Nov 2019 -- Oyster Tin
MSG artist Lesley Giles was commissioned to create the 3rd Annual Chesapeake Heritage Oyster Tin. Rendered in vibrant shades of crimson, salmon and gold, the original watercolor captures the tradition of hand tonging for oysters as the sun rises over Hoopers’ iconic lighthouse. This year's tin is available for sale at the gallery.
Nov/Dec 2019 -- un*sus*tain*a*ble
Noted "found objects" artist, Karen O'Dowd, is our guest for November and December. Her work is a visual portrayal of our un-relenting use of plastic and its impact on our oceans and waterways. By making striking artworks out of plastic, Karen is highlighting her belief that “we need to act, personally and on regional and global levels to address this world-wide problem.”
Sept/Oct 2019 -- Inspirations
This end of the summer exhibit features Cambridge potter, Fran Gross, and gives a nod to the Smithsonian Institution's traveling Water/Ways exhibit. Fran has named her exhibit “Inspirations” because she says her work is inspired by her extensive travel and the cultures and natural beauty she encounters while seeing the world.
June 18, 2019 -- MSAC Films at MSG
The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) is collaborating with Wide Angle Youth Media to produce a series of videos highlighting the Arts across Maryland. Main Street Gallery was selected as one of the sites the team visited in Cambridge on June 18.
July/August 2019 -- Flow
Our early Summer show features gallery artist, Laura Hofherr, a well-known polymer clay jewelry artist who has recently turned her creative attention to making expressive, abstract paintings.
May/June 2019 -- Conundrum
Deborah Colburn, a member artist at Main Street Gallery, is the gallery's featured artist for May and June. Her show is entitled "Conundrum" and the St. Michaels painter will exhibit alongside the work of the other gallery artist members.
March 18, 2019 -- Cub Scouts Visit MSG
Cub Scout Pack 169 from East New Market paid a visit to MSG to see and learn about visual art and help earn their art merit badges.
March/April 2019 -- Stories
Main Street Gallery (MSG) is proud to feature the paintings of internationally renowned visionary folk artist Danny Doughty during its March and April shows. Doughty will join the thirteen-member MSG cooperative artists in an exhibit titled "Stories."
January/February 2019-- Reboot II
2019 is upon us and the artists of Main Street Gallery are ready to refresh and renew their individual artistic visions. As a follow-up to their successful Reboot exhibit of 2018, the artists are showing insightful new works inspired by all the possibilities the new year holds. In the spirit of rejuvenation, they’ve named their new show, Reboot II.