It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means that many of our favorite far-flung galleries are opening their doors for another season.

Here are a few gallery openings of note from across Maine:

The New Era Gallery, 60 Main St., Vinalhaven, opens for the season this weekend with an exhibition titled “Winter Works,” featuring a collection of new work from gallery artists. The show runs through June 23. Visit for details.

Littlefield Gallery, at 145 Main St., Winter Harbor, opens its season with a father-son show featuring the work of Philip and Matthew Barter in “The Essence of Maine.” The show runs through July 3. Visit for details.

The George Marshall Store Gallery, 140 Lindsay Road, York, got an early start to the season in April. Its next show will feature the work of Tom Glover, along with a group exhibition titled “Pleased to Meet You” that features 20 artists new to the gallery. Glover, a painter from New Hampshire, had the first show in the gallery when it opened in 1996. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, and the show will remain open through July 11. Visit for details.

At the Turtle Gallery in Deer Isle, the first show of the season will feature new work from Mia Kanazawa and Mark Kindschi and will run June 13 to July 10. Also on view will be a selection of new works by gallery artists including Mary Barnes, George Bayliss, Susan Chase, Linda Funk, Jaap Eduard Helder, Gerald Matthew Immonen, Marion LaFollette, Susan Mangam, Ingrid Menken, Sequoia Miller, Candy Nartonis, David Sywalski, Sharon Townshend, Adele Ursone and J. Fred Woell.

There will be an opening reception from 2 to 6 p.m. June 13 and a talk by artists at 4 p.m. June 20. The gallery is on Route 15 just north of the Deer Isle village center. For details, visit


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