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  • Monday June 18 2018
    Camp Solong Brochure in Hand- Photo by Camp Solong

    Camp Solong: Open Call for 2018 Campers Session @ Camp Solong

    Camp Solong is proud to announce that the open call for the 2018 Summer Session is officially open until July 1, 2018. Camp Solong is an ongoing collaboration between artists Dafna Maimon (born Porvoo, Finland) and Ethan Hayes-Chute (born Freeport, Maine). Founded in 2016, Camp Solong is a gesamtkunstwerk evolving around an absurdist feminist summer […] View event

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    “The Working Waterfront,” photographs by David Wade @ Merrill Memorial Library

    MERRILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY TO EXHIBIT PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID WADE “the Working Waterfront” on Exhibit April 30 – June 29, 2018 Opening Reception: Sunday, May 6, 3-5 p.m. On Friday, May 11th, lobsterman Leland Merrill will share stories of Widgery Wharf from 2-4 p.m. David Wade captures the character of this wharf in a series of […] View event

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    The Working Waterfront @ Merrill Memorial Library

    The Working Waterfront MERRILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY to exhibit Photographs by David Wade April 30 & June 29, 2018 David Wade’s photographs will be on view at Yarmouth’s Merrill Memorial Libary, 215 Main Street. The artist will host a reception on Sunday, May 6, from 3 to 5 pm, which is free and open to the […] View event

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    Face Value: Portraits in Tapestry by Barbara Burns

    Barbara Burns, the newest associate member of Markings Gallery, Bath, Maine presents her most recent work Face Value: Portraits in Tapestry. Ms. Burns explores her fascination of faces and her desire to portray people who are historically or personally compelling. Recently, she has been working from photographic images taken of burlesque, belly dancing and drag […] View event

  • “Ebb and Flow” art show at Stable Gallery @ Stable Gallery, Damariscotta

    Stable Gallery hosts “Ebb and Flow” art show with art from 40 talented Maine based artists. Managed by seven artists in a former Victorian stable, Stable Gallery offers art in multiple media from paintings to jewelry to glass sculpture. Great place to buy wedding presents or decorate your home. June’s show features painters Penny Moodey, […] View event

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    John Whalley exhibition “Brushwork” at Greenhut Galleries @ Greenhut Galleries

    Please stop in to view “Brushwork” John Whalley’s 8th solo exhibition at Greenhut Galleries. Exhibition dates June 7 – 30. This exhibition of paintings and drawings continues Whalley’s exploration of reclaiming discarded tools, seashells, and other objects and giving them new life. His beautifully rendered images seem to instill, or rather uncover, an inner light […] View event

  • Gary Andersen: New sculptures @ Markings Gallery

    sculptures for inside and out with a garden motif! Gary Andersen at Markings Gallery June 1-June 30 Markings Gallery 50 Front Street, Bath more info: 443-1499 View event

  • James Linehan

    James Linehan, Joseph Haroutunian & Lee Cummings: Above and Below the Surface @ Littlefield Gallery

    ​Littlefield Gallery, recipients of Down East Magazine’s 2017 People’s Choice Award for Best Maine Gallery, begins its tenth season featuring three artists, each of whom has had exhibitions in Maine museums: James Linehan at the Ogunquit Museum of American art, Joseph Haroutunian at Bowdoin College Museum of Art, and​ Lee Cummings’ porcelain installation at the […] View event

  • Tuesday June 19 2018
    The Planet Saturn

    Art of the Spheres: Picturing the Cosmos since 1600 @ Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

    March 29, 2018 to October 6, 2018 Art of the Spheres celebrates the manner in which astronomers have organized and comprehended the celestial vault, the planets, and the structure of the Cosmos. Every item in this exhibition was composed from multiple, detailed observations; all are works of both science and art. Art of the Spheres […] View event

  • “Siblings” art show @ Maine Art Hill Pop-Up Gallery - Chase Hill

    Siblings, a one week show June 19 – June 25, featuring brother and sister Peter Brown of Meadowlark Designs, Lyman, Maine and Wendy (Brown) Newcomb of Sebago, Maine. Peter is a designer and maker of distinctive handcrafted artisan furniture and Wendy is a representational painter of colorful Maine landscapes. The show promises to be a […] View event

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    Mi Casa Su Casa, or How to Get 175 Roommates (An Airbnb Host Tells All) @ Mechanics Hall

    Attic Studios is proud to announce that Mi Casa Su Casa or How To Get 175 Roommates, a comedic one-man show will be part of PortFringe 2018 (www.portfringe.com) starting on June 17 and playing through June 23, at Lyceum Classroom in Mechanics Hall. Mi Casa debuted in 2017 at the San Diego International Fringe Festival. […] View event

