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

    • 11 Sep 2014
    • 12:00 PM
    • 05 Oct 2014
    • 5:00 PM
    • York Art Association

    Landscapes and Seascapes

    September 11 to October 5

    Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

    Open, Juried Show


    "Gazing at Nympheas" by Dennis Perrin"


    Show:
     Landscapes and Sea Scapes

    Show Description: York and Beyond - Landscapes and Seascapes with a feeling of fall. Open Juried Show.

    Juror: Dennis Perrin

    Media: All Media Accepted

    Show Dates: September 11 to October 5,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

    Opening Reception: Friday, September 12, from 5-7 pm

    • For more information, please contact Show Chair, Annamarie Eggert  at annamarie.eggert@gmail.com or call (207) 363-4679.

    • 06 Oct 2014
    • 4:00 PM
    • 08 Oct 2014
    • 6:00 PM
    • York Art Association

    Phantasmagoria

    October 9 to November 2

    Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

    Open, Juried Show


    "The Son of Man" by Rene Magritte


    Show:
     Phantasmagoria

    Show Description: Phantasmagoria: the intersection of fantasy and reality. As Vincent Van Gogh once said: “I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” Works submitted for this show will express the psychological underpinnings of perception and representation.


    Juror: Mary Benton

    Media: All Media Accepted. Maximum perimeter of 200 inches for two dimensional work and not larger than 24 inches length, width or height for 3 dimentional pieces. 

    Show Dates: Oct 9 - Novembe 2,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

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

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

    Drop Off Dates:  Sunday & Monday, October 6-7, 4 - 6 pm

    Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Tuesday, Oct 8,  from 4 to 6 pm.

    Pick Up at Closing:  Sunday & Monday, Nov 2-3, 4 - 6 pm

    • Open Show
    • Entry fees are non-refundable - $25 for non-members, $10 for members.
    • 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 Show Chair Ann McKee at amckee@bu.edu.

      • 07 Oct 2014
      • 11:00 AM
      • York Art Association Gallery
      York Art Association 

      Art Book Club

      The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 7, at 11:00 am.

      The book we will be discussing is "Luncheon of the Boating Party" by Susan Vreeland.  


      "Luncheon of the Boating Party" 
      by
      Pierre Auguste Renoir

      USA Today writes this work is "A vivid exploration of one of the more beloved Renoir paintings in the world, done with a flourish worthy of Renoir himself.

      The Boston Globe Review says: "with her richly textured novels, Susan Vreeland has offered pioneering portraits of artist lives."

      For further information contact Karen Gola at karengola@outlook.com or Carol Powley at capowley@comcast.net.


      • 09 Oct 2014
      • 12:00 PM
      • 02 Nov 2014
      • 5:00 PM
      • York Art Association

      Phantasmagoria

      October 9 to November 2

      Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

      Open, Juried Show


      "The Son of Man" by Rene Magritte


      Show:
       Phantasmagoria

      Show Description: Phantasmagoria: the intersection of fantasy and reality. As Vincent Van Gogh once said: “I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” Works submitted for this show will express the psychological underpinnings of perception and representation.

      Juror: Mary Benton

      Show Dates: Oct 9 - Novembe 2,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

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

      Pick Up at Closing:  Sunday & Monday, Nov 2-3, 4 - 6 pm

      • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Show Chair Ann McKee at amckee@bu.edu.

      • 10 Oct 2014
      • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
      • York Art Association

      Phantasmagoria

      October 9 to November 2

      Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

      Open, Juried Show


      "The Son of Man" by Rene Magritte


      Show:
       Phantasmagoria

      Show Description: Phantasmagoria: the intersection of fantasy and reality. As Vincent Van Gogh once said: “I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” Works submitted for this show will express the psychological underpinnings of perception and representation.

      Juror: Mary Benton

      Show Dates: Oct 9 - Novembe 2,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

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

      Pick Up at Closing:  Sunday & Monday, Nov 2-3, 4 - 6 pm

      • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Show Chair Ann McKee at amckee@bu.edu.

