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Unique Arts Events and Destinations Throughout the Region Jamestown Arts Center

Jamestown, RI Jamestown Arts Center presents Burning Down the House curated by Yellow Peril Gallery, opening during its fifth annual summer soireé on Friday, July 3 from 6–9 p.m. The exhibit brings together a group of international artists who explore issues of house and home in their work. More info on the website.

Three Wheel Studio

436 Wickenden St., Providence, RI (401) 451-2350 M–Sa 11–6 Three Wheel Studio is a ceramic studio and gallery which features a mix of fun, eclectic and functional handmade pottery and ceramics from a variety of artists, including proprietor Dwo Wen Chen.

Adirondack Plein Air Festival (518) 891-1388 August 17–22, 2015 50 outstanding plein air painters will be in Saranac Lake, NY, to paint the mountains, lakes, forests and village life in this part of the Adirondack Park. Four days of painting plus a Show & Sale, August 22, in the Town Hall.

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Westport Fine Arts Festival

Parker Harding Plaza Westport, CT July 18–19 The Westport Fine Arts Festival is situated along the lovely Saugatuck River in beautiful downtown Westport, CT and features original works from approximately 140 artists. Families looking for a special summertime event join art collectors for exceptional works of art, live music, unique performances, and delicious refreshments. Free admission.

Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery

69 Maple St., Center Sandwich, NH (603) 284-7728 Located near Squam Lake in Sandwich, New Hampshire, off the beaten track but worth the trip, Carega Gallery exhibits contemporary art in an 1825 barn. The gallery shows an eclectic collection of work focusing on innovation and inspiration. See their website for this summer’s exhibits, events, workshops and conversations.

• Twenty-minute ferry ride to Downtown Boston • Prominently situated on one of New England’s Top 10 beaches • World class cuisine at Paragon Grill • Guest room amenities include fireplace, whirlpool bath, refrigerator and microwave • Bike rentals, boats, scooters and more

Rebecca Klementovich, From the Quiet Lands, 2015, oil on canvas, 24 x 36". Photograph courtesy of Rebecca Klementovich.

Whether traveling for a family vacation or weekend couples getaway, Nantasket Beach Resort is your ideal spot for that much-needed escape.


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52nd Annual Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce Arts & Crafts Festival Town Green, 302 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT (860) 388-3266 July 25, 10–5 & July 26, 10–4 Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce hosts a two-day juried festival, held on the Town Green of this quintessential coastal New England town. Works from 145 artists, from traditional to contemporary, including fine art, ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, photography, sculpture and more. Free admission and parking.

Church on the Hill Annual Art and Craft Fair

Lilac Park, Lenox, MA July 25–26, 10–4 Church on the Hill hosts its 28th annual Art and Craft Fair, featuring the finest quality local hand-made crafts from the region. Enjoy 60 booths featuring juried artists, an auction, luncheon both days and a pancake breakfast on Sunday. Free admission.

Cumberland Fairgrounds 197 Blanchard Road, Cumberland, ME August 6–9, Th–Sa 10–5, Su 10–4 Meet with and see the work of nearly 200 talented Maine artisans at Maine’s largest arts and crafts show. Join them for four full days in August at the Cumberland Fair Grounds. Experience demonstrations, delicious food, and live entertainment as you spend the day browsing and finding one-of-a-kind craft items for yourself or to give as gifts. Rain or shine. Ample free parking. $4.

Newburyport, MA (978) 701-4914 August 8–15 Come to historic Newburyport this summer and experience chamber music in a variety of unique venues. Engage with worldrenowned musicians and artists through a week-long series of concerts, lectures, open rehearsals, master classes, and family programs—all happening up close and personal.


INTIMATE HOLMES the Case of the Jersey Lily APPAREL and by Katie Forgette

Play in Vermont Dorset, VT (802) 867-2223 Award-winning theatre in a quintessential Vermont setting. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights, A-list actors, five MainStage productions showcasing the country’s most talented voices in theatre from contemporary premieres to fresh takes on dramatic classics. The 2015 season sizzles with surprises for theatre lovers of all ages. Play in Vermont.

46th Annual Cumberland Arts & Crafts Show

Newburyport Chamber Music Festival


Dorset Theatre Festival


August 6th - 9th Thurs-Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4

by Lynn Nottage



I HATE HAMLET by Paul Rudnick 8/20–9/5

Largest Show in Maine Daily Demonstrations Youth Vendor Area The Store Delicious Food Raffle Prizes Live Entertainment Admission $4

Cumberland Fairgrounds

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley 7/30–8/15

197 Blanchard Rd, Cumberland, ME THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER Adapted by Laura Eason from the book by Mark Twain 9/9–9/12

United Maine Craftsmen

207-621-2818 UMC is a non-profit organization

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The 29th Annual Lowell Folk Festival

Lowell, MA July 24–26 The longest running free Folk Festival in America celebrates 29 years on July 24–26, 2015, on five stages in Downtown Lowell, MA. Join them for traditional music and dance from national and international cultures, enjoy ethnic cuisine, learn from master crafters, and visit the Family Fun activity area.

The 53rd Anniversary Wickford Art Festival

Wickford, RI (401) 294-6840 Wickford Art Festival’s 53rd Anniversary is July 11 and 12. Ranked #1 in New England, more than 200 artists will exhibit their fine art outdoors on Wickford Village’s streets. In RI, sales of fine art are tax-free. Free admission. Handicap accessible. Transient docking available. Sponsored by Wickford Art Association.


