47th Annual Candlelight Tour of Historic Havre de Grace

Saturday, December 14, 4pm to 8pm

Arts by the Bay Gallery is a stop on this delightful tour of 14 historic homes, churches, inns, and museums decked out in their holiday best!  See our artists at work, including carver Ernie Mauldin, ceramics artist Teresa Fitzpatrick, jewelry artist Charlotte Lindgren and painter Catherine Valle!  Loaded with unique and affordable finds that make extra special gifts, you'll love looking around our gallery!  We're open late, till 8pm!

For more tour & ticket information, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/47th-annual-candlelight-tour-of-historic-havre-de-grace-tickets-63398485577

SALE!  Friday Nov. 29 & Saturday Nov. 30, 2019

Shop small and we all win!  Trade the impersonal chaos of the big box stores for a friendly welcome into our gallery, where our artists are so happy to see you!  This Black Friday and Small Business Saturday we're treating you to 10% off any purchase totaling $100 or more!  Thanks for shopping small and supporting the arts in our community!

Discount applies to all items currently exhibiting in the gallery.  Multiple items may be combined in single purchase to meet $100 pre-tax minimum.   



Festive Hues Group Show

and Featured Artist Louanne Van Fossen

Opening Reception: Friday, November 22, 2019 - 7pm to 9pm

Our gallery is filled with the spirit of the season!  Join us for our opening reception and be the first to discover our newest one-of-a-kind finds!  We have something special for everyone on your holiday list, from carvings of bay life to unique handmade ornaments to fine paintings and jewelry and everything in-between, created by over 40 renowned regional artists!  We're also pleased to feature our talented watercolor artist, Louanne Van Fossen!  Her stunning collection of landscapes, seascapes, florals, and more is a must-see!  Come meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments, hors d'oeuvres, and a cash bar!  Free event, open to the public!

Exhibit Showing through January 26, 2020


SALE!  Saturday November 9, 2019 • 4pm-8pm

We're "off the wall" excited for the Fall Art Walk coming to Havre de Grace!  Enjoy 10% off all wall art at Arts by the Bay Gallery during this limited time sale!  We're open late, till 8pm!  Participating businesses will be marked with balloons and will feature artists demonstrating their skills, such as musicians, painters, sculptors and authors! 


Artisan's Equinox Group Show

and Featured Artist Lise Lorentzen

Opening Reception: Friday, September 13, 2019 - 7pm to 9pm

It's a season of change, in the beautiful outdoors and inside our gallery too!  Gorgeous new works by over 40 talented regional artists will be unveiled!  We're proud to present Lise Lorentzen, our featured artist specializing in the Norwegian painted decorative folk art called "Rosemaling."  Join us in celebrating the opening of "Artisan's Equinox," mingle with the artists, and enjoy light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres!  Free event, open to the public.

Exhibit Showing through November 17, 2019


SALE!  Saturday Aug. 24 & Sunday Aug. 25, 2019

Anchors away for the celebration of all things water at the Waterfront Festival in Havre de Grace!  Sail into our historic town by the sea for steamed crabs, seafood, live bands, beer gardens, artisans, entertainers, mermaid cruises, kid zones, and lots more!  Make Arts by the Bay Gallery a must stop during your visit, and check out our impressive variety of nautical masterpieces (and more!) by over 40 renowned regional artists!  Enjoy our best sale ever- pick a sail boat to reveal 5, 10, or 15% off your entire purchase!  

More about the festival at https://explorehavredegrace.com/event/the-waterfront-festival-in-havre-de-grace/


Summer Art Splash Group Show

and Featured Artists Larry & Jean Priebe

Opening Reception: Friday, June 28, 2019 - 7pm to 9pm

Ah, glorious summer!  The outdoors is such a rich, vibrant canvas of beautiful color you'd think one of our artists painted it!  Over 40 regional artists have captured the delight of those special summer moments in fun, playful, colorful works of art dotting every wall and surface of our gallery.  And we're excited to feature Larry and Jean Priebe, the multi-talented husband and wife duo with a flair for acrylic, watercolor, graphite, multi-media and jewelry, just to name a few!  Join us in jumping into summer with a splash and celebrating the opening of our latest show!  Enjoy light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres.  Free event, open to the public.

Exhibit Showing through September 8, 2019


Visit https://www.artinharford.org/ for more information


SALE!  Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 9, 2019

Havre de Grace's Jazz & Blues Fest is an exceptional event not to be missed, and so is this sale!  Every piece of artwork in the gallery is eligible for a 10% discount, just choose your favorite piece and save by showing a ticket from any festival event!  Discount applies to a single item per purchase (if multiple items in a purchase, the highest priced item will receive the discount).  One discount per customer.

More about the festival at hdgjazzbluesfest.org


Ready, Set, Spring! Group Show

and Featured Artists Susan and Jesse Amadio

Opening Reception: Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7pm to 9pm

Can you feel your inner artist awakening as spring's beautiful palette begins to bloom?  We sure can!  The gallery is abuzz with a dazzling selection of fresh work by over 40 talented regional artists.  We're excited to feature the Amadios, a creative dynamic duo you're sure to enjoy!  Jesse's skilled iron work and Susan's ceramics and mixed-media creations often harken to spring in the garden- their sought after collection is not to be missed!  Join us in welcoming the new season and celebrating the opening of our latest show!  Enjoy light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres.  Free event, open to the public.

Exhibit Showing through June 23, 2019



Sunflower Canvas Paint Night!

Friday, May 3, 2019 • 5-8pm

Visit Havre de Grace for our legendary First Fridays and get crafty at Arts by the Bay!  Have a blast painting your very own sunflower canvas with direction provided by one of our talented artists, Jodi Harvey!  Just $10 each!  All supplies provided.  Drop in, no need for registration. 



Havre de Grace City-Wide Yard Sale

Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 8am - 4pm

(Rain Date April 28, 2019)

Make Arts by the Bay Gallery a stop in your community-wide shopping!  Our artists have donated a fantastic variety of gently-used items, ready to be loved a second time around!  Art supplies, home decor, household items, clothing, and lots more.  100% of yard sale proceeds benefit our non-profit gallery. 


Winter With Friends Group Show

and Featured Artists Havre de Grace HS Students

Opening Reception: Friday, February 1, 2019 - 7pm to 9pm

Our gallery is brimming with beautiful new art by more than 40 renowned regional artists, and the Havre de Grace High School art students are getting a special feature too!  Come out to encourage young talent to pursue their creative passion, see the work of established artists you know and love, shop for a unique piece of artwork that's as special as your sweetheart (Valentine's Day is right around the corner), enjoy light refreshments and mingle with great company!  Free event, open to the public.  We can't wait to see you there!

Exhibit Showing through April 7, 2019


Pictured: Some of the Havre de Grace HS Art Students featured in the 2018 show



10th Anniversary

A Show to Remember

Group Show and Featured Artists Tom Jones and Erica Fisher

Opening Reception: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7pm to 9pm

Celebrate 10 amazing years of art with us!  We're featuring the creative talents of wood artist Tom Jones and painter Erica Fisher, along with new works by all of our artists!  Come enjoy light refreshments, hors d'oeuvres, mingle with artists and choose a favorite piece of art to call your own!  Free event, open to the public, no tickets needed!

Exhibit Showing through January 27, 2019