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Sunday Salon | Young Voices on Boundaries

April 29 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, April 29, 3-5pm CMCA Members free; others with admission What do young writers in Maine think of the boundaries in their lives? Please join The Telling Room, a nonprofit that empowers young artists through writing and shares their stories with the world, for an afternoon of poetry, prose, and lively discussion. Teenage writers Liam, Nafviso, Sarah, and Zainab will read original work, followed by a Q & A. Presented in conjunction with the current exhibition Boundaries | Richard Blanco…

ArtLab for All Ages | May

May 5 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday, May 5 | 2-4pm FREE and open to all WALKIE-TALKIE TOYS Let’s quiet down and listen in to the sounds of Spring! Invent your own low-tech speaking tubes + listening devices with cones or tin-can walkie-talkie toys to take with you in the woods, the beach, or the hills! Use your new creations to make decorative head pieces that reimagine how you hear the world around you.

Sunday Salon | Resonance

May 6 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, May 6, 3-5pm CMCA Members free, others with admission Join us for a Sunday Salon featuring artist John Moore in conversation with Christopher Crosman, former Director, Farnsworth Art Museum and founding Chief Curator, Crystal Bridges Museum of Art. Stay afterwards for refreshments and further conversation. In his essay for the catalog accompanying the exhibition Resonance | John Moore, Crosman describes Moore's paintings as “adamantly apolitical, recording spaces that are at once remote and vaguely familiar, fragmented and whole, distanced…

Confronting Boundaries | Ellen Goldsmith

May 12 | 2:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, May 12 | 2-4 pm CMCA Members free, others with admission; pre-registration recommended below | limited to 12; for assistance, please contact Jean Thompson at jthompson@cmcanow.org OR 207 701 5005 Join poet Ellen Goldsmith for an afternoon workshop exploring the theme of boundaries, both explicit and implicit, inspired by the current exhibition, Boundaries, a collaboration between landscape photographer Jacob Bond Hessler and Presidential Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco. Ellen Goldsmith is the author of three poetry collections, Where to Look, Such Distances, and No Pine Tree…

Sunday Salon | Sole of the Artist

May 20 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, May 20, 3-5pm CMCA Members free; others with admission Join artist Nancy Kureth, former Director of The Twin Cities Creative Council and Co-Founder of the Biddeford Art Walk, for an intimate, fun, colorful, and insightful presentation on her friend and fellow artist, KJ Shows. Kureth is a frequent visitor to Shows' Kennebunk studio, where Kureth "talks to the back of my head," says Shows, as she paints at her easel. From this running conversation, the artists discuss art, life,…

The Art Party

June 29 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, June 29 | 6-9pm; After Party | 9pm-midnight Tickets open May 1 Kick off the summer season at The Art Party: A Gala Celebration of New Art in Maine. Join us for a fun and fabulous evening honoring our three exhibition artists John Bisbee, Tom Burckhardt, and Jocelyn Lee. The Art Party is CMCA's most important fundraiser of the year and supports its exhibitions and educational programming. Tickets to the event are available at two levels and can be combined: Art…

ArtCamp 2018 | 3D Build

July 16 - July 19 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Monday-Friday, July 16-20 | 9am -12pm Ages 8-12; please call if you have any questions regarding age restrictions. $160 per week / $130 CMCA household members (use code MEMBERLOVE at checkout for discount). Scroll down to purchase. Fees include a $25 nonrefundable registration fee. Space is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Build up, out, and around! This hands-on workshop engages young artists to think about different types of form, scale, and structure in an experiential building…

ArtCamp 2018 | ClayWorks

July 23 - July 27 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Monday-Friday, July 23-27 | 9am -12pm Ages 8-12; please call if you have any questions regarding age restrictions. $160 per week / $130 CMCA household members (use code MEMBERLOVE at checkout for discount). Scroll down to purchase. Fees include a $25 nonrefundable registration fee. Space is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Dive into clay! Inspired by artist John Bisbee’s dedicated practice in creating work exclusively from one material--forged and welded nails--All week long, kids will work…

CMCA Distinguished Lecture | Lonnie G. Bunch III

July 24 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tuesday, July 24, 5:30pm, The Strand Theatre; reception immediately following at CMCA $15 CMCA members; $20 non-members Each year, CMCA presents a lecture by one of today’s most distinguished contemporary cultural voices. The 2018 CMCA Distinguished Lecturer will be Dr. Lonnie G. Bunch III, Founding Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), the only national museum devoted exclusively to African American life, history, and culture. One of…

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