31 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY (914) 428-4220 Through July 2015, ArtsWestchester presents a county-wide ARTSEE Festival of New Work. Packed with dance, film, theatre, art exhibitions, concerts, open studios, poetry readings and more, ARTSEE events are hosted at 40 area arts organizations. Discover newly created work, Westchester premiers and outstanding area artists. Visit the website to view the full The Orchestra of St. Luke’s percalendar forms at Caramoor Center for Music of ARTSEE and the Arts on June 20, 2015, 8:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of Caramoor Festival Center for Music and the Arts. events.

Marlborough St. (between Berkeley & Clarendon), Boston, MA (617) 912-0400 Friday, July 10, 6–11 The French Cultural Center’s 40th Bastille

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Carol Keiser

338 Hickory Ridge Rd. South, Putney, VT (802) 387-5774 Paintings and hand-painted tiles. Studio open May–November, by appointment or chance.

Bastille Day Boston



Day will be a party in true French style with live music and dancing in celebration of community, cultural diversity, and friendship between nations. This year’s line-up, programmed by World Music/CRASHarts, will feature two exceptional Francophone acts, Paris Combo and The Hot Sardines. Delicious French food and drinks, including beer and wine, will be available for sale. Advance tickets available on the website.

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Carol Keiser, One White Iris.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Stockbridge, MA Open daily, year-round. “A must-see in the Berkshires!” World’s largest collection of original Rockwell art, plus featured American illustrators: J.C. Leyendecker through June 14 and New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast this summer. Rockwell’s studio open May through October. Free gallery talks. 36 scenic acres. Seasonal café. See them on Trip Advisor.

Colonial House Inn & Restaurant

277 Route 6A (Main St.) Yarmouthport, Cape Cod, MA (800) 999-3416 Year-round, full service country inn and restaurant, centrally located on Cape Cod, with private baths, free wireless, TVs, phones, A/C, canopy beds, antiques, heated indoor

pool and Jacuzzi, sun deck, beautiful garden sitting area. $150–170 for two people, includes breakfast and dinner (full menu). Nature trails, golf, tennis, beaches, museums and antique shops.

Tannery Pond Concerts

P.O. Box 218 Spencertown, NY 12165 (888) 820-1695 Saturdays, May–September May 23: duo parnas, cello and violin; Ran Dank, piano. June 13: Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Tyler Duncan, baritone. July 18: Brooklyn Rider Quartet. August 1: Miro Quartet. August 15: Jeremy Denk, piano. September 5: Todd Palmer, clarinet; Ed Arron, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano. September 26: Aleksey Semenenko, violin; Inna Firsova, piano.

B. Léger Studio & Gallery

Master Marine Oil Painter Upper Level of 89 N. Water Street New Bedford, MA (508) 991-1761 Open first weekend of every month and when the open banner is posted. Commissions welcome. “Artistically I capture the colors of golden hues in the dog with the natural background of the grand ocean in hues of blue and green, but most importantly, I capture the soul of this being that knows us best and loves us most.” —B. Léger

B.Léger Studio & Gallery

Free Reign, 10 × 10 multi dimensional oil on glass.

A working studio with original oils mastering the complexity of the ocean in contemporary realism. Popular subject for B.Léger is man’s best friend at the beach or in the waves. Approved by AKC, Master Marine oil painter. Commissions welcome. 89 N.Water St., upper level New Bedford, MA • 508-991-1761 Open first weekend of every month and when open banner is posted

Atlantic, 6 × 6 multi dimensional oil on glass.

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45th Annual Cape Cod Antique Dealers Association Antique Show

Nauset Middle School Route 28, Orleans, MA Friday, July 31, 5–8 & Saturday, August 1, 10–4. The Cape Cod Antique Dealers Association’s August antique show will be held indoors this year. More than 40 quality dealers from across the Cape and throughout New England will present a wide array of 18th, 19th, and early 20th century antiques. Admission: $6.00, $5.00 with a show card or ad, children free.

ing views of the Atlantic Ocean and famous Nantasket Beach. Enjoy exceptional service, fine dining and endless possibilities for fun and adventure, including boat charters, sunset dinner cruises, fishing, sailing, kayaking, bike, boat and scooter rentals.

Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden

236 Hopkinton Road Concord, NH (603) 226-2046 Tu–Su 11–5 “Where Art and Nature Meet.” June 2– August 9: Invitational Print Making Exhibit, featuring distinguished New England printmakers. June 26–October 18: 18th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit. August 14– October 11: New Artists Painting Exhibit.

Fine Arts Work Center 24 Pearl Street Provincetown, MA 02657

Provincetown Art Association and Museum

460 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 02657 The Fine Arts Work Center and the Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), in conjunction with the Dedalus Foundation, host Robert Motherwell: A Centennial Celebration (May 15–31), two weeks of exhibitions, lectures, and workshops commemorating Motherwell’s legacy in Provincetown. Visit; and for additional summer arts programming.

Nantasket Beach Resort

45 Hull Shore Drive Hull, MA 02045 (781) 925-4500 Located in the historic and picturesque seaside town of Hull, set amidst the breathtak-

Susan Amons, Ducks With Lotus, 16 x 20". Robert Motherwell, Provincetown Bay, 1990, oil on canvas.

Robert Motherwell A Centennial Celebration May 15-31, 2015



Two weeks of exhibitions, lectures, and workshops commemorating Robert Motherwell’s legacy in Provincetown and his impact on generations of artists and writers.

Rockport Chamber Music Festival June-July

Rockport Jazz Festival August 13-16

Summer at Rockport Jazz | Folk | World | Pop

In Provincetown and Hosted by FINE ARTS WORK CENTER in Provincetown


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RENATE PONSOLD MOTHERWELL, Robert Motherwell in Storrs, 1979, photograph, Courtesy of the Benton Museum


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Art New England's 2015 Summer Getaway Guide  

Art New England's 2015 Summer Getaway Guide