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Arts in the Barn coming up in Cushing

Aug 02, 2019
"Goose River" by Jim Nyce.

CUSHING — The Cushing Historical Society's Arts In The Barn boasts a "Three Artists Exhibit" on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17 and 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with an opening reception Friday, Aug. 16, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Christine “Tee” Neville, watercolors; Jim Nyce, photographs; and Candace Briere, pottery; will show in the Cushing Historical Society’s Arts in the Barn at 17 Hathorne Point Rd.

Watercolor artist Christine "Tee" Neville took up watercolors in earnest when she retired from a long career in education once she retired to Maine full time. She has shown her work locally, in Brunswick and Boothbay Harbor; and in western New York and New Zealand.

Photographer Jim Nyce was in the corporate world for 35 years before he moved to Maine to concentrate on his photography. His work is based on the natural world of the Maine land and waterscape.

Potter Candace Briere is an early Childhood Special Education Coordinator at Norwich Vermont Marion Cross School, but shows her pottery here in Maine.

The Cushing Historical Society, 17 Hathorne Point Road, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The CHS supports the cultural and artistic heritage of Cushing with shows and concerts in the barn and the Salt Pond Church.

During its 50 years, CHS has collected and preserved documents, artifacts and information related to the history of Cushing and the preservation of significant landmarks. Information is available at

Arts In The Barn has rotating shows and concerts, and announcements are on its Facebook page.

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