In its seventh successful year, Art at Bartlett Woods will devote 2019 to celebrating “Mid Coast Legacies in Art.” Curated by artist Pam Cabanas, the exhibition celebrates the creative spirit of the artistic families woven into the fabric of life in Midcoast Maine.

The public is invited to a celebratory opening reception Saturday, March 2, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Bartlett Woods Retirement Community, 20 Bartlett Drive (off Talbot Avenue). Refreshments will be served by Chef Aaron and The Extension Chords, a teen jazz trio from Midcoast Music Academy, will perform.

Among the participating artists are husband-and-wife teams Alan and Monika Magee, and Cynthia Hyde and Jim Kinnealey; father-and-son duo Björn and Tollef Runquist; father-and-daughter duos Fredrick Kuhn and Allegra Kuhn, and Stephen Hensel and Celia Hensel; siblings Phoebe Bly and Noah Bly; Cabanas and her late mother and father; Patience Sampson and her late mother; Nancy Glassman and her late great-grandmother, Allison Hill, her late mother and former husband; Ted Tihansky; Delly Schweighauser and her late mother Wally Schweighauser, Wally’s father and great-niece Valerie Greene; Anne Cronin and her late husband; Constance Kiermaier and her grandson Ethan Kiermaier; and Tim, Susan  and Greta Van Campen.

Everyone should feel free to stop and browse this ongoing art exhibit during normal business hours Mondays through Fridays. For more information, contact Mary Eads, executive director at Bartlett Woods Retirement Community, at 594-1163 or

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or