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October 16, 2018

Click Here for Art Calendar Listings
For the Week beginning August 6
Please Take Note:
Calendar listings should be mailed to: The Free Press Calendar, 8 North Main St., Suite 101, Rockland, ME 04841 (FAX: 596-6698, or e-mail: by noon the Friday before the Thursday publication date. Please include your name, address and phone number.


• Pinhole Camera Workshop,
1-4 p.m., Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. Led by Stonington photographer Anne-Claude Cotty. $10/$7 members. FMI:, 548-0334.
• Free Book Art Workshop, 7 p.m., Vose Library, Union. Heather Bilodeau teaches how to make a holiday card display from a book. Bring an unwanted book, or choose from those available. All welcome. FMI: 785-4733.


• Reception to Open Show of Prints,
4-6 p.m., Rising Tide Community Market, 325 Main St., Damariscotta. Works by Debra Arter, Mary Boothby, Dick Miller, Kay Miller, Delphine Sherrin of Midcoast Printmakers. Show runs Aug. 2-29.
• Reception to Open "Mainly Maine," 5-7 p.m., River Arts, Rte. 1, Damariscotta. Juried exhibit with more than 100 works in wide variety of media and styles. A concurrent reception for Sarah Wilde will be held at River Arts West Gallery for "Wilde Art," with seascapes, landscapes and pieces from her new Tree Canopies series.
• First Friday Art Walk in Rockland, with galleries open & free admission to Farnsworth Art Museum 5-8 p.m. FMI: Receptions include: • CMCA at Bicknell, 11 Lime St. "Float," works in different media by Adam Manley, Tyler McPhee, Emilie Stark-Menneg, Kitty Wales, Core 5 Incident collective. Through Sept. 6. • Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center Art Gallery, 9 Water St. Glass mosaics by Marcella Christensen, oils & watercolors by John Wood, photos by Laz Perpelitt. Through Oct. • CRAFT Gallery, courtyard at 12 Elm St. "Inspired by the Sea" group show. • Win Wilder Hall, 328 Main St. "Still Lives: Curious Observations," works by Sarah Bodine and Elise Wright. • Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. Works by member artists Jean Byrd, Lara Max, Charlene Vanderslice, Janalee Welch. • Asymmetrick Arts, 405 Main St. "In This World," new work by Alan Clark. Through Aug. 28. • 407 Studios, 407 Main St. Works by gallery members Lois Anne, Katie Barthelette. Dance performances by Patti "Shalimar" Luchetti's students at 5:30 and 7 p.m. • Landing Gallery, 409 Main St. Solo show by Irma Cerese. Through Sept. 20. • Yvette Torres Fine Art, 464 Main St. Works from 1940-50 by Black Mountain College artists including Josef Albers and Lorna Halper. Through Sept. 13. • Michael Good Gallery, 499 Main St. 15th annual Salute to Summer with free sangria, music-themed prints by Nathan Davis, and works by others. • Jonathan Frost Gallery, corner of Main & Park. "Verses," monoprints by Rachel Burgess. • Mural Unveiling, 6:30 p.m., of Farnsworth Museum project on Oak St., between Main & Union.
• Reception to Open Three Shows in Boothbay Harbor, 5-7 p.m., Gleason Fine Art. "Henry Isaacs: Working Color," "Carole Hanson: Stone and Sea," "Abbey Ryan: New Still Lifes." All run to Sept. 1.
• 17th Annual "Eastern Views" Show, The Brick House Gallery, 176 Winslow Mills Rd. (Rte. 32), Waldoboro. Jean Kigel's exhibit of Asian brush painting. Artist's reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., Aug. 7. Show Fri.-Sun., Aug. 7-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. FMI:, 975-3262.
• Björn Runquist "Open Studio" Show, Fri., Sat. & Sun., Aug. 7, 8 & 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Ocean View Grange, Rte. 131, Port Clyde. Recent paintings.


• Coastal Quilters Meeting,
10 a.m., Lions Den, Lions Lane, Camden. No formal program this month. Bring current project. All welcome. No charge.
• Jay Sawyer Open Studio, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 131 Camden Rd. (Rte. 90), Warren. The metal sculptor shows a wide range of work. $5 suggested. FMI: 273-3948,
• Reception for Larry Kinney, 2 p.m., Camden Library. His abstract oils are on view in Picker Room through August.
• Reception for "6 x 6" Group Show, 4-7 p.m., Kefauver Studio & Gallery, Damariscotta. Artists Mary Byrom, Steve Hamlin, Jan Kilburn, Kathleen Horst and Marnie Sinclair each made six artworks, each six inches square. Show runs Aug. 7-26.
• Reception for Dr. Edward White, 5-7 p.m., Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St., Waldoboro. Sales of his photos help fund St. Lucia girl's trip to Philadelphia Shriners Hospital. Show through August.
• Reception for "Garden Party: Images of Summer," 5-8 p.m., Pascal Hall, 86 Pascal Ave., Rockport. Photos, botanicals, paintings by Kevin Beers, Lynn Karlin, Peter Kukielski, Joyce Tenneson, Amy Williams, Rufus Williams. Show runs through Sept. 6.
• Late Summer Show at New Era Gallery Opens, Vinalhaven. Landscapes by Olena Babak, Elaine Crossman, Judy Taylor. The Windy Way Barn will feature works by Torie Olson, Alison Hildreth.
• Midcoast Potters Tour, Sat. & Sun., Aug. 8 & 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. With seven potters opening their studios from St. George to Lincolnville. Map:


