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Artsipelago


Multiple Locations, Maine
Phone: (207) 853-4047

          

Jan 01 thru Dec 31, 2014. The "Two Countries, One Bay Art Studio Tour" has transformed into a year round event called Artsipelago. Schedule your own tour of 40+ Artists from Maine and New Brunswick, Canada. An international art adventure! It is s a great opportunity to see a variety of inspired art work, visit the studios of creative artists, and experience the international cultures of two distinct countries - eastern Maine and southwestern New Brunswick, Canada - while enjoying en route the breath-taking coastal scenery of Passamaquoddy Bay. Event #6667 |   Report Update


American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum - Portland Museum of Art

7 Congress Square
Portland, Maine 04101
Phone: (207) 775-6148

          

Jan 30 thru Apr 27, 2014. Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum. This exhibition features more than 100 exceptional and rarely seen drawings and sketchbooks from the Brooklyn Museum's world-renowned collection of American art. Dating from the late-18th through the mid-20th century, these masterworks encompass a wide range of techniques, styles, and media. Among the 74 featured artists are John Singleton Copley, Stuart Davis, Thomas Eakins, William Glackens, Marsden Hartley, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, William Trost Richards, John Singer Sargent, and Benjamin West. With its significant body of aesthetically remarkable and historically important works, Fine Lines showcases drawing as a dynamic art form in the United States across nearly two centuries. The exhibition is organized into six thematic sections: the human figure, costume studies, portraiture, narrative scenes, landscapes, and urban imagery. This thematic presentation surveys subjects of enduring interest to American artists, while also highlighting the diversity of drawing practices in pre-1945 American art. $5 surcharge. Event #13539   Map + Directions   |   Report Update


Colby on Common Exhibit - Common Street Arts

16 Common Street
Waterville, Maine 04901
Phone: (207) 577-2488

          

Mar 13 thru Apr 26, 2014. "Colby on Common" is an exhibition that showcases work made by students, faculty and staff from Colby College. The show provides the opportunity for members of the Colby community to display artwork off-campus, in a public space in collaboration with a downtown venue. This exhibition is brought to you by the Colby Student Art Committee with support from the Center for the Arts and Humanities, Colby College Museum of Art and the Colby Art Department. Opening reception is on Mar. 13. Event #13801   Map + Directions   |   Report Update


Annual Maine Open Juried Art Show

73 Elm Street
Waterville, Maine 04901
Phone: (207) 872-5422

          

Mar 22 thru Apr 26, 2014. The Waterville Area Art Society and Waterville Main Street are proudly co-presenting the Maine Open Juried Art Show at the Waterville Public Library in Downtown Waterville. The show features over 80 artists representing over 50 Maine communities and a variety of media, including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, and other media. Event #3383   Map + Directions   |   Report Update


Preserving Creative Spaces: The Historic Artists' Homes and Studios Program - Portland Museum of Art

7 Congress Square
Portland, Maine 04101
Phone: (207) 775-6148

          

Mar 22 thru Jun 01, 2014. Preserving Creative Spaces: The Historic Artists' Homes and Studios Program. This documentary installation shines light on the Historic Artists' Homes and Studios (HAHS) program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. HAHS is a consortium of institutions across the United States committed to the conservation, interpretation, and public accessibility of artists' homes and workspaces. With the opening of the Winslow Homer Studio, the PMA became a member of HAHS. This exhibition features information about the consortium and documentary photographs of its nearly 40 member sites, which range from the paint-splattered barn used by Jackson Pollack and Lee Krasner in East Hampton, Long Island, to the carriage house in which Grant Wood painted American Gothic in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to the hand-crafted woodworking shop of Sam Maloof in Alta Loma, California. In addition to educating audiences about HAHS, the exhibition will place the Homer Studio in a larger discussion about the importance of preserving historically significant structures as part of the nation's cultural heritage. Event #13541   Map + Directions   |   Report Update


New Ink: Recent Works by Peregrine Press - Engine Exhibit Space

265 Main Street
Biddeford, Maine 04005
Phone: (207) 370-9130

          

Mar 28 thru Apr 19, 2014. "New Ink" includes over 100 prints and features a diverse range of printmaking techniques from chine colle to monoprint to intaglio (also known as etching). The exhibition will also include a special assortment of recent works by Deedee Schwartz, a beloved member of Peregrine Press and a noted Maine artist who died in March 2014. Exhibit runs from March 28 through April 19. Event #13850   Map + Directions   |   Report Update


Collage X 10 - Portland Public Library

5 Monument Square
Portland, Maine
Phone: (207) 236-2875

          

Mar 07 thru Mar 29, 2014. Collage X 10 features the work of ten Maine artists working in collage. Sponsored by the Center for Maine Contemporary Art and curated by CMCA director Suzette McAvoy and curator emeritus Bruce Brown. Exhibit is in the Lewis Gallery of the Portland Public Library. Event #13797 |   Report Update


Artist Katharine Cartwright - Richard Boyd Art Gallery

15 Epps Street
Peaks Island, Maine 04108
Phone: (207) 712-1097

          

Mar 07 thru Mar 30, 2014. Richard Boyd Art Gallery announces the opening of a solo exhibition of contemporary paintings in watercolor by award-winning artist Katharine Cartwright, NWS. The exhibit opens Friday, March 7 at 10 a.m. and features 12 paintings from Katharine's ongoing series of works "The Laws of Nature." Each painting in the series "uniquely resides at the intersection of the visual arts and natural sciences as an aesthetic interpretation of a physical law." For more info see the Title link above or contact curator Pamela Williamson by phone at (207) 712-1097 or email at info@richardboydartgallery.com. The exhibit is on view free to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through March 31, 2014. Open additional days by appointment until April when the gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Event #13792 |   Report Update


Youth Art Month - Portland Museum of Art

7 Congress Square
Portland, Maine 04101
Phone: (207) 775-6148

          

Mar 08 thru Apr 06, 2014. For the past 20 years, the Portland Museum of Art has partnered with the Maine Art Education Association to present the annual Youth Art Month exhibition each March. This popular show of K-12 student artwork from across the state coincides with National Youth Art Month, which was started in 1961 with the goals of emphasizing the value of art education for all children and encouraging support for quality school art programs. The Youth Art Month exhibition at the PMA is an annual tradition that is eagerly anticipated by visual arts educators, students, and museum audiences. With artwork from Greenville to Skowhegan to York, it is truly a statewide event with over 100 teachers and students participating each year. Event #13540 |   Report Update