Whether you’re looking for quality local art and art demos, fun live entertainment, or a great night out with friends, Art Walk LA has you covered this Friday, August 26. Dozens of artists and a batch of new activities highlight this month’s event. Rent a bike from Rainbow Bicycle so you can easily enjoy exhibits and events on both sides of the river!

Watercolor painter Kenneth Harvey demonstrates his craft with a live plein air demo on Auburn’s Main Street at the July 29 Art Walk Lewiston Auburn.

Essential Info

August Art Walk Highlights

Featured Artist

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Medium: Wood
Art Walk Venue: Argo (64 Lisbon Street, Lewiston)

Live Entertainment

The Veayo Twins2ad9d17ce82345b2a3824e6f39902f6e
Pop, rock, gutty R&B, and country
5:30 PM
Festival Plaza (Main Street, Auburn)


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Preserving and promoting big band sound and the Great American Songbook
6:30 PM
Dufresne Plaza (72 Lisbon Street, Lewiston)

Artist & Author Talks

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Reading and Q&A from freelance writer, editor, and former Maine Arts Commission Literary Fellow
6:00 PM
LA Arts (221 Lisbon Street, Lewiston)


Artist Talk: Amy Stacey Curtis
Discussion of her 18-year interactive installation art series that began in Lewiston in 2000, with additional installations in eight other mill towns. The final installation opens next month in Lewiston’s Bates Mill.
7:00 PM
Lewiston Public Library (200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston)

Community Picnic

Red Table Picnic
Public potluck to coincide with Art Walk and the Veayo Twins
BRING: Your own chairs / blanket, food, plate, and utensils – try to keep within the theme of red
5:30-8:00 PM
Festival Plaza (Main Street, Auburn)

Book Sale

Auburn Library Book Sale
5:00 PM
Auburn Public (Library 49 Spring Street, Auburn)

Additional Live Entertainment

Chris Robley & the Fear of Heights
Orchestral indie-pop and hyperfolk
6:00 PM
Avant-Garde Maine (182 Lisbon Street, Lewiston)

Juke Joint Devils
Energetic, swinging blues
8:00 PM
She Doesn’t Like Guthries (115 Middle Street, Lewiston)

The Goods
Rock, acoustic, Americana
8:00 PM
Gritty McDuff’s (68 Main Street, Lewiston)

August Participating Venues and Artists

  • 84 Court Restaurant (84 Court Street, Auburn): Nicholas Pinkham
  • Argo (64 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Featured Artist Laurie Sproul, Alexandra Hood, Donald J. Bernard, Helen Warren
  • Auburn City (Hall 60 Court Street, Auburn): Teresa Cavendish Barbosa *with live art demo*
  • Auburn Public Library (49 Spring Street, Auburn): Susan Geismar
  • Avant-Garde Maine (182 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Anna O’Sullivan and Doug von Werssowetz
  • Bear Bones Beer (43 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Stan Hollenbeck
  • Café LA (49 Spring Street, Auburn): Carol Boldt, Heather Gagne, Julie Breau, Karl Maren
  • Canna Care Docs of Maine (79 Main Street, Auburn): Jim Ferrari and Julie Breau
  • Cell53 (347 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Brandon Goding
  • Chill Yoga (178 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Ron Bosse
  • Designs By Skip (144 Main Street, Auburn): Karl Lalemand
  • Downtown Handmade Vintage: Now part of The Hive Artist Collective (178 Lisbon Street, Lewiston)
  • Dube’s Flower Shop (195 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Aurora Deveau, Annette Merrill’s Day Care
  • Dufresne Plaza (72 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Mike Thurlow *with live art demo*
  • Forage Market (180 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Kate Cargile
  • Fuel Lewiston / Sidecar (49 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Richard Field
  • Gil Poliquin Hearing & Optical (Window) (50 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Kenneth Harvey *with live art demo*
  • Gritty McDuff’s Brew Pub (68 Main Street, Auburn): Grayling Cunningham
  • Hardy, Wolf & Downing (186 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): C E Morse
  • Heritage Collectibles (189 Main Street, Lewiston): Peter Moran
  • J. Dostie Jewelers (4 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Debra Trafton
  • Kait Lavin Photography (154 Court Street, Auburn): Closed for the rest of the 2016 season
  • Kimball Street Studios (191 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): William Cox
  • LA Arts (221 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Chip Ross, Daniel Ramos, George Ramos, Papi Musese
  • Lamey Wellehan (108 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Outright L-A, Tri-County Mental Health Services: Social Learning Center
  • Lamey Wellehan – Grants Gallery (109 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Closed for August’s event
  • Lewiston Public Library (200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Jennifer Locke and Artist Talk with Amy Stacey Curtis 
  • Maine Dems Office (124 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Delian Valeriani, Denny Burgoin, Kevin Lyons, Lexx Ducharme, and Youth Artist: Emma Oinonen
  • Maine Gourmet Chocolates (170 Main Street, Auburn): Corrie Bernatachez
  • Paul’s Clothing & Shoe Store (281 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Closed for the rest of the 2016 season
  • Poise Yoga Studio (351 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Graham Gallert, Heidi Sawyer, Mike Breau
  • Quiet City (277 Lisbon Street, 2nd Floor, Lewiston): Courtney Schlachter, Tyler Freeman
  • Roger’s Haircutters (Window) (94 Main Street, Auburn): Nel Bernard
  • She Doesn’t Like Guthries (115 Middle Street, Lewiston): Jennifer Gammon
  • Sun Journal (104 Park Street, Lewiston): SJ Photojournalists
  • The Cupcakery (97 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Lisa Marshall and Peter Bucklin
  • The Hive Artist Collective (178 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): The Hive Resident Artists
  • The Studio (291 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Bridget McAlonan, Gary Stallsworth, and Zoe Mullen
  • The Vault (84 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Dan Marquis
  • Top It Frozen Yogurt Bar (168 Main Street, Auburn): Kelly Chase
  • Wicked Illustrations (140 Canal Street, Lewiston): Cindy Harnden