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7th Annual "44º North" Open Art Show

Our annual "44º North" Downeast Open Art Show will open on June 2nd, and will run through July 1st. With over 50 works on display, this exciting and inspiring annual event features Maine artists who live within 44 nautical miles of Milbridge. Artists of many ages and levels training will be submitting two recent works each.

An Artists' Reception will be held on Saturday, June 2nd, from 4pm to 6pm.

2018 Art show Dates

  • Narraguagus HS Art Students Show -
    May 4th to May 30th
    [Reception May 4th]

  • “44º North” Downeast Open Art Show -
    June 2nd to July 1st
    [Reception June 2nd]
  • July Art Show -
    July 7th to July 31st
    [Reception July 7th]
  • August Art Show -
    Aug 4th to Sept 1st
    [Reception Aug 4th]
  • September Art Show -
    Sept 8th to Oct 1st
    [Reception Sept 8th]

Late Summer Art Show 2017

From August 12th through September 17th, our Late Summer Art Show will feature artworks of seven artists. From bright abstracts by Richard Kapral to fantastical wood constructs by Steve Plumhoff and amazing photography by Craig Snapp, this art show has much to offer. Also showing works by Bev Lamoureux, Nancy Kahler, Carol Connolly and Chris Garner.

An Artists' Reception will be held from 4 PM to 6 PM on Saturday, August 12th.


July 2017 Art Show

We are pleased to announce our July 2017 Summer Art Show which will run from July 8th through August 6th. This show features the artists Valera Crofoot, Leslie Mackin, Sandra Priest, Robin Rier and Joe Rizzo. With plein air landscapes, water colors, impressionism and abstracts, this show will have have a fine variety.

Join us for an Artists' Reception on Saturday, July 8th, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.


Schooner Gallery features contemporary fine art in Downeast Maine.

Schooner Gallery opened in May 2011 and features contemporary fine art. The gallery is located at 59 Main Street in the town of Milbridge in what was known in the mid-1800s as the “Captain Brown home.” The building was renovated inside and out to create bright and open space for exhibiting works of art.

Visitors from both far and locally have given generous compliments for the art shows that have been offered since opening. Schooner Gallery has been described as one of the best small art galleries in the Downeast region of Maine.

In addition to art shows exhibiting works by talented Maine artists, Schooner Gallery has a gift shop with select Maine-made products as well as visitor information about local businesses and attractions.



(207) 546-3179



59 Main Street
Milbridge, ME 04658



Open: Early May to Mid-Oct
Hours: 9am–5pm Daily
Closed on Holidays