Bangor, Maine

Bringing Artists Together...

... since 1875


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Latest News

The society is no longer affiliated with Launchpad. We’ve created our new website with the .ORG extension to better represent our organization,

Winners at the Bangor Art Society Open Juried Show 2023

Winners at the Bangor Art Society Open Juried Show 2023 Best in Show: “Ben Ferencz” oil portrait by Brenda Gay Oils/Acrylics: 1st –“Lost Love” by Scott Shulman      […]

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Bangor Art Society 2023 Open Juried Show in the News

2023 Open Juried Show in the news! Click the link to see the article.

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Sarah Molasses by Jeremiah Pearson Hardy

Sarah Molasses by Jeremiah Pearson Hardy Eureka! We found this beauty right here in our backyard at the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine in Orono! This painting was[…]

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Art Events Throughout the Year

The society offers a number of annual events including the member show & an open juried show available to all Maine artists.

Member Show

Submissions in any medium are welcome. Pieces need to be framed / able to be hung (i.e. museum wrapped canvas). Pieces cannot be larger than 11”x14”. 

Member Show Page
Annual Juried/Open Show

Our Open Juried show is the Bangor Art Society’s largest annual event, with over $2000+ cash prizes to be awarded.

Juried Show Page
Artober Wet Paint Event

Our members create or paint in the Bangor Area, culminating with our wet paint live auction!

Wet Paint Auction
Annual Paint Out

Members may participate in this weekend long event, during which members travel to the selected location, paint plein air and share their work with the group. It’s a fun & social event with group dinners and more.

Paint Out

Join us! It will only take a minute