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December 2019

DIY Gifts with Annie Bailey, Kim Bernard, Karen Francomano, Sherry Frazer, Cynthia Motian McGuirl, and others

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Steel House South, 639 Main Street
Rockland, 04841 United States
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Red gift box with white ribbon and bow. Vector 3d illustration. A collective of local artists will facilitate simple holiday projects for the gift-giving season. Come for an hour or stay for all three. This program is a collaboration with The Steel House. Annie Bailey is a multimedia visual artist born and raised in Tenants Harbor, Maine. Described as “hovering between abstraction and impressionistic realism,” her work celebrates the range of one’s creative potential, from control to chaos, through the…

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Anonymous Art Making/Giving with Annie Bailey

December 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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What’s better than making art? Surprising someone with it! We can’t spill the beans; you’ll have to come play to find out! Annie Bailey is a multimedia visual artist born and raised in Tenants Harbor, Maine. Described as “hovering between abstraction and impressionistic realism,” her work celebrates the range of one’s creative potential, from control to chaos, through the lens of maritime culture. She earned her BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design in 2010.  Cost: Free ($10 suggested…

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Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers

December 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Farnsworth Library, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers Listen to seasonal music, including arrangements set to the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Christmas Bells” (I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day). The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers play five octaves (61 bells) of English handbells and five octaves of choir chimes. The group, led by bell choir director Doris Krueger, consists of young musicians in grades 9 through 12. They have performed throughout New England, Europe, and South America. Cost: Free…

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Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers

December 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Farnsworth Library, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers Listen to seasonal music, including arrangements set to the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Christmas Bells” (I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day). The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers play five octaves (61 bells) of English handbells and five octaves of choir chimes. The group, led by bell choir director Doris Krueger, consists of young musicians in grades 9 through 12. They have performed throughout New England, Europe, and South America. Cost: Free…

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Make Your Own Wrapping Paper with Annie Bailey and Sherry Frazer

December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Ditch store-bought wrapping paper and make your own instead! A wide variety of simple printing and paper design techniques will be used. Annie Bailey is a multimedia visual artist born and raised in Tenants Harbor, Maine. Described as “hovering between abstraction and impressionistic realism,” her work celebrates the range of one’s creative potential, from control to chaos, through the lens of maritime culture. She earned her BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design in 2010.  Sherry Frazer is a…

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Candlemaking with Annie Bailey

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Celebrate light on the darkest day of the year! All are welcome to craft hand-dipped candles in this meditative workshop. Annie Bailey is a multimedia visual artist born and raised in Tenants Harbor, Maine. Described as “hovering between abstraction and impressionistic realism,” her work celebrates the range of one’s creative potential, from control to chaos, through the lens of maritime culture. She earned her BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design in 2010. Cost: Free ($10 suggested donation)  

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January 2020

Music @ Noon—Meneses and Galbraith

January 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Farnsworth Library, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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A rare collaboration between two Grammy nominated soloists, AntônioMeneses, cellist of the legendary Beaux Arts Trio and Paul Galbraith, one of the foremost classical guitarists of our time. Described by San Francisco Classical Voice as "Musically compelling . . . a highly virtuosic and engaging performance that drew audience raves," the duo’s program includes a new arrangement of Schubert‘s "Arpeggione" Sonata, Brazilian composer Radamés Gnattali’s (1906-1988) Sonata for Guitar and Cello and Five Places from an Imaginary Brazil written for the duo by the celebrated young Brazilian composer André Mehmari. Presented…

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Capturing the Light with Erica Qualey

January 16, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, happening 5 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Watercolor by Erica Qualey

Watercolor by Erica Qualey Thursdays, January 16 to February 13, 2020 Whether your subject matter is a cool misty morning, a hot and sunny afternoon, or a calm mellow evening, how you depict the light in your painting will say it all. In this class we will concentrate on capturing different types of lighting and how to make it create a variety of moods and atmosphere in your watercolor paintings. We will build on fundamental watercolor skills such as lost…

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Capturing the Light with Erica Qualey

January 23, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, happening 5 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Watercolor by Erica Qualey

