Throughout the year, the York Art Association hosts art exhibits, special interest groups and lectures by noted artists, curators, and creative thinkers.  We also host a variety of special events including music, dramatic and literary performances, parties, and fundraisers.  Please check this page regularly to find out about ongoing opportunities to explore your artistic interests and interact with other members of this active creative community.

Upcoming Programs

    • 09 Jan 2018
    • 18 Dec 2018
    • 41 sessions
    • YAA - 394 York Street - York, ME


    OPEN STUDIO

    from 9 AM to 12 PM

    Every

    Tuesday

    at the YORK ART ASSOCIATION

    meet other artists, discuss techniques

    be quiet and paint

    it's your time to breath

    FREE

    always open...


    • 24 Jan 2018
    • 18 Dec 2019
    • 20 sessions
    • YAA - 394 York Street - York, ME 03909

    TABLE OF FRIENDS

    BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS

    October 21st from 6 to 7:30PM

    at

    York Art Association

    394 York Street

    York, ME  03909


    • These meetings are open to the membership.  
    • Please join us to hear the discussion and updates of the "table of friends."  
    • It is your association, so let us know what is on your mind.  to submit ideas or items that YOU feel need to be discussed, please click here.  
    • Your thoughts, proposals and ideas will be submitted to the board within the forum of the meeting will be discussed under NEW BUSINESS.  



    • 27 Jan 2018
    • 24 Nov 2018
    • 9 sessions
    • In the Gallery
    Register

    FAMILY FUN - 10 AM - Noon  FREE*

    • Enjoy an artistic project with Virginia Calvo.  
    • Always a gallery exhibition on the walls to inspire us all!
    • Anytime between 10 and noon*  
    • Put on your thinking caps and add a dollop of silliness and there is fun to be had by all!
    • The ENTIRE family is invited
    • * SOMETIMES THE 'LAST SATURDAY' GETS CHANGED. CHECK THE SCHEDULE

    NO ART EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

    • 28 Jan 2018
    • 17 Dec 2018
    • 13 sessions
    • 394 York Street; York, ME 03909

    INTAKE AND PICKUP DAYS SCHEDULE

    FOR ALL GALLERY EXHIBITIONS

    intake and pickup of art work happens on the same two days, Sunday and Monday

    from 4 to 6PM

    Please refer to the GALLERY EXHIBITIONS schedule for the proper dates for each exhibition.  Thank you

     GALLERY EXHIBITIONS schedule 2018

    If you have any questions regarding this schedule please do not hesitate to call

    207.363.4049

    or

    EMAIL your questions or comments


    • 13 Jul 2018
    • 14 Dec 2018
    • 5 sessions
    • 394 York Street, York Harbor, ME 03911



    OPENING RECEPTIONS*

    Gallery Exhibitions

    Our receptions are generally the second Friday of each month unless otherwise indicated.  These gallery exhibits feature YAA's members artwork of all mediums. It also features our members culinary skills!  We serve red and white wine and bottled water.


    OPENING RECEPTION 

    second FRIDAY of each month

    from 5 TO 7 PM


    FEATURED ARTIST

    and

    FEATURED ARTISANS


    Summer Gallery Hours

    Thursday to Sunday 12 to 5 PM


    *  Please note the gallery will be closed the month of October for building renovations.  Thank you for your attention to this matter.


    • 01 Nov 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • 25 Nov 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 394 York Street, York Harbor, ME

    creatures

    raccoon at the bird feeder

    cat sleeping in the sun

    Pup waiting by the door to go out

    hawk at the birdfeeder!  Oh no!

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    A favorite Galloway cow - is that a fox? - The turkeys are back - knitting...with alpaca yarn as the alpaca watches - sheep galore - first time fishing with the parents

    - All creatures large and small entered the gallery 

    by brush, clay, iron and natures all! -

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    CREATURES

    Gallery Exhibition

    November 1 - November 25


    OPENING RECEPTION 

    FRIDAY, november 9TH**

    from 5 TO 7 PM


    FEATURED ARTIST

    THOMAS MERRIAM


    Gallery Hours

    Thursday to Sunday 12 to 5 PM


    Please note intake days for art work are as follows:

    Sunday 10/28 & Monday 10/29 from 4 to 6 each day

    ART FORMS FOR SUBMISSION

    • 02 Nov 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 25 Nov 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • In the Gallery | 394 York Street | York, ME
    Registration is closed

    WINTER YAA MEMBERS FAIR

    GIFTS OF THE 'HOLIDAZE'

    The Fair will open on NOVEMBER 1ST with all the wonderful YAA members creations on display.  With Thanksgiving just around the corner, well, there is the beginning of your 'HOLIDAZE.'  But remember how you felt just before Christmas - the ...

