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Waterville Creates!

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Upcoming Events

March 2018

Community Voices with survivalist Zachary Fowler

Tue. Mar 27

Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building, Colby College

Zachary Fowler, the boat builder from Appleton who survived 87 days in the Patagonia region of South America to earn the $500,000 grand prize on the History Channel's "Alone" in 2017, will be at Colby College to participate in the Community Voices event. Central Maine sports reporter Drew Bonifant will lead the conversation as you…


learning hip hop dance in the gallery!

Sat. Mar 31

Common Street Arts

learning hip-hop dance in the gallery the wonderful folks of pushed learning and media join us for the afternoon! learn from award winning hip-hop dancer oliver 'sydesho' arias, who currently teaches hip-hop dance choreography at brown university. work on the fundamentals of a variety of hip-hop dance forms, including breakdancing, popping, and locking. this event…

April 2018

spring bonnets and wild art hats

Sat. Apr 7

Common Street Arts

We know it is still chilly but spring is here and it is time to create some colorful, spring themed, wild creations to wear on your head! Create fabulous spring bonnets and art hats in our classroom. There will be prizes for the most creative creations! We welcome all ages for this event, drop in…


beginning wheel throwing- april

Mon. Apr 9

CSA Clay Studio

  mondays beginning april 9th april 9, 16, 23, 30 and may 7 and 14 this 6-week pottery class will teach students the basics of throwing clay on the wheel. the class will start with learning clay basics and expand to cover creating mugs, bowls, plates, and other objects based on student interest. skills that…


earth day parade!

Sat. Apr 21

Common Street Arts

Celebrate our wonderful planet with us - join our parade! The parade begins at the future location for the Children’s Discovery Museum at 21 College Ave in downtown Waterville, moving down Main Street to Common Street Arts! Bring your instruments, masks and costumes--the parade will end at Common Street Arts  with some delicious snacks! (The…


BETWEEN THE LINES Presents: Much Ado About Nothing

Sun. Apr 22

Studio 93

ACAT is pleased to announce BETWEEN THE LINES, a new play reading series presented in partnership with the Waterville Public Library and Waterville Creates! The play reading series complements ACAT’s main series of staged productions. The inaugural season of BETWEEN THE LINES consists of four significant plays, presented in dramatic readings in Studio 93 at…


community discussion with philadelphia’s monument lab

Tue. Apr 24

Colby’s Given Auditorium, Bixler Art and Music Center

Waterville Creates! and the Colby Museum are cohosting a series of public discussions on public art and creative placemaking. Designed to build community capacity for public art projects, establish a common understanding of best practices, and develop a shared language for community discussion, this is the second discussion in this series.  Taking civic dialogue and…


paper pop-ups

Sat. Apr 28

Learn unique and fun methods of 3d paper construction with visiting artist, Tamar Ettigen! Create one-of-a-kind pop-up cards and learn how to make paper into incredible structures. Participants will create works inspired by artists Cassie Jones and Will Sears' whose work will be on view in the exhibition, Side by Side. Ages 8 and up.…

May 2018

introduction to wheel throwing

Sat. May 5

Have you ever wanted to try out throwing on a wheel without the commitment of a six week class? This introductory afternoon class will involve the basics: centering clay on a wheel, throwing clay, and trying out how to make a simple object. Beginners are encouraged to try this class and discover pottery, with all…

July 2018

claymation art camp

Mon. Jul 9

Common Street Arts

July 9-13  A fun-filled week awaits--create characters, design short stories, and produce clay animations! Campers will make clay figures and animate them using digital technology. Ages 8–15 $120 for half days 9am-12pm $160.00 for full days until 5pm (afternoon at Alfond Youth Center) Participants love our week-long summer art camps at Common Street Arts! Each…


sculptacular art camp!

Mon. Jul 16

Common Street Arts

July 16-20 Campers will learn the incredible art of creating in 3D! Discover the art of sculpting in various media including: cardboard, clay, wire, aluminum and paper-mache. Give your emerging artist the experience of creating art in 3 dimensions, an important experimentation for engineering, science, and art! Ages 8–15 $120 for half days 9am-12pm $160.00…


puppets and lights

Mon. Jul 23

Common Street Arts

July 23-27 Puppets and Lights Young artists will be encouraged to use their imaginations to create a puppet character. The puppets will be created and sewn with foam, felt and fabric. Participnts will learn to light it up with “wearable” electronics! For kids ages 10–17 $120 for half days 9am-12pm $160.00 for full days until…


clay camp!

Mon. Jul 30

Common Street Arts

July 30- August 3 Clay Camp Clay is a wonderfully versatile and expressive medium for young artists! Campers will make art with clay using a variety of wheel, slab, pinch pot, and hand techniques. Discover how glazes work and produce clay creations that are kiln-fired and that will last for generations. Ages 6–12. $120 for…

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