Category: Rockland

Virtual Opening for ‘Unnamed for Decades’ solo exhibit by Erin Johnson

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland will host its first-ever virtual opening reception from 5 to 6 p.m. June 6 to celebrate the exhibition “Erin Johnson | Unnamed for Decades.” Spanning two galleries, “Erin Johnson | Unnamed for Decades” presents a series of new, site-specific installations by the artist. Johnson is the recipient […]

Caldbeck Gallery’s ‘Spring at Last’ Group Exhibit

  The group exhibition “Spring at Last” at Caldbeck Gallery features work by Alan Bray, Lois Dodd, David Dewey, Jeff Epstein, Melanie Essex, Nancy Glassman, K. Min, Kayla Mohammadi, Dennis Pinette, Dan West, Susan Williams and Nancy Wissemann-Widrig. To view the exhibit catalog, go to Caldbeck Gallery is at 12 Elm St. in Rockland […]

‘Unnamed for Decades’ solo exhibit by Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Fellowship Recipient Erin Johnson

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland will present “Erin Johnson: Unnamed for Decades,” a solo exhibition of new work by the artist this summer. Originally scheduled for March 21 through June 14, the exhibition has been rescheduled due to COVID-19. Johnson is the recipient of the second annual Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Fellowship Award, which […]

Maine Artists and Makers Respond to Community Need

  by Lisa Millette If we had lost sight of our sense of community during the digital age, perhaps a silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic may be that we are once again finding value in these connections. It’s ironic that this is happening during a time of social distancing, and yet the state’s artists […]

‘HOT and COLD: Volume 2’ Exhibit at Caldbeck Gallery

“HOT and COLD: Volume 2” is on exhibit at Caldbeck Gallery in Rockland through May 9. The gallery is following CDC guidelines, and all gallery activities will take place online. The exhibit features work by Anne Alexander, Lise Bécu, Alan Bray, Sam Cady, Jeff Epstein, Melanie Essex, Maggie Foskett, Bayard Hollins, Janice Kasper, Fred Kellogg, […]

Celebrate Archipelago’s 20th Anniversary

Not only is Earth Day 50 years old on April 22, but Archipelago – the Island Institute Store will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year with free shipping for all online orders now through Memorial Day. Maine artists and makers face each day with heart, creativity, innovation and care. Shop their items, and celebrate with […]

Roberta Smith to Present CMCA Distinguished Lecture in July

  The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) in Rockland has announced that Roberta Smith, co-chief art critic at The New York Times will present its annual Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The lecture will take place at 5:30pm at The Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street in Rockland. A reception will immediately follow […]

Island Institute Update: Responding to COVID-19 in Our Communities

As we all recognize the daily disruptions and challenges ahead for each of us, our communities are grappling with many unknowns. For decades, the Island Institute has been building networks to connect communities with practical information and support to solve problems. We have a firm commitment to our island and coastal communities to continue this […]

A Message from Archipelago

Art connects us, inspires us, and reminds us of both our humanity and our immortality. As artists and makers who share our art and selves with our communities, we offer a valuable service to those around us every day. Being self-employed, we also connect with each other to establish our networks, build the local economies around […]

CMCA’s April ArtLab for All Ages to be Live Streamed

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland will host its monthly ArtLab for All Ages workshops via Facebook Live throughout the period its doors are closed to the public in response to CDC guidelines on COVID-19.  To encourage creativity and connection during this time of social distancing, artists of all ages are invited to join […]