  • Wednesday June 20 2018
    Camp Solong: Almost Season

    Camp Solong: Almost Season – Dafna Maimon & Ethan Hayes-Chute @ SPACE Gallery

    SPACE is excited to present an exhibition of Camp Solong, an ongoing collaborative project by Dafna Maimon & Ethan Hayes-Chute. Camp Solong is a psychic reconfiguration of the American summer camp, a staple of childhood and adolescence, and often rites of passage. Rather than traditional outdoor pursuits though, this camp’s activities, which include Emotional Trashbinning […] View event

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    Prints at the Scale of People @ Common Street Arts

    Common Street Arts is pleased to present Prints at the Scale of People – an exhibition of experimental printmaking that explores oversized examples of the medium. Composed on a single sheet of paper, or through an additive approach of many small-scale prints joined together, works in the exhibition are as large or larger than the […] View event

  • Carried From Home @ Venn + Maker

    On June 20th, World Refugee Day, the stories of ten refugees living in Maine will be exhibited at Venn + Maker, a showroom for Maine artists and craftspeople. Visual storyteller Sofia Aldinio and writer Emily Wedick present a mixed media exhibit that unearths the stories of those who have resettled here and the treasured possessions […] View event

  • Thursday June 21 2018
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    Summer Solstice Sunrise Hike @ Camden Hills State Park

    Join North Star Adventures LLC and Sweet Maple Corner Arts for a Sunrise Hike on the Summer Solstice. Our hiking destination will be Bald Rock Mountain located in Lincolnville, ME. The hike is approximately three miles round-trip. The first mile follows an old carriage road with a gentle incline. The last half mile takes you […] View event

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    Summer solstice sunrise hike & drawing @ Bald Rock Trailhead, Lincolnville Maine

    Join North Star Adventures LLC and Sweet Maple Corner Arts for a Sunrise Hike on the Summer Solstice Our hiking destination will be Bald Rock Mountain located in Lincolnville, ME. The hike is approximately three miles round-trip. The first mile follows an old carriage road with a gentle incline. The last half mile takes you […] View event

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    Throwback Thursday: Grown-up Play Date “Kick-off to Summer Party” @ The Children's Museum of New Hampshire

    Throwback Thursday: Grown-up Play Date Kick-off to Summer Party Thursday, June 21, 7-9pm Kids shouldn’t have all the summer fun! Kick-off summer the right way with an evening of grown-up fun at the Children’s Museum of NH! Indulge in snow cones, decorate your own neon sun visor, make a sandcastle sculpture to bring home, play […] View event

  • Friday June 22 2018

    Merrymeeting Arts Center 10th Anniversary Gala

    PRESS RELEASE FOR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION The Merrymeeting Arts Center is commemorating its tenth anniversary with a two-day, event-filled celebration on June 22-23rd in Bowdoinham, Maine. The highlight of the celebration is the acquisition of Bryce Muir’s “Local Myths” wood sculpture collection, generously donated to MAC by Bryce’s wife and son, Peggy and Seth Muir. The […] View event

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    4:00pm Outdoors

    Inn to Inn Sea Kayaking and Writing @ Penobscot Bay

    The Maine coast has been an inspiration for writers and for centuries. The craggy coastline, mist enshrouded lighthouses, seals, lobster boats and buoys will be your backdrop for this 3 night 4 day writing expedition. This workshop will help you explore yourself and your environment via kayaking, community-building, and writing. We will begin with exercises […] View event

  • Saturday June 23 2018
    Photo of Camp Solong Counselors Baloo & Fluffy, by Nina Merikallio

    Camp Solong: Almost Seacon – Closing Reception, artist talk @ SPACE Gallery

    Camp Solong counselors Fluffy and Baloo invite visitors to join them for their last day at their summer offices at SPACE, where they have been filing, researching, crafting and processing emotions to prepare for their upcoming season of camp. Summer camps are known for their intense moments and unforgettable encounters. New friends are made, old […] View event

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21 x 28 inches

    John Whalley artist talk @ Greenhut Galleries

    Please join us on Saturday, June 23 at 1pm to hear John Whalley discuss his latest solo exhibition “Brushwork” at Greenhut Galleries. Seating is limited, first come, first served. Exhibition on view June 7-30. View event

  • Tuesday June 26 2018

    Children’s books by Dahlov Ipcar @ Bates College Museum of Art

    Children’s books written and/or illustrated by renowned Maine artist Ipcar take the spotlight in this family event hosted by the Bates Museum of Art. Deb Cleveland, children’s librarian at the Auburn Public Library, begins the event with a reading at the museum, followed by a move to the Mays Center for an art-making activity. Presented […] View event

