Category: Announcement

CMCA Closed Temporarily For Repairs

  The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) announces that it will be closed temporarily for repairs following a break in the water main that occurred inside the building in the early morning hours on Saturday, January 19. CMCA is pleased to report that no works of art were damaged in the event. All artwork […]

2019 CAP Masters and Apprentices Announced

The Maine Crafts Association, in partnership with the Maine Arts Commission, announces the master/apprentice pairs selected for the 2019 Craft Apprentice Program (CAP): Joe Ascrizzi, master with apprentice Lisa Neuman (jewelry) Kim Dailey, master with apprentice Jedediah Malcore (wood turning) Gabriel Frey, master with apprentice Frances Soctomah (Maine Indian baskets) Nisa Smiley, master with apprentice […]

News & Opportunities from the Maine Crafts Association

MCA Program Calendar: Upcoming Events and Deadlines 2019 Jan 15: Sign Up Deadline for Maine Gallery Guide Co-Op Ad Jan 19: M2M Workshop: Speed Designing with Jolene McGowan Jan 31: Portland Fine Craft Show Application Deadline February: Registration opens for Maine Craft Weekend Feb15: Sign Up Deadline for Mother’s Day Ad in Downeast Magazine April […]

UMaine Museum of Art announces Winter Wigout Dance Party

UMaine Museum of Art announces WINTER WIGOUT DANCE PARTY SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2019 from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. Get decked-out for a wigtastic evening of dancing and wig-wearing reverie! $7 admission benefits the UMaine Museum of Art Alliance and Bangor Arts Exchange. Meet the Wigovenors, take a photo with the BIG-WIG and dance all […]

CRAFT Gallery Artists Receive Maine Arts Commission Grants

  Two CRAFT Gallery artists are this year’s recipients of Maine Arts Fellowships awarded by the Maine Arts Commission. They are Jan Owen of Belfast, for Craft Arts, and Lynn Duryea of Deer Isle, for the Belvedere Handcraft Award.  Each artist receives $5000 in recognition of artistic excellence.  CRAFT Gallery congratulates these two fine artists […]

2019 Moxie Festival Committee Seeks Art

Lisbon’s Moxie Festival Committee today issued a call for artwork. Each year, the Moxie Festival Committee selects artwork to be used for t-shirts, posters, and branded items. The selected artwork will be consistent with the fun 2019 theme of “Moxie Goes Artsy.” The Moxie Festival committee selected this theme to inspire a “distinctively different” visual […]

Maine Farmland Trust’s Fiore Art Center Announces 2019 Residencies & Jury Panel

Applications for the 2019 residencies at Maine Farmland Trust’s (MFT) Joseph A. Fiore Art Center opened in early December and will close March 1st, 2019. This summer the Center will offer six visual art residencies: four for Maine artists, one of which is reserved for a Native American artist; one for an out-of-state artist, and […]

Tis’ the Season at D’Alessio Studio

    Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday, on and on…time for a break, relax, take a zen moment and enjoy some art! The gallery is closed for the season but all works are available online at  

PMA Announces New Peggy L. Osher Director of Learning and Interpretation

The Portland Museum of Art is happy to announce it has hired Christian Adame as Peggy L. Osher Director of Learning and Interpretation. Adame joins the PMA from the Phoenix Art Museum, where he served as Assistant Education Director, overseeing in-gallery interpretation, strategic partnerships, and public programming, launching initiatives such as Open Voice, Slow Art […]