Victoria Wyeth, only granddaughter of Andrew Wyeth and niece of Jamie Wyeth, will open a short series of illustrated talks Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Friends Community Room of Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. The talk, titled Andrew Wyeth’s Pennsylvania, will focus on her grandfather’s work in and around the Wyeth home in Chadds Ford, Pa. This program will benefit the Friends of the Rockland Public Library, so voluntary donations at the door will be appreciated.

On Thursday, Aug. 5, Wyeth will offers a free talk at the library titled Jamie Wyeth’s Pennsylvania. Special accommodations for persons with disabilities can be made with 48 hours notice by calling the library at 594-0310.

The series will culminate with a talk on Andrew Wyeth’s Maine Friday, Aug. 20 in the Strom Auditorium of Camden Hills Regional High School, Route 90, Rockport. Tickets for the Strom talk, a benefit for Friends of the Rockland Public Library, are $25, $15 for K-12 students. They are available at the library, Grasshopper Shop and The Reading Corner, Rockland; Farmers Fare, Rockport; and Zoot Coffee, Camden.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to