Art Talks

Throughout the year, Lyme Art Association offers a variety of lectures presented by an excellent caliber of artists and art historians.  Lyme Art Association’s art talks and lectures are a part of our Weekend Matinee Series of programing. 

RSVPs are recommended for each art talk. 

See below for schedule, times and topics.

Upcoming Art Talks

Howard Park: Sailing the Globe

Sunday, February 11 at 2 pm

Join us on Sunday, February 11th at 2pm at the Lyme Art Association for an adventure in sailing and art with Howard Park! Artists and sailors alike will enjoy this wonderful presentation by Howard Park, a sailor and Elected Artist at the Lyme Art Association. Through paintings, photos, and stories, Howard recreates for visitors his 31,000 mile trip around the world in his lovingly restored sailboat, COMET, a 1946 Sparkman & Stephens 52’ yawl.  

Come join us for some pre-game fun before the Super Bowl! Refreshments provided.

This event is offered at no charge in partnership with the Niantic Bay Sailing Academy.

Felicia Feldman: Fill the Soul with Art Lunchtime Art Talk

Thursday, February 22 at 12 – 1 pm

Fill your soul with art by joining us on Thursday, February 22nd from 12 – 1 pm at the Lyme Art Association for an art talk with Felicia Feldman. Through a pictorial Presentation, Felicia will share her art process, materials and techniques for creating her works, including her breathtaking pet portraits, with in the moment Q&A for attendees.

Visit our Past Art Talks at the LAA to see a listing of previous lecture topics and speakers.  The talks cover a range of topics including the Artist Process, American Art, Russian Art, Nocturns, the Plein Air art method and more.  

Included is a selection of videotaped art talks presented by our member artists.  Our presenters in the videotaped series include Polly Seip, Jim Laurino, Rick Daskam and Zufar Bikbov.