artistic responses to literary works

‘The Word Made Art’ exhibit marks Melville’s 200th birthday

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WALDOBORO — Tidemark Gallery and Café presents “The Word Made Art,” a group art exhibition to mark this year's celebration of Herman Melville’s 200th birthday with works inspired by the the American Renaissance (1820-1860).

Participating visual artists offer, in their chosen media, responses to literary works of men and women from the seminal era of American Romanticism: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Edger Allen Poe, Emily Dickinson, and others.

“The Word Made Art” will run through the first week in May, 2019. The artists will be present at the opening reception Sunday, March 2, from 2 to 5 p.m.

The artists featured in the show will include: Chris Augusta, Barbara Vanderbilt, David Peloquin, Sandy Griffin, Linda Gallion, Stephanie Muri, Susanna Lasker, Pat Parks, Lucy Martin, Stephanie Chamberlin, Alana VanDerwerker, Martha Truscott, and Helen Richmond Webb.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays.

For additional information, find Tidewater Gallery on Facebook or at 902 Main Street, Waldoboro, 207 832-5109.

Event Date: 

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Event Location: 

Tidewater Gallery

Address: 

902 Main Street
Waldoboro  Maine
United States