An open call exhibition representing a multitude of artworks sharing two common qualities: the art has been made in the Waterville area, and it broadly speaks to themes of living, working, and playing together in the region. Drawing on submissions from area public schools, colleges, arts groups, and individual artists, the exhibition will be placed…

Together: Anecdotes and Inspirations features dozens of works created in painting and drawing workshops led by Peter Bruun over the preceding several months. The exhibition includes art by participants from workshops hosted by Educare Central Maine, Greene Block & Studios, High Hopes Clubhouse, South End Teen Center, Thomas College, Waterville Area Soup Kitchen, Waterville Comprehensive…

Together: Hearing, Holding, Healing is an installation combining 27 paintings by Peter Bruun with an audio-collage created from voices of students attending the Waterville Alternative High School. Bruun’s assemblage of paintings serves as a metaphor for people relying on one another even in brokenness, with the accompanying audio-collage offering an arc of a story on…

Ticonic Gallery is pleased to present the exhibition At Play: Works by Tom Jessen in collaboration with the Colby College Center for the Arts + Humanities annual theme of PLAY. Adopting an open-armed approach to artmaking, Tom Jessen’s work invites viewers to become active participants and entertain the idea of unknown outcomes. By combining themes…

Join us in celebration of our Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibition on March 1 from 3–7pm. This year marks our 10th annual YAM exhibition and we’re thrilled to be able to expand this program by partnering with Colby’s Greene Block + Studios. This year’s theme is Dream in Art. Two Locations: Ticonic Gallery, 93 Main Street,…

Join us February 2, 5–7pm, for the opening reception of the 45,000 Quilt Project in conjunction with downtown Waterville’s First Friday event. A Spanish translator will be available during the opening reception. OPENING RECEPTION 5–7pm Caged Dreams Film Screening—Caged Dreams details the stories of Johannes Favi, Beatriz Batres, and Felipe Diosdado, who were previously detained in…

Embrace the holiday spirit at the 6th annual Joy to the Ville community celebration! Join Waterville Creates, the Colby College Museum of Art, the Waterville Public Library, and the Children’s Discovery Museum, as we celebrate the magic of the season. In addition to the activities listed below, the following exhibitions will be on view throughout…

Join us December 1st from 5 – 7pm for the opening reception of the Holiday Bazaar in conjunction with downtown Waterville’s First Friday event. Enjoy cookies and refreshments and shop lovely handmade items created by Maine makers! This holiday season, Ticonic Gallery is transformed into a vibrant and festive marketplace filled with unique and distinctive…

Waterville Creates members are invited to shop early at this special preview event. Light refreshments will be served. This holiday season, Ticonic Gallery is transformed into a vibrant and festive marketplace filled with unique and distinctive gifts created by talented artists + makers. Featuring handcrafted items from dozens of Maine artisans, the Holiday Bazaar is…

The 45,000 Quilt Project is a beautiful display that brings together the work of over 60 immigrant justice activists and artists. It is designed to represent the immigrant detention experience in the United States and encourage efforts toward more humane solutions. Artists, quilters, and amateurs were invited to submit one-yard square panels, each containing 1,000…

Waterville Creates and artist Tanja Hollander are photographing your objects on-site and gathering your stories through a series of collection station events. Objects (no larger than 8×10″) will be photographed and catalogued, and the images will be included as part of The Ephemera Project. Please note objects will be photographed on-site and returned to the…

Ticonic Gallery is delighted to partner with Greene Block + Studios (located at 18 Main Street) to celebrate Youth Art Month with a spectacular, multi-site exhibition of artwork by local students in grades K-12. Featuring works in a variety of media, including painting, digital art, pottery, photography, and more. Youth Art Month is an opportunity…