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

    • 07 Feb 2015
    • 7:00 PM
    • St. George's Episcopal Church, 407 York Street, York Harbor, Maine 03911

    Recital by Soprano Carley DeFranco


    St. George’s will host noted soprano, Carley DeFranco, as she gives a recital February 7 at 7pm as part of their continuing Simpson Concert Series.




    DeFranco has been praised for her skill in performing a repertoire that spans ancient to contemporary works

    She has been a guest of the Bach Sinfonia and the American University Symphonic Orchestra, and has presented recitals throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic coast, including the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

    This recital will take place at St. George's Episcopal Church, 407 York Street, York Harbor, ME 03911

    Public is welcome.

    • 21 Feb 2015
    • 12:00 PM
    • 28 Feb 2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • York Art Association

    Annette Jacque Regan
    Memorial Art Show
    Feb 21 - Feb 28
    Memorial Art Show Opening on
    Saturday, Feb 21 at 1:30 pm


    RSVP: areganbushway@gmail.com or 207-752-4448
    Please join the York Art Association and The Regan Family in celebrating the life and art work of a beloved matriarch and inspiration to the community. The Memorial will start at 2 pm please join us at 1:30pm for light hors d'oeuvres, a beverage and a memory while viewing her art work through the years

    This is an open event so please share! The RSVP is simply so we have an idea of how many to expect!

    Show Hours:
    Saturday, Feb 21, 12 to 5pm
    Sunday, Feb 22, 12 to 5 pm
    Thurs - Sat, Feb 26-28, 12 to 5 pm



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

      Saying Goodbye to Winter

      An all Media, Member Only Show

      March 5 to 29

      Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

      Juried Show


      Show Description: 
      Artists will submit work that marks the transitions of this season -- from the cold relentless "dead of winter" through early signs of things to come, to the hope promised by longer, warmer days and melting snow.

      Juror: Cameron Davis

      Media: All Media 

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

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

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

      Drop Off Dates:  Sunday & Monday, Mar 1 & 2 from 4 - 6 pm

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

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

      • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $35 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 Mar 2015
        • 12:00 PM
        • 29 Mar 2015
        • 5:00 PM
        • York Art Association

        Saying Goodbye to Winter

        An All Media, Member Only Show

        March 5 to 29

        Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

        Juried Show


        Show Description: 
        Artists will submit work that marks the transitions of this season -- from the cold relentless "dead of winter" through early signs of things to come, to the hope promised by longer, warmer days and melting snow.

        Juror: Cameron Davis

        Media: All Media 

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

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

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

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

          Saying Goodbye to Winter

          An All Media, Member Only Show

          March 5 to 29

          Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

          Juried Show


          Show Description: 
          Artists will submit work that marks the transitions of this season -- from the cold relentless "dead of winter" through early signs of things to come, to the hope promised by longer, warmer days and melting snow.

          Juror: Cameron Davis

          Media: All Media 

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

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

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

            • 29 Mar 2015
            • 4:00 PM
            • 30 Mar 2015
            • 6:00 PM
            • York Art Association

            Abandoned

            An all Media, Member Only Show

            April 2 - April 26

            Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm



            Show Description: 
            Celebrating that we live in a region where traces of the past are all around us -- walls, cellar holes, derelict barns or houses, faded signs, surprises from the attic and other evocative images. 

            Media: All Media 

            Show Dates: April 2 - 26,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

            Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, from 5-7 pm

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

            Drop Off Dates:  Sunday & Monday, Mar 29-30 from 4 - 6 pm

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

            Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, Apr 26-27 from 4 - 6 pm

            • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $35 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

              • 02 Apr 2015
              • 12:00 PM
              • 26 Apr 2015
              • 5:00 PM
              • York Art Association

              Abandoned

              An all Media, Member Only Show

              April 2 - April 26

              Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm



              Show Description: 
              Celebrating that we live in a region where traces of the past are all around us -- walls, cellar holes, derelict barns or houses, faded signs, surprises from the attic and other evocative images. 

              Media: All Media 

              Show Dates: April 2 - 26,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

              Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, from 5-7 pm

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

                • 03 Apr 2015
                • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                • York Art Association

                Abandoned

                An all Media, Member Only Show

                April 2 - April 26

                Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm



                Show Description: 
                Celebrating that we live in a region where traces of the past are all around us -- walls, cellar holes, derelict barns or houses, faded signs, surprises from the attic and other evocative images. 