  • Thursday June 28 2018
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    6:30pm Music, Outdoors

    Concert on the Quad: Zapion and Anabee @ Bates College - Historic Quad

    A student of the late Udi Alan Shavarsh Bardezbanian, Bates College class of ’72, Eric LaPerna leads Zapion, a band that plays music from the Turkish and Arab traditions, as well as from Iran and the Balkans. Joining Zapion is Anabee, a dancer who performs in traditional Egyptian and Turkish styles. Bring a picnic and […] View event

  • Saturday June 30 2018
    art class Portland ME

    Intro to Screen Printing Workshop

    NEW TO SCREENPRINTING? COME LEARN WITH WORKING PORTLAND ARTIST-DESIGNER KANYA ZILLMER! This workshop is for anyone interested in learning the basics of manual screen printing and making prints on paper. In this intro workshop we will outline the process of printing from start to finish, using the instructor’s designs as examples. We’ll provide a choice […] View event

  • Sunday July 01 2018
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    Barbara Ernst Prey: Recent oil paintings and new print releases @ Barbara Prey Projects

    The summer 2018 inaugural exhibition at Barbara Prey Projects will feature the artist’s latest small-scale oil paintings along with a new series of limited edition prints. Mostly known as a watercolorist, Prey has returned to oils, the medium in which she first began her instruction; the smaller size of the panels and the nature of […] View event

  • Walking Tour of Historic Eastern Cemetery @ Eastern Cemetery

    Walking tours of Portland’s historic Eastern Cemetery (founded 1668) will start July 1 and continue each Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11 am and each Thursday at 5:30 pm through October 14. These tours, which last about 50 minutes, are led by trained volunteers, who cover the cemetery’s history, prominent historical figures, and early gravestone […] View event

  • Monday July 02 2018

    Word Portland @ LFK

    Word Portland is a monthly reading series featuring original writing from local, and not-so-local, authors. Come join us at 9pm on the first Monday of every month at LFK bar on 188 State Street in Portland, Maine. This month we’re featuring work from Noah Codega, Sean Dougherty, and Andrew Mandell.
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  • Friday July 06 2018
    "Roots to Rewire"

    Mackworth Island Transformed: Rocks Reimagined @ Portland City Hall

    Portland, ME – Tim Greenway debuts the photography exhibit “Mackworth Island Transformed: Rocks Reimagined” in the Portland City Hall Rotunda from July 3 – August 31, 2018. “Mackworth Island Transformed: Rocks Reimagined” explores the transformation of space within the context of both the physical and the psychological. Using the popular location of the rock formations […] View event

  • Sunday July 08 2018
    "Sun Dance," ca. 1895, pigments on muslin, by an unidentified Lakota artist. Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

    Art from the Northern Plains @ Bowdoin College Museum of Art

    “Art from the Northern Plains” celebrates the Bowdoin College Museum of Art’s recent acquisition of a late nineteenth-century Lakota painting of a Sun Dance ceremony. To understand and appreciate its significance, this exhibition brings together a selection of historic and contemporary artworks by Native and non-Native artists who have worked in this region. View event

  • Wednesday July 11 2018
    Best of Broadway director and choreographer, Deb Lombard, left, with performer Ryan McNally. (Ben Nasse photo)

    The Best of Broadway @ The Temple at Ocean Park

    The Dance Company out of Saco will present “The Best of Broadway,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 and Thursday, July 12 at The Temple in historic Ocean Park. Not a dance recital, “The Best of Broadway” features nearly 75 child, teen and adult dancers from southern Maine and beyond who perform Broadway favorites from […] View event

  • Friday July 13 2018
    Wandering Shoreline Series, artist Ann Getsinger. Mosquito Island in background.
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    The Wandering Shoreline Series, oil paintings by Ann Getsinger At Granite Gallery in Tenants Harbor. www.anngetsinger.com/news @ Granite Gallery

    Tenants Harbor, ME– Ann Getsinger will present an exhibit of oil paintings at The Granite Gallery, 68 Main Street, from July 13th through July 18th, featuring two series, Mosquito island, and The Wandering Shoreline. Ann Getsinger will exhibit her work on the Saint George peninsula for the first time following many years of working part-time […] View event

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    Colored Pencil Drawing Techniques with artist John DelMastro @ Black House at Woodlawn Museum

    This course with Artist John DelMastro will focus on the technique of blending soft color pencils together to accomplish an almost” paint like” feel. This method has nothing to do with using watercolor pencils or adding any liquid substance to the medium nor is it working with pastels or charcoal. The course is designed to […] View event

