Victoria Wyeth will give an illustrated talk on the leading paintings of Jamie Wyeth Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Friends Community Room of Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.

Victoria Wyeth is the only grandchild of the iconic artist Andrew Wyeth, the great-granddaughter of renowned illustrator N.C. Wyeth and the niece of the celebrated Jamie Wyeth. She has been speaking about Wyeth art for more than a decade and a half.

The library talk is a lead-up to the Friends of the Rockland Public Library larger event, Victoria Wyeth’s illustrated talk titled Andrew Wyeth: Friends and Family — Portraits over the Years. This illustrated talk will take place Saturday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Oceanside High School, formerly Rockland District High School, 400 Broadway. The Aug. 20 talk, a benefit, will not repeat the content of her library talk.

Andrew Wyeth: Friends and Family is a ticketed event to benefit the Friends of the Rockland Public Library. Tickets are $25, $22 for members of the Friends of the Rockland Library and for students. Tickets are available in Rockland at the library, the Reading Corner and the Grasshopper Shop; and in Camden at Sherman’s Books. For more information, call the library at 594-0310. The evening is presented by the Friends of the Rockland Public Library and is sponsored by UBS Financial Services in Rockland.

The Aug. 9 library program is free and open to the public; however, voluntary donations to the Friends of Rockland Public Library are appreciated. Special accommodations for persons with disabilities can be made with 48 hours notice by calling 594-0310.

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