Category: Rockland

Collin Burns: Maine Homage a new exhibition at Black Hole

17 June – 31 July Rockland, Maine:  On 16 June 2017, Black Hole will host an opening reception for Collin Burns’ debut show: Maine Homage.  The exhibition will run from 17 June – 31 July, and showcase Michigan-native Burns’ latest work, created as a tip-of-the-hat to Midcoast Maine, the place he now calls home.   […]

Tom Jessen: If/Then exhibition at Black Hole

17 June – 31 July Rockland, Maine:  Black Hole presents If/Then.  The exhibition will run until 31 July 2017, and showcases the work of Tom Jessen, from Temple, Maine.   In his work, Jessen explores form, depth and the nature of the plane, through seemingly simple compositions which engage the audience through their treatment of surface, […]

May ArtLab for All Ages – May 5, 2-4pm

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) invites artists of all ages to take inspiration from the work featured in CMCA’s current exhibitions “John Moore: Resonance” and “Boundaries: Jacob Bond Hessler and Richard Blanco” to find new ways to sense the landscapes around us during ArtLab for All Ages on Saturday, May 5, from 2 […]

April Classes | The Art Loft

April Member Classes Our “Free-to-Members” classes are starting up in April and we are kicking off the season with an amazing instructor – Larissa Davis. Larissa passionately guides people to find their deepest inner wisdom through Soul Path Art, a fun and accessible combination of creative warm-ups, guided visualizations, and creativity that quiets the inner […]

Press Pause: A Group Exhibition at Dowling Walsh Gallery

Press Pause April 7,  2018- April 28,  2018 Press Pause is a group exhibition of still life works that explore roles of the commonplace object in daily life. The artists included in this show approach the everyday as anything but trivial, elevating our routine domesticity.  These works create reflections of ourselves in everyday objects, showing […]

It’s time to celebrate! | The Art Loft

We’re Havin’ a Party – And You’re Invited! You’ve seen the announcement… and it’s worth celebrating. So please join us at the Membership Kickoff Party where you can learn more about this exciting new program. You’ll have a chance to meet our amazing line-up of resident artists who will be instructing a variety of classes […]

Ten-Year Survey Exhibition of Artist John Moore at CMCA

John Moore: Resonance, the first solo exhibition in a Maine museum of artist John Moore’s work will open at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) in Rockland on Saturday, March 3. A public reception honoring the artist will be held on Saturday, March 17, from 4 to 6pm. The exhibition will remain on view […]

Richard Blanco + Jacob Hessler | BOUNDARIES

Boundaries is a collaborative project between Presidential Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco and contemporary landscape photographer Jacob Bond Hessler. Blanco’s poems and Hessler’s photographs together investigate the visible and invisible boundaries of race, gender, class, and ethnicity, among many others; they challenge the physical, imagined, and psychological dividing lines—both historic and current—that shadow America and perpetuate […]

Sam Vail joins CMCA as Director of Development and Marketing

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) welcomes Sam Vail as its new Director of Marketing and Development. A lifetime Mainer, Sam brings an enthusiasm for supporting Maine artists and the communities they call home. “Something is growing in Rockland,” he says. “If all you hear is the ocean, you’re not listening.” The hire comes […]

ArtLab for All Ages

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) invites artists of all ages to create one-of-a-kind portraits inspired by CMCA’s current exhibition, “KJ Shows: Portrait of an Artist,” during ArtLab for All Ages on Saturday, March 3, from 2 to 4pm. Your shoes say a lot about you! Take inspiration from artist KJ Shows’ incredibly distinct […]