Holiday Countdown Exhibit: Artist Reception

Gallery runs from November 15th, 2018 to January 12th, 2019.
Come and meet the artists December 14th. There will be refreshments provided by Holy Cannoli! and live music by Kennebec Valley Chordmen.

Artist collections on display will include:
Acrylics, Knits and Sweater Ornaments by Bonnie Hayward;
Weavings by Rachel Marsh-Sachs;
Acrylics by Jim & Gisele McLear;
Watercolors by Pam Dubois;
Photography by Lisa Laverdure;
Photography by Jennifer Hickey;
Jewelry & Cards by Greta Joseph.
Also featuring: The first Waterville Area Art Society Block Party 2018

Craft items such as Flower Pins and Art Cards are available for purchase throughout the exhibit.

celebrity life drawing

join us for celebrity life drawing series capturing the poses of local “celebrities” at csa.

seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in the life drawing program hosted by common street arts. this program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and established artists to hone their drawing skills in a supportive environment. participants bring their media of choice: charcoal, pastels, paint, clay, etc. and csa provides the chairs, model, and camaraderie.

 celebrity life drawing sessions are open to all levels of experience and are with without formal instruction. scholarships available to high school students. for more information call 872-arts or email

6th annual holiday bazaar

Common Street Arts will be transformed into a unique marketplace filled with distinctive gifts created by talented artists and makers throughout the state of Maine. The 6th Annual Holiday Bazaar represents an opportunity for Maine artists to exhibit their work in a curated gallery setting and offers visitors a unique holiday shopping experience. This year’s bazaar will feature exclusively handmade crafts–including Jack + Mary Designs, Ellipsem Jewelry, Allison McKeenRunning Blynd Earth Tones and Fish Bones, Purplebean Bindery, Potters House, Whitney Gill Ceramics and much more, selected by Common Street Arts.  Shop local while supporting the creative economy in Waterville!

Holiday Bazaar Hours:

Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm

Saturday 10am – 4pm

Sunday CLOSED with the exception of December 23 10am – 4pm

CLOSED November 22 and 23

For more information please contact Marie Sugden at