Calendar of Events

 
Throughout the year, the York Art Associatin 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 events

    • 15 Apr 2015
    • 01 Aug 2015
    • Moulton Park, across from York Art Association



    Art in the Park 2015 - Sat, Sept 19, 9 to 4 pm

    21st Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Event

    . OVER SIXTY 12'x12' SPACES AVAILABLE

    (assigned on a first come first serve basis)

    . FINE ART AND FINE CRAFTS

    . FOOD AVAILABLE

    . FREE PARKING

    . FREE ADMISSION

    . Juried by Nancy Davison, President of the Barn Gallery

    . Awards Ribbons for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Honorable Mention

    . WALK TO THE OCEAN AND TO YORK VILLAGE

    EXHIBITION POLICIES:
    All exhibited work must be the original work and design of the artist. No imports, dealers, commercial art or objects made from commercial kits are allowed. Artist reproductions/prints must be signed and numbered by the artist in limited editions and must be labeled as such. THE SHOW WILL BE HELD, RAIN OR SHINE.

    Past Exhibitors: A non-refundable $125 fee must be enclosed with your application and postmarked by April 15, 2015.  

    Past Exhibitors need to respond by April 15 to reserve their spot from last year. 

    New Exhibitors: There is a $15 non-refundable jury fee for all new artists. All new artists must submit a minimum of 3 maximum of 7 images of recent work. A current bio and résumé of relevant experiences, include website address if you have one, along with jury fee. Images can be photos or jpg images provided on disc. Each image must include artist name, medium, size and title (if applicable) of piece. Please provide a #10 self-addressed stamped envelope if you wish to have photos returned. Acceptance or rejection notice will be mailed out within 4 week of receipt. All exhibited work must be the original work and design of the artist.

    New Exhibitors should respond as soon as possible. Space will be assigned after April 15 on a first come, first serve basis.  

    No Imports, dealers, commercial art or objects made from commercial kits are allowed. Artist reproductions/prints must be signed and numbered by the artist in limited editions and must be labeled as such.

    Deadline: August 1 2015. Please do not email jpg images. Checks may be made payable To York Art Association.

    Download 2015 Art in the Park Application

    YORK ART ASSOCIATION
    PO BOX 74, YORK, ME 03909
    EMAIL: gallerymanager@yorkartassociation.com

    • 09 Jul 2015
    • 12:00 PM
    • 02 Aug 2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • York Art Association

    Images of Land and Sea

    An all Media, Member Only Show

    July 9 to August 2

    Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm


    Show Description: 
    Landscapes and Seascapes are always a popular theme. Works may be realistic or impressionistic. 

    Media: All Media 

    Show Dates: July 9 to August 2,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

    Opening Reception: Friday, July 10 from 5-7 pm

    Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Thurs, July 5, 12 - 5 pm

    Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Aug 2 & 3 from 4 - 6 pm

      • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

      • 02 Aug 2015
      • 4:00 PM
      • 03 Aug 2015
      • 6:00 PM
      • York Art Association

      Small Works

      An all Media, Member Only Show
      Juried

      August 6 - August 30
      Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm   

      Show Description: 
      Less is more. Show the possibilities that lie within a simple scale in images and objects. Two-dimensional works must not exceed 196 square inches (including Mat and Frame). Three dimensional pieces not to exceed 12" in any dimension.   

      Media:  All media is encouraged

      Juror:  Mary Byrom, award winning painter living on the southern seacoast of Maine

      Show Dates:  August 6-30, Thurs-Sun, 12-5 pm

      Opening Reception:  Friday, August 7, from 5-7 pm

      Show Fees:  $10 for members for 3 pieces. Non-refundable

      Drop Off Dates: Sun & Mon, August 2-3 from 4-6 pm

      Pick Up Date (for non-accepted art):  Thurs, Aug 6, 12-5 pm

      Pick Up At Closing:  Sun & Mon, Aug 30-31 from 4-6 pm

      Submission Guidelines: 

      • Open to members of York Art Association only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, single membership is $40 per year.
      • Artists may submit up to 4 original pieces. 
      • All works must be for sale and YAA receives a 30% commission on all sales.
      • Work must conform to YAA Hanging Guidelines
      • Artists submit artwork at their own risk.  YAA is not able to accept responsibility for loss or damage.
      • Show agreement and label forms can be downloaded and filled out prior to Art Intake.  Forms will also be available at the gallery but completing them in advance will save time during Art Intake.