    "I wish I had picked up that  ....  , 

    it would of been perfect for my son and his new wife....or ME!"

    This year be the decisive individual that you are and get the GIFTS that you truly want to give with all the creativity and ambiance of Maine thrown into the bargain.

    Attention Artists and Artisans:    

    DROP OFF DAYS - October 28TH, 29TH & 31st

    Last drop off day to be included in the fair is OCTOBER 31ST.

    PLEASE REGISTER TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE.  FIRST COME FIRST RESERVED

    and please don't forget to sign up for at least one Fair sitting day and/or a few hours.  Remember the fair runs from Wednesday - Sundays until 11/25/18

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND SUPPORT


    • 29 Nov 2018
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • 02 Dec 2018
    • 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Foster's Clambake; 5 Axholme Road; York, ME 03909

    FESTIVAL OF 'FOSTERING' TREES

    Due to the generosity of time and decorating energy, Maryse Newton and her daughter Sophia will be decorating a tree that will represent YAA at the FESTIVAL OF 'FOSTERING' TREES.  

    The Festival of "Fostering" Trees serves as the signature fundraising event for A Place Called H.O.M.E. - Having Opportunities Means Everything, which exists to serve the multifaceted and critical needs of older youth (16-26) who are aging out or have aged out of Maine's foster care system and find themselves in need of a support system.

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    FOSTER'S CLAMBAKE

    5 Axholme Road

    York, Maine  03909


    November 29th - December 2nd

    9 AM TO 8 PM


    25 RAFFLE TICKETS FOR $5.00

    Chance to win a decorated tree with ornaments, gift certificates, tree topper, lights and of course, the tree!  And all for a good cause.

    • 06 Dec 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • 12 Jan 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 394 York Street, York Harbor, ME

    IMAGINE

    Snow flakes melting; one by one

    ribbons and bows

    Tree trip - choices to be made - live or cut

    joy of the season - snow storm on the river

    Just imagine!

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    IMAGINE

    Gallery Exhibition

    December 6 - January 12


    OPENING RECEPTION 

    FRIDAY, december 14TH

    DEDICATION OF EXHIBITION GALLERY

    from 5 TO 7 PM


    FEATURED ARTIST

    TBA


    Gallery Hours

    Thursday to Sunday 12 to 5 PM


    Please note intake days for art work are as follows:

    Sunday 12/02 & Monday 12/03 from 4 to 6 each day

    ART FORMS FOR SUBMISSION

    • 19 Dec 2018
    • 18 Sep 2019
    • 10 sessions
    • York Art Association; 394 York Street; York, ME
    • 14
    Register

    SIP and PAINT

    3rd Wednesday of each Month*


    INSTRUCTOR:  Beth Harrison
    TIME:  5:00PM to 7:00PM
    OBJECTIVE:  To have fun and relax
    learn something new
    unique holiday party
    make it a gift

    COST:  $25.00 members
    $30.00 non-members
    WALK INS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!
    For further information call York Art Assoc. 207.363.4049 or email

    *  Please note, There are only ONE session left before the end of the year - December 19th - ! Sign up now for a unique holiday party idea!!!
    • 14 Feb 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 31 Mar 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 394 York Street, York Harbor, ME

    SLICE OF LIFE

    DANCE, MUSIC, STILL LIFE

    PEOPLE AND ANIMALS WORKING

    SNAP SHOT OF...

