Presented by Common Street Arts January 10 – February 10, 2018

Waterville, Maine — Common Street Arts, the programmatic arm of Waterville Creates!, is pleased to present dwell: at home in the gallery, an interactive exhibition and creative exploration at Common Street Arts from January 10 – February 10, 2018. dwell is an interactive exhibition designed to foster community, conversation, and creativity. Each week has different programs and activities taking place in the gallery designed to encourage participation and leisurely creative exploration; for a list of all the scheduled projects and programs, visit

Friends and family can share in the fun, playing delightful 20th and 21st century board games; There will be antioxidant tea workshops and tarot readings and art-making activities. Fight the winter blues by lounging under sunlamps, join us for snow sculpting in Castonguay Square, and experience a room-sized camera obscura!  During dwell, the Common Street Arts will be transformed into intriguing domestic scenarios to encourage creative exploration. Bring your family, bring a friend, or just bring a great book – and prepare to be at home in the gallery.

Featured events during dwell at Common Street Arts:

Making Immune System Tea with Malcolm Porter of Enchanted Herbs + Teas

Saturday, January 13 @ 1:00 pm

Tarot Readings with Enchanted Herbs + Teas

Saturday, January 13 @ 1:00 – 3:00pm

Playing Games with Joel Goggin of Spellbound

Saturday, January 13 @ 12:00 – 5:00pm

Donate Musical Instrument Day & Discussion w/ Guitar/Violin builders Dennis Patkus & Harry Richter

Saturday, January 20 @ 1:00 – 4:00pm

Stories of Waterville’s fascinating Past with Jessica Graham

Saturday, January 27 @ 1:00 – 3:00pm

Make a Blanket for Someone Who Needs a Hug

Saturday, February 3 @ 1:00 – 3:00pm

Children’s Maker Space

Saturday, February 10 @ 12:00 – 3:00pm

The Common Street Arts gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 12:00 – 5:00pm. The gallery is closed Sunday through Tuesday. To learn more about the dwell: at home in the gallery interactive exhibition and creative exploration at Common Street Arts, visit:

About Waterville Creates!
Waterville Creates! is a non-profit on a mission to promote, support, and grow greater Waterville’s arts and cultural scene. Collaborating with regional arts and culture institutions and their supporters, together we are strengthening our community as a vibrant creative center, increasing access to creative opportunities. Learn more at