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Friday, July 20, 2018
The annual Nickels-Sortwell Craft Show.
The annual Nickels-Sortwell Craft Show.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 2:24 PM
Galleries and businesses will open their doors for the Wiscasset Art Walk on Thursday, July 26, from 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Summer Craft Classes at Boothbay Railway Village
    Boothbay Railway Village, 586 Wiscasset Road, Route 27 in Boothbay, is offering hands-on art and handcraft classes throughout the year as an extension of the museum’s Artisan Days program. Summer class options include blacksmithing, weaving and soapstone carving. Artisan Days brings contemporary artisans who use traditional methods to the museum to demonstrate their work and teach classes.
  • Award-winning tatter Elaine O’Donal of Gorham says, “Tatting is a very old form of knotted lace. Martha Washington was a tatter.”
  • Watercolors by Sarah Fisher at Bremen Library
    A collection of Maine scenes in watercolor by Sarah Fisher (pictured) are on view at the Bremen Library this month. A public reception will be held on Thursday, July 26, from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Work by Tonic of the Woods at Belfast Artwalk
    In conjunction with Belfast’s Fourth Friday Artwalk on July 27, Alder & Vine, 92 Main Street in Belfast, will features the artists of Tonic of the Woods, which specializes in “Wee Folk” fairy dresses, miniature literary paper dresses and custom shadowboxes.
  • Bristol Road Galleries — a collaboration of Kefauver Studio & Gallery (144 Bristol Road), Sinclair Gallery (172 Bristol Road), Jan Kilburn Gallery (168 Bristol Road), and Kathleen Horst Studio Gallery (179 Bristol Road) — will participate in the Twin Villages ArtWalk on Friday, July 20, from 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Printmaking Workshop at Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife  Refuge Visitor Center
    What do battleship decks and bird art have in common? Join printmaker Sherrie York on Thursday, July 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water Street in Rockland, to uncover the surprising connection.
  • Monson Arts, a new arts center and artists’ residency program supported by the Libra Foundation, is opening an exhibit of work by artists past and present with connections to the greater region.
  • Discussion with Filmmaker Dale Schierholt at the Farnsworth
    On Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m., Farns- worth Art Museum in Rockland will present a discussion with filmmaker Dale Schierholt titled “On Artists and Art from Vinalhaven to Beijing” in the museum’s auditorium.
  • Narrows Art Gallery, on Meadow Road in Stockton Springs, is hosting a show through December called “Mobility: Art with a Mission.”
  • Farnsworth Gallery Tour of “On a Mountain in Maine” on July 25
    Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland will present a gallery tour of “On a Mountain in Maine” on Wednesday, July 25, led by a member of the museum’s curatorial team, beginning from the museum’s main lobby at 1:30 p.m.
  • Open Studio Day at Fiore Art Center July 29
    On Sunday, July 29, from noon to 3 p.m., Maine Farmland Trust and the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center will host an Open Studio Day at Rolling Acres Farm, 152 Punk Point Road in Jefferson. The center’s studios are currently occupied by this summer’s July artists-in-residence.
  • Camden Falls Gallery Hosting Camden Classics Plein Air
    Artists will be painting marine art en plein air at several public as well as private locations around Camden and the surrounding area from Thursday, July 26, through Saturday, July 28, during the third annual Camden Classics Cup, which is hosted by Lyman-Morse–Wayfarer Marine in Camden.
  • Summer Stable Show at Farmland Trust Gallery in Belfast
    Maine Farmland Trust Gallery’s annual Summer Stable Show showcases 22 Maine artists this year, whose work connects to agriculture, nature or environment.
  • Representational Painting Workshop at the Farnsworth
    Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland will present a week-long workshop on representational painting led by Tanya Harsch at the museum’s Gamble Education Center, at the corner of Union and Grace streets, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 23 through 27.
  • Prey Print Signing to Benefit Girls in Thailand
    Barbara Ernst Prey will sign a new print release of her MASS MoCA–commissioned painting, “MASS MoCA: Building 6,” on Wednesday, July 25, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Barbara Prey Projects in Port Clyde.
  • Points North Institute and the Camden Opera House continue their Camden International Film Festival Selects series on Wednesday, July 25, at 7 p.m. with a screening of the festival hit “Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat.”
  • Summer Black & White Show at West Gallery
    A Black & White Show will run from Thursday, July 12, through Thursday, July 26, at the West Gallery, at River Arts, Route 1, Damariscotta.
  • Founding Director of National Museum of African American History and Culture to Deliver CMCA  Distinguished Lecture
    Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) invites the public to its 2018 Distinguished Lecture presented by Dr. Lonnie G. Bunch III (pictured), founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, July 24, at 5:30 p.m. at the Strand Theatre in Rockland.
  • Corner Gallery in Washington opened its mid-summer exhibit, “Beyond Color,” last week. The display of work by 10 artists, all of whom are longtime friends of the gallery, will continue through July 29.
  • Hurricane Gallery, 175 Quarry Road in Waldoboro, invites artists working in all media to submit their work to be considered for its summer 2018 show, opening Saturday, August 4.
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