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March 2014

Behind the Canvas: Painting Transparency, Light, Shadows and Reflections in Water Images

March 29, 2014
Del-Bourree Bach - In the Tide

Watch Maritime Gallery artist Del-Bourree Bach demonstrate how he creates his paintings of water.

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April 2014

Behind the Canvas: Interpreting a Photograph while Capturing Light

April 12, 2014
David Lussier_Stonington Harbor

David Lussier, the plein air master artist, will show how uses his outdoor painting knowledge and experience in the studio to create fresh works.

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May 2014

Ocean House Artist-in-Residence Program with David Bareford

May 23, 2014 - May 25, 2014
Ocean House

Watch as the Maritime Gallery artist demonstrates his love of the sea and plein air painting as he paints on the grounds of the Ocean House.

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Ocean House Artist-in-Residence Program with Harley Bartlett

May 30, 2014 - June 1, 2014
Ocean House

See how the Maritime Gallery artist's paintings follow in the tradition of the late 19th and early 20th century American coastal painters.

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August 2014

Behind the Canvas with Geoff Hunt

August 9, 2014

The marine painter will give a special presentation at the Maritime Gallery.

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Sketches of the CHARLES W. MORGAN’s Voyage

August 15, 2014 - September 21, 2014

See the 1841 whaleship's 38th Voyage through the eyes of Maritime Gallery artists.

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September 2014

Ocean House Artist-in-Residence Program with Jeanne Potter

September 13, 2014 - September 14, 2014
Ocean House

Learn how to create a keepsake watercolor sketchbook filled with images of the Ocean House and surrounding gardens and the beach.

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October 2014

Painting the Maritime Landscape in Acrylic or Watercolor

October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014

Paint en plein air with distinguished Maritime Gallery artist Robert Noreika.

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Behind the Canvas with Jeanne Potter

October 24, 2014

The watercolorist will share some of her secrets to conquering this challenging medium.

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Painting the Maritime Landscape in Oil

October 24, 2014 - October 26, 2014
David Lussier_Stonington Harbor

Paint en plein air with distinguished Maritime Gallery artist David Lussier.

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November 2014

Marine Artists in Winter

November 23, 2014 - April 19, 2015

This exhibition and sale features more than 100 small paintings with a maritime winter theme.

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February 2015

Behind the Canvas with Robert Lagasse

February 28, 2015

The artist will demonstrate how he creates a nautical wood carving.

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March 2015

Behind the Canvas with Steven Kennedy

March 28, 2015

A master of atmosphere and light, the Maritime Gallery artist will demonstrate how he uses rich color when he paints en plein air.

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April 2015

Behind the Canvas with Jane McGraw-Teubner

April 25, 2015

The pastel artist will demonstrate how she creates her magical paintings.

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May 2015

Modern Marine Masters Exhibition and Sale

May 17, 2015 - July 19, 2015

This annual spring exhibition showcases exceptional works by award-winning Maritime Gallery artists.

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July 2015

The Plein Air Painters of the Maritime Gallery

July 26, 2015 - September 20, 2015

Maritime Gallery artists painted en plein air at Mystic Seaport.

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September 2015

Artists’ Walk

September 27, 2015

Meet the artists behind the 36th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale.

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November 2015

Maritime Gallery Discount Days

November 23, 2015 - December 31, 2015

Members receive a 5% discount and Gallery Patrons receive a 10% discount on everything in the Gallery.

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February 2016

Behind the Canvas with Neal Hughes

February 20, 2016

The artist will discuss his approach to capturing the essence of the subject quickly while emphasizing strong design to insure a successful painting.

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March 2016

A Bow to WaterWorks

March 7, 2016 - April 24, 2016

The exhibition and sale features more than 50 watercolor and gouache paintings by award-winning artists.

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Behind the Canvas with Joel Popadics

March 12, 2016

The master watercolorist will demonstrate how he captures the fog, mist, and moody weather in his paintings.

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April 2016

Up Close & Personal: How Artists Make Art

April 2, 2016

Maritime Gallery artist Robert Noreika will visit the Ocean House to offer a unique art experience.

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Behind the Canvas

April 9, 2016

The artist will demonstrate how she adds cold wax and marble dust to create more texture and depth in her oil paintings.

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New Horizons in Modern Maritime Art

April 30, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Nella Lush, "The Calm Before the Storm," Oil and Cold Wax, 30" x 60"

The exhibition and sale focuses on color and form in depictions of maritime objects.

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May 2016

Up Close & Personal: How Artists Make Art

May 7, 2016

Maritime Gallery artist Russ Kramer will visit the Ocean House to offer a unique art experience.

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June 2016

The Plein Air Painters of the Maritime Gallery

June 14, 2016 - September 25, 2016

Exhibition and sale showcases paintings of Museum grounds and the Mystic River.

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July 2016

Ocean House Artist-in-Residence Program

July 1, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Ocean House

Watch as Maritime Gallery artists paint on grounds at the Ocean House hotel.

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Photographs of the Sea by Michael Kahn

July 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016
"Cambria on the Solent" by Michael Kahn

This exhibition and sale of stunning seascapes and spectacular sailing photographs captures the drama and beauty of the maritime experience.

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October 2016

International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale

October 2, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Robert Rasche, “Young America. Leaving Port, 1853”, Oil, 18 x 24

The most comprehensive show of contemporary marine art in the United States.

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November 2016

Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters

November 20, 2016 - January 31, 2017
John Tayson, "Steamer Unloading Cargo," Oil, 10 x 8

The holiday exhibition and sale features more than 100 small paintings.

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February 2017

Young Artists Exhibition

February 3 - February 24

A show and sale of art created by local high school students featuring nautical themed works.

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Behind the Canvas

February 4

Bob Noreika will impart to us the secrets of good composition, color mixing, adjusting, harmony, adding detail, and choosing the right location.

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Behind the Canvas

February 25

Susan Stephenson will demonstrate how she develops a painting, explain her favorite materials and break down the steps of working from direct observation.

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March 2017

Behind the Canvas

March 11

Elizabeth Mumford will show how she uses old photos, family documents, and memoirs to recreate a time and place in her art.

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April 2017

Behind the Canvas

April 8

Harley Bartlett creates an evocative sense of mood by a strong focus on not just the ocean but the sky above.

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