In this exhibition, artist Maggie Libby documents the labor conditions and primarily female Franco-American workers’ stories at the Hathaway Shirt Company, the last shirt manufacturer in Maine. Libby’s artwork is inspired by Waterville native Margaret Bernier’s groundbreaking 1981 Colby Senior Scholar thesis, Labor study of the Franco-American community of Waterville, Maine from 1890 to 1940,…

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Join us for the opening reception of No Time, Thursday, September 8, from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Curated by Maine artist, Matt Demers, the exhibition No Time explores the presence of everyday objects and figures through the work of eight Maine artists using a wide variety of media and techniques. This exhibition highlights artists and their unique…

Curated by Maine artist, Matt Demers, the exhibition No Time explores the presence of everyday objects and figures through the work of eight Maine artists using a wide variety of media and techniques. This exhibition highlights artists and their unique ability to re-imagine and re-interpret these subjects with a fresh energy and creative perspective. Participating…

All are welcome to join artist Michel Droge and archeologist Sarah Loftus for an exhibition reception to celebrate The Farm Tools Project–a visual exploration of the use of hand tools and the exchanges that take place between farmers and the land. Droge and Loftus traveled around the state with a portable cyanotype kit (an old…

Ticonic Gallery + Railroad Square Cinema Lobby present The Farm Tools Project, a visual exploration of the use of hand tools on small farms in Maine and the exchanges that take place between farmers and the land. Artist Michel Droge and archaeologist Sarah Loftus traveled around the state with a portable cyanotype kit (an old…

Ticonic Gallery is thrilled to host its first members’ event in conjunction with the exhibition Shirt Stories: Frescoes by Barbara Sullivan. Artist Barbara Sullivan will discuss the specific works in this series as well as the legendary fresco medium itself, followed by an informal conversation between the artist and audience. Refreshments will be served. This…

In celebration of Youth Art Month (YAM), Ticonic Gallery and Railroad Square Cinema Lobby present the work of local students from grades pre-K through 12.  This is the 8th consecutive year the gallery is featuring artwork from area schools, childcare institutions, and home school groups. The exhibition will include a digital slide show from over…

A dual citizen of the United States and the Republic of Ireland, Barbara Sullivan was inspired by her paternal grandparents’ migration to the United States in the late 19th century to find work as they sought new opportunities for themselves and their family. Barbara initiated the Shirt Stories series in 2018 at the Tyrone Guthrie…

In conjunction with National Garden Week (June 6-12, 2021), Waterville Creates announces the Sunflower Project, a collaborative community-wide initiative designed to engage everyone from novice gardeners to experienced horticulturists in creating moments of sunshine in the urban landscape, feeding local birds and wildlife, and providing pollinating stations for bees. The Sunflower Project will kick off…

Freedom & Captivity is a statewide, coalition-based public humanities project designed to consider a future without prisons and mass incarceration. The initiative runs from September through December 2021 and features over 50 participating organizations and institutions including Ticonic Gallery at 10 Water Street. Ticonic Gallery will host the art exhibition Art Inside that will feature…