The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport to Host Holiday Fine Art Exhibition and Sale

Opening Reception for the Public Saturday, December 1.

Opening Reception for the Public Saturday, December 1

The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport presents its annual winter exhibition Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters December 1, 2012 through April 7, 2013.

The gallery will host a public opening reception with complimentary refreshments Saturday, December 1, from 2 – 4 p.m. A special discount of five percent off the sale of all art will be available for Museum members (gallery patrons will receive a 10 percent discount) through December 31, 2012.

The invitational exhibition features more than 100 framed paintings and drawings displayed and available for purchase – each no larger than 8 inches in height or width (excluding frame). More than 40 Maritime Gallery artists will be featured in the exhibition including David Bareford, Patrick Donovan, Neal Hughes, H. Gray Park and Cean Youngs.

One of the most popular shows on the gallery’s annual schedule, Maritime Miniatures provides an opportunity for collectors to own original work by their favorite artists at affordable prices.

“Each painting is truly a small masterpiece created by some of the most respected maritime artists working today,” said Jeanne Potter, director of the Maritime Gallery.  “Reasonably priced and beautifully framed, these paintings are perfect for holiday gift giving.”

For more information, visit mysticseaport.org/gallery or call 860.572.5388.

About the Maritime Gallery

The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is the nation’s foremost gallery specializing in contemporary marine art and ship models. Through its parent organization, Mystic Seaport, the gallery is proud to offer access to the world’s leading experts in the marine field, and the highest standards of scholarship, integrity and connoisseurship that the nation’s finest maritime museum represents. The gallery is free to the public. Please visit mysticseaport.org/gallery for current hours.