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Art and Culture

Governor Baxter and the Making of a Historian

Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth explains how early encounters with Gov. Percival Baxter inspired his career.

Precisely Maine

Greta Van Campen and Mary Alice Treworgy practice a modern-day Precisionism in their paintings.

A Few Ideas for Winter Reading

From the bookshelf

Canine Quarters at Sea

Photographer Ruth Montgomery, Way Back When

Janice Anthony

A brilliant realist, the painter seeks out out-of-the-way places that speak to her sense of place.

The Bygone Era of the Prim & Proper Bathing Suit

A look at how people hit the beach in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Colin Page

Painter Colin Page captures light and life in color-filled canvases.

A Wide-Angle View of Maine as it Came of Age

A remarkable exhibition of lithographic landscapes of the Pine Tree State at Bowdoin College provides a panoramic record of Maine’s towns and cities.

David Graeme Baker

David Graeme Baker’s art explores the angst of youth.

Sarah Faragher

Painter Sarah Faragher relies on intuition—and the Maine landscape—in creating her canvases.

Good Reads - Autumn 2019

A new selection of books we recommend.

2019 Boat & Home Show

Scenes from the 2019 Maine Boat & Home Show.

A Creative Revival

The Tides Institute & Museum of Art has helped spark a creative revival in the downeast city of Eastport.

Corinne McIntyre and the Plein Air Painters of Maine

Corinne McIntyre and fellow plein air artists find inspiration painting in company.

The Strange Yet Familiar World of Jonathan Fisher

Multi-talented Jonathan Fisher was a furniture maker as well as Blue Hill’s first settled minister.