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Watering Holes

Henry Isaacs
August 31 – October 27, 2023
Maine Jewish Museum

About This Exhibition

Beloved Maine and Vermont-based painter Henry Isaacs returns to the Maine Jewish Museum with a selection of landscapes of ponds, beaches, and rivers, suggesting “favorite, secret and loved places where we gather and play.” One of the most recognizable artists painting in Maine today, Isaacs is widely known for his broken brushwork style and effervescent palette. He holds a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), an MFA, H.Dp. FA from the Slade School of Fine Art, London, and has taught at RISD, Mass College of Art, and Slade School of Fine Art.

    • Exhibit Opening: Henry Isaacs, Nanci Kahn + Meredith Kennedy, Magi Leland

      Thursday, August 31, 2023
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Mingle with artists and art lovers, enjoy wine and cheese with museum mavens and curious minds, and celebrate with us as we unveil our newest exhibitions!

    • Artist Talk: Henry Isaacs

      Sunday, September 10, 2023
      2:00 pm


      Meet beloved Maine and Vermont-based artist Henry Isaacs for a discussion about his artistic process and connection to Maine and MJM.

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