Speers Gallery Artist
An exhibit by Kennebunk Homeschoolers Network will be on display in the Speers Gallery from January 5 to 31, 2015. The exhibit features a wonderful collection of watercolors, photography, drawings, acrylics and sculpture. The students will be hosting an opening reception on Monday January 5th from 4 PM - 6 PM. The public is invited to attend. The exhibit may be view during regular Library hours when the room is not booked for programs (please check the schedule outside of the Gallery.
The Kennebunk Homeschoolers Network is a group of homeschooling families from Kennebunk and surrounding towns, who meet to share ideas and support other homeschoolers. They meet the first Monday of the month from 2 PM to 4 PM in Hank’s Room. Anyone considering homeschooling or already homeschooling is welcome to attend.
Students participating in the exhibit include: Talia Kremser, Hannah LeRoy, Amielia Duca, Colm Hull, Angelie Cote, Adia Montanga, Natalie Montanga, Leah Jarochym and Paige Jarochym.
The Kennebunk Free Library is pleased to present the work of these talented artists.
In keeping with the Library's mission of serving the diverse cultural, informational, educational and recreational needs of the community, the Library provides space for art exhibits. Exhibit materials may be organized and presented by the Library, members of the community, and not-for-profit groups within the guidelines set forth in the Exhibit Policy below.
On April 2, 2011, the gallery was re-named the Speers Gallery in honor of Mike Speers, former Library Trustee and Friend of the Library, who was the inspiration of the Gallery.
Speers Gallery Artists for 2015
Applications to Exhibit in The Speers Gallery Now Accepted
We are currently accepting applications for artists to exhibit during the 2016 calendar year. Since its inception in 2001 Hank’s Room Gallery, rechristened the Speers Gallery in 2010, has offered exhibit opportunities to both amateur and professional artists. The gallery has been host to a variety of mediums including photography, textile arts and mixed media assemblages in addition to renditions in oil, pastel, pen and ink, and watercolor.
The application process is open to either individual or group shows. Applications must be received by October 15, 2015 to be considered for exhibition in 2016. The submitted applications will compete in a juried review conducted by an Art Committee consisting of members from the Library and Art communities. Upon completion of the review, applicants will be contacted regarding the committee’s decisions. Application forms are available below.
The offering of monthly artist exhibits allows the us to serve the diverse cultural, informational, educational, and recreational needs of the community. The Library is very proud to have showcased the many talented artists who have previously exhibited and is looking forward to continuing this tradition with the 2016 exhibit schedule.
Exhibit Policy, Procedures and Artist Application Form
Policies and Applications
Artists are invited to submit an application for exhibit by October 1st to be considered for the following calendar year. Please read the following policy and procedures before you apply. If you have additional questions, please call the Library Director at 985-2173.