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Amanda Lahikainen, PhD, Named Executive Director of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art

OGUNQUIT, MAINE. David Mallen, President of the Board of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art (OMAA) announced today that Amanda Lahikainen, PhD, has been appointed as the museum’s new Executive Director, effective May 1, 2020.  The board unanimously approved the appointment on March 23, 2020. Dr. Lahikainen is currently Chair of the Art Department and…

Richard D’Abate Named Interim Executive Director of Ogunquit Museum of American Art

Richard D’Abate Named Interim Executive Director of Ogunquit Museum of American Art Serves During Transition Period until Full Director Search is Complete (Ogunquit, ME — December 5, 2019) The Board of Directors of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art (OMAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard D’Abate as Interim Executive Director. He will…

Michael Mansfield to Step Down as OMAA Director

OGUNQUIT MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART ANNOUNCES DIRECTOR TRANSITION   Michael P. Mansfield to Step Down as Executive Director & Chief Curator, Remains as Advisor through Transition   (Oqunquit, ME, September 26, 2019) — Ogunquit Museum of American Art (OMAA) announced today that Michael Mansfield has decided to step down as the Executive Director and Chief Curator, effective…

Ogunquit Museum Shows Sculpture That Changes Tradition

Maine Home & Design SHOWCASE, By Emma Simard September 2019 With the start of spring, the Ogunquit Museum of American Art opened its doors for the season. One of their 2019 highlights is sculpturist Sebastian Martorana’s first-ever solo exhibition in New England: Subject Matters: Sebastian Martorana in Sculpture. The Baltimore-based contemporary artist takes a direct…

Ogunquit Museum of American Art to Receive a $2 Million Legacy Gift

Ogunquit Museum of American Art getting $2 Million Legacy Gift Portland Press Herald By Ray Routhier The Ogunquit Museum of American Art is getting a gift of nearly $2 million from one of its board members, the organization announced Friday. The gift comes from Ann Ramsay-Jenkins, who grew up in Portland and was a co-founder…

Maine Dreamscapes | Featured Photographer Cig Harvey

Yankee Magazine By Heather Marcus August 3, 2019 A native of England and an alumna of Maine Media Workshops, Cig Harvey is well established as a fine art photographer thanks in part to her three sold-out monographs, including You an Orchestra You a Bomb (Schilt Publishing, 2017). She is also the winner of the 2018 Prix Virginia, an international…

‘Eating Flowers: Sensations of Cig Harvey’ at the OMAA

‘Eating Flowers: Sensations of Cig Harvey’ at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art Bangor Daily News, July 31, 2019 OGUNQUIT — Cig Harvey’s monographic exhibition, “Eating Flowers: Sensations of Cig Harvey” will run at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art (OMAA) 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily until Oct. 31, at 543 Shore Road. “Eating Flowers” is…

Ogunquit Museum Announces 2019 Programs

Seacoastonline.com Ogunquit Maine – The Ogunquit Museum of American Art (OMAA) announces its 66th season program schedule featuring renowned artists, poets, authors and the first of its kind, modern dance performance in the galleries. The museum this season will host Totally Tuesday Talks and Arts & Letters by the Sea bringing into focus Oqunquit’s important…

Ogunquit Museum of American Art Season Starts May 1st

By York County Coast Star / Seacoastonline.com Complete Article OGUNQUIT – The Ogunquit Museum of American Art (OMAA) recently announced its 66th season schedule, opening on Wednesday, May 1. The season features a renewed focus on American modernism across media with painting, drawing, sculpture combined with the written word and moving image. The museum’s season…

‘Shorelines’ and ‘Seascape’: Ogunquit’s Early Taste of Summer

Linda Chestney ArtScope Magazine Complete Article [Excerpt from article] Indulge in two exhibitions that are running concurrently at the OMAA with overlapping themes. “Shorelines: Coastal Sightings in American Art” is an exhibition of paintings, drawings, sculpture and photography that collect snippets of life on the coast and our relationship with the sea. Executive director and…

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