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Common Street Arts

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Waterville, ME 04901 United States
(207) 872-ARTS http://www.commonstreetarts.org

July 2018

miffonedge vol. 6

Sat. Jul 14 - Sat. Jul 21

Common Street Arts

This year, the Maine Film Festival unpacks the cinematic experience with a deeply-exploratory art exhibition held in conjunction with MIFF -- MIFFONEDGE, now in its sixth year of entertaining Festival goers at Common Street Arts. MIFFONEDGE Vol. 6 features a suite of immersive sensory experiences that invite us to step outside of our everyday perception…

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puppets and lights

Mon. Jul 23

Common Street Arts

July 23-27 Puppets and Lights Young artists will be encouraged to use their imaginations to create a puppet character. The puppets will be created and sewn with foam, felt and fabric. Participnts will learn to light it up with “wearable” electronics! For kids ages 10–17 $120 for half days 9am-12pm $160.00 for full days until…

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river stories day

Thu. Jul 26

Common Street Arts

River Stories Day Join Common Street Arts and artist Maggie Libby from 11:00-6:00 p.m. to interact with her public art installation, River Stories, which celebrates the Kennebec River as a natural resource and as a central element for industry and recreation in Central Maine.  As part of the River Stories project, Libby invites participants to…

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clay camp!

Mon. Jul 30

Common Street Arts

July 30- August 3 Clay Camp Clay is a wonderfully versatile and expressive medium for young artists! Campers will make art with clay using a variety of wheel, slab, pinch pot, and hand techniques. Discover how glazes work and produce clay creations that are kiln-fired and that will last for generations. Ages 8–14. $120 for…

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August 2018

ebb + flow: reflections on the kennebec river

Wed. Aug 1 - Sat. Sep 8

Common Street Arts

this exhibition is a collaboration between the waterville area art society, harlow gallery, wesserunsett arts council and common street arts. the artists included in this show were asked to respond to the kennebec river and its importance as a natural resource for the towns and cities that surround it. this magnificent waterway has sustained communities for…

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opening reception: ebb + flow: reflections on the kennebec river

Thu. Aug 2

Common Street Arts

join us in celebrating the opening of ebb + flow: reflections on the kennebec river---a collaborative exhibition with common street arts, waterville area art society, harlow gallery, and the wesserunsett arts council that responds to the kennebec river as a defining natural resource for the towns and communities that surround it.  free.

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life drawing

Tue. Aug 7

Common Street Arts

Beginning in May, life drawing will be the first and third Tuesdays, 5:30-8:00 p.m., $5.00/session-new price! Seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in the life drawing program hosted by common street arts.  This program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and established artists to hone their drawing skills in a supportive environment. Participants bring their…

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art happy hour! ( River Embroidery)

Tue. Aug 21

Common Street Arts

Relax after work and explore your artistic side. Create an embroidered river scene with visiting artist Dina Jeannotte at Common Street Arts! Begin with white linen and sari silk ribbon in an embroidery hoop, then mark your design, thread your needle, and you will be ready to relax to the rhythm of the stitch! Delicious…

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September 2018

life drawing

Tue. Sep 4

Common Street Arts

Beginning in May, life drawing will be the first and third Tuesdays, 5:30-8:00 p.m., $5.00/session-new price! Seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in the life drawing program hosted by common street arts.  This program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and established artists to hone their drawing skills in a supportive environment. Participants bring their…

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October 2018

face to face: portraits by rabee kiwan

Wed. Oct 3 - Sat. Nov 3

Common Street Arts

Born in Lebanon, Rabee Kiwan immigrated to the United States in 2002 to complete his medical training and he has lived in Portland since 2009. Rabee has been painting portraits, landscapes, and still lifes since he was a young child when his father gave him a watercolor set. Drawing inspiration from everyday life sustains his…

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