317 Gallery



The 317 Gallery is located in the the front parlor rooms at 317 Main Community Music Center. The high ceilings and beautiful natural light in the historic Main Street building make it a perfect venue to display artwork. The gallery features five shows a year and welcomes the public to view the art between 10-2pm on weekdays.  For more information about 317 Gallery, please contact Gallery Manager, Marlena Faxon at 207.846.4408  207-712-3905.



“In The Moment”
Cheryl Seavey
September 23-November 17 2017

Opening Reception for Cheryl Seavey’s “In The Moment”

Art lovers turned out in droves for the opening reception of  “In  the Moment,” a new series of paintings from Portland artist Cheryl Seavey.

“Anticipation” by Cheryl Seavey

Having painted numerous commissioned pieces and shared her artwork with family and friends over the years, she is excited to have her first public show at 317 Main.

Seavey says she tries to capture a moment in time and a sense of place in her paintings.   “The images remind us that life is not static, but in motion,” says Seavey.

Cheryl Seavey lives in Portland, Maine with her husband, two kids and their dog, Sally.

She has a degree in environmental studies and sociology and has developed a strong sense of stewardship and community through her years of work for a local, non-profit organization and volunteering in local schools.

40% of proceeds from any sale during the show will be donated to 317 Main Community Music Center.

To view more of Cheryl’s paintings, please visit her instagram page at @cseaveyartist here.


March 13-May 25th 2017
Refuge-A Series of mixed-media works by Betsy Thompson

317 Gallery is pleased to present Refuge, a new series of mixed-media works by artist and illustrator Betsy Thompson of Portland, Maine.  The collection, created over the last 18 months, is an examination of the search for compassion and humanity in our changing world.

The pieces, created on paper and wood panels, document the importance of cultivating and nurturing personal relationships, and the discovery of safe harbor in the sense of home, community, and the larger world.

317 Gallery invites the public to a reception for the artist on Saturday, March 25th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The evening will include refreshments and live music from The Cliffhangers, a student group featuring Thompson’s daughter Lily.


January 21st – March 15th 2017
The Familiar -New works by Marlena Faxon

The 317 Gallery is pleased to present The Familiar, a collection of new works from Yarmouth artist Marlena Faxon,  from January 21st – March 15th. Please join us for an opening reception on Jan. 21st from 6-8pm with live music featuring members of the artist’s family and refreshments.  40% of proceeds from sales during the show will be donated by the artist to support broad access to music education.


November 8, 2016 – January 5, 2017
Earth, Sea & Sky -Reflections on Nature from the artists of Brahms Mount
Opening Reception Saturday, November 19th 6-8pm

317 Gallery is pleased to present Earth, Sea & Sky – Reflections on Nature, a collection of paintings brahmsmountshowand photographs from the artists of Brahms Mount. The artists, Linda Horstmann

of Yarmouth, Debra Serino of Yarmouth, Samantha Rand of Freeport, and Anne Ritchie of Freeport, have a bond based on friendship and a shared love of Maine. The show will include 30 works that together explore their relationship with the natural world, from the sanctuary of a backyard garden, to the earth’s place in the universe.


September 12 – November 4 2016

Soulflower: Plant Spirit Art

Yarmouth artist Lisa Estabrook takes us on an intimate exploration of the plants and flowers that Soulflower Purple Poppy
inspire her.  Join us for an opening reception on Saturday, September 17th 6-8pm in the 317 Gallery. Details about the artist’s work are available here. (1)


May 12-August 31 2016
“Spring” by Jodi Edwards of York and Ellsworth.

An acrylic panel from Jodi Edwards’ “Spring” collection

Galley Hours are Monday-Friday,  4-6pm.  The public is welcome to stop by between 10-4pm, but the gallery space may be occupied by students and campers.  Please call the front desk 846-9559 to check.


March 1-April 30 2016

“New Works” in acrylic and mixed media by Freeport artist Samantha Rand.

An opening reception will be held Friday, March 11 6-8 PM.