• Vote for the LAA at Essex Savings Bank!

    The Lyme Art Association is included once again on the ballot for Essex Savings Bank's Community Investment Program. Ballots are now available at all Essex Savings branches (Madison, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Chester, and Essex), and must be submitted by February 28, 2017.  Click here for more details.



    Portrait Workshop

    Steven Assael

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    May 9 – 13, 2017

    Fee: $1,000 for non-members, $950 for members. Non-refundable deposit of $300 must be made by January 31 to reserve your place.

    This workshop is filling up fast! Call now if you are interested.


  • 25th Annual Associate Artist Exhibition

    Click here to view the exhibition.
    On View January 20th - March 10

    Len Swec, Museum Cafe, acrylic


    Pulled and Pressed

    James Reed, Two Crows, woodcut

    An Exhibition of handmade prints by member and invited artists.

    On view January 20 through March 10, 2017

    Opening Reception Sunday, January 29, 2 - 4 pm.

  • April 8, 2017
    10am - 3pm
    - Discover New Products -
    - Learn New Techniques -
    - Special Deals and Discounts -
    Featuring: Rosemary Brushes, Gamblin, Chelsea Classical Studio, Wholesale Frame Company, Michael Harding Paints, Vasari, Jerry's Artarama, New Wave
    Mark your calendar! Tell your friends!

    Donate to the Annual Fund Here!

    Your Annual Fund donation makes it possible to inspire and educate in so many ways.
    Your gift:

    • Keeps our gallery open, year-round and free of charge, allowing us to provide you over 2,000 paintings and sculptures that stimulate our imagination and nurture our spirit.
    • Supports a robust schedule of art classes and workshops that contribute to the artistic development of members and non-members alike, whether they are beginners or individuals with more experience at the easel.
    • Makes it possible for you to enjoy lively openings and special events where you can connect with like-minded individuals and donors who share our love for the arts.
    • Ensures that the Lyme Art Association continues as a vibrant art center, a center that was founded one hundred years ago by the artists of the Lyme Art Colony and that continues to enrich and engage us in the creation and appreciation of fine representational art.

    Your contribution is essential to safeguard and nurture our cultural and educational programs and to care for our historic building.

    Donate to the Annual Fund Here!

    Our future includes you and you really do make a difference!

  • "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.

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