"Art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart  go together"

-- John Ruskin

The KISMET Foundation provides an engaging environment conducive to creativity and transformative experiences for individual or collective achievement. The Foundation interacts with the greater creative economy through inspirational lectures and dialogue, gallery and studio space, retreats and artist in residence programs.

2016 A Summer in Maine IV

An annual Summer juried Exhibition at

the Artist Cottage and Studio


June 15, 2016- October 15, 2016


Artist Call for the fourth annual Summer in Maine show wil be announced in April.


A portion of the art sales are a donation to the The KISMET Foundation.

A Magical Evening of Art, Music,
Food & Community

The  KISMET Foundation fundraiser at the home of Tamson and Henry Hamrock, Cousins Island.


Art and music, live auction, good food and good friends to celebrate the opening of the "Summer in Maine" show at the Artist Cottage and Studio.


Read more about this event in ZEST Magazine.


Thank you to our corporate sponsors:

Bath Savings

Burns and McDonnell

Distinctive Tile and Design

Hancock Lumber

Pat's Pizza

RE/MAX Heritage

3 Spiral Design

The KISMET Foundation is a recognized 501(c)3, tax-exempt, non-profit organization.

The KISMET Foundation exists to nourish creativity and to provide enriching  experiences for artists and art lovers alike.  We share our inspiring physical environment to support artists and to provide broader community access to the arts.

2016 KISMET Foundation

Artist in Residency

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 KISMET Foundation Artist in Residency: cellist Benjamin Noyes and violinist Tracey Jasas-Hardel. The program of the Maine based, classical musicians will build on the Foundation's "Community as Art" initiative launched in 2015. The Community based six week residency will commence mid March.