The Fine Art Print Gallery, 1201 Washington Street. Open Studio: fine art prints from original artwork and photo restoration.  522-7397. www.thefineartprintgallery.com
  • Daniele Lambrechts, 1321 Washington St (2 miles north of Rte 1).  Open Studio: oil, acrylic & watercolors. 386-3267, www.danielelambrechts.com
  • Library Park Gazebo, Washington St. between Summer and Linden Sts.  Bath Municipal Dixie Combo performs. www.visitbath.com
  • Lisa-Marie’s Maine Made l 170 Front St l  “Made in Maine” artists and products. 443-2225, lisamaries@gwi.net.
  • Mae’s Café l 160 Centre St l “Artistic Expressions,” photographs by Steven R. Dunn and paintings by Sandra Leinonen Dunn. 442-8577, www.maescafeandbakery.com
  • MaryEllenz Caffé l 15 Vine St l Plein aire paintings, drawings, and photography by Carol Tanner Proctor Suzi Thayer and Susan Rayfeild. 442-0960, www.maryellenz.com
  • Linda Murray, 1 Curtis Place (2 mi north of Rte 1). Open Studio: Abstract  and experimental watercolor paintings, visitors are invited to dip a brush and explore watercolors with the artist. 443-8801, www.artbytheriver.com
  • Susan Perrine l 100 Front St, (top floor) l Showing new works, artist books. 449-2978, niagarari@yahoo.com
  • Wayne Robbins l 1302 High St (1.5 miles north of Rte 1)  l Open Studio & Gallery: Wood carvings of whales, seals, and seabirds in exotic woods. 443-2287, wrobbins@gwi.net
  • Solo Bistro l 128 Front Street, l Live Jazz: “High Ball Jazz Duo” Luke Goodine, Keyboard & Vocals and Tyler Quist, Bass. 443-3373 www.solosbistro.com
Find brochures at Cafe Creme and Kennebec Art Club gallery!

 

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