Hook into the Derby on Friday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Louisa Gould Gallery, with live music, refreshments and first viewing of the benefit invitational Derby exhibition involving some 25 Island artists.
From 5 to 6 p.m. Ed Jerome will be signing the book he edited with Ray Ellis’s fishing art. The new exhibition includes oils, photographs, paintings, sculpture, works on paper and board, and the official Derby Grand Slam oil painting as well.
The Art of Fish will run for the five weeks of the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the derby scholarship.
The gallery is on Main street in Vineyard Haven.