Tag: craft

Maine Crafts Association news and opportunities

SEPTEMBER Sept 1-30: Hillary Hutton, Handweaver at Center for Maine Craft Sept 2-26: Surf and Turf: Postcards From Maine L&S Cylinder Exhibition at Maine Craft Portland Sept 9, 5 to 8 p.m.: STITCH (outside): Maine Designers on the Runway Sept 9, noon to 6:30 p.m.: STITCH Style Market Sept 9, noon to 5:30 p.m.: #MakeItBlue […]

MCA Lighting Showcase at the Harlow

Maine Crafts Association Lighting Showcase will be on view from Sept. 29 to Oct. 30 at the Harlow, with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1. In April, the MCA created “The Light at the End of the Tunnel,” a sourcing and informational guide for Maine-made lighting. The Harlow is pleased to partner […]

STITCH: Maine designers on the runway

STITCH features an evening of style, celebrating Maine designers in a live runway show and offering opportunities to mix and mingle with fellow supporters and followers of design, art and craft — all in support of one of Maine’s essential nonprofit arts organizations, the Maine Craft Association. The MCA’s first slow fashion runway show took […]

Everything is better when it is handmade: Portland Fine Craft Show will be held outdoors on Aug. 28

Produced by the Maine Crafts Association, the Portland Fine Craft Show returns for its sixth season with an outdoor juried fine craft show in Portland from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 28. Admission is free. After five seasons taking over Congress Street, the show has moved to the large parking lot beside the old […]

Exhibits at Shaw Jewelry

Current exhibits at Shaw Jewelry run from July 29 to Aug. 11. BELLE BROOKE: “Order and Chaos in Tight Packages” Brooke’s studio and gallery are located on Canyon Road in Santa Fe. Her lattice-like jewelry is composed of circles, ordered and otherwise. Her work is often fitted with gemstones, playing with scale, lyrical and precise, […]

Maine Crafts Association program and event schedule

JULY Through July 24: Wildlife Impressions on Paper and Copper: The Works of Chong & Judi Lim Exhibition @ Maine Craft Portland July 16: East End Vend @ The Lot July 17 to Aug. 29: Jean Hardy Solo Exhibition @ Center for Maine Craft July 18: East End Vend @ The Lot July 23: MCA […]

CMCA’s ArtLab for All Ages to be held in-person on July 2

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) invites youth and adults of all ages to take part in an ArtLab for All Ages workshop on July 2. Join Lead Educator Mia Bogyo to explore your dreams through imaginary landscapes. Drawing from Will o’ the Wisp, the whimsical, psychedelic installation organized by artists Joy Feasley and […]

Notecards sets by Maine artists available at Pemaquid Art Gallery

The Pemaquid Group of Artists initiated the sale of notecards last year during the pandemic-forced closure of the gallery. This summer, the cards are available at the gallery in Lighthouse Park, Bristol. There are two sets of notecards, each consisting of a box of 10 assorted, full-color images by member artists, plus envelopes. The price […]

2021 MCA Guild Fine Craft Show season schedule

Three MCA Guild Fine Craft Shows are planned for 2021 in Bar Harbor (MDI show), Scarborough and Brunswick. The shows feature fine craft artists from the former Maine Crafts Guild juried membership and craft artists who have have been juried into the new Guild level of Maine Crafts Association membership. The shows will also include […]

2021 Guild Fine Craft Show Preview Party 

Beginning in 2020, the Maine Crafts Association assumed management of four fine craft shows previously managed by the Maine Crafts Guild. The intent of the shows, as it was under Maine Crafts Guild management, is to nurture a marketplace where the public can see, collect and learn about the highest quality craft objects made by […]