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  • Published
    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 ...

  • Published
    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 ...

  • Published
    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 ...

  • Published
    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. ...

  • Published
    June 7, 2017

    Shipko blends culinary, visual arts

    The exhibition season kicks off at the re-launched Michael Good Gallery with a solo show by New York painter Beverly Shipko. “You CAN Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too: Paintings by Beverly Shipko” will open Monday, June 12, at 325 Commercial St./Route 1. The Grand Re-Opening Reception is set for Saturday, July 8, from noon to 5 p.m. Several special events are planned during the show, which will run through Aug. ...

  • Published
    June 6, 2017

    Altered books workshop

    Katie Drago will lead an altered books workshop Saturday, June 17, at 11 a.m. at Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Participants will fold, draw, tear, cut and paint discarded books to make them into works of art. Drago will show some of her examples, and everyone is welcome to bring their own ideas to share. All supplies will be provided. This free program is geared toward adults, but is open to children age ...

  • Published
    June 5, 2017

    ‘Home by the Sea’ unveiled at school

    Creating a collaborative community-inspired clay relief art installation with 19 teenagers is no small task but Belfast artist Randy Fein, working with Julie Ryan and her about-to-graduate eighth grade class at the St. George School, pulled it off … and put it up. Fein and Ryan had a vision to create a unique artwork that would be installed permanently at the school's entrance. Thanks to a grant from an out of ...

  • Published
    June 5, 2017

    ‘William Wegman | Reel to Real’ at CMCA

    The Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter St., will open of the exhibition “William Wegman: Reel to Real” Saturday, June 10. The exhibition, featuring selections from the artist's early videos and drawings, will be on view through Oct. 22. An important pioneer in video art, William Wegman created a series of short videos between 1970 and 1978 that are now considered classics in the field. He began experimen...

  • Published
    June 4, 2017

    McLean shares Havana images, travel tips

    “Havana Street Children,” Camden photographer Patrisha McLean’s chronicle of three trips to Cuba over the past two years, is on display in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library for the month of June. McLean will present a slide show and talk at the library Thursday, June 15, at 7 p.m. The talk will include travel tips to Havana. McLean photographed in Old Havana, in the dusty residential streets outside of ...

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