August 20, 2018

Summer Exhibit on View at Maple & Main Through Sept. 20

'Sheep in the Meadow' by Amy Knaggs of Chester is one of the signature paintings in the Summer Exhibit.

‘Sheep in the Meadow’ by Amy Knaggs of Chester is one of the signature paintings in the Summer Exhibit.

CHESTER – All new art from cutting edge to traditional is featured in the sixth annual Summer Exhibit at Maple and Main Gallery where a gala opening reception will be hosted by the gallery Saturday, July 25, from 5 to 8 p.m.

The exhibition includes paintings and sculptures by 40 Connecticut artists, some showing at Maple and Main for the first time.

'Down the River' by Claudia Van Nes of Chester.

‘Down the River’ by Claudia Van Nes of Chester.

Popular musician Alan James will play during the reception and from 6 to 7 p.m, there will be wine tasting by the Chester Package Store. The gallery will also be serving wine and a selection of hors d’ouevres, including pizza, during the evening.

'Color Jam' by Andy Teran of Essex

‘Color Jam’ by Andy Teran of Essex

Concurrently, the “Hats, Hats, Hats” show of paintings depicting hats in all manners and styles is on view in the Stone Gallery in the lower level of the gallery.

The show opens Wednesday, July 22, and runs through Sept. 20.

Maple and Main, at One Maple Street, is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m, and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Mapleandmaingallery.com; mapleandmain@att.net; 860-526-6065. The gallery is also on Facebook and Instagram.

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