Become a member of River Arts and become part of a vital cultural resource in Lincoln County. Help our nonprofit arts venue continue to grow, bringing a our year-round calendar packed with the best in art. You’ll receive many benefits, but none as great as the reward of actively advancing the arts in our community.  

Individual membership is only $60 per year!

Some of the Benefits of Membership include:

1.  Free entry to annual Members’ Show

2.  Discounted entry fee for submission to all other shows

  • (members pay $15 per show/non-members pay $30 per show)

3.  Reduced tuition for classes and workshops

4.  Allowed 3 pieces of original art in bins 

5.  Email announcements and calls to artists

6.  Opportunity to rent the River Room for self designed show

7.  Artist listing on River Arts’ Website

8.  You will be supporting the arts in Maine!


Open this link for Membership Form 2023

Mail entry form and check to: River Arts, PO Box 1316, Damariscotta  04543

or stop by the gallery and join!

Open this link for Bin Form


Join our team of energetic and dedicated volunteers!  River Arts would not exist if it were not for the dedicated, year round work done by volunteers.  All members should consider how they can participate to keep River Arts thriving.  As River Arts continues to grow, our needs for volunteers has grown as well.  

  • Sign up sheet in the gallery 
  • Call at (207) 563-6868. 
  • Email:

Some of our volunteer opportunities include:

  1. Check in Saturdays:   Help with checking in artwork for all of our shows, Saturdays are very busy and we could use extra help.  Meet the artists and help the gallery!
  2. Receptions:  Help set up and clean up for opening receptions
  3. Exhibitions:  Show installation and de-installation
  4. Events:  Special events set up and greeters
  5. Gallery Staff :  3 hours per week, assist artists with drop off and pick up, help customers make purchases.  Detail oriented volunteers are especially helpful.  Year round staff needed.  Must be comfortable lifting and moving artwork.
  6. General office and computer help
  7. Serve on the Board of Directors


A non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, River Arts depends upon our membership and donor contributions to provide direct program support and are 100% deductible. 


Donations may be sent to: 

River Arts  PO Box 1316, Damariscotta, ME  04543


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