Events

beginning wheel class- 6 week workshop july

Mondays: July 22, 29 and August 5,12,19,26

This six-week pottery class will teach students the basics of throwing clay on the wheel. The class will start with clay basics and expand to creating mugs, bowls, plates, and other objects based on student interest. Skills that will be developed include centering, shaping, trimming, handle making, and decoration and glazing. The instructor will work actively with each student as they navigate all the basic aspects of wheel throwing.

Included in the class is a 25 pound bag of clay, all glazes needed, and kiln firings during the class period. Also, each student can come to use the studio outside of class from 6am until 8pm on weekdays and from 9am until 5pm on weekends. ( Occasionally there will be a class using the wheels on specific nights which will be posted on our calendar in the studio space.)

No experience necessary. Registration required. $175

Limit: 7 students

*Prices do not include per ticket handling fees.

coloring silk scarves in june

Join Common Street Arts to create natural dyed silk scarves with instructor Vickie Limberger. The class will use leaves, flowers, and other natural elements to make these fabulous dyed scarves. After creating one scarf with materials provided, participants will take a nature walk to collect plant materials on the trails near the studio!
Each student create two handmade scarves.

Reserve your spot: 12 student limit.

The Met: Dialogues des Carmélites

Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress.

Tickets: $17 – $23
Prices include per ticket handling fees.

beginning wheel class- 6 week workshop june

Wednesdays in June: June 12,19,26 and July 3,10,17

This six-week pottery class will teach students the basics of throwing clay on the wheel. The class will start with clay basics and expand to creating mugs, bowls, plates, and other objects based on student interest. Skills that will be developed include centering, shaping, trimming, handle making, and decoration and glazing. The instructor will work actively with each student as they navigate all the basic aspects of wheel throwing.

Included in the class is a 25 pound bag of clay, all glazes needed, and kiln firings during the class period. Also, each student can come to use the studio outside of class from 6am until 8pm on weekdays and from 9am until 5pm on weekends. ( Occasionally there will be a class using the wheels on specific nights which will be posted on our calendar in the studio space.)

No experience necessary. Registration required. $175

Limit: 7 students

*Prices do not include per ticket handling fees.

beginning wheel class- 6 week workshop may

Tuesdays in May- May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4 and 11

This six-week pottery class will teach students the basics of throwing clay on the wheel. The class will start with clay basics and expand to creating mugs, bowls, plates, and other objects based on student interest. Skills that will be developed include centering, shaping, trimming, handle making, and decoration and glazing. The instructor will work actively with each student as they navigate all the basic aspects of wheel throwing.

Included in the class is a 25 pound bag of clay, all glazes needed, and kiln firings during the class period. Also, each student can come to use the studio outside of class from 6am until 8pm on weekdays and from 9am until 5pm on weekends. ( Occasionally there will be a class using the wheels on specific nights which will be posted on our calendar in the studio space.)

No experience necessary. Registration required. $175

Limit: 7 students

*Prices do not include per ticket handling fees.

still life painting

In this workshop, students will learn to draw and paint from observation. Create an acrylic painting from a traditional still-life floral arrangement provided by our friends at The Robins Nest, a florist located on the 1st floor at the Hathaway Creative Center. All materials included.  All levels of experience welcome.
Cost: $45.00
Instructor: Yvonne Brown, graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Waterville Creates!
Clay Studio Manager.

Juston McKinney

Comedian Juston McKinney, a Former Maine Deputy with multiple Tonight Show appearances and two Comedy Central Specials, returns with lots of new material.

Tickets: $24 – $25. Prices include per ticket handling fees.

maker space day with jon moulton

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 ages 7+.

 

Art + Storytelling: Let’s Move

After a brief exploration of the Museum, we will read a children’s book related to the month’s theme. Preschoolers, toddlers, and their grownups will then be invited to the Mirken Education Classroom to have a snack and create their own works of art.

Real Men Sing!

Real Men Sing is a day to promote male singing! This event is open to any male singer grades 4-12, no audition! Students will sing with Maine’s top music educators; Christian Giddings, Music Director at Kents Hill School, and Dr. Webb Parker, Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Maine, will lead two choirs: young men grades 4-7 and young men grades 8-12. This event is free, requires no audition, and includes free lunch and dinner. There will be a free public concert at 7:30 pm. To register and learn more, please contact Christian Giddings at cgiddings@kentshill.org.