Category: American Art

Could There Be a More Difficult Time to Become an Arts Leader?

Other new hires include Jaynelle Hazard, director at the Greater Reston Arts Center in Reston, Va.; Amanda Lahikainen at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art in Maine; and Matthew Clarke at the Design Trust for Public Space in Manhattan. Becca Hoffman is the new managing director of three art fairs — in Aspen, Chicago and Palm Springs.

An Artist’s Paradise (1880s-1922)

By Ruth Greene-McNally When Charles Herbert Woodbury proclaimed the view from Narrow Cove “an artist’s paradise” he was not the first artist to discover the potential for an artist haven…

Found In Collection

By Larry Hayden, OMAA Preparator Among the many interesting objects in the OMAA collection are numerous artifacts and ephemera that may never be exhibited. These are snapshots, publicity photos, clippings,…

An OMAA docent remembers Gary Haven Smith

by Joan Sinisi Photo: Larry Hayden While working on an assignment for OMAA’s Docent Education Committee, I had the privilege of visiting Gary Haven Smith at his home and studio…

DeWitt Hardy (1940 – 2017)

By Michael Mansfield I was still in my first few days at the museum and just getting to know the collections and the history of Ogunquit when I met DeWitt…

In Focus

by Michael Mansfield Carl Austin Hyatt, “S # 28, Portsmouth Harbor Salt Pile Series,” printed 2015, 50″ x 60,″ archival pigment ink on watercolor paper OMAA has a devoted core…

Photography All Season Long at the OMAA

In celebration of the year in photographs in Maine, the Ogunquit Museum of American Art is hosting a series of photography exhibitions as part of the Maine Photo Project, which  features exhibitions in…

Spotlight On Education & Outreach

“It takes a very long time to be young.” – Pablo Picasso Engaging and educating our audience is central to our mission, so in March, 2014, we hired Amy Donovan…

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