  • Stable Gallery, a short walk off Main Street

    “Inspirations” Opening at Stable Gallery @ Stable Gallery, Damariscotta

    Stable Gallery hosts a public reception for the artists featured in “Inspirations”. Occupying a Victorian stable and managed by seven artists, Stable Gallery offers art from 40 Maine based artists working in multiple media, from paintings to jewelry to glass sculpture and more in between. July’s show features painters Hati Modr, Caroline Davis, Polly Smith, […] View event

  • Saturday July 14 2018
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    Sponge Painting with Acrylics and Gay Paratore @ Black House at Woodlawn Museum

    Sponge painting with acrylics is an easy to learn technique, even for a novice painter. You will learn how to dab, streak, and smear to create clouds, mountains, water, bushes, trees, and flowers in the grass. You will create one, 16 X 20 painting by the end of the session. Subject matter and sponges will […] View event

  • Sunday July 15 2018
    The Developers by George de Lyra

    Inside the cube: Looking back over 40 years @ Art Gallery – UNE, Portland campus

    Designed by architect Tom Larson and opened in 1977, the Art Gallery on the University of New England’s Portland campus and its collections have undergone various phases of history and development. This exhibition will focus on the story and transformation of the gallery’s architectural space and permanent collection. Beginning with the architectural history and museum […] View event

  • Saturday July 21 2018
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    2-day Abstract Painting Class @ Still Life Studio

    Addition and Subtraction: Abstract Painting Class Join us for this 2 day workshop with Portland artist Haley Nannig. Over the course of two days Haley will lead us through exercises and demonstrations of her methods working in layers, leading you to experiment with your own style in the creation of abstract works. We’ll explore the […] View event

  • Wednesday August 01 2018
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    Walking Tour of Historic Eastern Cemetery @ Eastern Cemetery

    Walking tours of Portland’s historic Eastern Cemetery (founded 1668 – yes, we are 350 years old this year!) will start July 1 and continue each Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11 am and each Thursday at 5:30 pm through October 14. These tours, which last about 50 minutes, are led by trained volunteers, who cover […] View event

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    Ebb and Flow: Reflections on the Kennebec River @ Common Street Arts

    Common Street Arts, together with the members of Waterville Area Art Society, Harlow Gallery and the Wesserunsett Arts Council, are hosting Ebb and Flow: Reflections on the Kennebec River. As a natural resource that has served as a defining feature of the towns and cities that surround it, this magnificent waterway has sustained communities for […] View event

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    John Stirratt and the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra to Benefit the Waldo Theatre @ Tops'l Farm

    Join us for an amazing evening at Tops’l Farm’s beautiful new timber frame barn, with food, drink, and music–all to benefit the restoration of the historic Waldo Theatre in downtown Waldoboro. John Stirratt of Wilco and The Autumn Defense will be performing with members of the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra. Also featured throughout the evening, […] View event

  • Saturday August 04 2018
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    Southern Maine Steampunk Fair @ Brick Store Museum

    Steampunk often features anachronistic technologies or “retro-futuristic” inventions as people in the 19th century might have envisioned them. The era’s perspective on fashion, culture, architectural style, invention and art all play into the visual culture of Steampunk. Technology may include fictional machines like those found in the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne. […] View event

  • Monday August 06 2018
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    Word Portland @ LFK

    Word Portland is a monthly reading series featuring original writing from local, and not-so-local, authors. Come join us at 9pm on the first Monday of every month at LFK bar on 188 State Street in Portland, Maine. This month we’re featuring work from Chad Norman, Sean Esten, and Liam Bechen. 
 Come early to grab […] View event

  • Saturday August 11 2018
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    Maine Woodcarver’s Show and Competition @ Poland Town Hall

    The Maine Woodcarver’s Association is putting on their 2018 show and competition for carvers to show their work. This is a wonderful opportunity for the public to see some to promote the art of woodcarving and their organization.woodcarvings from talented local carvers of various skill levels. The MWCA is providing the FREE show View event

  • Monday August 20 2018

    Abbe Museum summer camp @ Abbe Museum

    The Abbe Museum is excited to announce the Abbe Museum Summer Camp, a children’s day camp where highly-experienced museum staff and Wabanaki educators will oversee outdoor activities and educational opportunities for children ages 7-12. Scheduled for August 20-24, 2018, from 8 am – 3 pm, each day will be thematic with other camp activities mixed […] View event

  • Friday August 31 2018
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    Boothbay Harbor Fest @ Boothbay Harbor Peninsula

    Harbor Fest is a ten-day celebration that showcases the creativity and individuality of more than 100 Maine businesses and organizations. The non-traditional festival format takes attendees on an adventure around the Boothbay peninsula to experience food tastings, live music, fine arts, creative wares, a 5k, Half Marathon, wellness events, a vintage market and a one […] View event