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River Room

The River Room is available for River Arts Members to rent.  

Call River Arts at 563-6868 for more information.

2020 River Room Schedule

Aug 19 – Aug 23       Alice de Mauriac

Aug 27 – Sept 9       Kim Hetherington

Sept 10 – Sept 23     Jackie Johnson

Sept 24 – Oct 7        Barbara Vanderbilt & Carol Ast

Oct 8 – Oct 21          Christine Covert

Oct 22 – Nov 4         Sandi Cirillo

Nov 5 – Nov 18                    Hannah Ineson, CS Peterson, Monica Tan

Nov 19 – Dec 2          Marli Thibodeau



  2021 – River Room Lottery – Sign Up Now!

 River Arts is expanding the rental time to

3 Week Blocks for members in 2021!

        Due to popular demand for River Room rental, River Arts will hold a lottery on Oct 31, 2020 to select the artists for next year.

   Sign up now with your top two time choices.

Payment to reserve the River Room is 50% upon notification of selection and 50% two weeks before your show.  Those who wish to pay 100% now are invited to do so.

After the lottery selection, reservations will be first come, first served.  Rental range is $300 to $500 for 3 weeks.  Call the gallery for details.

Call or visit the gallery at 36 Elm Street, Damariscotta to sign up for the lottery.

River Arts: (207) 563-6868



River Room

Guidelines for Artist Rental ~ 2021

        1.  River Room rental is available to all River Arts’ members on a first come, first serve basis.  Solo, duo or group shows are permitted.  All showing artists must be members of River Arts.  Layout measurements of the room are available.

       2.   River Arts does not take a commission on sales from the River Room rental shows. We pass the cost of credit card sales back to the artist at the rate of 5% of the sale. All sales will be made through River Arts and we will make Sales Tax payments to the state of Maine.  River Arts pays artists promptly the week after the show comes down.  All showing artists must provide contact information:  phone, email and mailing address.

      3.   Rentals are available for 3 week blocks beginning on Thursdays and ending on Wednesdays.

      4.  Rates for 3 week rental:

               $ 300     Jan, Feb, March

               $ 400    April                       

               $ 500     May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct

               $ 400     Nov

     5.  50% deposit reserves a booking. The remainder is due two weeks before the show.  In the case of artist cancellation, refunds  of deposit will only be made up to one month before the show.

     6.  Artists may provide River Arts with a photo, information, and press release for newspapers as well as for our website and facebook page which we will publish.

     7.  Pedestals are available with prior approval from the gallery management.

     8.  Tables are available with prior approval from the gallery management.

     9.  Wall labels are the responsibility of the artist.  Only masking tape is allowed for wall labels without prior approval from gallery management.

   10.  The River Room must be left with walls in good condition and pedestals returned to storage after show is complete.



Open Link for the River Room measurements: River Room Layout