Watercolor by Erica Qualey Thursdays, January 16 to February 13, 2020 Whether your subject matter is a cool misty morning, a hot and sunny afternoon, or a calm mellow evening, how you depict the light in your painting will say it all. In this class we will concentrate on capturing different types of lighting and how to make it create a variety of moods and atmosphere in your watercolor paintings. We will build on fundamental watercolor skills such as lost…

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Rockland, Maine: Rise and Renewal

January 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Farnsworth Auditorium United States + Google Map

A Talk by John Bird Focusing on the people and other key factors that shaped the story, Rockland, Maine: Rise and Renewal by John Bird chronicles Rockland’s beginnings as part of Thomaston, its rapid rise and separation from the parent community, and its cultural and material maturation followed by signs of stagnation and decline, concluding with a description of its cultural and economic reinvigoration. John Bird grew up in Rockland, Maine. Following graduation from Bowdoin College, he began a 30-year…

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Capturing the Light with Erica Qualey

January 30, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, happening 5 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Watercolor by Erica Qualey

Watercolor by Erica Qualey Thursdays, January 16 to February 13, 2020 Whether your subject matter is a cool misty morning, a hot and sunny afternoon, or a calm mellow evening, how you depict the light in your painting will say it all. In this class we will concentrate on capturing different types of lighting and how to make it create a variety of moods and atmosphere in your watercolor paintings. We will build on fundamental watercolor skills such as lost…

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February 2020

Capturing the Light with Erica Qualey

February 6, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, happening 5 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Watercolor by Erica Qualey

Watercolor by Erica Qualey Thursdays, January 16 to February 13, 2020 Whether your subject matter is a cool misty morning, a hot and sunny afternoon, or a calm mellow evening, how you depict the light in your painting will say it all. In this class we will concentrate on capturing different types of lighting and how to make it create a variety of moods and atmosphere in your watercolor paintings. We will build on fundamental watercolor skills such as lost…

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Capturing the Light with Erica Qualey

February 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, happening 5 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Watercolor by Erica Qualey

Watercolor by Erica Qualey Thursdays, January 16 to February 13, 2020 Whether your subject matter is a cool misty morning, a hot and sunny afternoon, or a calm mellow evening, how you depict the light in your painting will say it all. In this class we will concentrate on capturing different types of lighting and how to make it create a variety of moods and atmosphere in your watercolor paintings. We will build on fundamental watercolor skills such as lost…

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Design a Handmade Book with Abbie Read

February 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, happening 2 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Friday and Saturday, February 14 and 15 Photo by Lynn Karlin Make a custom book and explore designs for a cover! This workshop will cover decorative paper making and Japanese stab binding. The binding you choose will set the stage for your design ideas. If you have a particular paper you want to use, please bring it. Otherwise good-quality paper will be supplied. Abbie Read lives and works in Appleton, Maine. She is interested in many different mediums and techniques;…

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Design a Handmade Book with Abbie Read

February 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, happening 2 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Friday and Saturday, February 14 and 15 Photo by Lynn Karlin Make a custom book and explore designs for a cover! This workshop will cover decorative paper making and Japanese stab binding. The binding you choose will set the stage for your design ideas. If you have a particular paper you want to use, please bring it. Otherwise good-quality paper will be supplied. Abbie Read lives and works in Appleton, Maine. She is interested in many different mediums and techniques;…

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Music @ Noon—Portland Piano Trio

February 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Farnsworth Library, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Since their critically acclaimed debut in 2016, the Portland Piano Trio’s enlivening tautness and precision have delighted and inspired audiences throughout New England. Pianist Anastasia Antonacos, violinist Tracey Jasas-Hardel and cellist Wayne Smith have appeared on numerous chamber music series and were twice awarded a residency at the prestigious Avaloch Music Institute in Boscawen, New Hampshire. Their program focuses on a single masterwork. Schubert Piano Trio No. 2 n E-flat Major, D929 Presented in partnership with Bay Chamber Concerts, our lunchtime concerts offer a midday break in…

