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Incredible India! Expo and Gala Saturday, October 18, 2014

Incredible India! Expo and Gala   Saturday, October 18, 2014

Sunil Howlader, Festival, acrylic


An expo and gala celebrating the culture of India, to benefit the Lyme Art Association.  Cultural Expo and Marketplace in the afternoon, followed by Benefit Gala in the evening.

Click here for more information and to register for the Benefit Gala.

Discover and experience the culture and charm of India. Enjoy Indian food, musicians, dancers, crafts, prizes, and auction.  Win a trip to India!

Presenting Sponsor

In collaboration with Ministry of Tourism, Government of India


Five Star Sponsors

Lee and Michele Mergy


Four Star Sponsors


Three Star Sponsor

Flanders Fish Market & Restaurant


One Star Sponsor

V.F. McNeil Insurance

Sumptuous Indian food provided by


Invitations Donated by


Tent & Rentals Donated by


Premier Media Sponsor




Fourth Annual 
Lyme Land Conservation Trust 
Paint Out
October 11th and 12th

The 4th Annual Lyme Land Conservation Trust Paint Out continues the plein airtradition established by the early American Impressionists who founded the Lyme Art Colony over a hundred years ago. All plein air artists are invited to join their colleagues at Banningwood in Lyme for a beautiful autumn weekend of outdoor painting and camaraderie. 


For all the important information, please  download the prospectus.

Works created during the 2014 Paint-Out are eligible for exhibition and sale during the Celebrating Lyme's Beauty exhibition, to be held at the Lyme Art Association from November 14, 2014 through January 4, 2015. 




To continue as champions of great representational art, we need your help.

Your Annual Fund contribution goes directly to maintaining our historic gallery, staff, utilities, and other necessities that make our exhibitions and educational programs possible.

Your support keeps our gallery open.

About the Lyme Art Association

The Lyme Art Association is a vibrant art center with a gallery where professional as well as developing artists mount major exhibitions throughout the year.

We also have a busy schedule of affordable art classes and workshops. Visit the historic Lyme Art Association on your next visit to Old Lyme CT where art lives!

Current Exhibition

New England Landscape Invitational Exhibition 2014

New England Landscape Invitational Exhibition 2014

September 26–November 7, 2014

In the Spotlight

New England Landscape Invitational Exhibition 2014

New England Landscape Invitational Exhibition 2014

The Lyme Art Association is proud to announce its 2014 New England Landscape Invitational Exhibition, on view September 26, with an opening reception on October 3, from 6 to 8 pm. Featuring work by nationally renowned artists, including Peter Poskas, Linden Frederick, George Gallo, and more, the event will be an exciting tribute to the Lyme Art Association’s 100-year tradition of exhibiting and selling the best of American representational art. The presenting sponsor is Suisman Shapiro, Attorneys at Law, and the premiere media sponsor is The Day. Patrons may shop tax-free at the opening reception on October 3. Don’t miss this landmark show of American landscape paintings!