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    June 10, 2017

    Season-opening reception at Mars Hall Gallery

    Mars Hall Gallery will open its 2017 summer season with "14 Miles to the Horizon," an ever-changing exhibit that showcases Maine art along with an expanded selection of fine antiques and collectibles; and a preview of a retrospective show opening in July. The season-opening reception will be Friday, June 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. On display in "14 Miles to the Horizon” will be paintings by Nancy Baker, Leo Brooks, ...

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    June 10, 2017

    Farnsworth opens major summer show

    On Saturday, June 17, the Farnsworth Art Museum will open a major retrospective of the works of Marguerite Thompson Zorach. Titled “Marguerite Zorach — An Art-Filled Life,” the show will be on display in the Micah, Sam and Tim galleries of the downtown museum’s Morehouse wing through Jan. 7. “Marguerite Zorach — An Art-Filled Life” is an exhibition that brings together 60 paintings and textiles Zorach made ...

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    June 9, 2017

    Magical mystery at Maine Media fundraiser

    Maine Media Workshops + College’s annual art sale fundraiser is dubbed Mystify the Senses and offers an evening of engaging experiential presentations Thursday, June 22, at the newly renovated 162 Russell Ave., formerly home to Center for Maine Contemporary Art and its predecessor, Maine Coast Artists. The evening promises to engage guests through a sampling of what happens on the Maine Media campus. Productions ...

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    June 9, 2017

    Open studio at Tillman Crane Photography

    The Tillman Crane Photography Gallery, 22 Pearl St., will host an open studio/gallery Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited to view 72 new platinum photographs on display throughout the gallery. This year’s images focus on China and Japan. Tillman Crane will be demonstrating his darkroom printing process throughout the day, an opportunity to see how he uses both old and new cameras and ...

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    June 9, 2017

    Oceanside gets grant for kinetic sculpture

    Oceanside High School is one of eight winners of the Gizmo Garden Grants that enable Maine organizations to provide gender-balanced education in the fields of coding, electronics, and robotics for Maine students in grades 6-12. Gizmo Garden is a group of Lincoln County residents who promote engineering opportunities for students in Midcoast Maine. Their Gizmo Garden Fund enables schoolteachers, librarians and ...

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    June 9, 2017

    Art for the animals at Pope Memorial

    In keeping with the long tradition of local artists supporting the Pope Memorial Humane Society, the shelter has established an Art Wall for artists to exhibit and sell their work. A percentage of the selling price of any work sold will be donated to the shelter. The inaugural exhibition features the beautiful work of Anna B. McCoy, whose art is shown courtesy of Dowling Walsh Gallery of Rockland. McCoy studied ...

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    June 8, 2017

    Special paint night pushes its medium

    Frieda Hanlon will lead a special Paint Night Event — Paint the Sky! — Friday, June 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Art Loft, the downtown nonprofit arts center at 385 Main St., Suite 9 (lobby level of Thorndike building). Painting the sky has fascinated mankind since cave painting days. In this workshop, participants will take easy-to-work-with everyday materials to create dramatic but simple-to-produce renditions ...

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    June 8, 2017

    Cirillo, Midcoast members at River Arts

    River Arts on Route 1 invites the public to the opening reception for its annual member show, including work by Midcoast artists, Friday, June 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. Also opening with the reception is a solo exhibition by Searsport artist Sandi Cirillo, in the West Gallery. This year’s annual member celebration includes an art supply recycling fundraiser, a good way to pick up frames or other supplies inexpensively, ...

  • Published
    June 7, 2017

    Hauser’s ‘Alliance’ at PhoPa

    PhoPa Gallery’s exhibition “Painting and Photography: An Alliance of Mediums,” featuring work by Midcoast artist Michelle Hauser, will run from Wednesday, June 14 through, July 15. The public is invited to an opening reception Thursday, June 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. Hauser's solo exhibition explores the ways in which photography and painting can interact. A selection of her paintings (many of which began during an ...

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    June 7, 2017

    Montpelier gets a makeover

    Knox Museum invites the public to attend its grand re-opening of Montpelier, the big white house at the Route 131 turn to St. George, Thursday, June 15, between 5 and 7 p.m. Admission is free, light refreshments will be served and all are encouraged to come see what’s new for 2017. “It’s kind of an oxymoron to talk about ‘what’s new’ at a history museum,” admitted Knox Museum’s Executive Director Tobin Malone. ...


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