BETHEL — Mahoosuc Land Trust (MLT) is looking for special photographs and original art work that express the uniqueness of the environment, people and communities of Western Maine. This year’s theme is “Calling Maine Home.”

All entries will be displayed at the Mahoosuc Land Trust office, 162 North Road as part of MLT’s celebration of Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. There will be an art show preview from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Land Trust office. Come and enjoy light refreshments, meet the artists and purchase selected works.

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, the art show continues with selected works available for sale. All work will remain on display and available for sale until Friday, Oct. 19. Plein Air artists are also welcome to demonstrate their craft during Sunday’s event.

In its fifth year, the “Art Celebration of Nature” has had more than 55 exhibiting artists and photographers. There will be first and second place prizes for photography and art work. To learn more or receive entry guidelines, contact Barbara Murphy at 207-824-3806 or

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