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    August 2, 2017

    ‘Photo Impressionism’ in Cushing Barn

    The next Arts In The Barn featured artist is photographer Bruce Lewis, whose “Photo Impressionism” exhibition opens with a 5 to 8 p.m. reception Friday, Aug. 11, at the Cushing Historical Society’s barn at 17 Hathorne Point Road. The show continues Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12 and 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Lewis’ photographic journey has lasted more than 50 years, with all sorts of processes and formats. ...

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    August 2, 2017

    Betts offers art ‘Comfort Zone’

    The downtown Betts Gallery will open its late summer show “Comfort Zone” Friday, Aug. 4, with a 5:30 to 8 p.m. reception. The show features paintings by two expressive Midcoast artists, Kathleen Mack and Carol Sloane. Mack divides her time between Round Pond and Italy; and Sloane between Knox County and Nova Scotia. In Mack's oil and wax paintings, she explores the idea of wanderers, “living on the edge” in ...

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    August 2, 2017

    Botkins’ annual show at Ocean View Grange

    Ed and Kay Botkin will show their art Friday through Sunday, Aug. 11 through 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the Ocean View Grange, 435 Port Clyde Road/Route 131. The public is invited to an opening reception Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. This marks Ed Botkin’s 14th annual exhibit. He will show more than 20 new works of realistic oil paintings depicting Midcoast Maine. Eight are set on Monhegan Island; others ...

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    August 2, 2017

    Maine lighthouses, boats inspire workshops

    Catinka Knoth will teach drawing Midcoast Maine lighthouse and boat scenes Mondays in August at 11 am. in the Community Room of Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Led by Knoth, participants make their own lighthouse and boat drawings using colored pencils and crayons. Each week is a different scene: Aug. 7, Marshall Point Light; Aug. 14, Rockland Breakwater; Aug. 21, sailboats by the breakwater; and Aug. 28, a ...

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    August 2, 2017

    ‘Ronald Frontin and Friends’ at Keag River

    A quiet wave of artistic creativity has been building in the Midcoast area for several years, and the public will finally get a chance to see the results on the walls of the Keag River Gallery. “Maine Perspectives: Ronald Frontin and Friends” will be open Wednesday, Aug. 9, through Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily. A public reception will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Keag ...

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    August 2, 2017

    Handcrafts to benefit Center for Girls

    Barbara Prey Projects will host a benefit sale of handcrafted items Monday, Aug. 7, to Tuesday, Aug. 15, to support Center for Girls, an organization northern Thailand that works to prevent human trafficking, gender-based violence and child abuse. All proceeds will be given directly to Center for Girls to support their emergency cases. The public is invited to a kick-off reception and handcraft sale Aug. 7 from 6 ...

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    August 1, 2017

    Wet Paint on the ‘Weskeag Aug. 13

    The public is invited to spend Sunday afternoon, Aug. 13, enjoying Midcoast Maine’s premier plein air art auction. The Kelpie Gallery’s fourth annual Wet Paint on the ‘Weskeag will feature the freshly painted art of 36 artists, created en plein air along the Wesaweskeag and St. George Rivers. At 4 p.m., drinks and delectables from Cellardoor Winery, Rock Harbor Brewery and Green Bean Catering will be enjoyed, ...

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    August 1, 2017

    Summer afternoons at Eric Hopkins Gallery

    Artist Eric Hopkins opens his gallery to the public Wednesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. during the months of August and September. The Eric Hopkins Gallery is located at 120 Tillson Ave., building C, at Journey’s End Marina. On display are new works by the artist, as well as a wide variety of work spanning Hopkins’ career. The recent work explores the many moods of atmosphere and cloud formations: from still early ...

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    August 1, 2017

    Artists call to ‘Celebrate Maine’

    River Arts calls all artists to submit work for its next juried show, “Celebrate Maine,” in any medium including sculpture, ceramics, fiber and assemblage. Work can be submitted anytime during gallery hours; deadline is Saturday, Aug. 12, at 4 p.m. Juror for this show is Katharina Keoughan, who came to Maine 25 years ago from Miami, where she had founded and operated leading graphic design studio Drexel and Ives. ...

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    August 1, 2017

    Quilt show in Frankfort

    The Winterport Clippers guild will host its fourth quilt show Saturday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Frankfort Congregational Church on Route 1A. More than 150 quilts will be on display. The show also will have raffles including large baskets of fabric, notions and books; and many items for purchase including fabric yardage, notions, books, magazines, jelly rolls and coordinated fat quarter bundles. ...

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