River Arts invites artists to donate artwork for its upcoming silent auction, proceeds of which will be used for new signage and improvements to the gallery’s exterior.

Artwork can be photographs, paintings, ceramics, carvings, fiber arts, sculpture, etc. The deadline for submitting donated art is Saturday, March 2. The silent auction will run from March 8 to April 6, at which time the individual pieces of work will be awarded to the highest bidder. Artwork will be available for preview at River Arts’ Invitational Hall.

River Arts is located at 241 Route 1, just south of N.C. Hunt. Winter hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 563-1507 or visit riverartsme.org.

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