Opening Reception for Rangeley Angling Art Show

July 10, 2020
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
RFA Lakeside Theater
Call (207) 864-5000 for more information

Rangeley ANGLING ART SHOW

Opening Reception: July 10, 2020, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
The Exhibit continues through July 26, 2020.

Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery located in the lobby of the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main Street, Rangeley.

Presented in conjunction with the Rangeley Region Sport Shop as part of their 75th Anniversary Celebration

Exclusively Sponsored by the Rangeley Region Sport Shop.

Exhibiting Artists include: Marcia Baker, Solomon Fast, John Hooper, Alex Poland and David Tibbetts. For more information about individual artists in the exhibit, click this link: https://rangeleyarts.org/events/event/angling-art-show/

The RFA is proud to work in conjunction with the Rangeley Region Sport Shop to present an exhibit of Rangeley Angling Art at the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery. The Opening Reception where you can meet the artists will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Enjoy complimentary snacks and cash bar (beer/wine) as you view the work of five fine Maine artists working in this genre. The exhibit continues through July 26th.

About the RRSS’s 75th Anniversary: In the year 1945 George Fletcher moved his home business to Main Street Rangeley and opened Fletcher’s Fly Shop. His main business was fly tying supplies but also sold flies and other fly fishing gear.  He sent out a printed catalog filling orders from all around the country. The catalog went out for nearly 40 years under three different owners. We are blessed to be the seventh owners and stewards of what I believe is the oldest running fly shop in the state. We will be celebrating the store’s 75th year throughout 2020, mostly during the summer months. We will be writing a series of blogs on the history of the shop and another about old fly patterns called “Patterns of the Past.”  An “Angling Arts” show that we are sponsoring opens on July 10th and will be in place for a couple weeks at the Lakeside Theater. We also plan on having a series of events featuring well known tiers and anglers. Coming for spring newly designed t-shirts and hats will help to commemorate the anniversary.  Stay tuned as we still have lots of planning to do and will keep everyone posted as the year progresses.

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