Illustration is an art form with an ancestral home in Maine. We have a rich legacy of attracting notable illustrators to our state such as Robert McCloskey, Dahlov Ipcar, Ashley Bryan, Barbara Cooney, Winslow Homer, Rockwell Kent, and Francis Hamabe. In fact, one could make the case that we are currently living in a Golden…

Community Draw featuring Martina Bizier Seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this costumed figure drawing program, organized by Ticonic Gallery + Studio. This month’s program features old Hollywood glam with model Martina Bizier. Martina is a radiology student at KVCC and a server at Front & Main. Community Draw offers a unique…

Crafternoons are fun weekly crafts for young children and their families! Join Mrs. Liz at 3PM on the Waterville Public Library’s Facebook page for instructions and a video demonstration. The kits for each craft will be available in the Children’s Room starting the Monday* before the event. February 7: Heart Necklace February 14: Book Lover…

Join us in celebration of our Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibition on March 3 from 4 – 6pm. This year marks our 9th annual YAM exhibition and we’re thrilled to be able to expand this program by partnering with Colby’s Greene Block + Studios. Student work will be displayed at both Ticonic Gallery + Greene Block…

Serena Sanborn, a Maine master naturalist, will discuss her greatest love – the frog! She’ll share about the amazing phenomenon of Amphibian Big Night in vernal pools around Maine, while Desi DuBois will guide the watercolor creation depicting a frog in its colorful habitat. All supplies included. Please bring your lunch, as we will take…

Delve into the fascinating world of bear hibernation! Serena Sanborn, a Maine Master Naturalist, will share interesting facts about bears and their habits while Desi DuBois will guide the watercolor creation. The final work will depict a bear in its colorful habitat. All supplies included. Please bring your lunch, as there will be a half…

In this workshop we’ll explore gelatin printing, a low-tech, non-toxic, experimental hand printing process. Artists of all ages will work small and fast to create a collection of colorful monoprints, layering color and pattern. Come with a sense of adventure and see what unfolds! All materials will be provided. Limit 10 students. $35 To register…

First Fridays celebrate the vibrant creativity of Waterville by inviting people downtown to engage in multidisciplinary arts experiences! On the first Friday of every month, visit Main Street in downtown Waterville to meet artists, participate in various workshops, listen to live music, eat delicious local food, and come together as a community. Check back soon…

First Fridays celebrate the vibrant creativity of Waterville by inviting people downtown to engage in multidisciplinary arts experiences! On the first Friday of every month, visit Main Street in downtown Waterville to meet artists, participate in various workshops, listen to live music, eat delicious local food, and come together as a community. Check back soon…

First Fridays celebrate the vibrant creativity of Waterville by inviting people downtown to engage in multidisciplinary arts experiences! On the first Friday of every month, visit Main Street in downtown Waterville to meet artists, participate in various workshops, listen to live music, eat delicious local food, and come together as a community.   Artmaking at…

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to stop by our Art + Cart for a an exploration of the painting What’s it Worth by John Haberle. February’s activity uses the artwork to demonstrate how things we all use—such as postage stamps, coins, and paper money—help tell stories about our communities. All materials…