Category: Workshops

Student/teacher art show, plus upcoming classes at the Maine Art Gallery

Parents, teachers and children poured into the Maine Art Gallery, aka MAG, in Wiscasset for the opening of the K-12 student art show on April 12. For the first time in the years that the annual exhibit has opened the MAG season, students presented their work alongside that of their teachers. As grades 7-12 art […]

Maine Art Gallery offers classes to inspire, educate and hone creative skills

With just a few months left before Maine’s busy summer season of houseguests, travel and work around the house, it’s a good time to plan ahead and schedule activities to enrich our personal lives. With this in mind, the Maine Art Gallery has created a lineup of inspiring half-day classes for artists, would-be artists and […]

‘Glimmer’ group exhibition at Sidle House in Freeport

Much like love, glimmers are experienced through the eyes of the beholder. They evoke something — memory, hopefulness, nostalgia, possibility. A glimmer may foreshadow an awakening or serve as a reminder. This midwinter exhibition, titled “Glimmer,” seeks to provide a respite from the seemingly endless cold and offer glimpses, glimmers of what we anticipate. “Glimmer” […]

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 […]