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  • Published
    June 16, 2017

    Art camp takes flight at Farnsworth

    The Farnsworth Art Museum is hosting a week-long art camp for children Monday through Friday, June 26 through 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Gamble Center for Education, on the corner of Grace and Union streets. Young artists are invited to the Farnsworth for a week of making bird-inspired artworks. Campers will look at the work of artists, dancers and scientists who are inspired by our avian friends as ...

  • Published
    June 13, 2017

    Lifestyle photography at Art Loft

    Karen Olson will lead a Celebrate Summer! Lifestyle and Still Life Photography Workshop Saturday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Art Loft, the downtown nonprofit arts center at 385 Main St., Suite 9 (lobby level of Thorndike building). Still life photography is about more than fruits, flowers and styling; today, still life photography is mindfulness, playfulness and, yes, stillness. It is a medium that ...

  • Published
    June 13, 2017

    Collage art in Good Tern café

    For the month of June, the Good Tern Co-op Café Gallery presents mixed media collages by Robin Yale Brawn of Belly Button Designs in Lincolnville. The public is invited to meet the artist during a reception Friday, June 23, from 5 to 6 p.m. Brawn began creating collage art as a teenager. This passion took on a new life when she started creating cards for family and friends, as "store bought cards" seemed too ...

  • Published
    June 11, 2017

    Envisioning Whoopie Pie of the Future

    A Camden Hills Regional High School artist is among the five finalists for the Maine State Museum, Center Theatre and Maine Whoopie Pie Festival’s inaugural Whoopie Pie of the Future student art contest. The contest, open to fifth through 12th graders all across Maine, asked students “What will the Whoopie Pie look like in 2117?” Five finalists were selected based on their submissions’ creativity, originality and ...

  • Published
    June 11, 2017

    Burns pays ‘Homage’ at Black Hole

    Black Hole, 403 Main St., will host an opening reception for Collin Burns' debut show, “Maine Homage,” Friday, June 16, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The exhibition will run through July 31, showcase Michigan-native Burns' latest work — created as a tip-of-the-hat to Midcoast Maine, the place he now calls home. Born in 1989 in Lapeer, Mich., Burns moved to Maine in 2013 and since has been developing his artistic response ...

  • Published
    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, ...

  • Published
    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 ...

  • Published
    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 ...

  • Published
    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 ...

  • Published
    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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