      NOTE:  Volunteers are needed to gallery-sit on Thursdays and Fridays. You can sign up during Art Intake or via Sign Up Genius (you will receive an email after Art Intake). Without the generous help of our volunteers, we would not be able to open the gallery on Thursdays of Fridays.

        If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

        • 06 Aug 2015
        • 12:00 PM
        • 30 Aug 2015
        • 5:00 PM
        • York Art Association

        Small Works

        An all Media, Member Only Show
        Juried

        August 6 - August 30
        Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

        Show Description: 
        Less is more. Show the possibilities that lie within a simple scale in images and objects. Two-dimensional works will be smaller than 196 inches square, while three-dimensional pieces will not exceed 12" in any direction.   

        Media:  Various media will be represented

        Juror:  Mary Byrom, an award-winning painter residing on the southern seacoast of Maine.

        Show Dates:  August 6-30, Thurs-Sun, 12-5 pm

        Opening Reception:  Friday, August 7 from 5-7 pm

        Pick Up At Closing:  Sun & Mon, Aug 30-31 from 4-6 pm

                If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

          • 06 Aug 2015
          • 6:00 PM
          • 20 Aug 2015
          • 8:00 PM
          • York Art Association
          Advanced Digital Photography



          Photo by Scott Gasperin

          Intermediate/Advanced level class

          3 week session, Thurs Evenings 6-8 pm
           August 6, 13, 20

          Instructor - Scott Gasperin     

          Cost $70.00 YAA Members,  $80.00 Non Members  

          Growing up in northern Michigan, much like northern New England, one readily gains a rich appreciation for the natural world. Scott's images have been published in travel guides and magazines, and have been on display in many local galleries including River Tree Center for the Arts and the York Art Association. Scott teaches a variety of photography classes in local community adult education programs, conducts workshops, and works freelance and on assignment.

          Class limit 8
          Register by emailing Pat Dateo at pdateo@maine.rr.com.

          Please provide Pat with the manufacturer and model number of your camera.

          Make a check payable to York Art Association for the appropriate fee amount ($70 YAA members or $80 non members).

          Write the name of the workshop on the check.

          Send to York Art Association, PO Box 74, York Maine 03909. Attn: Pat Dateo

          Reservation will be confirmed via email upon receipt of your check
          YAA reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient interest
          Full refund in case of cancellation by YAA

          • 07 Aug 2015
          • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
          • York Art Association

          Small Works

          An all Media, Member Only Show

          August 6 - August 30

          Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

          Juried Show

          Opening Reception: Friday, August 7 from 5-7 pm


          Show Description: 
          Less is more. Show the possibilities that lie within a simple scale in images and objects. Dimensions 11" x 14" (including Mat and Frame). Three dimensional pieces to not exceed 12" in any dimension.  

          Media: All Media 

          Juror: TBD

          Show Dates: August 6 - 30,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

          Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Aug 30-31 from 4 - 6 pm

            • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

            • 30 Aug 2015
            • 4:00 PM
            • 31 Aug 2015
            • 6:00 PM
            • York Art Association

            Animals

            An all Media, Member Only Show

            September 3 - 27

            Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm


            Show Description: 
            From pets to polar bears, from your goldfish in a bowl to Orcas in the Pacific, from spotted salamanders to monitor lizards, fleas to pheasants - Animals are everywhere!  

