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New Shows Celebrate Painter Alex Katz

The painter—and set and costume designer—who summers in Maine is enjoying a bounty of art-world attention.

New Life for Historic Boathouse and Marine Railway

A historic boathouse built for a turn-of-the-century yacht has been rebuilt to house a modern one.

Good Reads

A few new books about Maine.

From Rustic Camp to Elegant Lake House

A rustic camp on Sebago becomes a year-round home.

En Plein Mer with Amy and Seamus Hourihan

Aboard their Gunboat 55 catamaran Thirst, Amy and Seamus Hourihan find watercolor subjects along the coast of Maine.

Waterfront Makeover

Lyman-Morse's rebuilt facility in Camden has risen, like a phoenix, after a devastating fire

Alan Magee’s Conversation with the World

Through paintings, prints, and songs, the artist Alan Magee responds to civilization and its discontents

A Bar Harbor “Cottage”

A 1930's summer mansion with a secret

A Sea Captain and the House He Built

From Kittery to Calais, Maine’s coastal towns and cities are graced with 19th-century homes built by the state’s prosperous shipbuilders, vessel owners, and sea captains. In Brunswick, one of the most notable is the Captain George W. McManus House of 1858.

Monson Arts: Cultivating the Muse

Artists and writers find space, time and community on the shores of Lake Hebron.

David Wolfe: Master Printer

Master printer David Wolfe helps artists and publishers realize their visions.

The Multifaceted Creativity of Daniel Minter

A Portland-based artist brings empathy to his vision of history and the world

Some book ideas for winter reading

Novels, history, boating, and invention

Siri Beckman

Printmaker Siri Beckman’s sense of place—and line—makes for memorable impressions.

An Island Childhood

Raising boys on a Maine island in a home built by a fishing legend.