The downtown Galerie Dufour will jumpstart its exhibition season by hosting an opening reception Friday, June 1 during the 5:30 to 8 p.m. First Friday art walk.

Opening will be a small works exhibit featuring previously unseen works by gallery owner and photographic artist Charles Laurier Dufour.  Opening receptions featuring new works for Galerie Dufour’s 2012 exhibition season are scheduled for June 15, July 13, Aug. 10, Sept. 7, Oct. 5 and Dec. 7.

For more information, call 338-6448 or send email to Ample examples of Dufour’s artwork can be found at

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or