• Talk by Barbara Ernst Prey,
4-5 p.m., Blue Water Fine Arts, Main St., Port Clyde. She discusses her current and past works. "Re/Viewing the American Landscape" continues through Labor Day.


• Free Adult Art Class,
11 a.m., Rockland Library, 80 Union St. Catinka Knoth supplies materials and leads the class. This week's theme: Rockland Breakwater.
• Creative Artists Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., Belfast Library. No charge. FMI: 223-0052, ben


• Free Program with Artist Alex Katz,
7 p.m., Talking Art in Maine at Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. First a short documentary of Katz making one of his huge, stylized paintings is shown. Then he converses with host Jane Dahmen.
• Marine Art Class, 5-7:30 p.m. Tues., Aug. 11 & 18, Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic St., Rockland. Led by brothers Art & Chuck Paine. $85 for all three if paid in advance; drop-in fee for one class $42 (cash or check). FMI:, 701-7627.


• "Hand-Painting Black & White Photographs,"
1-3 p.m., Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. Led by Belfast photographer Liv Robinson. $10/$7 members, Searsport residents. FMI: or 548-0334.
• Poet & Art Critic John Yau to Speak, 6:30 p.m., Strand Theatre, Rockland. Talk by Center for Maine Contemporary Art's 2015 Distinguished Lecturer called "Painting Is No Ordinary Object." $10/CMCA members free:,
• Meet Appleton Preserve's Artist in Residence, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Weds. & Thurs., Aug. 12 & 13, Rte. 105, Appleton. See George Mason's installation. Watch him work on new pieces using clay and plaster at 11 a.m. both days. Bring lunch and picnic with Mason at noon. FMI: 594-5166.
• "Illustrated Journaling: A Different Kind of Watercolor Workshop," Weds. & Thurs., Aug. 12 & 13, River Arts, 241 Rte. 1, Damariscotta. Hannah Ineson leads it. $180 includes materials. FMI: 563-1507,


• Reception for Four Contemporary Realists,
Fri., Aug. 14, 5-7:30 p.m., Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St., Thomaston, for "Joseph McGurl, Karen Blackwood, T.J. Cunningham, Marc Dalessio & Friends." The gallery holds a concurrent reception to open "Celebrating Art of Women by Women." Both shows run through Sept. 19.
• Tillman Crane Photo Gallery Open Studio, Sat., Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 22 Pearl St., Camden. Over 70 Crane photos, demos of large-format processes, print sale. FMI:, 230-0199.
• 9th Annual Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, Sat., Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., rain or shine. Over 100 artists & craftspeople set up on the sidewalks of Maine St. and along Town Mall. Free admission.
• Reception for Louis Cabot, Sat., Aug. 15, 5-7 p.m., Archipelago Fine Arts Gallery, 386 Main St., Rockland. Show of Maine coastal images runs to Sept. 7. All proceeds benefit Island Institute's Island Fellows program.
• Reception for Hospice Volunteers Juried Art Show in Belfast, Sat., Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m., Belfast Library. Sponsored by Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County. Awards, including "People's Choice," presented. Food, music and Invitational Pop-Up Gallery. All artwork for sale with half going to HVOWC. FMI: 930-2677.
• Introductory Letterpress Workshop, Sat. & Sun., Aug. 15 & 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day, Steel House, 711 Main St., Rockland. Registration:


• Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts Summer Tours,
Newcastle, 1 p.m. Tuesdays in July & August. Meet int'l artists. FMI:, 882-6075.
• Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor. "Greatest Mountain," multimedia show on Katahdin, through Aug.
• Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. "Brand New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s." Through Oct. 18.
• Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. "3D: Contemporary Works from the Farnsworth," through Oct. 4. "Andy and Kosti," through Nov. 1. "Celebrating Maine," through Dec. "Maine Collects," through Mar. 6, 2016.
• Maine State Museum, Augusta. "The Passionate Photographer: Kosti Ruohomaa's Maine in Magazine Photojournalism," through July 2016.
• Messler Gallery at Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. "New Work by Faculty," through Sept. 16.
• Penobscot Marine Museum, Sears-port. Four major exhibits under one title: "Exploring the Magic of Photography: Painting with Light." All season.
• Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Sq. "Rose Marasco: index," through Dec. 6.

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