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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:24 AM
River Arts, 241 Route 1, Damariscotta, will show handwoven garments and paintings by Jill and John Butke in the West Gallery, Thursday, October 17, through Wednesday, October 30. The public is invited to the opening reception on Saturday, October 25, from 5 to 7 p.m.

River Arts gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call River Arts at 563-1507.
  • Vijay Gupta Headlines Three-Day Conference
    The University of Maine Hutchinson Center, in partnership with the Belfast Creative Coalition, will offer a three-day conference, “Opioid Epidemic: What’s art got to do with it?” spanning the first weekend of November. The conference begins ...
  • Artist Kenny Cole, of Monroe, and activist El Fadel Arbab, of Portland, by way of Sudan, will present a conversation about Cole’s drawings from his “The Khashoggi Story” series, on exhibit at Zoot Coffee, 31 Elm Street, Camden.
  • Art Loft, 385 Main Street, Suite 9, Rockland, will offer several photography classes in October, including:
  • Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street, Belfast, will hold an open house on Saturday, October 19, from 2 to 4 p.m., featuring free art-making activities for all ages, studio tours, a bake sale, raffle and more. Plans for future renovations will be on display.
  • Two Calls for Art: Abstract and Plein Air
    River Arts, 241 Route 1, Damaris- cotta, invites artists to submit up to three works for a juried show, “Abstraction.” The deadline for entry is Saturday, October 19, at 4 p.m.
  • Artist Marjorie Strauss Show in Rockland
    Sanctuary Gallery at Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock Street, will feature works of Marjorie Strauss, painter, pastel artist and sculptor. There will be an opening reception Sunday, October 20, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Monhegan Artists’ Residency 
PechaKucha in Rockport
    Monhegan Artists’ Residency program will offer a PechaKucha-style presentation on Saturday, October 26, 5 p.m., at 162 Russell Avenue, Rockport (the former CMCA building).
  • Penobscot Marine’s Coffin Collection at Vose Library
    Vose Library, 392 Common Road in Union, will present the Ed Coffin Collection from Penobscot Marine Museum beginning Wednesday, October 16, at 6:30 p.m.
  • Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, 25 Mill Street, Rockport, will offer an intensive course in wood turning January 13 through March 6, 2020.
  • Art Masquerade at Local Color Gallery for Belfast Art Walk
    Local Color Gallery, 135 High Street, Belfast, will celebrate Fourth Friday Art Walk with an art masquerade October 25 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Works by Landscape Painter Matthew Russ Shown in Unity
    Unity College Center for the Arts (UCCA), 42 Depot Street, will host a new exhibit, “On-site,” featuring works by Maine landscape painter Matthew Russ, October 9 through November 15.
  • Artists in Profile: Simon van der Ven
    When Simon van der Ven gave a “Pecha Kucha” presentation several years ago, he talked about a photography class he took in high school using a manual camera, black-and-white film and processing the prints with chemicals.
  • Marilyn Richardson, writer and independent curator, will present “Famous Again: 19th Century Black Sculptor Edmonia Lewis,” Saturday, October 19, from 3 to 4 p.m. at Old Professor’s Bookshop, 99 Main Street, Belfast....
  • Waldoboro Historical Society will hold an Art Walk exhibit on Saturday, October 12, from noon to 6 p.m. in the Hauck/Bailey Building of the museum at 1164 Main Street, featuring hand-hooked rugs by Kathie Hills and other rugs ...
  • The Maine Lobster Festival is looking for an artist to create the 2020 festival poster featuring a large image of a lobster. The winner will receive a $1,000 commission and must release poster rights to the festival.
  • HiLo Art: “Animalia,” a Group Exhibit, at Betts Gallery, 96 Main Street, Belfast Through October 26
    A little conundrum to begin: Betts Gallery has two fronts and one back. How so? Located in the front space of The Belfast Framer, Betts has an even bigger front in the separate adjoining business, Yo Mamma’s Home ...
  • Camden Galleries Host Thursday Art Walk
    Six Camden galleries have joined together to offer Thursday Art Walks as part of a larger strategy to establish Camden as a strong presence in the Maine art scene. Camden Falls Gallery, Small Wonder Gallery, the Page Gallery, Carver Hill Gallery, Iron Bound and DAAC Designs will offer their second art walk on Thursday, October 10, beginning at 5 p.m. and with extended hours to 7 p.m.
  • “The Khashoggi Story: Wikipedia 25” on View at Zoot in Camden
    The Khashoggi Story: Wikipedia 25” will be on view during October at Zoot Coffee, 31 Elm Street, Camden, Thursday through Tuesday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Solo Show of Fiber Arts Works 
by Sandi Cirillo at River Arts
    River Arts, 241 Route 1, Damariscotta, is hosting a solo show with works by Sandi Cirillo, “Diversity: A Collection of Fiber Art and Solar Plate Etchings,” in the West Gallery.
  • Tidemark Gallery Celebrates Fourteenth Birthday
    Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main Street, Waldoboro, will celebrate 14 years of operation with a party on Saturday, October 12, from 4 to 7 p.m., featuring guest artist André Benoit. Birthday cake will be served.
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