            Media: All Media 

            Show Dates: September 3 - 27,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

            Opening Reception: Friday, September 4 from 5-7 pm

            Show Fees:  $10 for members for 3 pieces. Non-refundable

            Drop Off Dates:  Sun & Mon, August 30-31 from 4 - 6 pm

            Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Thurs, Sept 3, 12 - 5 pm

            Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Sept 27-28  from 4 - 6 pm

            • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $40 per year
            • Artists may submit up to 3 original pieces. 
            • All works must be for sale and YAA receives a 30% commission on all sales.
            • Work must conform to YAA Hanging Guidelines.  Click here.
            • Artists submit artwork at their own risk.  YAA is not able to accept responsibility for loss or damage.
            • Show agreement and label forms can be found on the YAA website (Click on SHOWS then SHOW FORMS). Forms will also be available at the gallery but completing them in advance will save time during intake. Please visit the website for hanging guidelines.
            Note: Volunteers are needed to gallery sit on Thursdays and Fridays. This can be done on Sign up Genius, which will show up on your email, or at time of intake. Without volunteers the gallery cannot open on Thursdays and Fridays.
              • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

              • 03 Sep 2015
              • 12:00 PM
              • 27 Sep 2015
              • 5:00 PM
              • York Art Association

              Animals

              An all Media, Member Only Show

              September 3 - 27

              Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm


              Show Description: 
              From pets to polar bears, from your goldfish in a bowl to Orcas in the Pacific, from spotted salamanders to monitor lizards, fleas to pheasants - Animals are everywhere!  

              Media: All Media 

              Show Dates: September 3 - 27,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

              Opening Reception: Friday, September 4 from 5-7 pm

              Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Sept 27-28  from 4 - 6 pm

                • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

                • 04 Sep 2015
                • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                • York Art Association

                Animals

                An all Media, Member Only Show

                September 3 - 27

                Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

                Opening Reception: Friday, September 4 from 5-7 pm


                Show Description: 
                From pets to polar bears, from your goldfish in a bowl to Orcas in the Pacific, from spotted salamanders to monitor lizards, fleas to pheasants - Animals are everywhere!  

                Media: All Media 

                Show Dates: September 3 - 27,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Sept 27-28  from 4 - 6 pm

                  • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

                  • 19 Sep 2015
                  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
                  • Moulton Park, across from York Art Association


                  21st Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Event

                  . OVER 50 Artisans, Craftsmen & Artists

                  . FINE ART AND FINE CRAFTS

                  . FOOD AVAILABLE

                  . FREE PARKING

                  . FREE ADMISSION

                  . Juried Show

                  . Awards Ribbons for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Honorable Mention

                  . WALK TO THE OCEAN AND TO YORK VILLAGE

                  YORK ART ASSOCIATION
                  PO BOX 74, YORK, ME 03909
                  EMAIL: gallerymanager@yorkartassociation.com

                  • 27 Sep 2015
                  • 4:00 PM
                  • 28 Sep 2015
                  • 6:00 PM
                  • York Art Association

                  Humor

                  An all Media, Member Only Show

                  October 1 - November 1

                  Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm


                  Show Description: 
                  Evokes smiles and laughter, surprise with a witty perspective, invite viewers to take delight with you!

                  Media: All Media 

                  Show Dates: Oct 1 to Nov 1,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                  Opening Reception: Friday, October 2 from 5-7 pm

                  Show Fees:  $10 for members for 3 pieces. Non-refundable

                  Drop Off Dates:  Sun & Mon, Sep 27-28 from 4 - 6 pm

                  Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Thurs, Oct 1, 12 - 5 pm

                  Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Nov 1-2  from 4 - 6 pm

                  • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $40 per year
                  • Artists may submit up to 3 original pieces. 
                  • All works must be for sale and YAA receives a 30% commission on all sales.
                  • Work must conform to YAA Hanging Guidelines.  Click here.
                  • Artists submit artwork at their own risk.  YAA is not able to accept responsibility for loss or damage.
                  • Show agreement and label forms can be found on the YAA website (Click on SHOWS then SHOW FORMS). Forms will also be available at the gallery but completing them in advance will save time during intake. Please visit the website for hanging guidelines.
                  Note: Volunteers are needed to gallery sit on Thursdays and Fridays. This can be done on Sign up Genius, which will show up on your email, or at time of intake. Without volunteers the gallery cannot open on Thursdays and Fridays.
                    • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

                    • 01 Oct 2015
                    • 12:00 PM
                    • 01 Nov 2015
                    • 5:00 PM
                    • York Art Association

                    Humor

                    An all Media, Member Only Show

                    October 1 - November 1

                    Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

                    Opening Reception: Friday, October 2 from 5-7 pm


                    Show Description: 
                    Evokes smiles and laughter, surprise with a witty perspective, invite viewers to take delight with you!

