Exhibition Schedule

 Exhibition Schedule

The Members Show and Holiday Shop are not juried shows.

All other shows are juried by professional jurors engaged by River Arts.

Holiday Shop features two works per artist with maximum retail price set at $200 per work.  

Opening receptions will be held on Saturdays from 2 to 4 pm.


River Arts  Exhibitions  2021

Theme                                 Entry Deadline      Reception     Show Close   

Wild Things                               Apr 17                                            May 22

Land & Sea                                 May 22                 May 29            July 3

Members’ Show                       July 3                    July 10             Aug 7

Abstract                                      Aug 7                     Aug 14              Sep 11

Artist’s Choice                          Sep 11                    Sep 18             Oct 16

Photo Show                               Oct 16                    Oct 23             Nov 20

Holiday                                       Nov 20                  Nov 27             Jan 1



Submission Guidelines:

Artwork submitted for display in shows at River Arts must be for sale and gallery ready.  All work must be labeled on the back with artist’s name, phone number and show title.  Wall pieces must be securely wired with screw eyes and picture wire.  Please do not use string, fish line or floral wire.  Saw tooth hangers are not recommended. Works should be clean.  No wet paint allowed. 

Drop off: Works may be delivered in person during the week up to the deadline date. All appropriate forms must be completely filled out.

Pick up: Unaccepted work may be picked up immediately after notification. Works must be signed out.

Pick up after Show: Accepted works should be retrieved as soon as possible after a show is over.  Works may be picked up a few days before a show ends or on the final day of the show. Works must be signed out.

Works may not be left over the winter in our storage rooms.  Please remove all work before you leave for the season. 

River Arts does not accept jpeg submissions to juried shows.  All submitted artwork must be in the gallery for the juror to see.  River Arts does not accept work sent in the mail for our shows.  Works must be delivered by the artist or the artist’s representative to the gallery during regular business hours. 

All work must be original artwork.  River Arts does not sell nor show reproductions of any kind.  Works previously shown in River Arts juried shows should not be submitted into current juried shows.

All submitted work must be for sale and artists should refer potential buyers to River Arts if inquiries are made about a piece in a current show.  River Arts retains 35% of the sale price as commission.  Checks to the artists are sent promptly in the week after the show closes. 

River Arts Gallery is located at 36 Elm St, Damariscotta.   Phone: 207-563-6868