                Media: All Media 

                Show Dates: April 2 - 26,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, from 5-7 pm

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

                  • 26 Apr 2015
                  • 4:00 PM
                  • 27 Apr 2015
                  • 6:00 PM
                  • York Art Association

                  Art in Bloom

                  An all Media, Member Only Show

                  April 30 - May 31

                  Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

                  Juried Show


                  Tiger Lilies by Sue Wierzba


                  Show Description: 
                  Work submitted will evoke the wonder and joy of the fullness of Spring. We will also include floral sculpture and live arrangements. Due to limited space for display work should not exceed 14"x14"x14".

                  Media: All Media 

                  Juror: TBD

                  Show Dates: April 30 - May 31,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                  Opening Reception: Friday, May 1 from 5-7 pm

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

                  Drop Off Dates:  Sunday & Monday, Apr 26-27 from 4 - 6 pm

                  Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Thurs, Apr 30, 12 - 5 pm

                  Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, May 31 & June 1 from 4 - 6 pm

                  • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $35 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

                    • 30 Apr 2015
                    • 12:00 PM
                    • 31 May 2015
                    • 5:00 PM
                    • York Art Association

                    Art in Bloom

                    An all Media, Member Only Show

                    April 30 - May 31

                    Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

                    Juried Show


                    Tiger Lilies by Sue Wierzba


                    Show Description: 
                    Work submitted will evoke the wonder and joy of the fullness of Spring. We will also include floral sculpture and live arrangements. Due to limited space for display work should not exceed 14"x14"x14".

                    Media: All Media 

                    Juror: TBD

                    Show Dates: April 30 - May 31,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                    Opening Reception: Friday, May 1 from 5-7 pm

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

                    Drop Off Dates:  Sunday & Monday, Apr 26-27 from 4 - 6 pm

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

                      • 01 May 2015
                      • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                      • York Art Association

                      Art in Bloom

                      An all Media, Member Only Show

                      April 30 - May 31

                      Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

                      Juried Show


                      Tiger Lilies by Sue Wierzba


                      Show Description: 
                      Work submitted will evoke the wonder and joy of the fullness of Spring. We will also include floral sculpture and live arrangements. Due to limited space for display work should not exceed 14"x14"x14".

                      Media: All Media 

                      Juror: TBD

                      Show Dates: April 30 - May 31,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

                      Opening Reception: Friday, May 1 from 5-7 pm

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

                      Drop Off Dates:  Sunday & Monday, Apr 26-27 from 4 - 6 pm

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

                        • 31 May 2015
                        • 4:00 PM
                        • 01 Jun 2015
                        • 6:00 PM
                        • York Art Association

                        The American Spirit

                        An all Media, Member Only Show

                        June 4 - June 28

                        Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm


                        Show Description: 
                        What are the images that evoke this spirt for you? This exhibit will be connected with an exhibit, sponsored by us at the same time in the Kennebunk Room in the York Public Library, of a collection of photographs taken by a young American soldier during the Korean Conflict. His work affirms the spirt of adventure and inquisitiveness about another culture. We also will feature panels from the YAA Fiber Arts Group that celebrate the Town of York in this show. 

                        Media: All Media 

                        Show Dates: June 4 - June 28,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

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

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

                        Drop Off Dates:  Sun & Mon, May 31 - June1 from 4 - 6 pm

                        Pick up Date (for non-accepted art): Thurs, June 4, 12 - 5 pm

                        Pick Up at Closing:  Sun & Mon, June 28-29 from 4 - 6 pm

                        • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $35 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 Jul 2015
                          • 4:00 PM
                          • 06 Jul 2015
                          • 6:00 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

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

                          Drop Off Dates:  Sun & Mon, July 5-6 from 4 - 6 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

                          • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $35 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

                            • 02 Aug 2015
                            • 4:00 PM
                            • 03 Aug 2015
                            • 6:00 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


                            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

                            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

                            • Open to Members only - Artists can join at Art Drop Off, Single Membership is $35 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

                              • 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 $35 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

                                • 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 $35 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 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 $35 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 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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