Brush up on your skills or pick up a new hobby! We have classes for all levels.
During the months of June, July, and August, the gallery will be open until 7:30 pm on Thursdays. Take advantage of beautiful long days and see some art!
The Gallery is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm from Wednesday through Sunday.
If you are in the area on Monday or Tuesday, please just drive behind the building and park in the back parking lot. Then come in the blue back door and office staff will open the gallery for you! You may also call in advance and make an appointment outside of regular hours.
September 19, 7:00 pm: The Sculpture of Central Park
Wendy Swain leads tours of the sculpture in Central Park in New York, providing information on the history of the park as well as the sculptors and sculptures. This lecture brings the tour to you! Wouldn't you like to know more about the amazing sculptures you run into wandering through the park? Wendy is a sculptor herself, and a wealth of information about this historic park.
October 3, 7:00 pm: The Art of America: Westward Ho! Bob Potter explores 19th century America in the work of painters George Catlin, George Caleb Bingham, Tomas Moran, John James Audubon, and Albert Bierstadt as each ventures westward into the American frontier.
October 10, 7:00 pm: The Art of America: The New West The American West has inspired artists for centuries with its vast landscapes of natural beauty. Bob focuses on Georgia O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams, Richard Diebenkorn, and Ed Ruscha, delving into the art of the American West in the 20th century.
"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.
The Lyme Art Association is a vibrant art center with a gallery where professional as well as developing artists mount major exhibitions throughout the year.
We also have a busy schedule of affordable art classes and workshops. Visit the historic Lyme Art Association on your next visit to Old Lyme CT where art lives!