                    Media: All Media 

                    Show Dates: Oct 1 to Nov 1,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                    Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Nov 1-2  from 4 - 6 pm

                      • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

                      • 02 Oct 2015
                      • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                      • York Art Association

                      Humor

                      An all Media, Member Only Show

                      October 1 - November 1

                      Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

                      Opening Reception: Friday, October 2 from 5-7 pm


                      Show Description: 
                      Evokes smiles and laughter, surprise with a witty perspective, invite viewers to take delight with you!

                      Media: All Media 

                      Show Dates: Oct 1 to Nov 1,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                      Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Nov 1-2  from 4 - 6 pm

                        • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

                        • 01 Nov 2015
                        • 4:00 PM
                        • 02 Nov 2015
                        • 6:00 PM
                        • York Art Association

                        Things We Celebrate

                        An all Media, Member Only Show

                        November 5 - November 29

                        Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

                        Juried Show


                        Show Description: 
                        Evokes smiles and laughter, surprise with a witty perspective, invite viewers to take delight with you!

                        Media: All Media 

                        Show Dates: Nov 5 - 29,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                        Opening Reception: Friday, November 6 from 5-7 pm

                        Show Fees:  $10 for members for 3 pieces. Non-refundable

                        Drop Off Dates:  Sun & Mon, Nov 1-2 from 4 - 6 pm

                        Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Thurs, Nov 5, 12 - 5 pm

                        Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Nov 29-30  from 4 - 6 pm

                        • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $40 per year
                        • Artists may submit up to 3 original pieces. 
                        • All works must be for sale and YAA receives a 30% commission on all sales.
                        • Work must conform to YAA Hanging Guidelines.  Click here.
                        • Artists submit artwork at their own risk.  YAA is not able to accept responsibility for loss or damage.
                        • Show agreement and label forms can be found on the YAA website (Click on SHOWS then SHOW FORMS). Forms will also be available at the gallery but completing them in advance will save time during intake. Please visit the website for hanging guidelines.
                        Note: Volunteers are needed to gallery sit on Thursdays and Fridays. This can be done on Sign up Genius, which will show up on your email, or at time of intake. Without volunteers the gallery cannot open on Thursdays and Fridays.
                          • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

                          • 05 Nov 2015
                          • 12:00 PM
                          • 29 Nov 2015
                          • 5:00 PM
                          • York Art Association

                          Things We Celebrate

                          An all Media, Member Only Show

                          November 5 - November 29

                          Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

                          Opening Reception: Friday, November 6 from 5-7 pm

                          Juried Show


                          Show Description: 
                          Evokes smiles and laughter, surprise with a witty perspective, invite viewers to take delight with you!

                          Media: All Media 

                          Show Dates: Nov 5 - 29,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                          Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Nov 29-30  from 4 - 6 pm

                          • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

                          • 06 Nov 2015
                          • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                          • York Art Association

                          Things We Celebrate

                          An all Media, Member Only Show

                          November 5 - November 29

                          Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

                          Opening Reception: Friday, November 6 from 5-7 pm

                          Juried Show


                          Show Description: 
                          Evokes smiles and laughter, surprise with a witty perspective, invite viewers to take delight with you!

                          Media: All Media 

                          Show Dates: Nov 5 - 29,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                          Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Nov 29-30  from 4 - 6 pm

                          • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Virgina Calvo at vcalvo@maine.rr.com

                          • 03 Dec 2015
                          • 12:00 PM
                          • 06 Dec 2015
                          • 5:00 PM
                          • York Art Association

                          8th Annual Festival of Art Student Showcase

                          December 3-6 Gallery Hours 12-5 pm

                          Opening Reception - Dec 3 from 6 to 7:00 pm


                          The York Art Association is collaborating with the York Parks and Recreation Department to host the Seventh Annual Student Art Show. 

                          Talented York School students from Kindergarten through High School will exhibit their work at YAA's Gallery. York Art Association is thrilled to have the opportunity to share student art with the community.

                          Special thanks to the wonderful art teachers for helping to make student art available for this show. 

                          Open to the public


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