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The lyme art association

What's Happening soon!

David Dunlop Landscape Workshop – June 24 & 25 – one space left!

Kathy Anderson Floral Painting – July 9 & 10 – one space left!

Shauna Shane – July 9
Amanda Surveski – August 20
Sarah Stifler Lucas – August 27
Brian McClear – September 3

June 20 – FGM
June 27 – Essex Yacht Club
July 5 – Twilight at foot of Main St. Essex
July 11 – New London Docks
July 18 – Lavender Pond Farm
June 25 – DEEP Marine Headquarters, Old Lyme
August 1 – Pratt House, Essex
More information



Ship to Shore: A Marine Show
Connecticut Pastel Society: Renaissance in Pastel
on view through August 4

Bill Hanson, Skipjack, Hauling in the Main, oil
Bill Hanson, Skipjack - Hauling the Main, oil

Also on view in the Mile Brook Gallery  Water All Around Us:  Young Artists' Exhibition

We asked young artists, age 3 – 18, to create artwork inspired by the bodies of water around us and the life and activity in those places.


August 12 - September 22
101st Annual Elected Artist Show
True Blue: and all member show

September 30 - November 10 New England Landscape

Leif Nilsson, Daffodil Garden, oil

It is the ideal gallery . . . . Greater appropriateness, beauty of proportions and refinement of taste hardly could be found . . . . Truly an artist’s gallery, built for and by and with artists.

The New York Times Book Review and Magazine
August 14, 1921

Create Art

Whether you are a beginner, are looking for a master class to burnish your skills, or just want to find a group of friendly artists to paint with in the studio or outdoors, the Lyme Art Association has a program for you.


From our exhibit receptions, to our artist gatherings, to our fundraisers, Lyme Art Association events are art-centric, bringing together people who believe that art is vital to well-being and enjoyment of life.

Devin Carney presenting citation to LAA
Centennial Celebration - August 2021
Old Lyme Midsummer Festival - July 30, 2022
Art Supply Expo - October 8, 2022
People at Palate to Palette with auction pieces
Palate to Palette! October 20, 2022