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  • Thursday April 19 2018
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    April Vacation Youth Makers Camp @ Engine, Biddeford

    Engine’s Makers Camp invites curious, aspiring young artists, designers, engineers, and scientists ages 7-11 to think, explore, and create outside the box. Our maker education emphasizes the act of hands-on experimentation; thinking, tinkering, learning how and why things work through a series of fun and creative projects that promote innovation and creativity. Engine’s S.T.E.A.M. initiative […] View event

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    Leslie Anderson; 15 Years of painting Maine @ Merrill Memorial Library

    Anderson’s work will be on view at Yarmouth’s Merrill Memorial Libary, 215 Main Street, from March 5 through April 28. The artist will host a reception on Sunday, March 18, from 3 to 5 pm, wich is free and open to the public. Other viewing hours are Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10 am to […] View event

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    The 9th Biennial Portland Show at Greenhut Galleries @ Greenhut Galleries

    Please join us from April 5 – 28, 2018 for the 9th Biennial Portland Show at Greenhut Galleries. We have asked 51 Maine artists to interpret “Portland”. Each unique vision of Portland makes for an interesting, exciting, dynamic, sometimes humorous and diverse exhibition. Greenhut is dedicated to showing the finest art made by Maine’s best […] View event

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    Side by Side: New Work by Cassie Jones and Will Sears @ Common Street Arts

    Common Street Arts is pleased to host Side by Side: New Work by Cassie Jones and Will Sears. This exhibition will feature work by two contemporary Maine artists- each with a distinct and compelling approach to color and form. Cassie Jones’ work explores her interest in the natural world which leaves the viewer to ponder […] View event

  • Friday April 20 2018
    Wanted Artists for first Oakdale Arts Festival!

    Call for Artists – Oakdale Arts Festival 2018 @ Call for Artists - Oakdale Arts Festival 2018

    Call for Artists – Oakdale Arts Festival 2018 Portland, Maine – The University Neighborhood Organization is now accepting applications for the first Oakdale Arts Festival, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Longfellow Park. The Festival will feature live demonstrations, interactive arts, video art and exhibits. This event celebrates the creative spirit in the Oakdale and surrounding […] View event

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    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

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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

  • Capture a mammal on paper @ L.C. Bates Museum

    Combine biology and art to Capture A Mammal On Paper. This is a great way to take a deeper dive into animal adaptations by closely examining what makes them special. Find out about how mammal teeth tell what they eat. View event

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    Opening of Aomori-Maine print exhibit @ Green Lion Gallery

    Traveling exhibit of over 20 prints features Maine and Japanese printmakers as a part of the cultural exchange program between sister states of Aomori, Japan and Maine. This sisterhood dates back to 1889 when villagers rescued four survivors from the Bath-built ship, the Chesebrough, which sank off the coast of Aomori. Part of the cargo […] View event

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    Inside The Cube Exhibition opening reception @ 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

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    The gravity sessions @ The Apohadion

    Les Sorciers Perdus present… the gravity sessions 6th installment in a new monthly series Saturday, April 20TH 8PM @ The Apohadion Portland, Maine “the gravity sessions” at Apohadion Theater on April 20th PORTLAND – On Friday, April 20th at 8pm the gravity sessions will be presented at the Apohadion Theater. This innovative monthly series provides a consistent venue for free […] View event

  • Saturday April 21 2018
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    Earth Day Parade @ Common Street Arts

    Celebrate our wonderful planet with Common Street Arts- join their parade! Come to the Waterville Public Library to make recycled masks. Then parade down Main Street to Common Street Arts! Bring your instruments, masks, and costumes- the parade will end at Common Street Arts with some delicious snacks! This will be a fun and creative […] View event

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    Adult intermediate ballet class @ Bright Star World Dance

    This ballet class is geared to experienced dancers who are looking to keep up their technique in a stress-free environment. Students should come prepared for a challenging barre and center, but also feel free to modify combinations to their needs. Plies, tendus, and laughs guaranteed! Rebecca Bass holds a degree in Dance and Economics from […] View event

  • Tuesday April 24 2018
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    Art from the Heart and Sound for the Soul @ Bucksport High School

    Amy Thompson and Eileen Mielenhausen will present their “Art from the Heart and Sound for the Soul” healing and expressive arts workshop on Tuesday, April 24 from 5:30-8:30 pm at RSU #25 Adult Ed. in Bucksport. Experience the healing powers of creating sound, making art, writing and sharing in a safe, sacred space. This interactive […] View event

  • Wednesday April 25 2018
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    Open Craft Night @ Taproot Market

