Art Talks

Throughout the year, Lyme Art Association offers a variety of lectures presented by an excellent caliber of artists and art historians.  Lectures are Thursday evenings from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.  During the winter of 2023, we are moving our lectures to Sundays as a part of our new Weekend Matinee Series of programing.  The Weekend Matinee Series began January 29, 2023.

RSVPs are recommended for each art talk.  Suggested donation of $5 for visitors.  

See below for schedule, times and topics.

Upcoming Art Talks

March 26 - Enlarged Art
3:00 pm
Presenter: Harley Bartlett

“How did you do that?” That is a common question that I get when someone sees a mural or large painted decoration. This lecture will focus on examples of projects that I’ve painted over the years and will give answers to just that, how did I do it…

– Harley

Art Talk is Sunday, March 26th at 3 pm.

April 16 – Sculpture Art Talk & Demo
3:00 pm*
Presenter: Kimberly Monson

At 3 pm, Kimberly Monson will begin with a talk on her art making process followed by a demonstration of how she makes her artwork from 3:30 – 5:00 pm.

*Please note: there has been a schedule change for this demo. The date and time of Kimberly’s talk & demo has changed from April 2 to Sunday, April 16 at 3 pm. If you RSVPed for April 2nd, your reservation is still good and has been moved to the 16th.

April 23 – Routes to Bloom
3:00 pm
Presenter: Paul Baldassini

During his presentation the floral painter, Paul Baldassini, will offer his thoughts on the art of floral painting and share the methods he uses to bring his blooms to life.

TBD - Workshops in Rome
Presenter: Hollis Dunlop

Previous Art Talks

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.