Due to unforeseeable circumstances and international shipping delays, we regret to announce that the installation of Light Sentinels in Castonguay Square has been delayed to an as-yet undetermined future date. The project was initially scheduled to open Friday, June 7, and remain in place through October 31. Stay tuned for updates as they become available.…

Waterville Creates and Ticonic Gallery are currently seeking vendor applications for the ninth annual Holiday Bazaar, which will be held from October 4, 2024–January 27, 2025 in the Paul J. Schupf Art Center at 93 Main Street in Waterville, Maine. The Ticonic Gallery is transformed into a marketplace filled with unique and distinctive gifts created…

Join us for the opening reception of At Play: Works by Tom Jessen Friday, May 24 from 4-7pm. Step into the creative world of artist Tom Jessen as he brings his piece Atsuko to life right before your eyes at Ticonic Gallery. Following the construction of Atsuko, visitors will be invited to become a part of the…

Join us for First Friday (5–7pm) to celebrate Together and the opening of its three exhibitions: Together: Hearing, Holding, Healing in the Ticonic Gallery; Together: Anecdotes and Inspirations throughout the Paul J. Schupf Art Center; and Together: Art for All, a community-wide exhibition in and around Waterville’s Main Street.  A Community Conversation with Together project leader Peter Bruun will take place…

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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 and Humanities annual theme of PLAY. Adopting an open-armed approach to art-making, 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…