    CAUGHT IN THE MOMENT

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    SLICE OF LIFE

    Gallery Exhibition

    FEBRUARY  14 - MARCH 31


    OPENING RECEPTION 

    FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019

    from 5 TO 7 PM


    FEATURED ARTIST

    TBA


    Gallery Hours

    Thursday to Sunday 12 to 5 PM


    Please note intake days for art work are as follows:

    Sunday 02/10 & Monday 02/11 from 4 to 6 each day

    MEMBERS:  5 pieces may be submitted

    ART FORMS FOR SUBMISSION

    • 04 Apr 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 02 Jun 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 394 York Street, York Harbor, ME

    THE LIFE OF TREES & BOTANICALS

    THE USES OF SUCH

    A DEEPER LOOK

    COLORS AND CONTRASTS

    CYCLES AND SEASONS

    MICRO MACRO VISION

    AND HOW WE INTERACT WITH ALL OF IT

    ________________________


    THE LIFE OF TREES & BOTANICALS

    Gallery Exhibition

    APRIL 4 - JUNE 2


    OPENING RECEPTION 

    FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2019

    from 5 TO 7 PM


    FEATURED ARTIST

    TBA


    Gallery Hours

    Thursday to Sunday 12 to 5 PM


    Please note intake days for art work are as follows:

    Sunday 03/31 & Monday 04/01 from 4 to 6 each day

    MEMBERS:  5 pieces may be submitted

    ART FORMS FOR SUBMISSION

    • 06 Jun 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 28 Jul 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 394 York Street, York Harbor, ME

    WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

    FANTASY and IMAGINATION

    WILD ANIMALS and HABITAT

    PERSONAL STYLES

    TRAFFIC and NATURAL CHAOS!

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    WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

    Gallery Exhibition

    JUNE 6 - JULY 28


    OPENING RECEPTION 

    FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019

    from 5 TO 7 PM


    FEATURED ARTIST

    TBA


    Gallery Hours

    Thursday to Sunday 12 to 5 PM


    Please note intake days for art work are as follows:

    Sunday 06/02 & Monday 06/03 from 4 to 6 each day

    MEMBERS:  5 pieces may be submitted

    ART FORMS FOR SUBMISSION

    • 01 Aug 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 29 Sep 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 394 York Street, York Harbor, ME

    PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL

    ~ AS WE KNOW PLEIN AIR TO BE ~

    LANDSCAPES

    SEASCAPES

    CITY

    SEASONS

    ________________________


    PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL

    Gallery Exhibition

    AUGUST 1 - SEPTEMBER 29


    OPENING RECEPTION 

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2019

    from 5 TO 7 PM


    FEATURED ARTIST

    TBA


    Gallery Hours

    Thursday to Sunday 12 to 5 PM


    Please note intake days for art work are as follows:

    Sunday 07/28 & Monday 07/29 from 4 to 6 each day

    MEMBERS:  5 pieces may be submitted

    ART FORMS FOR SUBMISSION

    • 03 Oct 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 24 Nov 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 394 York Street, York Harbor, ME

    UNUSUAL PERSPECTIVE

    HIGH CONTRAST OF LIGHT & DARK

    ACUTE ANGLES

    LOFTY POINTS OF VIEW

    AN EXPANSION OF THE ARTISTS HORIZON

    ABSTRACT 

    ________________________


    UNUSUAL PERSPECTIVE

    Gallery Exhibition

    OCTOBER 3 - NOVEMBER 24


    OPENING RECEPTION 

    FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019

    from 5 TO 7 PM


    FEATURED ARTIST

    TBA


    Gallery Hours

    Thursday to Sunday 12 to 5 PM


    Please note intake days for art work are as follows:

    Sunday 09/29 & Monday 09/30 from 4 to 6 each day

    MEMBERS:  5 pieces may be submitted

    ART FORMS FOR SUBMISSION

    • 05 Dec 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 11 Jan 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • 394 York Street, York Harbor, ME

    EARTH, WIND, FIRE & ICE

    CONTRAST IN NATURE

    COMFORTS IN WARMTH

    FAMILY AND FRIENDS

    THE GIFT OF LIFE

    POWERS OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT

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    EARTH, WIND, FIRE & iCE

    Gallery Exhibition

    DECEMBER 5 - JANUARY 11


    OPENING RECEPTION 

    FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2019

    from 5 TO 7 PM


    FEATURED ARTIST

    TBA


    Gallery Hours

    Thursday to Sunday 12 to 5 PM


    Please note intake days for art work are as follows:

    Sunday 12/01 & Monday 12/02 from 4 to 6 each day

    MEMBERS:  5 pieces may be submitted

    ART FORMS FOR SUBMISSION


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