Category: Workshops

June classes at the Maine Art Gallery for adults and children

There’s still time to sign up for three classes that will be offered by the Maine Art Gallery in June. Classes in Wood Assemblage and Appreciating Nature Photography are open to adults and youth over 10 who are accompanied by an adult. Watercolors for Beginners and Intermediates is designed for adults only. Wood Assemblage. No […]

Artists and Makers Conference in Belfast

Join Archipelago from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 at the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast to celebrate this year’s conference theme: Together Again. The Artists and Makers Conference brings together artists and makers from across Maine to hear from industry leaders and peers, gain practical experience and information, and build connections to the […]

Adult Workshop: Magic Materials

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art will host its Adult Workshop: Magic Material in-person from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 20. Participants will use a variety of recycled materials to create mixed-media relief works. Inspired by upcoming installation “Ian Trask: Mind Loops,” made from reclaimed items, guests will create active compositions from materials, encouraging reuse […]

Turtle Gallery celebrates 40th Anniversary on Deer Isle

The Turtle Gallery in Deer Isle celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. In honor of its long time home on the island, its artists were invited to explore the influence of “Home & Shelter” through their familiar landscapes and the scenes and routines of their daily lives. As part of this effort to give back […]

Bookbinding demonstration and workshop at Barn Gallery

A bookbinding demonstration will be held at 6 p.m. July 6 at Barn Gallery, led by Ogunquit Art Association artist-member Gayle Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick will then lead a workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the following day, July 7, which will cover basic bookending techniques so participants can start making their own artist books (works […]

MCA to host spring educational workshops

Registration is open for the following spring workshops via MCA. Wildcrafted Basketry with Rebecca May Verrill  In this hands-on workshop, we will explore an introduction to traditional basket weaving techniques with round, regionally wild harvested, flexible fibers. Great variations will occur! No prior basketweaving experience is required, though strong hands and enthusiasm are recommended. When: […]

Bjorn Runquist workshop at Salt Pond Studio begins April 5

Join midcoast artist Bjorn Runquist at Salt Pond Studio in Friendship for a four-session workshop. The class will work from still life studies and landscape photos and will meet outside, weather permitting. There will be assignments to complete during the week, and the following class will start with critiques of the preceding week’s work. Participants […]

Contemporary Art in Context: MAEA Workshop

In support of the Maine Arts Education Association (MAEA), the Center for Maine Contemporary Art is offering a full-day hands-on professional workshop for Maine educators exploring the 2021 fall exhibits. The cost is $50 for CMCA or MAEA members, who are invited to register by Dec. 10. The workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m. […]

CMCA Holiday Pop-Up offers food, art, sales

CMCA will open its doors for a day of holiday festivities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 11. The event will feature free admission, special one-day-only discounts in the gift shop, a free art making workshop, treats and more. CMCA’s Holiday Pop-Up is a celebration of art and community during the winter season. Guests […]

CMCA’s ArtLab for All Ages to be held June 5

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) invites youth and adults of all ages to take part in an ArtLab for All Ages workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. June 5 on Facebook Live.  Taking inspiration from painter David Row’s exhibit “The Shape of Things,” join community educator Alexis Iammarino to create a series of […]