2016 Show Schedule


Winter's Splendor

Group Show

An exhibit of winter-themed artworks by
McBride Gallery and Guest Artists

January 10 - February 28

~ No Artist Reception ~

Bruce Handford

"Morning Color" Watercolor

Kevin McNamara
"Winter Shadows"

Michael Godfrey

Solo Show
"Travels Here & Abroad"

March 20 - April 10, 2016

Meet the Artist

March 20, 1 - 4pm
Artist Talk: 2:00pm

Travels to Ireland: stone fences, thatched cottages, winding roads and rolling green hills dotted with grazing sheep...picturesque and perfect to paint. Michael Godfrey will treat us to paintings from this trip and others: Alaska, France, Switzerland, perhaps some favorite places you have visited.

Michael Godfrey
"Irish Cottage"
Oil 11 x 14

Cuba Today

From Studies to Studio

See selection of show paintings

Featuring the plein air paintings completed on location
& studio-finished paintings from the
historic 2016 plein air painting trip to Cuba led by
B. Eric Rhoads, publisher of Plein Air Magazine.

Invitational Show
Exhibition: May 1 - June 26, 2016

Meet the Artists ~ Sunday, May 1
~ Artists' Talk 2:00pm ~
Reception 1:00-4:00pm


Janet Anderson
Bruce Bingham
Brenda Boylan
Carl Dalio
Lisa Egeli
Steven Hill
Hai-Ou Hou
Charlie Hunter
Shelby Keefe
Nancie King Mertz
Larry Moore
Anette Power
Scott Prior
B. Eric Rhoads
Richard Sneary
Carol Lee Thompson

and more...

Hai-Ou Hou "Cuba's History" Oil

Summer Salon shows in Annapolis

Perfectly Pastel

Invitational Group show


On Exhibit: July 3 - July 31 2016

No Artist Reception

David Lawton "Rock Creek" Pastel

Artists include:

Albert Handell
Marc R. Hanson
Steven Hill
David Lawton
Maria Marino
Nancie King Mertz
Lisa Mitchell
Jo Ellen Murphy
and more...

26th Annual Annapolis Art Walk

~ Meet the Artist: Vova Piven
Demonstration and Exhibit:

"Bold and Beautiful" August 18 - September 11

Thursday, August 18, 2016 ~ 5 - 9pm

~ Enjoy a live Painting Demonstration ~

For more Art Walk information on Parking
Maps, Free Trolley Rides and Events

 Live guitar music by Tim Kolberg

Vova Piven "Cresting the Wave" Oil 36 x 48

Ninth Annual

"The Best of the Chesapeake"

an Invitational Group Show with 20 artists
Meet the Artists Reception
September 18 , 1:00 - 4:00pm

Juried Awards
Awards Presentation: 2:00pm,
Sunday, September 18

September 18 - October 16, 2016

This Chesapeake Bay area themed exhibit will feature vintage boats on the Chesapeake Bay: schooners to steamboats; wildlife, marshes, small coves, family farms and harbor towns that define this extensive waterway.

Patrick Meehan
Best of Show winner in 2016 - The Journeyman"
Oil 16 x 20

Group Show

November 6 to
December 4, 2016


Meet the Artists

Sunday, November 6, 1- 4pm

2:00 Artist Conversation


The Classic Landscape

Six Views of Landscapes

Tim Bell - Hiu Lai Chong

Leo Goode - Ed Hatch

Gerald Hennesy - Lisa Mitchell

Lisa Mitchell "Farm Classic" 12 x 24 Oil

Small Gems Show

An exhibit of small scale artworks by
McBride Gallery artists and Guest Artists

December 1 - 31, 2016

~ Open House events ~
Special Appearance with
Victor Nizovstev

Midnight Madness I on December 1st,
December 8 & 15 for Midnight Madness II
and The Eleventh Hour

Small Gems Show

December 1 - 31, 2016

15 Participating Artists

Victor Nizovtsev
"Swan Lake Dreams"
Oil Painting ~ Giclee available

*If you are travelling a distance to attend a show,
please call to confirm the date and time.

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215 Main Street Annapolis MD 21401 • 410-267-7077

Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 5:30, Sunday 12:00 - 5:30, Thursday til 9:00pm