Category: Rockland

Archipelago prepares for holiday fun

Archipelago will be taking some time over the next few weeks to slow down a bit and dream up some fun surprises for the upcoming holiday season. So even though you may not see our notes in your inbox, know that the store is open, the website is open, and we’re busy crafting a plan […]

Caldbeck Gallery announces new virtual exhibit

Calbeck Gallery presents “Life, Still,” a virtual exhibit featuring a new body of work by Nancy Glassman. View the e-catalog at Caldbeck Gallery is at 12 Elm St., Rockland. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and by appointment. For more information, email [email protected], go to, or call 207-594-5935.

CMCA appoints new executive director and chief curator

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) recently announced the appointment of Timothy Peterson as the museum’s next executive director and chief curator, effective Jan. 18, 2021. Peterson will succeed Suzette McAvoy, who will retire at the end of December after more than 10 years at the helm of CMCA. “We are confident that Tim […]

CMCA’s ArtLab for All Ages to be held Nov. 7

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) invites artists of all ages to take part in an ArtLab for All Ages workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 7. Participants will join ArtLab educator Alexis Iammarino in creating up-cycled sculptures using disposable materials and discarded plastic, taking inspiration from the work of artist Nicolas Sevigney […]

CMCA to host Maine Arts Education Association workshop

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland will host a full-day professional workshop for Maine art educators in partnership with the Maine Arts Education Association from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 17. Pre-registration for the workshop is required. Participants may register at The daylong workshop “Activating Hybrid Learning with Contemporary Art” will […]

New work on exhibit at Art Space Gallery

Artists featured at the artist-run Art Space Gallery in October are Margaret Creighton of Yarmouth, with her serene seascape oils; Linda Murray, of West Gardiner, with vibrant, fall-inspired pieces. Work by Art Space Gallery artists is featured in a fall-themed show.  Ann Rhinehardt, of Vassalboro paints deeply textured peaceful places in cold wax. Mary Beth […]

See Barbara Sullivan’s chair paintings and sculptures in a virtual exhibition

Barbara Sullivan shows a new body of work in Caldbeck Gallery’s virtual exhibit “Come Sit.” Empty chairs in a room suggest a human presence, as well as presenting an invitation to sit. Though inanimate, chairs can evoke the life and history of those who have sat in them, the personal history of their use and […]

CMCA to host ‘For Freedoms’ billboard

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art is once again partnering with For Freedoms, a national platform founded by artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, this time as part of their 2020 Awakening initiative, which uses art as a vehicle to build greater participation in American democracy. Timed to coincide with the national elections on […]

CMCA Biennial 2020 to open Oct. 3

The CMCA Biennial 2020 features the work of 34 artists from 17 Maine communities. The exhibition will open to the public on Oct. 3 with a virtual reception live streamed to CMCA’s Facebook page from 5 to 7 p.m. The virtual event will include a live video tour of the exhibition with Biennial artists speaking […]

Archipelago features work by jeweler Judith Barker

Judith Barker Jewelry is featured at Archipelago. Barker creates artistic, handmade pieces with warmth and character. She is an accomplished jeweler who has exhibited throughout the country in galleries, museum shops, trade shows, and art exhibits since the early 1970s. She designs and creates silver and gold jewelry with a strong influence of the natural […]