In "big city" Portland,
my predominant means of viewing art work
was in privately owned galleries.
Here, I prefer outdoor Fairs & Farmers' Markets,
where local artists & artisans
set up their booths alongside
harbors, rivers, or in town squares.
Part of the fun is strolling outdoors,
chatting with vendors & other folks.
Great places for sketchbook journaling!
Above, a summer Art Fair in Bucksport,
along the Penobscot River.