CJI Village Art Walk 2With a back drop as picturesque as Kennebunkport it was inevitable this region would draw and develop a world class culture of the arts.  With modern convenience and timeless appeal the Kennebunks are a destination for the senses.  Like all things classic, the Kennebunks  boast a universal appeal indicative of all things timeless.  Settled in 1621 Kennebunkport Maine has captured and sustained the attention of artists from around the world, with it’s quintessentially classic shorelines and dreamy villages this coastal town has graced the canvas’ of artists from all genres and has, through it’s natural attributes, cemented it’s place in the galleries of forever.

Kennebunkport Village Art Walk

Today we are blessed with the birth of the Kennebunkport Village Art Walk.  Imagine a self guided evening tour of these locally inspired works as you saunter the brick walks of historic Kennebunkport all whilst the air is filled with the sounds of live music and the like.  A revitalization for the senses and a feast for the soul this relaxing stroll through creativity’s take on natural beauty meanders one through the ever enduring Dock Square while casually making it’s way into the historic Lower Village.  Steeped in character and culture the Village Art Walk is the perfect way to spend an evening unwinding while tending to one’s appreciation for all things timeless.

I Village Art Walk n a world of screens and texts, phones and tablets, TV’s so big every living room is a theatre; let’s plan some time to get back to those things real.  Those things crafted by a skilled hand and a human eye.  Let’s go camping not from our homes; but from the technologies of today which are omnipresent in our lives and let’s get back to something authentic.    Something that truly moves us or motivates us to be better, To slow down for a moment.  Come experience the  beauty you won’t find in an app or a download but only in the eye of the beholder, you.

Participating galleries include the Chris Becker Gallery, the Galleries at Morning Walk, Landmark Gallery, Maine Art, Mast Cove Galleries, Morph Gallery & Emporium, River Tree Arts, Rusty Fly Gallery, The Sharpe Gallery, Sue Rioux Designs, and Wendy Webster Good Fine Art

CJI Village Art Walk 1Live entertainment on select nights include:

• July 8: Live music at the Galleries at Morning Walk, sponsored by Atlantic Holdings.
• Aug. 12: Live music by Shanna Underwood at The Sharpe Gallery, sponsored by The Sharpe Gallery.
• Sept. 9: Live music by Ocean Ave. at Sue Rioux Designs in Lower Village.
For information, call The Chamber at 967-0857 or visit gokennebunks.com