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June 2020

A Story of Maine in 112 Objects

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Farnsworth Auditorium, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Talk by Bernard Fishman Founded in 1836, the Maine State Museum is America’s oldest state museum. It is known as “Maine’s Smithsonian” because of the breadth and diversity of its collections—nearly a million objects representing almost everything about Maine and its cultural, environmental, and natural history. Bernard Fishman, the museum’s director, has recently edited and published a book, A Story of Maine in 112 Objects, which tells the whole story of Maine through a choice selection of 112 objects in…

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Coyote and the Boy Ben marionette show

June 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Farnsworth Auditorium, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Mother Coyote searches for her little pup, who has run off to play with a butterfly and a boy called Ben who found himself in the forest after joyfully following a bunny….and the magic that happened! This puppet show is about the wonderful caregiving relationships in our lives and in the lives of the wild ones who share our planet with us. Wildlife biologist and Coyote and the Boy Ben writer Geri Vistein was inspired by the oral traditions passed…

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Field Sketching with Sherrie York

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, happening 5 times

Monday through Friday, June 29 to July 3 Even if you think you can’t draw a straight line, you can keep visual field notes. Field sketching is a valuable tool for gardeners, journalers, artists, scientists—anyone who wants to know more about the world around them. And in our fast-paced, phone-camera-clicking, social-media-sharing world, a handwritten and illustrated journal can help us to slow down, reflect, and experience the world in a more personal and intimate way. In this workshop, artist Sherrie…

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Field Sketching with Sherrie York

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, happening 5 times

Monday through Friday, June 29 to July 3 Even if you think you can’t draw a straight line, you can keep visual field notes. Field sketching is a valuable tool for gardeners, journalers, artists, scientists—anyone who wants to know more about the world around them. And in our fast-paced, phone-camera-clicking, social-media-sharing world, a handwritten and illustrated journal can help us to slow down, reflect, and experience the world in a more personal and intimate way. In this workshop, artist Sherrie…

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July 2020

Field Sketching with Sherrie York

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, happening 5 times

Monday through Friday, June 29 to July 3 Even if you think you can’t draw a straight line, you can keep visual field notes. Field sketching is a valuable tool for gardeners, journalers, artists, scientists—anyone who wants to know more about the world around them. And in our fast-paced, phone-camera-clicking, social-media-sharing world, a handwritten and illustrated journal can help us to slow down, reflect, and experience the world in a more personal and intimate way. In this workshop, artist Sherrie…

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Field Sketching with Sherrie York

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, happening 5 times

Monday through Friday, June 29 to July 3 Even if you think you can’t draw a straight line, you can keep visual field notes. Field sketching is a valuable tool for gardeners, journalers, artists, scientists—anyone who wants to know more about the world around them. And in our fast-paced, phone-camera-clicking, social-media-sharing world, a handwritten and illustrated journal can help us to slow down, reflect, and experience the world in a more personal and intimate way. In this workshop, artist Sherrie…

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August 2020

Reduction Linocuts with Sherrie York

August 15 @ 9:30 am - August 16 @ 4:30 pm
Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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$252

August 15 and 16, 2020 9:30am-4:30pm Linocuts, or linoleum block prints, offer countless creative possibilities and can be created with the simplest of tools, entirely by hand. Reduction printing allows the artist to develop a multi-color image through successive cutting, inking, and printing of a single block. In this two-day workshop, you will learn:                 • How to design an image for reduction printing                 • How to transfer your design to the linoleum block                 • Block-cutting techniques                …

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