An opening reception for “Symphony of Light and Shadow,” an exhibit of new paintings by impressionist Jude Abbe, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the North Shore Art Association in the Gordon Grant room, 11 Pirates Lane, Gloucester.

The exhibit will run from Sept. 27 to Oct. 10. The NSAA is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Abbe has won many painting awards, including the Grumbacher gold medal and the Charles Movalli gold medal.

This exhibit is free to the public during regular hours.

For information, call 978-283-1857 or visit http://nsarts.org.