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The guest lecture with Dr. William Keller has been rescheduled for Friday, January 27 at 5 pm. 

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New Sculpture Director Announced!

The Academy is pleased to announce the arrival of internationally renowned sculptor Chad Fisher as the new Charlotte Colby Danly Sculpture Chair. This appointment marks a bold step in the Lyme Academy’s move to build the premier figurative sculpture program in the United States.


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New Exhibition:


NOVEMBER 11, 2022 – FEBRUARY 19, 2022

A compelling new exhibition featuring contemporary figurative artists’ search for expression and meaning within a single-color or limited palette.

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Image at right: Joel Peter Witkin, Studio of the Painter (Courbet), Toned Gelatin Silver Print, 16 x 20 in., 1990.

New Workshop:

Color and Form: Painting the Structure of the Head with Steven Assael 

This workshop will be devoted to the construction of the head through both form and color. Students will learn about proportion, form, light, and color, as well as about portraiture and its history.


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New classes!

Winter Registration is Open!

Winter Continuing Education classes start January 16, 2023; register online.

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de Gerenday’s Fine Art Materials and Curiosities is now open at the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts!

The Lyme Academy of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the formal opening of de Gerenday’s Fine Art Materials and Curiosities, a new shop offering fine art materials and giftable objects from around the globe.

Art Store now open daily 10 am – 4 pm through the holidays!


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