ROCKLAND — Arts in Rockland will kick off the summer with an art walk 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 27. Many of the galleries in downtown Rockland will stay open late to celebrate new exhibitions with hosted receptions.
Some galleries will offer a preview of exhibitions, while others will use the night to extend the viewing of current shows. Asymmetrick Arts will preview “Un-Common Ground: Four Painters,” and Archipelago will preview “Islands in Time” with photographs by Peter Ralston before their shows officially open on June 3. Art Space Gallery, on the other hand, will offer a closing reception for their featured artists Charles Laurier Dufour, William Mack, Kay Sullivan and Marjorie Strauss.
Galleries opening new shows on May 27 include CRAFT Gallery with “Telling Stories,” David Scriven Crowley with “New and Familiar Pieces,” Landing Gallery with its “2011 invitational” exhibition featuring more than 100 new works, and Jonathan Frost Gallery, which will offer an opening for gallery artists with live music.
Other galleries that will participate in the art walk include 407 Studios, Eric Hopkins Gallery, Harbor Square Gallery, Lincoln Street Center for the Arts, Lucky Dog Gallery, Michael Good Gallery, Playing with Fire! Glassworks and Gallery, Rougette Gallery and Yvette Torres Fine Art in her new location at 21 Winter St., Suite 2. Architect Eric Allyn will preview his new offices at 359 Main St., above Dowling Walsh Gallery during Friday’s art walk.
On Saturday, May 28, Dowling Walsh Gallery will open a new exhibition of works by Cig Harvey on Saturday, May 28, beginning with a gallery talk by the artist at 4 p.m.