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March 2020

Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86 with Sam Cady

March 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 10, 2020

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sam Cady, Seawall Study

Sam Cady, Seawall Study Saturdays, March 7 to May 9, 2020, 1 to 4 pm This ten-week class is about appreciating the world around us, and as an ongoing workshop, each session varies according to the dynamics of the group. The focus of the work is still-life set-ups in the Gamble Education Center and land/seascapes from area excursions depending on the season and weather. In-class discussions include the historical and contemporary treatment of these various subjects. Many approaches are taught…

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Music @ Noon—Matthew Smith, cello and Peipei Song, piano

March 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Farnsworth Library, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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This highly lauded duo are regular guest artists at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, China as well as enjoying U.S. performing and teaching careers. Matthew is a member of Palaver Strings, the much-loved Maine-based chamber orchestra committed to enriching lives by sharing music with diverse audiences. This program is anchored by Rachmaninov’s Cello Sonata in G Minor, a work that explores the two instruments’ capacity for expressive tenderness and is filled with the character typical of Russia’s Romantic era.…

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Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86 with Sam Cady

March 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 10, 2020

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sam Cady, Seawall Study

Sam Cady, Seawall Study Saturdays, March 7 to May 9, 2020, 1 to 4 pm This ten-week class is about appreciating the world around us, and as an ongoing workshop, each session varies according to the dynamics of the group. The focus of the work is still-life set-ups in the Gamble Education Center and land/seascapes from area excursions depending on the season and weather. In-class discussions include the historical and contemporary treatment of these various subjects. Many approaches are taught…

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Drawing: The Fundamentals and Beyond with Robert Pollien

March 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, happening 3 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Tuesday through Thursday, March 17–19 In this workshop we will explore the essential skills needed to draw confidently and effectively from direct observation. We will start with an exploration of line, contour, composition, effective use of negative space, perspective, cross contour analysis, and gesture. We will then move into the study of light and dark, modelling, hatching, and contour hatching. There will be brief side trips into thumbnail drawing, cartooning, and some discussion of historical precedents. Bar Harbor artist Robert Pollien earned his MFA…

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Drawing: The Fundamentals and Beyond with Robert Pollien

March 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, happening 3 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Tuesday through Thursday, March 17–19 In this workshop we will explore the essential skills needed to draw confidently and effectively from direct observation. We will start with an exploration of line, contour, composition, effective use of negative space, perspective, cross contour analysis, and gesture. We will then move into the study of light and dark, modelling, hatching, and contour hatching. There will be brief side trips into thumbnail drawing, cartooning, and some discussion of historical precedents. Bar Harbor artist Robert Pollien earned his MFA…

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Drawing: The Fundamentals and Beyond with Robert Pollien

March 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, happening 3 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Tuesday through Thursday, March 17–19 In this workshop we will explore the essential skills needed to draw confidently and effectively from direct observation. We will start with an exploration of line, contour, composition, effective use of negative space, perspective, cross contour analysis, and gesture. We will then move into the study of light and dark, modelling, hatching, and contour hatching. There will be brief side trips into thumbnail drawing, cartooning, and some discussion of historical precedents. Bar Harbor artist Robert Pollien earned his MFA…

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Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86 with Sam Cady

March 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 10, 2020

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sam Cady, Seawall Study

Sam Cady, Seawall Study Saturdays, March 7 to May 9, 2020, 1 to 4 pm This ten-week class is about appreciating the world around us, and as an ongoing workshop, each session varies according to the dynamics of the group. The focus of the work is still-life set-ups in the Gamble Education Center and land/seascapes from area excursions depending on the season and weather. In-class discussions include the historical and contemporary treatment of these various subjects. Many approaches are taught…

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Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86 with Sam Cady

March 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 10, 2020

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sam Cady, Seawall Study

Sam Cady, Seawall Study Saturdays, March 7 to May 9, 2020, 1 to 4 pm This ten-week class is about appreciating the world around us, and as an ongoing workshop, each session varies according to the dynamics of the group. The focus of the work is still-life set-ups in the Gamble Education Center and land/seascapes from area excursions depending on the season and weather. In-class discussions include the historical and contemporary treatment of these various subjects. Many approaches are taught…

