Nancy Kenney, left, and Heather Fountain, both of Old Orchard Beach, look at work in the 13th annual Yarmouth Art Festival on Wednesday. Fountain is a glass artist and has two pieces of work in the show. Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer

The Yarmouth Arts Festival opened Wednesday at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 396 Gilman Road. Now in its 13th year, the show and sale include 179 pieces of art by artists from across the state.

Jurors were Peggy Greenhut, founder and former owner of Greenhut Gallery in Portland; Anne Haas, retired art librarian at Bowdoin College; and Wes LaFountain, freelance curator, most recently at Cove Street Arts in Portland and currently at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire.

Proceeds from the 2021 show, including entry fees, donations and sale commissions, will go to the Yarmouth Food Pantry, St. Elizabeth’s Jubilee Center in Portland and Friendship House in South Portland.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free, and masking and distancing are required. An online-only show and sale will run through Nov. 6. For information, visit

A visitor walks through one of the rows filled with art Wednesday at the 13th annual Yarmouth Art Festival. Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer

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