River Room

River Room Lottery

River Arts is opening the River Room Lottery
for current members for 2022!

Sign up now with your top two time slots.
Deadline for sign-ups is October 30, 2021 at Noon.

Artists will be selected by lottery. Only current members will be allowed to enter the lottery. Artists who showed in the River Room in 2021 are not eligible to enter the lottery.

An email with lottery winners will be sent to all entering artists. Rental range is $400 to $550 for 3 weeks. Payment to reserve the River Room is 50% upon notification of selection and 50% two weeks before your show. Selected artists who wish to pay 100% at acceptance are invited to do so.

After the lottery selection, members may make reservations for  open time slots on a first come, first served basis. Artists who showed in the River Room in 2021 may also reserve open time slots after the lottery closes.

Call River Arts at (207) 563-6868 or visit the gallery at 36 Elm Street, Damariscotta to sign up for the lottery. Deadline for sign up is October 30, 2021 at noon.

Click to view time slots: 2022 River Room Schedule


River Room Exhibition Schedule 2021

 River Arts is expanding the rental time to

3 Week Blocks for members in 2021!

April 1 – 21                Sandra Morrissey

April 22 – May 12   Diane Woodworth

May 13 – June 2       Ramone Hanley-Warren

June 3 – 23                Kathleen Thornton & Linda Healy

June 24 – July 14   Ricardo Yturregui

July 15 – Aug 4        Carol Jaeger- Salt Bay Art Supply

Aug 5 – 25                 Jackie Melissas & Nina Allen

Aug 26 – Sep 15       Renuka O’Connell

Sep 16 – Oct 6          Deb Kozak

Oct 7 – Oct 27           Marli Thibodeau

Oct 28 – Nov 17       Christine Aston




Call or visit the gallery at 36 Elm Street, Damariscotta for details.   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: (crossed out months are no longer available)

               $ 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