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Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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February 2020

after school art club: making snow globes

Thu. Feb 27

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This activity will focus on creating a magical snow globe with a simple canning jar!  Imagine and create your own winter wonderland using art club supplies provided to all participants. Ages 7 -12 $14 per session Snacks included. Scholarships available.

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March 2020

Figure Drawing

Tue. Mar 3

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Cancelled tonight due to snow! See you on March 3rd. Figure Drawing: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6-8pm Figure drawing at Common Street Arts (CSA) is back! Beginning on Tuesday, December 3rd, seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this figure drawing program hosted by CSA. This program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and…

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after school art club: creating art maps of maine

Thu. Mar 5

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Maine’s 200th birthday is March 6th! As part of Maine's bicentennial celebration, participants will create their own map of Maine using current and historical maps. Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14. Scholarships available.

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after school art club: arts inspired by other countries

Thu. Mar 12

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Young artists will explore 3 distinct craft projects related to the cultural traditions of China, Bolivia, and Germany.  In collaboration with the Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibition on view at Common Street Arts gallery, this activity will animate the exhibition theme of a journey through art. Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14. Scholarships available.

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kids art yoga

Sat. Mar 14

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Let’s bend, stretch, and move while drawing inspiration from the works of art on view in the Youth Art Month exhibition! This is our third consecutive year for this popular event which creates yoga poses based on work in the exhibition. Join us for some creative movement in the gallery!  Recommended for ages 6-10. Instructor:…

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Figure Drawing

Tue. Mar 17

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Cancelled tonight due to snow! See you on March 3rd. Figure Drawing: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6-8pm Figure drawing at Common Street Arts (CSA) is back! Beginning on Tuesday, December 3rd, seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this figure drawing program hosted by CSA. This program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and…

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after school art club: scratch art in the style of islamic art

Thu. Mar 19

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Islamic art spans many lands and cultures and often includes beautiful geometric patterns and vibrant colors. Using scratch art paper, participants will create colorful and dynamic patterns inspired by Islamic art traditions. Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14. Scholarships available.

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family game cafe

Sat. Mar 21

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Each time we play games we are transported to another world. Explore board games that bring us on journeys, offer adventure and learning, from the more contemporary game, Settlers of Catan to the more traditional, Oregon Trail. This event is free + open to the public.

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after school art club: papel picado

Thu. Mar 26

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Guest instructor, Miriam Valle Mancilla, the Linde Family Foundation Coordinator of Academic Access at the Colby Museum of Art will speak about the beautiful Mexican tradition of papel picado, a decorative tissue paper craft. Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14. Scholarships available.

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music from around the world

Sat. Mar 28

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Musicians from the Snow Pond Center for the Arts will present an international musical performance.  Musicians will introduce participants to instruments from around the world. Families are invited to create individual works of art while listening to music!  

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slice: design logos + 3d printed stamps using graphic design

Tue. Mar 31

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How do you communicate ideas through illustration, color, and typography? What makes a good logo or simple stamp? Some simple principles of design will help students create stamps using names, colors, and symbols. Participants print their own 3D stamp using flexible filament at Common Street Arts. SLICE (students learning innovative creative endeavors) is a pilot…

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April 2020

Figure Drawing

Tue. Apr 7

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Cancelled tonight due to snow! See you on March 3rd. Figure Drawing: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6-8pm Figure drawing at Common Street Arts (CSA) is back! Beginning on Tuesday, December 3rd, seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this figure drawing program hosted by CSA. This program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and…

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maps: maine aomori printmaking society

Mon. Apr 13 - Thu. Jul 2

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MAPS (Maine-Aomori Printmaking Society) is an exhibition of prints by artists from Maine and Aomori, Japan, presented by Friends of Aomori, the non-profit organization that supports the Sister City relationship between the two states. MAPS is a multi-tiered exchange project developed to share prints, exhibitions, and artist residencies between Maine and Aomori on an ongoing…

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encaustic with hélène farrar

Sat. Apr 18

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Let's drip, pour, drag, layer, heat, and incise! Investigate the art of encaustic painting in this hands-on workshop using pigmented wax and a heated palette! Explore a rich variety of mark-making while investigating image transfer, etching, and collaging in this seductive medium. Take both your collections of drawings, collected papers, pictures and incorporate found objects.…

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Figure Drawing

Tue. Apr 21

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Cancelled tonight due to snow! See you on March 3rd. Figure Drawing: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6-8pm Figure drawing at Common Street Arts (CSA) is back! Beginning on Tuesday, December 3rd, seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this figure drawing program hosted by CSA. This program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and…

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artist toolbox talk

Wed. Apr 29

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The Artist Toolbox Talk, presented by Kim Bernard, will introduce artists to the most critical skills needed to represent themselves and advance professionally in the changing dynamics of today’s arts and culture sectors. Creating a strong, body of work is the most important part of being an artist, but then what?! This presentation will cover…

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May 2020

Figure Drawing

Tue. May 5

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Cancelled tonight due to snow! See you on March 3rd. Figure Drawing: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6-8pm Figure drawing at Common Street Arts (CSA) is back! Beginning on Tuesday, December 3rd, seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this figure drawing program hosted by CSA. This program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and…

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Figure Drawing

Tue. May 19

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Cancelled tonight due to snow! See you on March 3rd. Figure Drawing: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6-8pm Figure drawing at Common Street Arts (CSA) is back! Beginning on Tuesday, December 3rd, seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this figure drawing program hosted by CSA. This program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and…

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June 2020

Figure Drawing

Tue. Jun 2

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Cancelled tonight due to snow! See you on March 3rd. Figure Drawing: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6-8pm Figure drawing at Common Street Arts (CSA) is back! Beginning on Tuesday, December 3rd, seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this figure drawing program hosted by CSA. This program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and…

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Figure Drawing

Tue. Jun 16

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Cancelled tonight due to snow! See you on March 3rd. Figure Drawing: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6-8pm Figure drawing at Common Street Arts (CSA) is back! Beginning on Tuesday, December 3rd, seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this figure drawing program hosted by CSA. This program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and…

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July 2020

unEarth: installation by ian trask

Mon. Jul 27 - Sat. Nov 7

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As human-induced climate change continues to evolve, the associated impacts on the Earth’s ecosystems are unfolding before our eyes in real-time. To hold a mirror to some of the destructive human behaviors that contribute to this widespread undoing of the planet, artist Ian Trask will present a large-scale installation made entirely from reimagined consumer waste.…

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