Tag: makers

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 […]

Archipelago Artist and Makers Conference will return in April

Save the date! The Archipelago Artist and Makers Conference will return on April 28 at the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate this year’s conference theme, “Together Again.” Archipelago is thrilled to make the conference happen in person this year/ More information and registration to come. Find the […]

Maine Makers Mart has been rescheduled for Aug. 15

Due to thunderstorms forecast for Saturday, the Maine Makers Mart show at the CMCA Courtyard has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This first Maine Makers Market is an outdoor art fair featuring more than 20 regional artisans working in jewelry, ceramics, textiles, woodworking and more. Vendors include Allison […]

Artists & Makers Week

Archipelago presents the annual Artists & Makers Week this year from April 5 to 9, held entirely virtually online. This weeklong, all-virtual format will feature a variety of live and pre-recorded events and web-based resources to support Maine artists, makers and the arts-based businesses that make up the state’s creative economy. Highlights this year include […]

Maine Crafts Association’s SOURCE + BUY Initiative Connects Consumers with Maine Makers

  SOURCE + BUY is the Maine Crafts Association’s initiative to help craft consumers connect with makers and their work during — and beyond — the COVID-19 crisis. The SOURCE+BUY initiative contains the work of 100-plus craft artists from around the state.                     Consider making your […]

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 […]