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:

David Grafton
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 4

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.

Lisa Egeli
Best of Show winner in 2013 - Switchback" oil 16 x 20

Group Show

November 6 to
December 4, 2016


Meet the Artists

Dates November 6

1 - 4 pm


Four Views of Landscapes

Tim Bell

Hiu Lai Chong

Ed Hatch


Hiu Lai Chong "Moonlight Cruise"

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: Victor Nizovstev

Midnight Madness I ~ December 1, 7-10pm
December 8 & 15 for Midnight Madness II
and The Eleventh Hour

Small Gems Show

December 1 - 31, 2015

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