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CSA at 10 Water St Waterville, ME

February 2019

afterschool art club: snow sculpting

Thu. Feb 7

Ever wanted to create more art in the snow? Join us for an afternoon learning the fun of snow sculpting; we will try out the unusual and fun tools used to create these cool works of art! Please dress warmly for this event, we will be outside for the afternoon. Ages 7-12. $14 for the…

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afterschool art club: papel picado (art using tissue paper)

Thu. Feb 14

Join Common Street Arts to create colorful banners of tissue paper using stencils and our own drawings. Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14 for the session. Scholarships available!

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winter maker camp for kids

Mon. Feb 18

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February break: February 18-22 Winter maker camp!  Learn the basics of 3D printing in our new maker space, discover Inuit-inspired art, carve snow sculptures, create snow animals, and explore a mini-maker space day--all in one week. Guest artists include Johnna Stoltz and Jon Moulton. Ages 8-12 Cost $125 for 9-12pm and $160 for full day…

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afterschool art club: winter pastel painting

Thu. Feb 28

Join Common Street Arts to create beautiful pastel paintings of winter scenes. We will use black and colored papers to try out northern light paintings and snowy scenes of Maine. Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14  Scholarships are available!

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March 2019

reception for youth art month!

Wed. Mar 6

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Youth Art Month showcases the positive impact and association between local art teachers and their students from kindergarten through high school. This month-long exhibition celebrates the positive effects of art education and Common Street Arts is thrilled to host this exhibition for the 5th consecutive year! Join us on this marvelous evening to meet the youth…

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youth art month: family paint night

Sat. Mar 9

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Families will create a family portrait together, using a silhouette style with multiple colors! Each work will also include words describing the stories and descriptions of each family. This program is in collaboration with the Youth Art Month exhibition. This is a free event, but registration required.  

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grandparent and grandchild (or great aunt or uncle )day

Sat. Mar 16

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Create art and tell your story! Bring an old photo or object from the past and share a story with your family and friends. We will share our stories and create visual narratives using our stories. This is a free event but registration is required.  

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art yoga for kids

Sat. Mar 30

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Let’s bend, stretch, and move inspired by the art on our walls made by students! This is our third year in a row for this popular event creating yoga poses based on art works. Join us for some creative movement in the gallery!  Recommended for ages 6-10 but adults are welcome to come with kids…

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April 2019

encaustic with hélène farrar

Sat. Apr 6

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Let's drip, pour, drag, layer, heat, and incise! Investigate the art of encaustic painting in this hands-on workshop using pigmented wax and a heated palette! Explore a rich variety of markmaking while investigating image transfer, etching, and collaging in this seductive medium. Take both your collections of drawings, collected papers, pictures and incorporate found objects.…

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maker space day with jon moulton

Sat. Apr 27

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What sculptures can be created with using metal fasteners and simple brazing techniques? Find out in this fun maker day with Jon Moulton. Participants will be inspired by the work in the gallery! Kids under 12 will need to be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program. $20 Scholarships available. Recommended for…

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