Dive in and print with us! Originally used by Japanese fisherman to record their catches, discover the time-honored printmaking technique called Gyotaku. Try out this celebrated form of art and nature printing by using a life-sized rubber fish to create your own aquatic-themed prints. Book: “Beneath the Waves” by Lily Murray Art in the Park…

Explore animation with the magic of flip books! In celebration of the Maine International Film Festival, learn the classic technique of creating a flip book—combining hand-drawn art and the science of optical illusion. This delightful activity is fun for all ages. Book: “Lights! Camera! Alice” by Mara Rockliff Art in the Park is back! Once again, Waterville…

Come one, come all!  Make art! Tell your story! Create hand-printed flags, posters, and story totems with stamping, relief printing, and collage with artists Elizabeth Jabar and Colleen Kinsella from Future Mothers artist collective! This workshop is part of Waterville Creates Common Threads project. Follow the link for more information on the project + the…

In collaboration with Waterville Creates, Colby College Museum of Art will present a family-friendly activity, inspired by the art of author-illustrator, Ashley Bryan. The museum recently acquired five Ashley Bryan paintings— vibrant and colorful images of people, nature, and still life arrangements that celebrate the beauty in everyday life. At this program, participants will create…

In collaboration with Waterville Creates, Colby College Museum of Art presents a fun photography activity for all ages. There will be opportunities to be part of the museum’s Picturing Our Community engagement project, which is inspired by the exhibition, Act of Sight: The Tsiaras Family Photography Collection. We’ll have instant cameras, printers, and art materials…

Make a mosaic with seeds, beans, and grains- inspired by Ticonic Gallery’s exhibition, The Farm Tools Project. In the spirit of recycling, each seed mosaic will use seeds that are older and no longer viable to plant. Special thanks to Fedco Seeds, Clinton, Maine. Book: “Before We Eat, From Farm to Table” by Pat Brisson…

Paper that blooms! Inspired by Ticonic Gallery’s Exhibition, The Farm Tools Project, learn the process of making eco-friendly paper, made with plants, and wildflower seeds. Planting instructions will be included. Special thanks to Fedco Seeds, Clinton, Maine. Book: “Sonya’s Chickens” by Phoebe Wahl Art in the Park is back! Once again, Waterville Creates has joined forces with…

Join Waterville Creates and community partners for our annual Arts in Bloom event, taking place in downtown Waterville on Saturday, May 14. Explore your creativity with free programs scheduled throughout the day. This seasonal event is the perfect way to celebrate spring with friends and family! 9:00 a.m. Spring Story Walk with the Waterville Public Library…

Homeschool Hub, Thursday, November 18 @ 1-2 pm (Weather permitting) Meet Mrs. Liz at the North Street Community Connector Trail to walk the StoryWalk® together followed by writing gratitude poems. Feel free to bring a snack to enjoy with each other after the program. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Free for youth and their caregivers! To learn…

Art and Nature Walk, Saturday, November 6 at 1:00p.m-2:00 p.m. (Weather permitting). We will walk along the North Street Community Connector Trail (near community gardens and across from Quarry Rd) and create a mini art journal using collage methods as seen in the book, Daniel Finds a Poem. Led by Serena Sanborn, Education and Outreach…

Outdoor Adventure, Tuesday, October 26 @ 10a-11a. (Weather permitting). The Children’s Discovery Museum’s weekly Outdoor Adventure program will take place on the StoryWalk® trail this week. Collect leaves during the walk to use to create leaf rubbings. Free for youth and their caregivers!   To learn more about the Children’s Discovey Museum, head to their…