      • 25 Oct 2014
      • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • York Art Association
      Shadows and Trees 
      with Dewitt Hardy



      "Ambersons" By Dewitt Hardy

      Instructor: Dewitt Hardy

      Date: Saturday, October 25 10 am to 4 pm 

      Cost: $60 members, $65 non-members

      Artist Biography

      Dewitt Hardy was educated at Syracuse University, and now resides in South Berwick, Maine. He is world known for his watercolors of small New England towns, and also studies men and women in naturalistic settings. 

      In addition to his many artistic accomplishments Dewitt has held the following positions. 

      Curator and Associate Director, Museum of Art of Ogunquit

      Instructor, University of Maine at Augusta

      Instructor, Heartwood College of Art. Kennebunk, Maine

      Curator, 75th Anniversary Show, Ogunquit Art Association


      To register or for more information, email Pat Dateo at pdateo@maine.rr.com.


      Make a check payable to York Art Association for the appropriate fee amount ($60 YAA members or $65 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

      • 02 Nov 2014
      • 4:00 PM
      • 03 Nov 2014
      • 6:00 PM
      • York Art Association

      The Great (Conserved) Outdoors

      Photography Show

      November 6 - 30

      Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

      Open, Juried Show


      "First Tracks" by Tom Gilmore


      Show:
       The Great (Conserved) Outdoors

      Show Description: 

      The Fall Photo Show is designed to encourage entrants for this show to get outside and explore the many land trusts and conservation areas around Southern Maine and bring back photos of the land, the shore, the wildlife, or their family enjoying these spaces. Photographs taken from any National/State Park or other natural and unspoiled area are also acceptable.


      Juror: Tim Gaudreau

      Media: Photography Only

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

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

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

      Drop Off Dates:  Sunday & Monday, Nov 2 - 3 from 4 - 6 pm

      Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Tuesday, Nov 4,  from 4 to 6 pm.

      Pick Up at Closing:  Sunday & Monday, November 30 & December 1 from 4 - 6 pm

      • Open to Members and Non-Members
      • Entry fees are non-refundable - $25 for non-members, $10 for members.
      • 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 Tom Gilmore at Tom Gilmore at tgilmore001@maine.rr.com

        • 06 Nov 2014
        • 12:00 PM
        • 30 Nov 2014
        • 5:00 PM
        • York Art Association

        The Great (Conserved) Outdoors

        Photography Show

        November 6 - 30

        Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

        Open, Juried Show


        "First Tracks" by Tom Gilmore


        Show:
         The Great (Conserved) Outdoors

        Show Description:  

        The Fall Photo Show is designed to encourage entrants for this show to get outside and explore the many land trusts and conservation areas around Southern Maine and bring back photos of the land, the shore, the wildlife, or their family enjoying these spaces. Photographs taken from any National/State Park or other natural and unspoiled area are also acceptable.

        Juror: Tim Gaudreau

        Media: Photography Only

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

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

        Pick Up at Closing:  Sunday & Monday, November 30 & December 1 from 4 - 6 pm

          • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Tom Gilmore at Tom Gilmore at tgilmore001@maine.rr.com

          • 07 Nov 2014
          • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
          • York Art Association

          The Great (Conserved) Outdoors

          Photography Show

          November 6 - 30

          Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

          Open, Juried Show


          "First Tracks" by Tom Gilmore


          Show:
           The Great (Conserved) Outdoors

          Show Description:  

          The Fall Photo Show is designed to encourage entrants for this show to get outside and explore the many land trusts and conservation areas around Southern Maine and bring back photos of the land, the shore, the wildlife, or their family enjoying these spaces. Photographs taken from any National/State Park or other natural and unspoiled area are also acceptable.

          Juror: Tim Gaudreau

          Media: Photography Only

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

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

          Pick Up at Closing:  Sunday & Monday, November 30 & December 1 from 4 - 6 pm

            • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Tom Gilmore at Tom Gilmore at tgilmore001@maine.rr.com


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