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April 2020

Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86 with Sam Cady

April 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 10, 2020

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sam Cady, Seawall Study

Sam Cady, Seawall Study Saturdays, March 7 to May 9, 2020, 1 to 4 pm This ten-week class is about appreciating the world around us, and as an ongoing workshop, each session varies according to the dynamics of the group. The focus of the work is still-life set-ups in the Gamble Education Center and land/seascapes from area excursions depending on the season and weather. In-class discussions include the historical and contemporary treatment of these various subjects. Many approaches are taught…

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Music @ Noon—Orlando Cela, flute and George Lopez, piano

April 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Farnsworth Library, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Conductor, acclaimed flutist, and educator, Orlando Cela leads multiple university and professional ensembles, both choral and instrumental, in the US and abroad. George Lopez is a dynamic performer and educator, known for his "kaleidoscopic colors and clarity of conception" LA Times. Music@Noon favorites, their program this season includes: JS Bach Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1020Otar Taktakishvili Sonata for Flute and Piano in C MajorClaude Bolling Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano (selections) Presented in partnership with Bay Chamber Concerts, our lunchtime concerts offer a midday break in the relaxed…

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Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86 with Sam Cady

April 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 10, 2020

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sam Cady, Seawall Study

Sam Cady, Seawall Study Saturdays, March 7 to May 9, 2020, 1 to 4 pm This ten-week class is about appreciating the world around us, and as an ongoing workshop, each session varies according to the dynamics of the group. The focus of the work is still-life set-ups in the Gamble Education Center and land/seascapes from area excursions depending on the season and weather. In-class discussions include the historical and contemporary treatment of these various subjects. Many approaches are taught…

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Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86 with Sam Cady

April 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 10, 2020

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sam Cady, Seawall Study

Sam Cady, Seawall Study Saturdays, March 7 to May 9, 2020, 1 to 4 pm This ten-week class is about appreciating the world around us, and as an ongoing workshop, each session varies according to the dynamics of the group. The focus of the work is still-life set-ups in the Gamble Education Center and land/seascapes from area excursions depending on the season and weather. In-class discussions include the historical and contemporary treatment of these various subjects. Many approaches are taught…

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Maine’s 200th: Music of Early Maine

April 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Farnsworth Library, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Photo by Scott Sell A music performance by the DaPonte String Quartet “Maine’s 200th: Music of Early Maine” is the DaPonte String Quartet’s tribute to Maine’s Bicentennial. Along with guest artist Eric LaPerna (percussion), the program highlights significant events along Maine’s pre-statehood timeline (from the 16th to the early 19th centuries), with selected music to share some of the cultural influences. When the quartet learned about the notated songs of Membertou (c. early 1500s–1611), a major shaman-chief of the Mi’kmaq…

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Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86 with Sam Cady

April 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 10, 2020

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sam Cady, Seawall Study

Sam Cady, Seawall Study Saturdays, March 7 to May 9, 2020, 1 to 4 pm This ten-week class is about appreciating the world around us, and as an ongoing workshop, each session varies according to the dynamics of the group. The focus of the work is still-life set-ups in the Gamble Education Center and land/seascapes from area excursions depending on the season and weather. In-class discussions include the historical and contemporary treatment of these various subjects. Many approaches are taught…

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May 2020

Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86 with Sam Cady

May 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 10, 2020

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sam Cady, Seawall Study

Sam Cady, Seawall Study Saturdays, March 7 to May 9, 2020, 1 to 4 pm This ten-week class is about appreciating the world around us, and as an ongoing workshop, each session varies according to the dynamics of the group. The focus of the work is still-life set-ups in the Gamble Education Center and land/seascapes from area excursions depending on the season and weather. In-class discussions include the historical and contemporary treatment of these various subjects. Many approaches are taught…

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Drawing and Painting for Ages 6 to 86 with Sam Cady

May 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 10, 2020

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sam Cady, Seawall Study

Sam Cady, Seawall Study Saturdays, March 7 to May 9, 2020, 1 to 4 pm This ten-week class is about appreciating the world around us, and as an ongoing workshop, each session varies according to the dynamics of the group. The focus of the work is still-life set-ups in the Gamble Education Center and land/seascapes from area excursions depending on the season and weather. In-class discussions include the historical and contemporary treatment of these various subjects. Many approaches are taught…

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