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    June 30, 2017

    Coral reefs, as art and science

    Ret Talbot, an award-winning science writer and photojournalist who covers fisheries, will give a talk about coral reefs and the fisheries that affect them Tuesday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center, 9 Water St. Talbot's work has appeared in publications such as Discover Magazine, Mongabay and National Geographic. He lives in Rockland and is married to scientific illustrator ...

  • Published
    June 30, 2017

    Three artists evoke ‘Points North’

    Landing Gallery, 409 Main St., has opened “Points North,” a new three-person exhibition focusing on current paintings and photographs by Roberta Baumann, Bruce Busko and Jill Valliere. The artists’ opening reception will be held Friday, July 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. during Arts In Rockland’s First Friday Art Walk. All three artists are Rockland residents and have widely exhibited their work throughout Maine. Valliere ...

  • Published
    June 29, 2017

    Wyeth (at 100) Day July 12

    On Wednesday, July 12, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be marking the centennial of the late Andrew Wyeth’s birth with a full slate of activities throughout the downtown museum. The celebration will begin at 10 a.m., and will include film and music; search-and-find activities for kids; a special one-day-only pictorial postmark stamp canceling event for the USPS’s new Andrew Wyeth stamps; the annual Wyeth Day ...

  • Published
    June 29, 2017

    Mort in Summer Lecture Series

    Internationally acclaimed painter, and Port Clyde summer resident, Greg Mort will talk about the enduring inspiration of Maine's islands and how they have influenced him as an artist Wednesday, July 12, at 10:30 a.m. in the fourth floor conference room at the Island Institute, 386 Main St. Largely self-taught as an artist, Mort is considered one of America’s foremost contemporary painters. Examples of his work ...

  • Published
    June 28, 2017

    Program on WPA artist Bock in Rockland

    Farnsworth Associate Curator Jane Bianco will present a program on Vera Bock, a WPA artist who lived in Lincolnville, Tuesday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m. The illustrated program, co-sponsored by the Rockland Historical Society and the Rockland Public Library, will be held in the Community Room of the library, 80 Union St. Following the talk, attendees will adjourn to the historical society museum for conversation and ...

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    June 28, 2017

    Historical Society joins ArtWalk Waldoboro

    Three red balloons will mark the Waldoborough Historical Society’s support of the ArtWalk Waldoboro Saturday afternoon, July 8. The museum will stay open until 4:30 p.m. to give visitors a chance to view its many local artifacts that fall into the category of art. Professional photographs, oils, pastels and watercolors; plus charcoals, ceramics, metal sculpture and wood burning pieces are but a few of the many ...

  • Published
    June 28, 2017

    Haynes Galleries opens with diverse trio

    For its 2017 season, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St./Route 1, presents three distinct exhibitions that journey from sailing the high seas to exploring the whimsical and magical. All exhibitions will open with a 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. reception Thursday, July 6, and continue until Sept. 9. “Homage to the Art of the Sea” showcases seascapes by four of the country’s finest marine artists. “Harvey Peterson’s Whimsical Folk ...

  • Published
    June 28, 2017

    Prey opens summer with oils, prints

    Barbara Prey Projects will celebrate the season with “Barbara Ernst Prey: New Oil Paintings and Prints” featuring two distinct series: never before seen small oil paintings; and newly released limited edition prints. This show will open Saturday, July 1, and run through the 14th. The oils were executed around Prey’s commission to paint a monumental watercolor for the Massachusetts Museum of Modern Art’s B6: The ...

  • Published
    June 27, 2017

    The Wyeth Experience begins

    Beginning on Friday, July 7, the Farnsworth Art Museum will present a special tour series titled The Wyeth Experience. These intimate three-hour tours will include the museum’s “Andrew Wyeth at 100” exhibitions, as well as the Olson House where the American master painted for three decades. Tours will take place each Friday in July, August and September, beginning at 9:45 a.m. at the museum’s Wyeth Center and ...

  • Published
    June 27, 2017

    Annual Maine Coast carving, art competition

    The 2017 edition of the Maine Coast Carving and Art Competition will take place the second weekend of July at the Belfast Boathouse, at the foot of Commercial Street on the harbor. Sponsored by the Penobscot Bay Carvers and Artists Association, the show is in its 29th year and held in conjunction with Arts in the Park. Saturday’s hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday’s are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no ...

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