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Saturday, October 01, 2016
“Through the Woods” by pastel instructor Jacob Aguiar
“Through the Woods” by pastel instructor Jacob Aguiar
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:45 PM
Classes and workshops coming up at River Arts in Damariscotta include a pastel weekend workshop, “From Concept to Completion: Successful Landscape Painting in Pastels,” with Jacob Aguiar on Saturday and Sunday, October 22 and 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Class size will be limited.
  • Friday’s “Pumpkin Disasters” to Precede Opening of Farnsworth’s “Art of Disaster” Exhibit
    Farnsworth Art Museum will hold a free public First Friday event on October 7 from 5 to 8 p.m., with treats, music, interactive photo displays and multiple “pumpkin disasters,” to mark the museum’s first year on Maine’s Pumpkin Trail and to herald the opening, on Saturday, October 8, of its new “Art of Disaster” exhibition in the Crosman Gallery.
  • Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street in Belfast, invites everyone to watch a Steamroller Print Party on its lawn from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, and spectators of all ages will have opportunities for printing activities themselves.
  • “6x6x6” Group Show at Kefauver Gallery
    Kefauver Studio & Gallery, 144 Bristol Road in Damariscotta, will cap its 2016 season with “6 x 6 x 6 #2,” a show featuring work by guest artists, on display from September 29 through October 23.
  • Heironymus Bosch–Inspired Group Show at Tidemark Gallery in Waldoboro
    Tidemark Gallery will be displaying “The Garden of Earthly Delights,” a special group show, from October 5 to November 5, with a reception for the 14 participating artists from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, during ArtWalk Waldoboro
  • “Mottle / Merge / Mix” at CMCA ArtLab for All Ages October 1
    Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA), 21 Winter Street in Rockland, invites artists of all ages to engage in a mix of making on Saturday, October 1, from 2 to 4 p.m., inspired by two exhibitions on view at CMCA, “Lauren Henkin: Second Nature” and “Rollin Leonard: Vernal Pond.” Participants are invited to experiment with distortions of sight and vision to create colorful marbled paper and glass gems.
  • Exhibition & Sale of Work by Jason Schoener
    Georgetown Historical Society, in association with West Island Gallery and Susie Westly Wren, will host an exhibition and sale of the work of Jason Schoener at the historical society at 20 Bay Point Road in Georgetown on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon, beginning Saturday, October 8, and continuing through November 23.
  • First Friday Reception at Art Space in Rockland
    Art Space Gallery, 342 Main Street in Rockland, will hold a reception featuring the work of four of the gallery’s artists from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 7; wine and refreshments will be available.
  • River Arts in Damariscotta invites artists throughout Maine to submit artwork for jurying in its upcoming exhibition, “Artists’ Choice.”
  • Farnsworth’s Touring “World of Oz” Show Draws Midwest Crowds
    The exhibition “The Wonderful World of Oz: Selections from the Willard Carroll/Tom Wilhite Collection,” which originally opened at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland in 2013, has drawn a record number of visitors during its visit to the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa, in the Iowa-Illinois metro area known as the Quad Cities.
  • Maine International Conference on the Arts in Lewiston Oct. 6-7
    The Maine Arts Commission will hold its second Maine International Conference on the Arts (MICA), “designed to provide networking, inspiration, and learning for Maine artists and communities,” in Lewiston-Auburn on Thursday and Friday, October 6 and 7.
  • Dedication Ceremony on October 1 for Belfast’s Sea  Creatures Mural
    A dedication ceremony for the Fantastic Sea Creatures mural on the Family Dollar store building on Main Street in Belfast is planned for Saturday, October 1, at 3 p.m.
  • Miles Memorial Hospital League Art Committee invites painters, photographers and other artists who work in two-dimensional mediums to apply to exhibit their work in the Damariscotta hospital’s Hall Gallery next year. Exhibits usually run between six to eight weeks, with works for sale.
  • Gallery Talk at CMCA September 25
    Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA), 21 Winter Street in Rockland, will present a gallery talk by artist Lauren Henkin on Sunday, September 25, at 4 p.m. in conjunction with her current exhibition “Second Nature,” on view through October 23.
  • Opening for Shows by Karlin, Macdonald at Maine Farmland Trust September 23
    Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main Street in Belfast, will open exhibits of new photographs by Lynn Karlin and marquetry by James Macdonald on Friday, September 23, with an artist talk from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and a reception from 5:30 to 8:00, during the Belfast Art Walk.
  • Belfast Creative Coalition will host “Cultivate: Belfast Area Farm & Art Tour” on Saturday, October 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Show of Florals at Tenants Harbor Library
    “Maine Flowers and Gardens,” an exhibit of paintings by Luise Van Keuren and Franciska Needham, is on display through November 18 at Jackson Memorial Library in Tenants Harbor.
  • Master quiltmaker and fabric artist Janet Elwin of Walpole will open a new exhibit of quilts at the Sanctuary Gallery, Rockland Congregational Church, on Sunday, September 25, with a reception from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • 10-Week Drawing & Painting Course for All Ages at Farnsworth
    Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland will present “Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86,” a 10-week class led by Sam Cady, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, October 8 to December 10, at its Gamble Education Center, at the corner of Union and Elm streets.
  • Workshop on Making Handbound  Personal Art Books
    Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland will present an Art Book Workshop with Cynthia McGuirl from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2, at its Gamble Educaton Center, at the corner of Union and Elm streets in Rockland.