Virtual Homeschool Hub (via Zoom) returns on Thursday, October 21, 2021, from 1 to 2PM!  Spooky Mad Libs with Mrs. Liz, just in time for Halloween! đŸŽƒđŸ‘»đŸ§Ÿ Let’s have a “ghoul” time with verbs, nouns, adverbs, and adjectives as we create frightening and funny Mad-Lib stories! You can also write and submit your own Mad-Libs…

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Get the know the art practices of the Lunder Institute of American Art Residential Fellows with the monthly Lunder Institute Open Studios at Greene Block + Studios. Meet Julia Arredondo, E. Saffronia Downing, Veronica Perez, and Adriane Herman at this event, which is free and open to all.

Experience greater mind-body connection through our in-person Artful Meditation and Expression program. Participants will join art therapist Bodhi Simpson in a guided meditation session in the Colby Museum galleries, followed by an art making experience in our Mirken Education Center. This offering will support your personal comfort with creative expression, increase self-awareness, and offer simple tools to support…

Join this hands-on, in-person workshop inspired by the artist Mary Cassatt’s creative experimentation with the printmaking process. Participants will spend time looking at her prints in the exhibition, Inside Out: The Prints of Mary Cassatt, and then move to an Art Department studio space where Adriane Herman, Lunder Institute for American Art Residential Fellow, will…

Join this hands-on, in-person workshop inspired by the artist Mary Cassatt’s creative experimentation with the printmaking process. Participants will spend time looking at her prints in the exhibition, Inside Out: The Prints of Mary Cassatt, and then move to an Art Department studio space where Adriane Herman, Lunder Institute for American Art Residential Fellow, will…

Learn the process of bringing life to shapes, characters, and scenes through stop-motion animation. Phoebe and Isabelle Rogers are award-winning artists and have screened their most recent film, “Embryonic Universe,” at the Maine International Film Festival. Using simple materials and a basic camera, participants will learn tips, tricks, and techniques for animating a story. SLICE…

Bashir Matan, Noah Bragg, and Stacy Perez of Maine Inside Out, Portland will lead an interactive virtual workshop, giving teens an understanding of what it means to create art that is inspired by social justice issues. Maine Inside Out’s workshops involve a collaborative, creative process on topics of social change—this workshop will be inspired by the…

Raechel Moore, Maine State Librarian and podcaster, will instruct participants how to paint miniatures used for popular table-top games such as Dungeons & Dragons. Each participant will have the opportunity to paint their own miniature. Raechel is a Librarian Generalist at the Maine State Library, where she ran a long-term Dungeons & Dragons game for…

How does the set design for a theatrical production come to life? Join scenic artist Desiree DuBois as she discusses the collaborative and artistic process of creating a theatrical set design from a small-scale model to a full-scale set. Each participant will design and paint their own small-scale model for ‘The Secret Garden’. SLICE is…

Creating Graphic Novels with Russ Cox What does creating a graphic novel involve? Children’s book illustrator and graphic novelist Russ Cox demonstrates the process he uses to create a graphic novel. He will describe the process from creating sketches to transferring them to the software Sketch Up. Participants are invited to create a story line…