Kennebunkport and Kennebunk celebrate their flourishing art scene with a 2nd Friday Village Art Walk, with over 30 cool studios, galleries and artists in the Kennebunks – and you can visit them all in a fun social circuit on the Art Trail of the Kennebunks. Its like Portland Maine’s 1st Friday Art Walk, only better – ’cause its in Kennebunkport!
Village Art Walk of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport occurs the second Friday of the month, starting during the Kennebunkport Festival June 9, 2017, July 14, August 11, September 8, October 13 and December 8 during Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude. The Village Art Walk is a free self-guided walking tour.
Walk from art studios to galleries in Kennebunk’s Lower Village and Kennebunkport’s Dock Square and out Ocean Avenue, and in to downtown Kennebunk from 5 to 7 p.m. Art Trail of Kennebunks Maps are available at the galleries, the Kennebunks’ Chamber of Commerce and online. Admission is free and the Village Art Walk is open to everyone- art lovers, aficionados and newbies, thanks the galleries and sponsors Captain Lord Mansion, Maine Stay Inn, 1802 House , Captain Jefferds Inn and The Inn at English Meadows, Old Vines Wine Bar and Pedros.
The Village Art Walk encompasses Gallery at the Grand, Fish House Designs, Phosart, Sue Rioux Designs, River Tree Arts, Morph, Maine Art, Deborah Randall Fine Art, and in Kennebunkport – the W. Robert Paine Gallery, Rusty Fly Gallery, True North Gallery and Landmark Gallery, the Christopher Becker Gallery, and Mast Cove Galleries and several downtown Kennebunk art galleries as well including Brick Store Museum.
So be sure to visit Kennebunkport and Kennebunk’s Lower Village on the 2nd Friday evening of the month to peruse these fantastic galleries, meet the artists and collectors, and then go for drinks and dinner at one of Kennebunk’s great places- like Old Vines Wine Bar, David’s KPT or Alison’s in Dock Square, Striper’s or Mabel’s on Ocean Ave across from Christopher Becker’s photography gallery.
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