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Barbara Ernst Prey: Earth, Sea, Sky
June 30 through mid-October 2018

This exhibition celebrates Barbara Ernst Prey’s long engagement with the landscape and people of Maine, where she has been painting for more than forty years. The exhibition highlights her work with large-scale watercolor paintings and newer oil paintings, including several recent paintings from Mount Desert Island and the town of Southwest Harbor.


ongoing exhibition

True to its name, the Museum always features substantial and changing exhibits of bird carvings by Wendell Gilley. From his first miniature drake to a life-size turkey, over one hundred birds from Gilley's carving career are on display. Workbenches, tools, and works-in-progress provide insight to the process of carving, while nesting eagles and loons illustrate elements of the lifecycle of birds. The beauty of both birds and the artform is evident in the carving, texturing, and painting of the pieces.

Check our exhibits page for more information about our current and past exhibitions.

A Flight of Swallows

Thursday, August 2, 2018

A special thank you to our sponsors for their support of the Gilley and for making this year's Flight of Swallows event such a success! Thank you also to all our attendees for a wonderful evening - we are already excited for next year!


Destination, a watercolor painting in

Barbara Ernst Prey: Earth, Sea, Sky


Enjoy more photos of the fun
Flight of Swallows evening.


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