    Open Craft Night with Taproot Magazine Editor, Amanda Blake Soule. Join us for a fun, informal, and open-to-all night of making in our cozy Taproot Market + Swallowtail Farm Cafe space! Bring whatever you’re working on or supplies for that project you’ve been itching to start! Whether you’re knitting a hat, crocheting a blanket, or […] View event

  • Thursday April 26 2018

    SMCC art exhibit reception @ Southern Maine Community College Midcoast Campus

    Southern Maine Community College is hosting an opening reception for a student art exhibit at SMCC’s Midcoast Campus in Brunswick. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be on display through the summer and showcases art that Midcoast Campus students created in drawing, painting, photography, digital foundations, and art in […] View event

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    Artist talk with Cassie Jones and Will Sears @ Common Street Arts

    Cassie Jones and Will Sears will discuss the process and inspiration for their new work on view in “Side by Side” at Common Street Arts. This conversation will help explore the creative processes of Jones and Sears. Learn more about how each artist employs distinct methods to investigate color and form through their artistic practice. […] View event

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    Danika and the Jeb concert @ Common Street Arts

    Join Common Street Arts for the free musical performance by Danika and the Jeb. Danika and the Jeb are known for being a dynamic, uplifting, and fun duo that create powerful music through soulful writing and elegant musical phrasing. Come create a new memory! This event follows the Artist Talk with Will Sears and Cassie […] View event

  • Saturday April 28 2018
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    Paper Pop-ups @ Common Street Arts

    Learn unique and fun methods of 3-D paper construction with visiting artist, Tamar Ettigen! Create one-of-a-kind pop-up cards and make paper into incredible structures. Participants will creates works inspired by artists Cassie Jones and Will Sears, whose work will be on view in the exhibition, “Side by Side”. Ages 8 and up. Please go on […] View event

  • Sunday April 29 2018
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    Big Easy Roots & Gospel Fest @ Regatta Banquet & Conference Center

    Get whisked away to a spirited night on the balmy Mississippi River when ProjectMusicWorks brings back its Big Easy Roots & Gospel Fest on Sunday, April 29, 2018. ProjectMusicWorks is a nonprofit dedicated to uplifting those in need through music. This Seacoast-based arts and cultural organization will mark its 14th anniversary celebrating New Orleans roots, […] View event

  • Monday April 30 2018
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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

  • Thursday May 03 2018

    Bowdoin Department of Theater and Dance presents: Spring Dance Concert @ Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College

    Students from the Bowdoin College Department of Theater and Dance perform original works choreographed by faculty members Aretha Aoki, Gwyneth Jones, and Vanessa Anspaugh. Advance Tickets are free and can be reserved at Smith Union 207-725-3375. Tickets available at the door. Sponsored by: The Alice Cooper Morse Fund for the Performing Arts and the June […] View event

  • Saturday May 05 2018
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    Maine Pottery tour @ Statewide

    Maine is home to many ceramic artists – potters & sculptors, all working with earth, water, air & fire to make beautiful, intriguing objects. It takes a certain kind of person to work in clay – patience, perseverance and a sense of humor help! On May 5th & 6th, you have an opportunity to meet […] View event

  • Monday May 07 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 Brittany Cost, Megan Grumbling, and Clare McCormack. Come early to grab a […] View event

  • Friday May 18 2018
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    Trixie Mattel – Now With Moving Parts Tour @ The State Theatre

    Murray & Peter Present international drag superstar Trixie Mattel. Buy tickets in person at the Port City Music Hall box office (504 Congress Street) Wednesday-Friday 10AM-5PM, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or on our website. State Theatre box office will open one hour before doors night of show. This event is all ages. Warning: adult […] View event

  • Saturday May 19 2018
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    Arts in bloom @ Downtown Waterville

    This spring extravaganza in association with our art and cultural partners throughout Waterville, invites families to explore creativity and celebrate the spring season with these free programs scheduled throughout the day! Schedule: 10:00am-12:00pm: Free Screening of “Microcosmos” with live insect demonstration at Railroad Square Cinema. 10:30-11:30am: Story Hour at the Waterville Public Library with a […] View event

  • Friday May 25 2018
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    9:00pm Music

    Parquet Courts @ Port City Music Hall

    Brooklyn, NY-based rock band Parquet Courts will perform with support from Goat Girl. Buy tickets in person at the Port City Music Hall box office (504 Congress Street) Wednesday-Friday 10AM-5PM, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or online right here. PCMH box office will open one hour before doors night of show. This event is 18 […] View event

  • Monday June 04 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 Tanya Whiton, Kevin McLellan, and Cate Marvin. Come early to grab a […] 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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  • 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 August 01 2018
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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

  • 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