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March 2019

barbara sullivan: fall foliage foray

Fri. Mar 1

intersection @ 93 main

Artist Barbara Sullivan has created a site-specific installation at the storefront at 93 Main Street.  Creating three-dimensional frescoed animals in a wooded environment, Sullivan invites the viewer to examine Maine flora and fauna (some wild and some more domesticated than others) in a busy downtown setting.


elephant bird egg; works by the late john ignatius salemi

Fri. Mar 1 - Sun. Apr 14

93 main

John Ignatius Salemi (1952-2015) was born in Washington DC and spent his youth painting murals in Roman Catholic churches in Pittsburgh, PA. Salemi served in the US Navy for two years during the Vietnam War, where he developed heart problems and intense post-traumatic stress disorder. After returning from Vietnam, John became a conscientious objector and…


after school art club: marble mazes

Thu. Mar 7

Do you love puzzles? Why not try making your own. We will create paper plate marble mazes and try our hand at creating some larger mazes on cardboard. All materials, including marbles, provided! Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks will be served. $14 for the session. Scholarships available.


after school art club: create your own comic

Thu. Mar 14

The theme of Youth Art Month is "Your art, Your Story". To explore the realm of art and stories we will create cool comics of one story we each love to tell about our lives. Learn the art of comics and how artists choose images and text for creating great comics and graphic novels. Ages…


after school art club: cardboard challenge

Thu. Mar 21

What can be created just using a cardboard box? We think the possibilities are endless! Join us to create a castle or fantasy home made of cardboard and tape! Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14 Scholarships available.


after school art club: paper airplanes

Thu. Mar 28

The art of a good paper airplane can be an engineering challenge for any age! We will have about ten different airplane designs to try, from ones used in NASA programming to simple ones that anyone can master. We will decorate our planes with our own designs. Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14. Scholarships available.


April 2019

after school art club: egg drop challenge

Thu. Apr 4

How can you drop a raw egg from a great height and not have it break? This project will have us using materials in new and inventive ways, while working with teammates to problem solve together.  Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14. Scholarships available.


after school art club: wire and nylon sculptures

Thu. Apr 11

We made these sculptures last year and they were an immediate hit! Join us to try this cool sculpting again using wire, nylon, and paint.  Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14. Scholarships available!


after school art club: clay sculptures

Thu. Apr 25

Clay is always a favorite for all ages! We will discover how the tools of sculpting are used and invent some creative clay figures to bring home. Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14. Scholarships available.


April 2020

maps: maine aomori printmaking society

April 13, 2020 - July 2, 2020

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MAPS (Maine-Aomori Printmaking Society) is an exhibition of prints by artists from Maine and Aomori, Japan, presented by Friends of Aomori, the non-profit organization that supports the Sister City relationship between the two states. MAPS is a multi-tiered exchange project developed to share prints, exhibitions, and artist residencies between Maine and Aomori on an ongoing…

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