KENNEBUNK – The Art Guild of the Kennebunks (AGK) will host its annual art show and gala event at the Colony Hotel (140 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport) on Wednesday, July 18 from noon to 8 p.m. A “Meet the Artists” reception is scheduled for 5 to 7:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Lisa Mills and the Ocean Ave Band. The public is invited and admission is free.

The Art Guild of the Kennebunks offers exhibitions in which only juried members may exhibit their art. AGK presently has approximately 80 juried members. Additional shows this season include September 7-9 at the South Congregational Church Community House in Kennebunkport.

AGK member John Forssen has donated his pastel painting, “Almost Home,” which will be raffled off at 7 p.m. to benefit the AGK Scholarship Fund. As a 5013(c) non-profit organization, the Guild appreciates donations to its local scholarship fund.