Mystic Seaport Opens Holiday Fine Art Exhibition and Sale Nov 22

Show Features Small Paintings by Top Maritime Artists

Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport presents its annual winter exhibition and sale, Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters, November 22, 2015 through April 3, 2016.

The invitational exhibition features more than 100 small paintings displayed and available for purchase – each no larger than 10 inches in height or width (excluding frame). The exhibition includes works with a maritime winter theme among others by more than 50 top Maritime Gallery artists, and features scenes of majestic ships, yachting and working boats, coastal landscapes, marshes, and marine wildlife.

Participating artists include Joel Popadics, Kim Muller-Thym, David Bareford, James Magner, Al Barker, Del-Bouree Bach, Russ Kramer, and Robert Noreika.

One of the most popular shows on the Gallery’s annual schedule, the exhibition provides an opportunity for collectors to own original work by their favorite artists at affordable prices.

“Each one of these miniature works of art, created by some of the most respected and leading contemporary maritime artists, capture the beauty of the maritime experience of the sea,” said Monique Foster, director of the Maritime Gallery.  “These original small masterpieces are framed, very affordable and perfect gifts for the holidays.”

The Gallery will host a public opening with an “Artists’ Walk” on Sunday, November 22 at 1:30 p.m. where some of the participating artists will be on hand to discuss their works in the show. Admission to the Artists’ Walk and the Gallery is free. A special discount of five percent off the sale of all original art in the Maritime Gallery will be available for Mystic Seaport members (Gallery Patrons receive a 10 percent discount) through December 31.

For more information, visit or call 860.572.5388.

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About the Maritime Gallery
The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is the nation’s foremost gallery specializing in contemporary marine art and ship models. Through its parent organization, Mystic Seaport, the Gallery is proud to offer access to the world’s leading experts in the marine field, and the highest standards of scholarship, integrity and connoisseurship that the nation’s finest maritime museum represents. The Gallery is free to the public. Please visit for current hours.