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

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

    TABLE OF FRIENDS

    BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS

    Every 4th Wednesday of each month

    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.  



    • 16 Jan 2019
    • 18 Dec 2019
    • 12 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


    • 29 Jan 2019
    • 17 Dec 2019
    • 47 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...


    • 10 Feb 2019
    • 02 Dec 2019
    • 7 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

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

    207.363.4049

    or

    EMAIL your questions or comments


    • 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

    ________________________


    SLICE OF LIFE

    Gallery Exhibition

    FEBRUARY  14 - MARCH 31


    OPENING RECEPTION 

    FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019

    from 5 TO 7 PM


    FEATURED ARTIST

    Maryse Newton

    for further information regarding

    Maryse Newton's TRANSATLANTIC exhibit

    please click here


    Gallery Hours

    Friday to Sunday 12 to 5 PM

    • 30 Mar 2019
    • 28 Dec 2019
    • 10 sessions
    • In the Gallery - 394 York Street - YAA
    Register

    FAMILY FUN - 10 AM - Noon  FREE*

    • Enjoy an artistic project with Georgia Renfroe.  
    • 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!

    • 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

    ROWLAND BRYANT


    Gallery Hours

    Friday 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

    PAUL NOEL


    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

    • 13 Jul 2019
    • 16 Jul 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • YAA | 394 York Street | York Harbor, ME 03911
    Register

    MANDALA DOT PAINTING WORKSHOP 

    SATURDAY, JULY 13TH & TUESDAY, JULY 16TH

    at York Art Association

    Instructor:  Joyce Amend  207-361-4041

    The art of creating the mandala is a form of meditation - a soothing ritual that allows the painter to express creativity and find a sense of calmness.  Dot Mandalas are meditative symbols created by painting intricate patterns of dots.

    3 hour workshop that will instruct participants in Mandala Dot Painting, resulting in one or more finished artworks suitable for framing and or giving.

    Minimum 6 participants; Maximum 12 participants

    Cost:  $50. for members & $60. for non members...  If you would like to be a member, just click the linking below

    ( includes instruction, materials and tools required for dot painting)

    Materials include: 

    • various sizes of dotting tools
    • Selected item(s) to paint
    • Straight edge
    • Rubber gloves
    • Paint palette tray
    • Plastic bag
    • Practice paper
    • Share of Acrylic paints in many colors
    • Q-tips

    Instructor brings:  Paper plates, Paper towels, paints, placemats to work on, more.

    Participants bring:  Apron

    Not a member of YAA?  Want to join...Become a Member

    • 22 Jul 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 26 Jul 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • 18
    Register

    YAY!

    Summer of Arts & Music

    Summer Camp

    Monday, July 22 - Friday, July 26
    8
    :30 am - 3:30 pm

    Join us for our YAY Summer Arts Camp: Summer of Arts & Music.
    An experience for our area youth to f
    ocus on creativity & interaction! Students will learn professional art techniques from York Art Association members, professional music and voice instruction from St. George's Minister of Music, Ivan Stefanov, plus enjoy interactive presentations from special guests. There will be music. There will be laughter. There will be creativity!

    Children making new masterpieces and new friends. 

    Details: 
    Ages:
      7 to 13
    Dates:  July 22-26
    Cost**:  $275 (YAA Members) | $300 (non-members)
    Discounts:  Multiple children from the same household are entitled to a 10% discount
    Times:  8:30am-3:30pm
    Aftercare**:  non-instruction after-care will be provided at a $20/hour fee (multi-child discounts apply). 

    Daily Schedule: 
    8:30am-9:00am:  Check in/Breakfast
    9:00am-11:30am:  Music with Ivan
    11:30am-12:00pm:  Lunch/Play
    12:00pm-1:00pm:  Special Guest
    1:00pm-1:15pm:  Play
    1:15pm-2:00pm:  Art Instruction
    2:00pm-2:15pm:  Play
    2:15pm-3:00pm:  Continue to work on projects
    3:00pm-3:15pm:  Circle Time (review the day)
    3:15pm-3:30pm:  Pick-up
    3:30pm-5:00pm:  Aftercare (optional)

    There will be a special Parent's Day Performance and Artist Reception on Friday, July 26 at 3:30pm. All parents, family, and friends are invited to attend and enjoy the music performance that the children learned and to admire the wonderful works of art that were produced thoughout the week

    **Scholarships/Financial Aid are available to students in need**

    Please be sure to pack a lunch and at least one snack for your child daily. We will have water readily-available, but cannot guarantee snacks. Also, please notify us if there are any special considerations we should be aware of for your child.

    Thank you and we look forward to enjoying this fun and creative week with your children!

    • 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

    • 14 Sep 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Moulton Park, York Street, York Harbor, ME 03911
    Register


    YORK ART ASSOCIATION

    25TH Annual Art in the Park

    Moulton Park

    York Harbor, ME

    September 14, 2019

    10 AM to 5 PM


    To register ONLINE, click on the 'register' button to the left

    To register by MAIL, click HERE


    Volunteer Team Leaders

    Scott Blanchard and Fritz Steele

    Sponsored by the York Art Association


    • 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

    THOMAS MERRIAM


    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

    ________________________


    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

    Friday 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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